Knowing and serving the Friendship Class is one of the most rewarding ways to serve at VPC! This class of adults with intellectual disabilities is looking for occasional substitute teachers. Contact Emmy Parker at emelieparker(at)gmail.com or 703.404.4698.
Rewarding Opportunity! VPC’s adult ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) program needs English teachers and assistant teachers. Volunteers are needed to connect with students for 2 hours, one day or evening per week, for the 2015-16 school year. All classes are taught in English, and no teaching experience is required. For more information, please contact Deb Rymer at Deb.Rymer@viennapres.org or 703.938.9050 x102.
Love dogs? Veterans Moving Forward provides service dogs to wounded warriors. For more information on how you can help, go to www.vetsfwd.org.
Sign up for Stop Hunger Now! Registration and information are available at: www.novastophungernow.org. The next event is April 18 at James Madison H.S. in Vienna, Va.
Homestretch has the core mission of empowering homeless families to rebuild lives. Volunteer opportunities are available for singles, families, and groups. Visit homestretch.org/volunteer. For those who are time-challenged, check out their wish-list at homestretch.org/wish-list.
The Lamb Center’s mission is to serve the poor and homeless, transforming lives and sharing God's love along the way. Every Saturday is “church group volunteer day.” Schedule your time by contacting Dave Larrabee at 703.691.3178 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Drivers are needed for the 4th Monday, 2nd and 5th Wednesdays, and 5th Friday (each is 1 day a month). Food is picked up at VPC about 10:15 and takes about 1 hour to deliver. Contact George Bergquist at 703.727.5846 or email@example.com for more information.
Please consider volunteering as a tutor in the ESOL Computer Lab one hour a week. Contact Deb Rymer for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-938-9050 x 102
Volunteer on Sunday mornings in the nursery at either 9:30 or 11:00. Please contact Phyllis Swenson at email@example.com for information and a volunteer application.
CHO is an all-volunteer organization that helps the needy in our local area. Monetary donations are especially needed. To donate food, clothing, or furniture or to give monetary donations, please visit cho-va.com
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 VPC’s 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, Miriam’s 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.