Be the Church Challenge
The COVID pandemic has moved us into uncharted territory that can be scary. However, it is has also an opportunity for us to be the church instead of just having church. Here is a list of ways that we can serve on another as the Body of Christ. Each day we will offering a new a new challenge. Feel free to contact us, with new ideas to share with others. Let’s put our Faith in Action!

  • Feed the Front Line! For each $150 raised Pops Italian Beef will deliver 25 individually bagged meals to South Suburban ICU, Ingalls Hospital, or St James of Olympia Fields   https://www.gofundme.com/f/7drqe2-feed-the-front-line
  • Bring food or supplies for the food pantry
  • Check in with our Senior Saints who may be homebound or uncomfortable about venturing to see if there is any way you can serve them. For e.g. Picking up and delivering food or medicine.
  • Collect and donate loose change that can be donated to people in need.
  • Random calls of Connection. Social isolation is going to be very hard on people. Using the church directory, call people whom you may not know to check on or pray with them.
  • Send someone a note or email of encouragement.
  • Use social media (for e.g. Facebook, Skype, Google Hangout, Duo) to connect with others for conversation, prayer of Bible study.
  • Using the church directory, pray for a page of fellow members each day.
  • Generate funds to donate to a worthy cause or someone in need by living on ½ of your weekly food budget
  • Generate funds to donate to a worthy cause or someone in need by contributing the money you are saving by not having to commute to work.
  • Generate funds to donate to a worthy cause or someone in need by contributing the money you are saving by giving up Starbucks a few times per week.
  • Offer your time or talents to meet a need that someone may have.