VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Messiah's Social Ministry provides members the opportunity to make a positive difference. Bringing compassion and helpfulness to individuals in our immediate and worldwide community.

Worship Opportunities

A sign-up sheet is in the Narthex at the Ushers Stand, for volunteers willing to assist with 8:30 screens and 10:30 screens and/or Facebook livestream. Anyone who knows how, can sign up can sign up on a week-by-week basis. If you’re interested but don’t know how, it’s easy and we can train you whenever it works best for you—it only takes 30 minutes to get the hang of it. This is a great opportunity for students who are looking for volunteer hours.
Please Note: We will continue to stream the 8:30 am worship each week. We will add 10:30 Facebook livestream when we have volunteers.

Crossroads Lunch for a Buck

Crossroads  Campus Ministry is for students of all backgrounds and beliefs who need food to sustain them through challenging times. Messiah is looking for volunteers to make food, deliver and serve food.

 

Sign up to prepare meals on Monday, November 14th or deliver and serve meals on Tuesday, November 15th—https://signup.com/go/FxVNGhD You can also call the church office to sign up.

 

If you are unable to help make, serve, or deliver food, please consider a donation to purchase the food.

 

Looking ahead we will also serve on the following days and you can sign up at the link above for these dates as well -

     2022: December 19 & 20

     2023: TBD

Connections Ministry

The Connections shelter is an emergency shelter in Mankato that houses men, women, and families. The shelter is open from 6 pm-8 am daily and have a 35-bed capacity with nightly meal. Messiah as committed to volunteer as a congregation 2 days per month to make and serve the evening meal.

 

Sign up to make part of a meal or serve on November 28th and/or 29th: https://signup.com/go/tCgRWHy.

If you are unable to help make, serve, or deliver food, please consider a donation to purchase the food.

 

Looking ahead we will also serve on the following days and you can sign up at the link above for these dates as well -

     2022: December 30 & 31

     2023: TBD

Opportunities Throughout the Year

The generosity of our Messiah family is present all year in sharing time and talents with some of the following:

ECHO Food Shelf

Meals on Wheels

Share the Warmth

Salvation Army

Fair Trade

Sharing Tree

FOCP Backpack Program