Sunday, September 10
Don’t miss this exciting day at Gethsemane! Wear or plan to purchase a “God’s Work Our Hands” shirt to wear for this day of service together.
Gather for Rally Sunday in the multipurpose room at 9:30 am to celebrate the beginning of a new year of growing in faith together. After the opening, children and youth will meet with their teachers. Parents are asked to go with them to get them registered.
Following the 10:30 am worship, enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch prepared by Gethsemane members Greg & Debbie Pitts (aka Rusted Shut BBQ) in the multipurpose room.
After lunch, participate in the annual “God’s Work Our Hands” multi-generational opportunity for service work restoring/reconciling communities.
- Make pet toys for the Austin Humane Society
- Donate food and clothes for the Food Pantry & Clothes Closet
- Give blood at the “We Are Blood” blood mobile in the Gethsemane parking lot
- Contribute birthday party supplies for single mother families at The Jeremiah Project
- Work on GLCM outdoor playground beautification
- Clean up around the church campus, including the kitchen pantry and MPR tables
- Sign greeting cards to Gethsemane members in need of love and prayers
- Bring baked goods to deliver to local emergency responders and to enjoy as a community after lunch
- Donate costumes, dress-up, pajamas, and accessories (ALL MUST BE NEW) and/or monetary donations for Katrina’s Cocoon Crew to bring smiles to children battling cancer and other life-threatening illnesses
- Make a Blanket of Love
- Help serve the BBQ lunch
Signup sheets for each of these opportunities are available in the narthex or sign up online.
See you there!