BACK-PACK BUDDIES - volunteers pack backpacks weekly during the school year on Wednesdays for children in need at local FWISD schools. On the 3rd Thursday of each month we meet at the Tarrant Area Food Bank and volunteer there to earn credit that will go toward food items for the backpacks. This program has several stages of preparation, shopping, packing and delivery, so volunteers with many talents and abilities are welcomed.
ACTIVITIES - various opportunities
are available on a daily/weekly/monthly
basis to meet the needs of the
church, its members and the community.
Opportunities include helping
in the church office, working
in the children's and youth ministries,
participating in mission outreach
and evangelism, ministering to
our homebound, just to name a
consists of women of the church
who care for the altar area and
prepare it for worship services.
This includes the placement of
flowers each week and the changing
of the paraments according to
the church calendar, as well as
decorating for Easter and Advent.
Flowers from the altar are taken
on Mondays to church members who
are ill, homebound or those in
bereavement. The Altar Guild meets
bi-monthly on the 1st Thursday
of even numbered months.
are asked to bring items from
a monthly list (such as food items,
personal items) to help stock
the pantries of Eastside Ministries.
Eastside Ministries provides necessary
goods and services to indigent
residents of east Fort Worth.
Members of the church can also
volunteer to help with various
on-site needs at Eastside Ministries.
held periodically and/or as needed, to keep the
church and its grounds maintained
and also to prepare for special
events. Many of the workdays are
coordinated by the United Methodist