Local Missions 2018-05-24T17:24:08+00:00

Scatter to Serve Workdays

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The Mission Division proudly kicked off the first First Presby Scatter to Serve Workday on April 21. Volunteers met in the Dining Room for a delicious breakfast prepared by the Presbyterian Women, then the captain of each project gathered their troops and scattered throughout the community to work at five local organizations. These projects included:

  • Children’s Home Society- Group activity with youth: canvas painting with Janet Chambers and baking pepperoni rolls
  • East End Family Resource Center- Cleaning up four community gardens: two large, two small; and planting greens such as kale and lettuce.
  • Faith in Action- Light construction at 2-3 local homes of FIA clients.
  • Patchwork (Daymark)- Yard work such as removing debris, as well as mulching and planting flowers.
  • Rea of Hope- Mulching at three Rea of Hope residences.

We hope to have many more Scatter to Serve Workdays in the future. Stay tuned for updates!

Community Garden

Planting and tending our on-site garden to benefit the Covenant House Food Pantry.

Light Up the Levee

Community-wide Christmas Caroling that benefits the Covenant House Food Pantry.

West Virginia Ministry and Advocacy Workcamps

Hands-on home repair and reconstruction work in the local area.

Tasty Tuesdays

Community-wide free dinner during the months of June, July and August.

Champions for Children

Caring for orphans and at-risk youth on a local and global spectrum.