One Great Day of Service
A West Community Initiative of the Presbytery
Saturday, March 21, 2020 across 5 Counties
Sign-Up ~ Go ~ Rejoice
Go work on Saturday, March 21 (times for each site vary)
In the afternoon: Come Rejoice & Celebrate at 2:30PM-3:30PM
Hear from others ~ Share your Story ~ See photos ~ Pray
at Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 2:30PM
1002 N Sandhills Blvd, Aberdeen, NC 28315
Scotland County Locations
Partners In Ministry, 12 3rd St. (East Laurinburg), 8:30AM-12:30, (20 Max., Adults Only), PIM will provide lunch; Work is General spring cleaning of the facility, Help clean and clear Community Garden of weeds and prepare for upcoming planting, landscaping of grounds, minor touch-up painting inside building, organize Food Pantry.
Church Community Services of Scotland County, 108 S. Gill St. Laurinburg 8:30AM -1PM (15 Max, Any Age) ripping out walls/ceiling, painting, removing floor tiles, cleaning freezers/refrigerators
Monroe Camp & Retreat Center, Inc. 24501 Camp Rd, Laurel Hill 8:30AM- 1PM (25 people) Bring: work gloves, yard tools, gas trimmers, tool box, etc. for Yardwork, Roadside Cleanup – Adopt a highway. Various minor repairs around camp. Flexibility is of the essence! Wish List idea…Assembling or Creating picnic tables for the pool area (Up to 8 Needed/NOTE: Volunteer Group would to donate/obtain materials.)
Hoke County Locations
Liberty Home Care and Hospice – 336 S. Main Street, Raeford, NC. 9:00 AM-1PM with lunch included. (8 Max. Teenagers – Adults) Learning about what Hospice agency provides and options available for volunteers / initial Hospice volunteer training.
Freedom East Presbyterian Church, 190 Doc Brown Rd. Raeford, NC 28376. 8:30 AM – 1 pm (20 Teenagers – Adult) Clean-up over grown Cemetery and landscaping work. Bring: related yard tools, gloves, bags.
Moore County Locations
Habitat for Humanity of the NC Sandhills “the Carthage site” 103 Old Glendon Rd. Carthage 8AM- 1PM (10Max) Must be at least 16 years of age Specific work is determined on site.
Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina, Southern Pines Branch, 195 Sandy Ave, Southern Pines, NC 28327 – 9AM – Noon (30 people) Food sorting, cleaning, learning about the Foodbank. Participants will need to complete a second registration required by the Food Bank.
North Moore Family Resource Center, 116 Horner Street, Robbins, NC. 8:30 AM-12:30 pm (15 Max.) Bring: Rakes, pitch forks, and shovels. Activity will be working on a playground, mulching.
Sandhills/Moore Coalition for Human Care, 1500 W. Indiana Ave, Southern Pines, NC 28387 8:30 to 12:30 (15 persons Max; must be 17 years old and older.) Bring: Garden gloves, trowels, etc. Interior painting, seasonal clothing changeover, cleaning, community garden preparation. Projects will partially depend on which date is selected.
Harnett County Locations
Liberty Home Care and Hospice, 105 Hunt Valley Dr, Dunn, NC. 9:00 AM -1 pm with lunch included (20 Max; Teenagers – Adult) Learning about what Hospice agency provides and options available for volunteers & initial Hospice volunteer training.
Crossing All Borders Ministry, 1446 James Norris Rd., Angier, NC 27546. 8:30AM until 12:30 (50 max, any age) Making hygiene kits, Sorting clothes & Medical supplies & donations, Yard maintenance Volunteers may bring items for hygiene kits: 1. Gallon zip lock bags 2. Toothbrushes 3. Toothpaste 4. Mouthwash 5. Combs 6. Deodorant 7. Floss 8. Nail Clippers 9. Washcloths 10. Soap 11. Lotion 12. Shampoo.
Harnett Food Pantry, Inc. 413 W Old Street, Lillington, NC. 8:30AM to Noon. (10 people) Orientation, Sorting food, cleaning, etc.
Lee County Locations
Christians United Outreach Center in Sanford (CUOC) 2885 Lee Ave, Sanford, 9AM- 12:30 (10 persons) Various tasks of sorting, stocking, cleaning
Liberty Home Care and Hospice – 1005 Carthage Street, Sanford, NC. 9:00 AM – 1 pm with lunch included. (20 Teenagers – Adult)
Boys and Girls Club of Central Carolina, 1424 Bragg St. in Sanford. 9:30 AM – 1 PM. (10) Painting an inside room. Wear clothes for painting & bring disposable gloves if you want them.
Sewing Sisters at Pocket Presbyterian Church, 669 Pocket Church Rd, Sanford, NC 27330 8:30AM to 12:30 Learn about sewing dresses that decrease human trafficking in impoverished areas. Optional to bring any of the following: Sewing Machine, Sewing Serger, Fabric Scissors, and a snack to share.
Register by Monday, March 9.
Please do not contact agencies directly.
Please contact Laura Lupton with any questions.
- There is no cost to participate.
- Advanced registration is REQUIRED – no walk-ins permitted due to limited space at each site and the preparation of supplies and refreshments.
- Each individual must register by Monday, March 9. No Group reservations.
- Participants volunteer at their own risk and must exercise caution and safe practices at all times.
- If available, additional details may be emailed to registered participants a few days prior to the 21st.
- Due to the limited spaces, please notify Laura Lupton of any cancellations as other may be waiting.
- If the projects in your county are full, we would welcome you to create your own community service project for that day and let us know the details and for you to come to the closing conversation and prayer at Bethesda PC at 2:30.
- Coming to Bethesda for the closing gathering is optional but will be worth your time.
Laura Lupton can be reached at 910-818-9938 or LauraLupton@presbycc.org