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Social Ministry and Outreach Committee

  • The committee will lead the congregation in the call to live by faith active in God's love. 

  • The committee will serve the congregation, local community, larger community, nation and the world.
  • The committee will assist the congregation, individually and corporately, to foster care and compassion,
    alleviate suffering, and care for the Earth.
  • The committee will motivate, equip and support its members to respond with care and concern to individuals
    and families that experience experience hardship in any circumstance.
  • The committee will encourage the efforts of the congregation to support the synod and church-wide
    agencies of the Lutheran Church, other Christian churches, and other groups in society.

Opportunities to Care for our Members and Neighbors

This year ELC again partnered with Trinity Northside and the Food Cupboard to purchase children's gifts.  In addition ELC generously collected hats, gloves, scarves, socks and long underwear for Abiding Ministries.  Thank you to everyone who provided gifts and items for those in need.

Fall Leaf Clean-Up Service 
On November 13th following Sunday School 4 Adults  and 4 Youth raked leaves for members who needed their leaves raked to the curb for township pick-up! 

Highway Clean Up

The Social Ministry and Outreach Committee organized a highway clean-up on October 1st.  Seven adults and four youth met in Bassler Hall at 9:00 am for doughnuts, juice and supplies before setting out to clean-up Little Creek Rd. from Route 19 to Swain Hill. The group collected 30 bags of trash.  Thank you to everyone who volunteered their Saturday morning. Below is part of our group hard at work!

Repair-A-Roof and Lutheran Disaster Fundraisers
The Social Ministry and Outreach Committee sponsored a  fundraiser to help our members and neighbors during the month of September and October to collect funds to repair a roof for a member in Zelienople and The Lutheran Disaster Response for flooding in the South.  Thank you to all who donated and made a positive difference in their lives.