Wednesday, January 23, 2019
How Can I Serve?

Volunteer Opportunities

UALC offers projects for small groups and individuals.

Lutheran Social Services (LSS)

Serve at LSS Food Pantry
Serve persons in need by assisting them with gathering food, hygiene items, fresh produce and meat items. Feb. 11, 11:30 am-2:30 pm. 1430 South Champion Ave.
“Souper Bowl” Food Drive
Help us make Lutheran Social Service’s “Souper Bowl” drive the best ever. Bring cans of soup - chicken noodle and tomato are specifically needed. Now through February 3. Monetary donations: cash/check accepted on Sunday, Feb. 3, to purchase bulk quantities. Online donations: and choose LSS - “Souper Bowl” Food Drive under “Fund.” Contact Chris Burger,, or call through the church office, 614-451-3736.

Clothes Closet 

“Folding Clothes to the Glory of  God to people in need everywhere!” What we take? Gently used, clean clothes, coats, shoes, accessories, and linens. Donate items or volunteer to sort clothes. Contact Cathy Shaw,

Season for Giving, Thank You!

During the holiday Season for Giving, the congregation assisted many families, and we would like to celebrate your generosity. Check out the January 6 video announcement on and the most recent Cornerstone for stories. Hats, gloves, scarves and socks for all ages are still being collected at the Mill Run and Lytham Rd. Connect Centers.

Serving Our Neighbors (SON) Ministries Opportunities

Family ESL Program Volunteer 
Choose when and how often you serve based on your schedule! Tuesday/Thursday Evenings at Mill Run. Orientations available in January and February.
Snack Angels
Provide a light meal once or monthly for the hungry children who attend our Family ESL Program. Visit to sign up.
Office Support 
Help us with administrative duties during regular business hours.
Contact Kathleen Turvy,

International Fellowship Volunteers

Trained IFI Volunteers are needed to host international students for Christmas. Find details and register at Contact Jerry Cale,

Transform Lives and Volunteer with Family, Youth and Children’s Ministries

God is at work here and there are many amazing ways to contribute! The ministries serving children and youth have some specific volunteer roles for you to consider. Many talents needed to work directly with kids of all ages or behind the scenes. We’ll help you find the right fit for your talents and availability. Fill out an online application here, which includes descriptions of volunteer opportunities. Questions? Contact David White,, 614-451-3736, ext 4691.

Community Outreach 

Bed Brigade 
Help build simple beds for families in need. Volunteers needed for building and delivering beds, gathering mattresses, interacting and praying with the families. Contact Dale Cory, 

Serve at Church 

Encountering God Through Music-Making and Fellowship
We are a group of musicians who seek to lead the Mill Run Sanctuary congregation each week to worship God and to encounter Him in a powerful yet personal way. If you are an instrumentalist, a vocalist, or musician who’s interested in music ministry, please come join us! Rehearsals on Wednesdays, 7:00-8:30 pm at Mill Run. Contact Shine Wu,
Worship Tech Volunteers 
Looking for additional volunteer sound and slide technicians for our worship services. All training is provided and schedule is flexible. Contact Steve Gill,
Connect Center 
Help share the love of Jesus with members and guests visiting our church on Sunday mornings. Be a part of helping others know Jesus by seeing His love through your smile, kind words and service. The Connect Center serves as a place where people can come to find out “what’s happening” in the church. Mill Run: Dawn Griebel, Lytham Road: Carole Roys,
MOPS Childcare Volunteers 
While the UALC Mothers of Preschoolers group meet, childcare is provided through our MOPS KIDS program. If you love spending time with kids and are interested in being a blessing to new moms, we’ll find a fit for you. First and third Tuesdays, 9:00-11:15 am at Lytham Road. Contact Laura Natalie,
Seeking adults and teens to “Be a Hero” to elementary-aged kiddos at our Awana program. Awana does Bible teaching and verse memorization exercises. Many roles exist, including some with shorter time commitments as well as prayer warriors and scholarship donors. Training and support provided. Wednesdays, 6:30-7:45 pm at Mill Run. Find details at Contact

God’s Hygiene Help Center Updates 

We are looking for volunteers for one to two hours a month as we help people in need and living in poverty to live more dignified and comfortable lives. We provide cleaning supplies, personal hygiene products, school supplies and winter accessories to those in need.  Donations may be left in the Exchange Center at Mill Run or Lytham Road. Contact Tammy Jewell or Diane Hendrickson,; or Terry Starr, Visit or for current donation needs.

Quilting Ministry for Missions 

Join the Beacons quilting ministry on the second Thursday of each month at Lytham Road. Contact Sue Logan, through the church office, 614-451-3736.

Visitation Ministers

As we are called to care for the body, you have an opportunity to care for others by serving as a Visitation Minister. Visit those who are hospitalized, homebound, in care facilities, and connect with people going through various life experiences. Training is provided. Contact Becki Bork,

Retirement Home Ministry

Serving four local care facilities by sharing the love of Christ with residents and staff. We currently need piano players, volunteers to assist residents, and people to lead the service and give a short Bible message. Contact Jeff Morlock,

Worship Community Serving Opportunities 

Mill Run Communion bread baking: Recipe provided. Deliver bread to freezers anytime. Barb Winter,
Mill Run Communion robe care: Help a few hours a month to care for the robes. Kathy Felty, Kfelty@columbus,
Lytham Road Sanctuary pew care: Weekly straightening up of the pew materials. Call the church office.
Lytham Road Xalt service is looking for people interested in serving communion. Contact Marlin Seymour,
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The Food Pantry Needs Our Help

UALC has been a strong and faithful supporter of Lutheran Social Services Food Pantries for years. You can help by bringing non-perishable groceries to our lobbies any time you come to church.


Family, Youth & Children

Family, Youth & Children

We partner with parents to nurture each child's spiritual growth. Check out some opportunities.