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Mission Field Day 2018

April 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

$20.00

Decatur Presbyterian Church will host an all-church Mission Field Day on April 15, 2018. As Presbyterians, we believe in serving God in both word and deed. Join us April 15th as we begin the morning by serving in word with a brief worship service. After worship, we will then go out into the community to serve in deed with various small mission projects.

Projects will be available for all ages and abilities. Details about each project are provided below. Lunch and a new Decatur Presbyterian Church T-shirt will be provided. We hope all will join us! If you have questions, please contact Louden Young, at lyoung@dpchurch.org.

Registration Steps

  1. Complete the registration form.
  2. Provide the suggested donation to help fund your project.
    Participation in this event is FREE. However, if you are able, we do ask you to make a donation toward the cost of lunch, your t-shirt, and supplies for each of the projects. The suggested donations are as follows: Lunch ($5 per person) T-Shirt ($10 per person) Supplies ($5 per person) Donations can be made via PayPal at the link below, or by cash/check, which can be turned in to the Church Office marked Mission Field Day.
    Click here to give now via PayPal, and use ID code “decaturpresbyterianchrch@gmail.com”to designate the church account!

Project Details

  • Mission Haven

    • What are we doing?  Cleaning and organizing a play house, weeding and mulching several flower beds, and sanding and repainting mailboxes.
    • Where do we go? Mission Haven 235 Inman Drive Decatur, GA 30030
    • About the agency Mission Haven is a 501 (c) (3) organization which provides a home away from home for missionaries of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) working in one of many countries around the world.  Located adjacent to Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia it provides short-term lodging for missionaries visiting the States, those studying in the area, or those who are in transition after retirement or the end of their term.
  • Threshold Ministries

    • What are we doing? Wash the windows of Sycamore House.
    • Where do we go? Decatur Presbyterian Church
    • About the agency The purpose of Threshold Ministry is to invite women, men, and children who are in need into a community of faith where their stories can be heard, where Christ’s love can be demonstrated, and where practical assistance can be offered.
  • Decatur Presbyterian Children's Community (DPCC)

    • What are we doing? Cleaning out and removing bits of mulch from the sandbox.
    • Where do we go? Decatur Presbyterian Church
    • About the agency Decatur Presbyterian Children's Community offers a safe and caring learning environment where every child is respected, valued, and known by name. We believe that a child's work is play, and our classroom approach reflects a creative, play-oriented philosophy. Teachers pull from a variety of published curricula to create thematic and age-appropriate units for their classes. Our program is rich in indoor and outdoor play, art, music, literature, science, social studies, reading, math readiness and Spanish.
  • Global Village Project

    • What are we doing? Washing the GVP school buses, inside and out.
    • Where do we go? Decatur Presbyterian Church
    • About the agency Our program is designed specifically to equip recently arrived refugee girls with the academic and social knowledge needed for success in a high school or equivalency program. Many of our students have experienced interruptions and gaps in their formal education and come with limited print literacy experiences. Some are newcomers to school and have had no formal educational experiences before. We are a tuition-free school. Transportation and lunch are provided, thanks to our generous community of supporters. The GVP community includes students, staff, and a large core of committed volunteers. Our student-teacher ratio is very low and every student benefits from individual tutoring provided by volunteers.
  • Mercy Community Church

    • What are we doing? Worship with the Community at 11:15, then serve and eat a meal with the congregation after worship.
    • Where do we go? Druid Hills Presbyterian Church 1026 Ponce de Leon Ave NE Atlanta, GA 30306
    • About the agency Mercy Community Church is a small organic, community church that started in 2005. It is a church on a mission, a place where people living in housing, and those who do not, come together to work and make the world a better place. We seek to make the beautiful and difficult task of loving one another—as messy as it may be—to form true, honest, authentic, welcoming community. We ground ourselves in prayer and explore different avenues of self-expression, seeking to create space in our lives where God might help us to grow in new ways and live on the earth differently. All are truly welcome.
  • Memorial Drive Ministries

    • What are we doing? Painting walls on the top floor of the gym, and sanding and painting the banister on the top floor.
    • Where do we go? Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church 5140 Memorial Dr. Stone Mountain, GA 30083
    • About the agency The Greater Clarkston community is home to thousands of refugees, people newly arrived in the country after fleeing their homes. Memorial Drive Ministries provides a safe space and practical services to orient, educate, and train its neighbors who are refugees or experiencing material poverty. Memorial Drive Ministries comes alongside individuals who are dreaming of a better life for themselves and their families and empowers them through community connection, educational opportunities and job training.

Details

Date:
April 15
Time:
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$20.00
Event Category:

Organizer

Louden Young
Email:
lyoung@dpchurch.org