Beginning on September 13 and continuing through the month of September, we have Virtual God’s Work. Our Hands projects that individuals and households can do.  Loving and serving our neighbors is needed now more than ever in this time of pandemic even though we cannot gather in large groups to serve together.  We’d love to see pictures of your Virtual God’s Work. Our Hands activities.  Send them to [email protected].

Fleece Tie Blankets

Pick up a fleece tie blanket kit to make as a household!  Pick up times:  Sunday, Sept. 13 11 a.m. – 5 p.m and Wednesdays at Park & Pray Worship.  Or purchase 2 yards of fleece and make your own.  Drop them off at Sidewalk Sunday School or Park & Pray Wednesday Worship through September 30.  Blankets will be donated to Southside Family Nurturing Center in south Minneapolis or other organization that needs them.  Questions?  Contact Cathy at [email protected]

Affordable Housing Discussion Sunday, Sept. 13 at 4 p.m.

Join members of the Affordable Housing Team for an outdoor, socially distant discussion about the need for affordable housing in our community and the proposed affordable housing project.  This will be a casual conversation with plenty of time for questions.  To learn more, contact Gary and Jean at [email protected]

Bake Cookies or Quick Breads for Soup for You

Do you like to bake?  Soup to You in the Seward Neighborhood of Minneapolis used to serve lunch in their dining room to neighbors in need.  Since the start of the pandemic, they have pivoted to distributing bag lunches.  You are invited to bake cookies or quick bread.  Package two cookies or one slice of bread in snack size bags.  Drop off your baked goods at Park & Pray Wednesday Worship or contact Janet at [email protected].  Click here for more details. 

Cards for Camp Noah

Kids are invited to print out and color birthday cards for Lutheran Social Service.  These cards go to kids whose families have experienced a major event like fires or hurricanes. 

Fresh produce for Sheridan’s Story Do you have plentiful produce from your garden?  Share your abundance with Sheridan’s Story through September 30.  Click here for details.

Park Clean Up

Prince of Peace has adopted Central Park.  Next time you go for a walk in the park, take along a trash bag and gloves and pick up any trash you see.  Let’s serve our neighbors by keeping God’s creation looking pristine!

Ready to Volunteer In Person?

Sheridan’s Story is now taking individual sign ups to pack food at their warehouse.  Click here for more information. 

Bethlehem-in-the-Midway Lutheran Church and Holy Trinity Lutheran in Minneapolis lead the response in the neighborhoods most affected by violence this summer.  While they are no longer doing daily give-aways, check their Facebook pages regularly to see current needs for volunteers or donations.