Tuesday, August 14, 2018
How Can I Serve?

Volunteer Opportunities

UALC offers projects for small groups and individuals.

Transform Lives and Volunteer with Family, Youth and Children’s Ministries

God is at work here and there are many amazing ways to contribute! The ministries serving children and youth have some specific volunteer roles for you to consider. Many talents needed to work directly with kids of all ages or behind the scenes. We’ll help you find the right fit for your talents and availability. Fill out an online application here, which includes descriptions of volunteer opportunities. Questions? Contact David White,, 614-451-3736, ext 4691.

Short-Term Mission Trip 

Have you ever considered going on a short term mission trip? We are in the planning stages for our trip to Honduras in January, 2019. We are asking you to pray about whether this is your time to join us. Ages 13 and up are invited. Watch for more information and the application in September. Contact Jen Geistfeld,

Be a Pen Pal

We’re looking for pen pals to write to fifth grade students at Highland Elementary. Letters are exchanged once a month, and an end of year “Meet & Greet” party will be held in May. Contact Mim Braaten,

UALC Community Garden

Help us supply fresh produce to hungry families. Wednesdays at 6:00 pm and Saturdays at 9:00 am at Mill Run. Contact Todd Marti, Find details at 

Awana Fall Club Kick-Off

Seeking adult and teen volunteers to “Be a Hero” to elementary-aged kiddos at our Awana program. Many roles exist, needing different skills and time commitments. Training and support will be provided. No time to volunteer? Also seeking prayer warriors and scholarship donors! Wednesdays, Sept.-May, 6:30-7:45 pm at Mill Run. Find details at Contact

God’s Hygiene Help Center Updates 

We are looking for volunteers for one to two hours a month as we help people in need and living in poverty to live more dignified and comfortable lives. We provide cleaning supplies, personal hygiene products, school supplies and winter accessories to those in need. Information about donations can be found online or in the Exchange Center at Mill Run or Lytham Road. Contact Tammy Jewell, or Terry Starr, Visit our new website:

New Food Pantry Distribution

UALC will continue to work with Lutheran Social Services as they move to serving shoppers in a new food distribution location. Let us know if  you are interested in participating. Contact Tom Andres,

Reaching Out to the Homeless

God’s Hygiene Help Center is starting a new project to reach out to those living in homeless camps. Donations are appreciated: blankets, socks, pop-top soup, instant coffee, pot holders and sample size hygiene items. Drop off items at the Mill Run and Lytham Road Exchange Centers. Questions? Contact

Quilting Ministry for Missions

Join the Beacons quilting ministry on the second Thursday of each month. All skill levels welcome. 11:30 am at Lytham Road. Contact Sue Logan, through the church office, 614-451-3736.

God’s Hygiene Help Center

Noticing that food pantries and shelters in her Linden neighborhood had no resources for hygiene items, Tammy Jewell started the Hygiene Help Center. Prayers, coupons, help shopping and packing, and donations of hygiene and home cleaning items are needed. Current need: female hygiene items for schools. Contact Tammy Jewell,

UALC Bed Brigade Ministry

Join our group of dedicated volunteers who build a simple, sturdy, bed and provide them to families in need. This includes the frame, mattress, linens, pillow, Bible, prayer and good cheer. Serving opportunities with the Bed Brigade team include building beds, gathering mattresses, delivering beds while interacting and praying with the families. Contact Dale Cory,,

Connect Center

Share the love of Jesus with members and guests visiting our church on Sunday mornings! The Connect Center serves as a place where people can come to find out “what’s happening” in the church. Mill Run contact is Dawn Griebel, Lytham Road contact is Carole Roys,

Visitation Ministers

As we are called to care for the body, you have an opportunity to care for others by serving as a Visitation Minister. Visit those who are hospitalized, homebound, in care facilities, and connect with people going through various life experiences. Training is provided. Contact Becki Bork,

Retirement Home Ministry

Serving four local care facilities by sharing the love of Christ with residents and staff. We currently need piano players, volunteers to assist residents, and people to lead the service and give a short Bible message. Contact Jeff Morlock,

Worship Tech Volunteers

Looking for additional volunteer sound and slide technicians for our worship services. All training is provided and schedule is flexible. Contact Steve Gill,

Donate to the Clothes Closet Ministry

Donate gently used clothes, shoes, pajamas, under garments, purses, coats and linens. Volunteers sort items and provide them to various outlets within and outside the community in locations across Ohio. Drop off bins located at Mill Run and Lytham Road. Contact Cathy Shaw, 

Worship Community Serving Opportunities 

Mill Run Communion bread baking: Recipe provided. Deliver bread to freezers anytime. Barb Winter,
Mill Run Communion robe care: Help a few hours a month to care for the robes. Kathy Felty, Kfelty@columbus,
Lytham Road Sanctuary pew care: Weekly straightening up of the pew materials. Call the church office.
Lytham Road Xalt service is looking for people interested in serving communion. Contact Marlin Seymour,