The Church Has Left the Building

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The projects for September 25th, 2022 are listed below.

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PROJECTS

1 – Mission Central         40 participants

Leader:         Donna Kohl

Description: Meet at the church at 8:30AM and travel to Mission Central in Mechanicsburg. Once there, assemble kits to be sent around the world to people in need. This work is not physically demanding and can be done while seated.  Some parts of the team may do some light warehouse work such as washing windows, stripping floors, moving items, etc. You will not be asked to do any warehouse work, unless you indicate you are willing to do so.

Location:      Mission Central in Mechancisburg

Time Frame: 8:30 am to 11:30 am (includes drive time)

Ages:             10 & up (under 14 must be accompanied by a parent)

 

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2a – Peanut Butter Egg Project SATURDAY      up to 17 participants

Leader:         Sheryl Strite

Description: We’ll be making a special run of Chambers Hill Peanut Butter eggs. Saturday’s team will set up, mix and form the eggs.

Location:      Social Hall at Chambers Hill UMC

Time Frame:  8:00 am —11:00 am

Ages:             Teen and up

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2b – Peanut Butter Egg Project SUNDAY        up to 20 participants

Leader:         Sheryl Strite

Description: We’ll be making a special run of Chambers Hill Peanut Butter eggs. Sunday’s team will coat, wrap, and label the eggs.

Location:      Social Hall at Chambers Hill UMC

Time Frame:  8:00 am—11:00 am

Ages:             Teen and up

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3 – KIDS PROJECT – Cailtlin’s Smiles

Leader:         Amber Getsay, Joyce Getsay

Description:  This project is specifically designed for kids to participate while their parents attend another project.  The kids will meet at the church and assemble kits for Caitlin’s Smiles.  These kits are distributed to young children who are undergoing treatment at local hospitals.

Location:      Phoenix Classroom, Chambers Hill UMC

Time Frame:            9:00 am – 11:00 am  (Parents, if you are attending another project and need to drop off your child early, please let us know)

Ages:             for kids from infant to elementary age

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4 – Adopt A Highway                     12 participants

Leader:         Jeff Seltzer

Description: Meet at the church at 11:30PM.  This group will control the litter along our assigned portion of Chambers Hill Road, as part of the Adopt a Highway program.  Sturdy shoes, long pants and sleeves, and bug spray are recommended for this job.  You can also bring along your own work gloves.

Location:      Chambers Hill Road

Time Frame:            9:00 am to 11:00 am

Ages:             16 and up

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5 – Neighborhood Center/Cailtin’s Smiles      up to 12 participants

Leader:         Joy Makin

Description:  Meet at the church at 1:00PM and travel to Neighborhood Center and time permitting, Caitlin’s Smiles to do some light yard work, such as raking leaves, weeding and light trimming of shrubs.

Location:     Neighborhood Center 1801 N 3rd St, Caitlin’s Smiles 3303 N 6th St,

Time Frame:            1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Ages:        All ages (under 14 accompanied by a parent)

 

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6 – Hospice House                 up to 5 participants

Leader:         Vickie Gray 

Description: Meet at the church at 1:00PM and travel to the Hospice house. Once there, you will do light yard work such as pulling weeds, trimming bushes, cleaning gutters, raking leaves and light power washing of a small patio.

Location:      Carolyn Croxton Slane House, Linglestown 

Time Frame:  1:00 pm travel to Hospice House 

Ages:             Teenager and up

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7 – Bethesda Mission Tea                  5 – 6 participants

Leader:         Mary Klaus

Description:    Meet at the church on Sunday at 1:30PM to welcome  the ladies from  the Bethesda Women’s shelter in Harrisburg where Mary will host a tea for the residents.

Location:      Chambers Hill UMC

Time Frame:  1:00 pm until done

Ages:             Teenager and up

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8 – Ronald McDonald House Dinner  6 participants

Leader:            Danielle Klinger – Grumbine

Description:    This team will meet at the church and travel to the Ronald McDonald House in Hershey to prepare a meal for the families currently residing there while their children are being treated at the hospital.

Location:  Ronald McDonald House Hershey

Time Frame:    2:00pm to 5:00pm

Ages: 18 and up

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9 – Cookout                            6 participants

Leader:         Kim Kennedy

Description: This team will prepare the meal and hospitality for our evening gathering, including setting up the room for our evening worship.  You’ll feed all of our hungry volunteers after a good day doing the Lord’s work.

Location:     Social Hall at Chambers Hill UMC

Time Frame:     2:00 pm to 5:00 pm (mealtime)

Ages:             Adult Only

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Christian Churches United (CCU) – Shoe Drive

Shoe Drive:

CCU is collecting new or gently used shoes, boots and sneakers (men’s & women’s) for distribution to those who benefit from their services.  Feel free to drop off your shoes at any time, a donation box will be placed in the Narthex and will remain there through the Church Has Left the Building project.