OUTREACH AND MISSION

 

Vision Team: Todd Bringuet, Kara Davis, Andy Miller, Kimberly Stevens

Staff liaison: Pastor Adam Connolly 

 

 

Community Garden

Tucker Good: 217.303.1153, tgood@stjohns-springfield.org

 

Festival of Trees

Shirley Clark: 217.546.4722, saclark15@comcast.com

 

Global Ministries

Includes Fair Trade sales, Foods Resource Bank, Lutheran World Relief Ingathering and support for missionary in Tanzania.

Rose Moser: 217.622.3057, roswitha64@aol.com

 

Little Free Library

Jill Sproat: 217.899.3334, jill.sproat@gmail.com

 

Mission Trip

A week-long, intergenerational trip to Marion, Virginia, to rehabilitate homes of people in need.  The annual early summer trip is an outreach mission beyond our community in conjunction with Project Crossroads ministry. Anyone who has completed 8th grade may participate. There will be plenty to do whether you have a lot or a little experience.

Ted LaBelle: 217.652.8053, labelle8companies@comcast.net

 

Neighborhood Ministries

Reaching out to our neighbors to build a relationship, while showing Christ's love. Past activities include summer Wed. night meals on the lawn.

Carolyn Isham: 217.544.2286, cisham@sbcglobal.net

Suzie Weissberg: 217.753.4622, S.Weissberg@yahoo.com

 

St. John's After School Center

Provides tutoring services for our Georgetown neighbor kids, as well as kids in our church community.

Emma Busboom: 217.725.1266, busboomemma@gmail.com

 

Social Ministries:

Local outreach.

Ted Schurter: 217.793.2104, tedschurter@hotmail.com

LSSI Storybook Project: Bring children's books into state prisons and record incarcerated parents reading out loud. Recordings and books are sent to prisoners’ children, allowing them to hear their parents’ voices, and connecting hundreds of families. This opportunity is every other month and includes training.

Normajean Sanders, 217.726.5230

Meals on Wheels and United Cerebral Palsy:

Janet Moulton, 217.971.9535, jmoul537@hotmail.com

 

Stitch and Share

Meets at 1:00 p.m. on the second Friday of the month in the PLC Lobby to share completed service projects.

Mary Ann DeFend: defend121@yahoo.com

 

Sunday Morning Fellowship

Host/hostesses share hospitality through refreshments with guests and visitors during Sunday Morning Fellowship Hour.

Carol Lange: 217.553.4381, callycat144@gmail.com

 

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