Sunday, July 23, 2017
How Can I Serve?

Volunteer Opportunities

UALC offers projects for small groups and individuals.

Volunteers and Donations Needed

The Hilliard Free Lunch Summer Camp works to help children out of poverty. Volunteer your time or donate non-perishable food and water. Find a food donation list in the lobby or click here for a list of requested donations, and drop donations off in the Mill Run Exchange Center. Go to and click on "Volunteer Now." Serve one day, one week or all summer. No daytime availability? You can still help, contact Kathleen Turvy, 

School Supply Drive

Many families struggle to afford school supplies for their students. UALC is collecting items to be distributed in Hilliard, the Linden neighborhood and Southeast Ohio to help these families. Back-packs and all basic supplies needed. If you’d prefer we do the shopping for you, pre-bundled kits will be available for a donation. Donate between July 1 and August 13. Visit the ministry table on Sundays or drop off items at Connect Centers or at the Back At It event on August 13. Find a list of needed supplies by clicking here, and by visiting the Connect Center. Contact Laura Fullen,

Senior Adult In-Town Mission Trips

Fill backpacks for school supplies for needy kids with God’s Hygiene Help Center, Wednesday, August 1, 9:00 am at Mill Run. Continental Breakfast included. Donations appreciated. Contact or Pastor Jeff Morlock,

Bags for the Nations

Help prepare Welcome Gift Bags to be handed out to 1,200 new international college students. Donate travel tissues packs, yellow highlighters, granola bars, hand sanitizer (1 oz size), or Tic Tac® breath mints at the International Friendships, Inc (IFI) booth in the Lytham Road or Mill Run lobbies during July. Help pack bags Sunday, July 23, at Mill Run. Contact Star Bradley,

School Supply Giveaway in Linden

Volunteers are needed to help God’s Hygiene Help Center give away school backpacks, serve lunch and supervise a bouncy house. Students in need who helped clean up litter on their street will receive a free school backpack. Saturday, August 19, 12:00–2:00 pm at Cremeans Park, 3146 Maize Rd. Contact  

Quilting Ministry for Missions

Join the Beacons quilting ministry on the second Thursday of each month. Contact Sue Logan. 

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,,

Come Work in the Dirt

The Community Garden at Mill Run supplies fresh produce for individuals and families through many partnerships in the surrounding area. Join us for weekly work parties. We’d love to add you to our weekly emails and keep you updated on what’s happening in the garden. Saturdays starting at 9:00 am, or Wednesdays starting at 6:00 pm, at Mill Run. Contact Todd Marti, 

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. Don Ritcher.

Communion Servers

Lytham Road Xalt service is looking for people interested in serving communion. Contact Marlin Seymour,

The Clothes Shop

We are still accepting gently used linens, clothes, shoes and accessories. The clothes are being sent to Salvation Army, Southeast Ohio - HARP (Helping Appalachian Rural People) and New Life Lutheran church in Gallipolis. Drop off bins located at Mill Run and Lytham Road. Contact Cathy Shaw, 

Connect Center

Help 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 find out "what's happening" in the church. Volunteers may serve weekly or less frequently, if desired. Mill Run contact: Dawn Griebel,; Lytham Road contact: Carole Roys,

Senior Adult Ministry Teams

Teams are forming now to plan and implement initiatives for those 65+ in areas of mission, fellowship, discipleship, and transportation. Interested in joining a team? Contact Pastor Jeff Morlock, or 614-451-3736, ext. 4652.

Write for our Daily Bible Blast Blog?

Do you read our Daily Blast Blog and feel called to share your faith in this way? Are you interested in writing a devotion once in a while, or regularly? Contact Judy Webb,

UALC’s Retirement Home Ministry

UALC’s Retirement Home Ministry offers weekly worship services in four different care facilities. We are currently looking for people to lead a service, play the piano, or simply assist and encourage residents. To learn more about making a kingdom impact as part of a retirement home worship team, contact Pastor Jeff,  or 614-451-3736 ext. 4652.

Pray for Our City

Join us every Tuesday morning 9:00-9:30 am to pray for the Hilliard community, wherever you are. Please consider joining us in person, via Skype or via conference call. Contact Serving Our Neighbors (SON) Ministries for details. Kim Emch,

Food and Helpers Needed for Lutheran Social Services Food Pantries

Help serve families that come to the Food Pantry at Frebis and Champion, Tuesdays and/or Saturdays. Individuals, families or small groups are all welcome; training is given when you arrive. Don't forget to pick up a few non-perishable groceries and place in the bins at Mill Run and Lytham Road. Contact Tom Andres, for information.

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.

Show Care and Compassion

Become part of the Congregational Care Team, visiting those hospitalized, in care centers and homebound. Contact Becki Bork,

Will You Show Outrageous Hospitality?

Share the love of Christ in a tangible way by serving on the growing Sunday morning greeting, coffee, usher or hospitality team. Volunteer positions are available for all talents and schedules. Contact Jessica Efird, to get plugged in. All training is provided.