Church of the Immaculate Conception

  The Roman Catholic Community of Glenville, New York

Morning of Service

Morning of Service - Saturday, November 4, 2017

Please continue to check back here - we will be seeking additional donations as the Morning of Service approaches.


Contact Janice or MaryAnn at [email protected]  if you have any questions

 

PROJECTS at a glance

We tried to provide a nice variety of agencies and tasks that will suit a wide range of talents and interests.  Reminder - project signups will be done online and will begin September 9, 2017.

Where
 Agency
 Description
 # of Vol
 On-site
 Ronald McDonald House
 Make blankets for children
 30
 On-site
 Northeast Parent/Child Headstart
  Make blankets for 6 mos - 3 yrs
  30
 On-site
 Operation Christmas Child - Samaritan's Purse
  Make and fill pencil pouches
  30
 On-site
 Albany Medical Center NICU
  Make pages for Memory Scrapbooks
  30
  On-site
  Active Military
  Create Christmas cards
  30
 On-site
 Salvation Army - Booth Home
 Make and deliver a meal
 8
 On-site
 Habitat for Humanity 
 Make and deliver 20 lunches
 5
 On-site
 Jack's Place
 Make fall decorations
 3
 On-site
 Immaculate Conception Parish
 Create fall decorations for parish homebound and neighbors
 20
 On-site
 Ronald McDonald House
 Assemble/Decorate Welcome Bags
 30
  Off-site
  City Mission Meal Center
  Make lunch at the meal center
  5
    Off-site
  Heritage Home for Women
  Organize/Run Bingo, Socialize
  6
    Off-site
  Glendale Home
  Music, Bingo, Socializing
  30
     Off-site
  Baptist Nursing & Rehab
  Bingo and Socializing 
  10
    Off-site
  Regional Food Bank
  Sort and organize donations in warehouse
  20
    Off-site
  MiSci
  Inventory, Wash items
  12
    Off-site
  Habitat for Humanity ReStore
  Organize, unload, clean up
  7
    Off-site
  Jack's Place
  Wash Windows
  5
    Off-site
  Joan Nicole Prince Home
  Outdoor clean up, wash windows
  8
    Off-site
  YWCA
  Gardening/yard work, paint
  12
    Off-site
  Schenectady Day Nursery
  Paint a classroom
  6
    Off-site
  Habitat for Humanity Build
  Indoor work at building site
  10
    Off-site
  Shelters of Saratoga
  To be finalized
 
    Off-site
 Town of Glenville
  To be finalized
 
 
 

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ #1: Who can participate? Everybody!!! There will be projects appropriate for all ages and abilities. Everybody is welcome. We encourage senior participation! We encourage family participation! For children 12 and under, parental/adult supervision is needed.


FAQ #2:  Can I participate in more than one on-site project?  Yes.  For on-site projects, there will be 2 slots, each 90 minutes.  You can work on one project per time slot.


FAQ #3: What skill level is needed to do these parish center projects?  From very little to little skill level. You will be shown how to do the project on that day by a team leader. This year projects will not be pre-prepped. Participants will have a start to finish experience and can be as creative and detailed as they wish for many projects.


FAQ # 4: When are the sign ups for the Parish Morning of Service? Sign up will begin the weekend of the Parish picnic in September.


FAQ #5: What projects are available and where do I find a description for them? Projects are currently being secured. Projects and their descriptions will be posted on the Parish website and in the gathering space by the 4th week of August.


FAQ #6: Will we need any more donations?  Yes. In August or September, we will be asking for donations for other on-site projects such as the Albany Med NICU, the Ronald McDonald House, and the Northeast Parent/Child Headstart, to name a few.


FAQ #7: What is the format for the Morning of Service on Saturday, November 4, 2017?  The event will run from approximately 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. We will all assemble in the church and meet our project team leaders. Father Jerry will conduct a brief prayer service. By 9 am volunteers will proceed to their assignments. Off-site volunteers will travel to their designated sites. Their assignments will last about 3 hours. On-site volunteers will proceed to the parish center for 90 minute sessions, 9:00-10:30 and/or 11:00 – 12:30. Everybody is invited to share refreshments and fellowship in the parish center until about 1:30.


FAQ # 8: When will more detailed descriptions of the projects be available?  More detailed descriptions of the projects will be available beginning August 26th. You will find descriptions on this webpage and printed copies will be posted in the gathering space and in the parish center.