Operation Christmas Child
It’s that time of the year again! Pack your own or donate money or items to pack in our OCC boxes! *Needed Items Include: toothbrushes, wash clothes, mini bar soaps, combs, pencils & sharpeners, notepads, solar calculators, sewing kits, tools, small comfort blankets, little stuffed animals, cars, dolls *IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER: Monetary Donations Due: 11/4/2018; Last year St. Paul's donated over 80 boxes to make this holiday season joyful for children around the world.
School Partnership Team Forming
We are currently forming a school partnership team with Erin School. We are looking for volunteers to help at the school in a variety of areas including in the copy room; reading to students; tutoring students in math & science, working with students in the greenhouse, assisting in gym classes; serving as a lunch room monitor, playing games with kids at the after school program and more more. If you are interested, in volunteering, please contact Pastor Glenn or Debra Weber.
Senior Brown Bag Lunches
St. Paul’s UCC is hosting Brown Bag Lunch Educational Program for Seniors in Fellowship Hall. Guest speakers are invited to come in on a variety of topics. Beverages and dessert will be provided. Join us—and invite a friend or neighbor!
Knitting & Crocheting Group
The knitting ladies recently donated 23 scarves, 28 hats and 4 baby blankets to Washington County Foster Care and Mental Health facility. The volunteers also make small red hats for preemies and newborns for Valentine's Day and baby blankets which were donated to Children's Hospital. We meet on Friday mornings at 9 and would welcome any knitters or crocheters to join us.
Extending the Table
St. Paul's collects food and health care items for a number of the local food pantries. Donation baskets can be found near the pulpit.
Sussex Food Pantry - Help Shoppers
St. Paul's is providing volunteers the 3rd Saturday of each month to help shoppers at the Sussex Food Pantry. A sign up sheet can be found in the fellowship hall. See Jane Herte if you have any questions.
Other Programs/Projects St Paul's participates in:
Great Job St Paul's Kids!!! You collected $229.87 which was donated to the Fisher House of Milwaukee from their Penny Wars! Penny's wars is part of the annual MILITARY TRIBUTE church youth during the first Sunday of May service.
SOS- Fresh Produce Program
Thank you to our members that picked up and delivered produce this summer. St. Paul's provides volunteers to pick up produce from the Sussex Farmers Market and deliver it to the Sussex Food Pantry for distribution.
Relay for Life
St. Paul's Relay for Life Team helps raise money in the fight to find a cure for cancer and support American Cancer Society programs for those batteling cancer
Feed My Starving Children
Feed My Starving Children is a Christian non-profit organization that coordinates the packaging and distribution of food to people in developing nations. Founded in 1987, it has reached out to more than 70 countries.
Throughout the year St. Paul's along with UCC congregations across the county take a special offering for Neighbors in Need, OCWM, Christmas Fund and more.
Germantown Post Office Food Drive
Thank you to all the volunteers that help with the Germantown Post Office Food Drive to benefit the St. Boniface Food Pantry on May 12, 2018. Volunteers help collect and sort food donations at the Germantown Post Office parking lot.
Annual Lenten Toilet Paper Challenge
Congratulations to St John's UCC Merton on winning this yaers “TP Challenge”. Each congregation collected 1000's of rolls of toilet paper which is donated to area food pantries and our neighbors in need.
SOUPER Bowl Sunday
Thank you to everyone that brought soup and crackers to support SOUPER Bowl Sunday. $180 in cash donations was also collected. St. Paul’s collected 382 soup items! These items were split between the food pantries we supply to and were welcomed with open arms!! We also collected $180.10 in cash with our soup kettles! This money will be used to buy soup mixes and be dispursed to the pantries also! Thanks to everyone who helped us with the Soupbowl of Caring Challenge.
Christmas Gift Cards
Thank you to everyone that donated over $400 in gift cards for our neighbors in need. The Mission Committee will distribute the gifts throughout the area food pantries.
The Apparent Project
The CEREAL BOXES are on their way!! 111 pounds of empty cereal boxes for our Haitian friends to make bracelets from! There are 11 jobs created with each cereal box! There are over 700 boxes which will make over 35,000 beads! Way to go St. Paul’s Family and Congratulations to the Youth for having such a successful Mission!!
Please visit https://apparentproject.org/to find out more information on the project!
111 pounds of empty cereal boxes for our Haitian friends to make bracelets from!