Ways to Begin Serving Today
1 Peter 4:10 says, "Based on the gift each one has received, use it to serve others, as good managers of the varied grace of God." The key word is each one. Each and every church member. Below is a list of a few ways you can join in the mission of Second. This list is updated weekly, so keep checking in!
2PC Volunteer Opportunities
Sunday AM Service Greeters
We have a wonderful hospitality ministry on Sundays with many members using their gifts to greet guests and members before our services. Join our team and use your gift of hospitality to make others feel the love of Christ. You could volunteer as often as you like on Sunday mornings before early, Sunday school and late services. Contact Kim at 454-0034 or
Thanksgiving Day Service Greeter
November 28th at 10:00am, Thanksgiving Service - Warm and friendly faces are needed to greet at our Thanksgiving Service. We have many guests visiting Second, and we want to properly welcome them. Call Kim Blankenship, 901-454-0034 ex 165 or .
Thanksgiving Volunteer Opportunities
Multi National Ministries Holiday Fundraiser, Turkeys and Hams for Sale
Our goal is to sell 200 Turkeys and 200 Hams cooked by our Memphis In May BBQ Master
We know that is a lot, but with your help we can do it and raise about $7,000 for MNM!
You can buy one for yourself or buy one to give to a MNM family.
Turkeys and Hams will be ready for pick up on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (Nov 25, 26 & 27) before Thanksgiving at 1548 Poplar. To order:
- By Check - Print out attached form and mail to 1548 Poplar 38104
- By Credit Card - Click “Attend Event” on the MNM Fundraising Shoppe below
- By PayPal – visit www.multinationalministries.org
- Thank you so much for your help and please forward to your friends!
Calvary Rescue Mission – Thanksgiving Holiday Mission
We are asking that people would bring cooked food to the mission for our Thanksgiving dinner before 6:00pm. 960 S. Third St. That way our great staff can have a holiday too. Please call Brother Bob Freudiger 901-775-2570 for more information.
Neighborhood Christian Centers - Annual Chicken Strut Family Fun Walk
Saturday, November 23rd - This is a family fun walk and fundraiser, benefiting NCC’s Christmas Basket Program, which provides chicken and other foods for 10,000 families in need each year. Participants must register and pay $20 per person. Reduced pricing for families, groups and churches. Location: 785 Jackson Ave.
Please go to www.ncclife.org for registration details or contact Pam at 901-881-6013.
Salvation Army - Kettle Ringers
Saturday, November 30th 2 hour shifts beginning at 10am. Locations: Kroger on Mendenhall and on Truce Pkwy. All you have to do is smile and ring the bell for this wonderful cause. Call Kim Blankenship for more info and scheduling at 901-454-0034 or .
Community Volunteer Opportunities
VESTA Home Show and NCC
NCC is desperately looking for lots of volunteers to help with the VESTA HOME Show this year. We need ticket takers and parking assistants. This event is located at St. James Place Subdivision in Germantown. Volunteers will also get an opportunity to tour the homes for free and receive a t-shirt. We need volunteers to fill slots anytime during November 17th – December 1. This is a great CC or group opportunity.
There are three shifts available to choose from each day. Must be 18 and up with reliable transportation. For more information on volunteering please contact Pam Cox at 881-6013 or by email
R.E.P Refugee Empowerment Program
Looking for a way to get involved and serve in Memphis? The Refugee Empowerment Program needs volunteer instructors and substitutes for its ESL program. Instructors are needed Monday-Thursday from 5:30 to 7:00, and subs are needed Monday to Thursday on an as-needed basis. No ESL background is required, and orientation and lesson plans are provided. Contact Cam Echols at 725-3103 or
The Neighborhood School - Girl Scouts Volunteer Needed
We are trying to find volunteers to assist the troop leaders, once a month most likely on Wednesdays, 2 - 3 p.m. at the school, and work with Brownies through Cadettes in a single troop setting. This is a wonderful opportunity for the girls, and I know that the ladies who volunteer would find it most rewarding to volunteer with the girls. Please use my email as contact - Missy Rainer or call 901.292.4871
Champions: Build mutual relationships with 2 to 3 JFL participants (Wednesdays only) while encouraging them to apply the principles of God's word to all areas of life. Meet Wednesdays 11am - 12pm
Lunch Providers: Volunteers are needed to provide lunch for approximately 25 students once or twice during the course of the JFL class November 5 - December 13. Please contact Amanda Coop at 901-543-8525 or
Memphis Union Mission
Serve Meals to the Homeless: Serve lunch or dinner to homeless guests at Memphis Union Mission’s Emergency Shelter. Can be either an individual or group (including family) activity. Lunch is served every day at Noon, dinner every evening at 5 pm. For more information, please contact Randy Daniels at 526-8434, ext. 1008 or
Ongoing Donation Needs
REP, Berclair, and SuCasa are always in need of uniforms of all sizes for their clients. Pants, shirts, skirts, rompers, blue jackets and sweaters are all needed and may be used or new. All donations can be dropped off anytime at the church.
Several of our ministries, are always in need of new, unopened hygiene items. Travel size or regular items such as: toothbrushes, toothpaste, combs, brushes, baby wipes, hand sanitizer, face towels, soap, shampoo, conditioner, socks, sanitary products, lotion and even reading material.
For more information about more ongoing donation items please contact Natasha at 901-454-0034 or email
Presented by Brent Stenberg