Join us on Sunday, June 11 for Sardis Serves Together with Rise Against Hunger!
9am Sunday School (Set up volunteers arrive at 9:30am)
10am Worship in the Sanctuary
11am-1pm Lunch, Education and Meal Packing event in Ed Hall & Fellowship Hall
(Clean up volunteers stay from 1-1:30)
What: This Sardis Serves Together eventwill be partner with Rise Against Hunger to pack 20,000 meals.
Rise Against Hunger’s meal packing program distributes meals around the globe to alleviate hunger. RAH has additional programs that focus on food security, sustainability, empowerment and disaster relief. Learn more about Rise Against Hunger here.
Lunch Menu: Pizza, salad, cookies and drinks will be served for lunch (vegetarian option available).
Who: ALL ages are welcome! Children, youth and adults are encouraged to participate. There will be standing and seated volunteer jobs and jobs that preschoolers can do with parent help.
Childcare: The nursery will be open as usual during the 10am worship service for children 5 years and younger. If you would like childcare for a child 3 years and younger during the Rise Against Hunger meal packing event, please let Sarah Dianne Jones know by June 4.
Registration: Use the link below to register to help with set up, clean up, and the main meal packing event, sign the online waiver, and make a donation:
The cost for Sardis to pack 20,000 meals is $8,000 plus we will be providing a lunch, and new Sardis Serves Together shirts for everyone.
In addition to, or in place of hands-on participation, this year we are asking if you would like to contribute to the cost of supplies used to make the Rise Against Hunger food packing event possible. You can donate as an individual, or as part of your MSG, Sunday School Class, Circle, etc. The cost to ‘Sponsor a Box’ is $85 (One box = 216 meals), but any amount will be a blessing.
You can make your donation when you register through the link above or make a donation by selecting Rise Against Hunger from the drop-down menu on the Sardis online giving page, or by sending a check to the church office.
New Sardis Serves Together T-Shirts!
As we live into our new congregational mission event name, “Sardis Serves Together,” we will be making NEW t-shirts available! These shirts are for the entire Sardis family, even if you can’t attend Sardis Serves Together on June 11. You can pick up a new Sardis Serves Together T-shirt on June 4 or June 11 and wear them to the event.
What to Wear
- Do wear comfortable clothing and footwear
- Do not wear dangling jewelry
- Wear a hat if you do not wish to wear the hairnet provided by the event organizers