Opportunities to Serve Our Neighbors – December 2017

DONATIONS NEEDED:

  • Cookies for Party on December 16 – Drop off at church by Friday, 12/15Urban Ministries of Durham
  • WARM winter coats and jackets – All ages and sizes for men, women, and children.
  • New UNWRAPPED Toys for ages 0-18 – Drop off at church by Monday, 12/11
  • New Socks & Underwear Drive – All sizes for men, women, children and teens, especially SM, MED, LG and XL (UMW Sponsored – Look for the boxes)

Volunteer in the Food Pantry & Clothes Closet at Urban Ministries, December 21st

Spend your morning helping others. Volunteer with other Parkwood UMC folks serving at Urban Ministries.

 

Donations for Urban Ministries, Ongoing

You can donate items for Urban Ministries by bringing them to the church, Get the updated list of accepted items.


 


Opportunities to Serve Our Neighbors – November 2017

Volunteer in the Food Pantry & Clothes Closet at Urban Ministries, November 16th and November 30th

Urban Ministries of DurhamSpend your morning helping others. Volunteer with other Parkwood UMC folks serving at Urban Ministries.

Serve Breakfast at Urban Ministries, November 25th

Volunteers are needed serve breakfast at Urban Ministries. Sign up sheet available in the church hallway.

Donations for Urban Ministries, Ongoing

You can donate items for Urban Ministries by bringing them to the church, Get the updated list of accepted items.


 


Opportunities to Serve Our Neighbors – September 2017

Volunteer in the Food Pantry & Clothes Closet at Urban Ministries, September 21sr

Spend your morning helping others. Volunteer with other Parkwood UMC folks serving at Urban Ministries.

Serve Breakfast at Urban Ministries, September 23rd

Volunteers are needed serve breakfast at Urban Ministries. Sign up sheet available in the church hallway.

Donations for Urban Ministries, Ongoing

You can donate items for Urban Ministries by bringing them to the church, Get the updated list of accepted items.

 


 


School Supplies Needed for Parkwood Elementary Students

Parkwood United Methodist Church is Gathering School Supplies for Students in Need at Parkwood Elementary School.Items listed below can be dropped off at the church in the large tubs at the end of the entry hall.

  • Ear buds or earphones
  • Construction paper
  • Bookbags
  • Dry erase markers
  • Lunch bags
  • Colored pencils
  • #2 pencils
  • Markers  (thick and thin tips)
  • Wide-ruled notebook paper
  • Pencil box or bag
  • Wide-ruled composition books
  • pens
  • Wide-ruled one subject composition books
  • Copier paper


 


Clothing Donations for Urban Ministries

Urban Ministries of DurhamAll donated clothing should be clean and in good repair.  No tears, broken zippers or missing buttons or shoelaces, etc.

Urban Ministries will only accept in season clothing.

No dressy clothes i.e. heels, evening wear

Business clothes are accepted

 

Other items:

  • Twin size bedding only
  • Clean used or new towels, washcloths
  • Clean blankets, twin or double/queen
  • (please no quilts or throws)
  • Household items i.e. pots, pans, plates, glasses, mugs, flatware, cooking utensils only.
  • No electronics or small appliances
  • Accessories such as sports hats, winter hats and scarves in season, belts and shoes are accepted.
  • Gently used clean bras are accepted.
  • New socks and underwear for men, women and children
  • Backpacks, suitcases on wheels in good condition (no broken zippers, tears)


 


Opportunities to Serve Our Neighbors – August 2017

Volunteer in the Food Pantry & Clothes Closet at Urban Ministries, August 17th

Spend your morning helping others. Volunteer with other Parkwood UMC folks serving at Urban Ministries.

Volunteer in the Food Pantry & Clothes Closet at Urban Ministries, August 31st

A second opportunity to Serve this month! Spend your morning helping others. Volunteer with other Parkwood UMC folks serving at Urban Ministries.

Donations for Urban Ministries, Ongoing

You can donate items for Urban Ministries by bringing them to the church, Get the updated list of accepted items.

School Supplies Drive for Parkwood Elementary School Students

We are now collecting school supplies for Parkwood Elementary students in need. There are tubs at the end of the entry hall to put your donations in, We will collect until August 20th. See the list of needed supplies.


 


Opportunities to Serve Our Neighbors – July 2017

Volunteer in the Food Pantry & Clothes Closet at Urban Ministries, July 20th

Spend your morning helping others. Volunteer with other Parkwood UMC folks serving at Urban Ministries.

Serve Breakfast at Urban Ministries, July 22nd

Volunteers are needed serve breakfast at Urban Ministries. Sign up sheet available in the church hallway.

Bring in Eggs for Urban Ministries, July 23rd

Our next Egg Collection Day is July 23rd. Bring eggs and put them in the refrigerator. They will be delivered to Urban Ministries.

Volunteer with the Summer Food Program, June 27th – August 3rd

Parkwood UMC will be the site for the summer food program formerly at Emerald Forest.  This is part of our connection with Parkwood Elementary School.  The program runs from June 27-August 3.  We need volunteers to distribute the food for breakfast (9-10 am) and lunch (12-1 pm) on Mon.-Thur. each of those weeks.  This is an opportunity for you to serve the children of our community and does not require a huge commitment of time. Sign up sheets are available in the church hallway.Please join us making sure these children do not go hungry during the summer months.

 


 


Opportunities to Serve Our Neighbors – June 2017

Urban Ministries of DurhamVolunteer in the Food Pantry & Clothes Closet at Urban Ministries, June 15th

Spend your morning helping others. Volunteer with other PUMC folks serving at Urban Ministries.

Serve Lunch at Urban Ministries, June 24th

Volunteers are needed serve lunch at Urban Ministries. Sign up sheet available in the church hallway.

Volunteer with the Summer Food Program, June 27th – August 3rd

Parkwood UMC will be the site for the summer food program formerly at Emerald Forest.  This is part of our connection with Parkwood Elementary School.  The program runs from June 27-August 3.  We need volunteers to distribute the food for breakfast (9-10 am) and lunch (12-1 pm) on Mon.-Thur. each of those weeks.  This is an opportunity for you to serve the children of our community and does not require a huge commitment of time. Sign up sheets are available in the church hallway.Please join us making sure these children do not go hungry during the summer months.

Support the Durham CROP Hunger Walk

It is not too late to support the Durham CROP Hunger Walk and our ParkwoodUMC team of Walkers. Get more information at the Durham CROP Hunger Walk Website


 


Serve Breakfast at Urban Ministries

We are scheduled to serve breakfast at Urban Ministries Cafe, Saturday November 26th. We need 6 or 7 volunteers.
Thanks to those who continually serve and thanks to any new folks who haven’t had the pleasure yet.


 


Egg Drive in October

There will be an Egg Drive for Urban Ministries held on Sunday, October 30th.