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Social Ministry

Working to improve the lives of our congregation and community.



Social Ministry

Working to improve the lives of our congregation and community.








Social Ministry

This dedicated committee consists of several sub-committees working to improve and serve the lives of our congregation and community members.

Opportunity House Lunch

There is a signup sheet in the narthex. We volunteer the third Saturday each month. We sign up to bring a food item.

Contact: Sue Harenza

Congregational Services for those in need

Contact: Cathy Durand if you either need one of the below services or are available to help with one of the services.

Services offered:
Provide Meals, fresh or frozen
Provide transportation
Shop for groceries
Handyman work
Lawn Care
House cleaning
Dog walking
Social visiting
Computer, IT help
Educational - Reading, Math
Laundry

Book Bag Project

We collect and deliver school supplies to the West Berks Mission District for distribution.

Contact: Kathy Yenser

Angel Tree Program

We set up an angel Christmas tree with gift tags. These gifts go to various women's shelters in the area.

Contact: Jo Sturgis

Lutheran Pantry

We collect grocery items for local food pantries.

Contact: Tom Shirk



Family Promise

Since 2008, Atonement Lutheran Church, partnered with Trinity Lutheran Church, Reading, has been serving as Host Congregation for Family Promise of Berks County, the local affiliate of a national program, in its Interfaith Hospitality Network. Atonement provides the space, and both churches provide volunteers.  Contact: Dorothy DeLong at 484-529-0878, email pbjdelong@comcast.net

We will host families during these weeks in 2017, so save the dates! Click the dates below to sign up as a volunteer.

February 5-12

July 23-30 & July 30-August 6 TWO WEEKS

November 26-December 3

Click here for more details!
Flowerbox Project

We represent one of numerous churches in the Reading area to connect with the residents of Reading by providing flower boxes to selected residents. The goal is to beautify the city one house at a time and build friendships through our seasonal maintenance weekends.

Save these dates: 1st Saturday in December and Mother's Day weekend Saturday

Contact: Dorothy DeLong

ELCA

Fund raising for World Hunger, Disaster Response, and the Maleria campaign.

Contact: Cathy Law

CROP Walk

Fund raising to fight hunger in our area and around the world.

Contact: Michelle Endy