Opportunities to Serve in the Community
Bethel PADS Team
Bethel’s PADS Team hosts and helps out at PADS a few times a year. The PADS facility is located at the First Congregational Church of Downers Grove – 1047 Curtiss St, across from the Public Library. Contact Sandy Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on a team and for PADS dates.
Prepare hygiene kits – Contact Jo Gaudette at email@example.com to join Sunday School kids in collecting soap, toothpaste and toothbrushes throughout the school year to pack into hygiene kits each March for PADS families
Bethel’s FMSC Team
Three times each year (usually once during spring break, one summer night and then again before Thanksgiving), a team from Bethel invites friends + families to join us in packing food at Feed My Starving Children in Aurora or Schaumburg so that we can serve our neighbors together. www.fmsc.org Contact Raechel Pfotenhauer at firstname.lastname@example.org to register for a FMSC team.
Next packing dates:
Wed, Mar 30, 2017 from 2:30-4:30pm in Aurora
Summer night… date TBD
Before Thanksgiving… date TBD
Summer Time School Supplies Drive
Food PantryAll year long, the Bethel family collects food pantry items and delivers them to People’s Resource Center in Westmont and Immanuel Downers Grove’s food pantry. Contact Birdie Sarkauskas at email@example.com to be involved in collecting and delivering food pantry.
May – can of tuna
Fall Sock Drive
Each fall in October and November, the folks at Bethel collect socks and invite the community of Westmont to join them in sock collecting! Contact Raechel Pfotenhauer at firstname.lastname@example.org to help deliver and pick up sock bins throughout the community and then to take brand new socks to People’s Resource Center, Pillars, and Carnet to give to people in need!
ASP Mission Teams