Faith in Action / Service
At PHLC, a variety of service projects is offered through Sunday School, Youth Group and other ministries such as Social Outreach. Project may include packing health kits, writing cards for shut-ins, collecting food, the “30 Hour Famine”, peer ministry and serving within the church in many capacities.
In addition, Youth are encouraged to serve during events that are hold annually, such as:
Food Drive for North Hill Community Outreach (November)
On 2 Sundays in November, the Youth will collect non-perishable food items to help restock NHCO’s food pantry fort he holidays. On the first of the two Sundays, Youth will distribute flyers and bags to the residential homes in our church’s immediate neighborhood. The next Sunday, Youth will collect those bags (volunteer drivers needed to help). Both days, the Youth will be leaving immediately after the second service and return about half an hour later.
Babysitting Fundraiser (December)
PHLC Youth is providing babysitting services for one afternoon/evening on a Saturday or Sunday in December. The babysitting service is offered to PHLC and Pre-school families, the money raised helps to offset costs for Youth events such as Creation or Mission Trip. Youth can either help a leading adult at one of the stations (crafts, games, music, puppet show) or are assigned to accompany a small group of kids from station to station.
Car Wash (One Sunday Morning in late May / June)
The Youth is washing cars for a free will offering, from 8:30 to approx. noon). Cars are washed during the services as well as between services. Youth may be asked to provide home-baked items for an accompanying bake sale. Proceeds will be used for Youth group activities.
Scrips (all year around)
Scrips is a gift card fundraising program that gives a % back to our Youth Ministry. Simply buy or order gift cards from your favorite stores. Then go shopping, enjoy a meal, or give a gift card as a gift for someone else to enjoy. Each card is purchased at full value with 1-12% given back to our youth program. (% varies by card)
Vacation Bible School (July)
Lenten Suppers (Lenten season)
During the season of Lent the confirmation youth in grades 6, 7 & 8 sponsor light suppers on Wednesday evenings before worship.