Neighbors Helping Neighbors - Special S.O.S.

We once again have a unique opportunity to join together for a special one-day off-site S.O.S. mission trip on Saturday, October 21 to Berry United Methodist Church in Chicago.

Last November, a DGFUMC contingent spent a day at Berry doing landscaping, painting, electrical and other small carpentry and hand-on projects, alongside their own church members.  It was a wonderful experience, so the DGFUMC Board of Trustees and Missions, Justice and Community Work Area are going back this fall.

Possible jobs this time Include:

  • painting a basement corridor,
  • repairing pews in the sanctuary,
  • changing out some light fixtures,
  • addressing some plumbing issues,
  • fixing a small garden fence,
  • several other miscellaneous projects.

Located in the vibrant and diverse Lincoln Square community, Berry UMC is a struggling urban church which has many maintenance and repair needs.

Everyone is invited to participate. Bring your family and friends or come by yourself. We will meet at 8:00 a.m. and carpool to Chicago. We will plan on returning by 4:00 p.m.

Contact Don Dunham at don@dgfumc.org  if you are able to attend or want more information. Some painting supplies, tools and other materials may be needed.

Location: 
Berry United Methodist Church - 4754 N. Leavitt, Chicago
Date: 
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:00am to 4:00pm

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