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Service & Benevolences

The church supports a wide variety of benevolences, local, national and global.  The church also promotes and/or provides the opportunity to actively participate in service. We also support our missions through prayer and giving.

Here are just a few recent special highlights. There are many other amazing opportunities to go out and do what is asked of us in the Great Commission.

  • The dress a girl around the world project
    • A special day in August brought an opportunity to take part in the dress a girl around the world project. We had a great time getting together to make dresses out of pillowcases that were delivered to little girls in Haiti.
  • Going out to work in the community with our local food pantries.
  • Fall and Spring Community Garage Sale fund raising for our benevolences.

Ongoing examples of services and benevolences supported by the congregation include:

Weekly

  • Mentors visit with their child at a local elementary school.
  • Recycling paper via the bin at the back of the parking lot.

Monthly

  • Church members participate in Meals-on-Wheels, delivering hot meals on Saturday to those who, otherwise, might not be getting food on the weekends.
  • Mission of the Month – Each month the church focuses on the Mission of the Month.  For the Mission selected, a special bulletin board features the mission, we frequently have a guest speaker to keep us connected and informed about the mission, a drive to collect specific items needed by the group, and funds from our benevolence budget are given.  When possible, we have an activity or volunteer opportunity to bring awareness to the benevolence

Quarterly

  • The church sponsors a blood drive.  Each quarter about 25 units of blood are donated – potentially, helping 75 people regain their health.  (If you are interested in participating in the blood drive, click here.  Coming blood drives are Sunday, May 06/12 and August 05/12.

Annually

  • Some of the annual mission drives include: Cleaning supplies for the Memorial Area Ministries, soup or dollars for the Souper Bowl of Caring, uniforms for school children, Angel Tree both at Christmas and for summer camp, Seafarer’s Christmas Boxes, CROP Walk, participation in the Presbyterian Children’s Home and Services annual luncheon.

Current Benevolences*

Austin College/Pan American Student

Casa de Esperanza

Cho Yeh Camp & Conference Center

Fairhaven Food Pantry

MAM

Mission Yahweh

Pan American School

PCUSA

PCUSA Seminaries Support

POP

Presbyterian Children’s Homes

Presbytery of New Covenant

Scouts Outreach

Seafarer’s Center

Spring Branch Family Development Center

Spring Branch Presbyterian Academy

Westside Homeless Project

Women’s Home

*          As of July 2011

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Service Times & Directions

Weekend Masses in English

Saturday Morning: 8:00 am

Saturday Vigil: 4:30 pm

Sunday: 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 10:45 am,
12:30 pm, 5:30 pm

Weekend Masses In Español

Saturday Vigil: 6:15pm

Sunday: 9:00am, 7:15pm

Weekday Morning Masses

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30 am

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6654 Main Street
Wonderland, AK 45202
(513) 555-7856