Where God probably isnít calling you. VPC provides four volunteers on the 4th Tuesday of the month, from 6-8:30am at Miriamís Kitchen. We help prepare and serve a meal to the homeless. Most months, we donít meet our obligation. Is God calling you? Contact michael.hallanan(at)verizon.net. For more info see miriamskitchen.org.
Knitters are needed for this Christian ministry that knits for orphans. Every hand-knitted gift will be personalized with the knitterís name and a Bible verse. Scarves can be dropped off at the church office. All will be hand-delivered to Ukraine by the LeJune family in December, in time for Christmas! Contact: Anna Katherine Scott, msyazoo(at)gmail.com or Sue Hamblen at sue.hamblen(at)viennapres.org
The Naomi Project: is a free, confidential, interfaith program which matches one volunteer with one pregnant or newly parenting woman in a mentoring friendship. To volunteer to be a mentor, contact Laura Greenspan at 703.860.2633. There is a special need for Spanish-speaking volunteers. Next training: Saturday, October 5, Falls Church Presbyterian Church, 225 E. Broad Street, Falls Church.
The Lamb Center needs warm hats to give its homeless visitors. You can choose the style; just make it warm. VPC will collect hats near the office until November 30. To receive a sheet of instructions and hat patterns, contact Laura Macqueen, email@example.com or Sue Hamblen at sue.hamblen(at)viennapres.org.
Local community families are in need of adult-sized diapers for their children with severe disabilities. If you are able, please donate either adult-sized diapers or gift cards to CVS or a local grocery store. Donations may be dropped off at the church office in care of Sue Hamblen. For additional information, please contact Linda Gabris at llgabris(at)verizon.net
Bethany Women's Center, a shelter for the homeless which regularly needs our food support. Easy-to-prepare recipes and sign-up sheet are available just outside the kitchen door. Please sign up to continue this wonderful support. Call Cindy Alls, 703.222.3657
This is an outreach to veterans and wounded warriors. Help us to provide: care-giver assistance, housing improvements, professional and formal wear for those entering the civilian job market, etc. Contact mailto:sue.hamblen(at)viennapres.org if your heart is called to serve our servicemen and women!
Please consider joining VPCís Missions Team.
Be a part of the group that is blessed to interact with our local partners, striving to connect members of our congregation with our local partners such as The Lamb Center, Alternative House, Miriamís Kitchen, etc. Your spirit will be fed when you see firsthand the fine work that our partners do, and the blessing that they are to so many in need. Contact Sue Hamblen (sue.hamblen(at)viennapres.org) for more information.
Lions Club: Look through drawers and closets for old, unwanted eyeglasses to donate to the Lions Recycle for Sight program. We will be collecting used prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses as part of a unique recycling program. The glasses will be distributed to those in need in developing countries where eye care is often unaffordable and inaccessible. Drop off your glasses in the basket located in the narthex.
This is a Vienna home based shelter for abused and homeless children. Feeding these children and staff is one way we can help support their ministry. Would you cook meals to be delivered to the Alternative House? Please sign up at the kitchen or call Cindy Alls at 703. 222.3657.