Outreach Team

Outreach Team- Providing support and reaching out in Christ’s name


You were made for a mission!

The Outreach Team reaches out to support people in our church, in our community, and in our world. We are actively seeking to share and to show God’s love. Outreach is a broad umbrella that includes the following ministries:

In our church:
• New Member Orientation and Welcome
• Visitation of shut-ins and the elderly
• Women’s Circles
• Prayer Shawls
• Prayer Chain
• Church Pictorial Directory
• Local Military Support

In our community:
• Food Shelf Drives to support the Salvation Army
• Elmore Academy to support youth
• Christmas Star Program to provide gifts to those in need
• Meals on Wheels – delivering meals to the elderly
• Church Float to have a presence in parades
• Habitat for Humanity
• People Helping People for those in need who come to Grace for help

In our world:
• Lutheran Social Services supports people locally and nation-wide
• Kids Against Hunger helps feed God’s hungry people
• Missions Team supports numerous ministries with fundraisers like:
* Apple Pie Bake
* Salad Luncheon and Silent Auction
* Phantom Tea
* Church-wide Rummage Sale
* Christmas Trees & Wreaths Sale

Proceeds from these fundraisers, along with other gifts, have annually supported: – Missionary families in Tanzania, Senegal, China,
Pine Ridge Lakota, SD
– Homeless Shelters & Food Shelves in the Twin Cities
– Global Health Ministries – Lutheran World Relief
– Operation Bootstrap Africa – Fairmont area Youth for Christ
– Options Pregnancy Center – CREST
– Martin Co. Literacy – Mendenhall Ministries-Mississippi
– Habitat for Humanity – Kurdistan, Iraq
– Fairmont Area Youth for Christ – Fairmont Salvation Army

We would love to have you join in Outreach! Please contact any of the team members if you have questions or if you would like to serve with us.

“In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven” Matthew 5:14-16

Council representatives: John Anthony & Mark Hernes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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