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St. Luke’s Assembles Water Filter Kits

By Catherine Fink / October 3, 2022
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About 40 St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Mt. Ulla, members gathered for lunch and service on September 18 for their God’s work. Our hands. 2022 service event. Some worked earlier in the week as well, baking and delivering cookies to local first-responder teams. Sunday’s event included tying blankets, but the main activity was discussion and learning […]

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Mt Hebron Serves Generationally

By Catherine Fink / October 2, 2022
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Mt. Hebron Lutheran Church in Hildebran had a week-long intergenerational God’s work. Our hands. Baskets of supplies went to three elementary schools. Youth and grandparents baked cookies and made thank-you cards for our two fire stations of 70 people. Twenty-five Personal Care Kits were assembled along with socks-in-a-bag for the food bank to give with […]

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Morning Star Serves All Weekend

By Catherine Fink / October 2, 2022
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Morning Star Lutheran Church, Matthews, shared a fabulous God’s work. Our hands. weekend, beginning Friday night with The Gallery opening of our new art exhibit “How Can I Keep From Singing.” Energy emanated through the gathered crowd as conversations blended with music. God’s ongoing creativity is visible in our midst; we are filled and inspired […]

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Holy Trinity Helps with Neighborhood Project

By Catherine Fink / October 1, 2022
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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Charlotte, is located in a residential neighborhood with a strong neighborhood association. Several years ago, the neighborhood created bike lanes on the street in front of the church and installed a bike lane mural in front of the sanctuary to honor the church’s mission of “Loving Not Judging.” So this year, […]

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Holy Comforter Shares Signs of Hope

By Angel Owens / October 1, 2022
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Lutheran Church of the Holy Comforter, Belmont partnered with local organizations for God’s Work. Our Hands. Sunday. including House of Mercy, Bunny Blessings, and S.O.C.K.S, showing Serving the community for over 20 years, House of Mercy’s mission is to empower those living with HIV or AIDS in their transformation toward a more independent life. Providing […]

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Grace Partners with Local Crisis Center

By Catherine Fink / October 1, 2022
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Members of Grace Lutheran Church, Raleigh, gathered donated foods for the Crisis Center at North Raleigh Ministries. In addition, using a $250 Thrivent Action Team Grant, three members of Grace purchased foods and household supplies that were highest on the list of needs for the Crisis Center. After worship and a brief lunch on September […]

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Good Shepherd Makes Quiches for Teachers

By Catherine Fink / October 1, 2022
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On Saturday, September 10, for God’s work. Our hands., several members of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Goldsboro, got together to make quiches for the Protestant Preschool & Kindergarten teachers to help them get their school year off to a delicious start. Fourteen quiches were assembled, baked, and frozen for the teachers to pick up on […]

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First Delivers a Smile and a Treat

By Catherine Fink / October 1, 2022
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Since 2014, “the cookie church,” First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lexington, has been delivering a smile and a treat to first responders on God’s work. Our hands Sunday. In the early morning hours of Sunday, September 11, 2022 families gathered again to deliver 3,600 homemade cookies for each fireman, policeman, EMT, and 911 call center employee […]

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Community in Christ Sorts for Others

By Catherine Fink / October 1, 2022
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Members of all ages of Community in Christ Lutheran Church (CIC), Cornelius, joined together to collect, sort, and pack over 90 boxes of gently used and new clothing items and shoes, as well as several large bags of bedding and towels to support the mission of Lydia’s Loft, an ecumenical service ministry located in neighboring […]

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Christus Victor Offers Picnic at McDougald Terrace

By Catherine Fink / October 1, 2022
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Every year, Christus Victor Lutheran Church, Durham, plans a short outdoor worship service followed by going out beyond our walls to serve at least until lunchtime. This year was the first year the weather changed our plans. It was so humid and the rain forecast so iffy, we postponed our picnic at McDougald Terrace, a […]

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