When 27 volunteers from St. Paul’s, Red Hill, left for Avery County, North Carolina June 30, they marked 25 consecutive years doing home repairs with the Appalachia Service Project. The quarter-century run is one of the longest records of participation among Lutheran congregations, said Karen Frederick, director of volunteers for ASP.
Eight churches in the US are reaching the 25-year milestone this year, she said. More than 14,000 volunteers from 400 congregations are participating in ASP this year.
Upper Perkiomen newspaper “Town and Country” highlighted St. Paul’s volunteerism in a recent issue…
What is the “new thing” you have perceived God doing?
Creating dissatisfaction – making people hungry for something true, kind and hopeful. – Rev. Serena Sellers
Service Sundays once a month as an outreach and social ministry event. While it is perceived as helping others, it is actually a way for awareness to the members of the congregation. – Gary D’Aprile Read more