Volunteer Ministries

Ways to Begin Serving Today

Help me, God my Father, to so live that Your light might shine out through me.  May I live a life pleasing to You "making the most of every opportunity" (Eph. 5:16)  Please email Kim Blankenship at  or call (901) 454-0034, ext 165 to learn more about how His light can shine through you.

Immediate Needs

Coats for Berclair Kids

This early cold snap has affected many of our students at Berclair Elementary. Donations of gently used or new coats would be much appreciated (Sizes 5 to 14). Please drop off in the Kids Coat Barrel beside the receptionist desk this Sunday or any day next week.

Holiday Opportunities

All Wonderful Family Opportunities. Contact Kim Blankenship at 454-0034, 165 or

2PC Greeters

For our Advent choral events. Concerts begin at 6pm.

  • Dec 21st, 6pm Buddy Greene and Jeff Taylor present an Advent Evensong
  • December 24th, 5:30pm 8:00pm and 11:00pm

Berclair Elementary School

A Book for Every Child - Make a donation towards the purchase of a new book for each student at Berclair for Christmas. Make checks payable to 2PC and note, Berclair Christmas Books in the memo line or donate online by clicking banner on page.

Church Health Center

Christmas Card Project - During December, volunteers are needed to hand-address envelopes for the CHC largest fund raiser. Contact Yvonne Laird at (901) 272-7170 or

Citizens for Community Values of Memphis

Christmas Angel Project - Volunteers are needed to adopt each woman and child involved in AWO for Christmas. We ask each woman and child to list 3 wants and 3 needs on their Christmas list and then seek volunteers to adopt a list. Learn more at www.ccvmemphis.org.

Emmanuel Center

Operation Joy - By adopting a child or two through the OJ program you will not only share toys, clothing and material things, but also give the gift of true love, hope and caring. Contact Caryn Hubbard at

Memphis Union Mission

Shoe Box Gifts - Just use a shoe box for each person you wish to help, and fill the box with a variety of items, including: briefs, socks, gloves, candy, chewing gum, Bibles, toiletry items like toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, soap, anti-bacterial wipes, shampoo, and lotion. Wrap each box with Christmas wrapping paper and drop them off at 383 Poplar Ave. by Monday, December 22. Contact Steve Carpenter at (901) 526-8403. Learn more at www.memphisunionmission.org.

MIFA (Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association)

Deliver Meals - Volunteers are needed between Christmas Day and New Year's Day to deliver meals to MIFA's homebound senior clients. To reserve a route contact Angela Scott at 901-529-4513 or .

Baby Care Packages - Assemble care packages in totes, diaper bags, or paper bags and consider putting in these additional items: disposable diapers, bib or burp cloth, socks, hat, small blanket, ready to use formula, infant juice, finger foods, jarred foods, baby bottle or sippy cup, lotion, wipes and powder.Contact Ellen Whitten at 901-529-4507 or

Neighborhood Christian Centers, Inc.

Adopt a Family - This program offers a Christmas blessing to under resourced families. Help a family by providing clothes, toys or other items to make a Christmas come true.  Contact Pam Cox at

Young Life Memphis Urban

Baby Items for Teem Moms Ministry (YoungLives) - Baby Items: Donate NEW baby items that will be used for their teen moms incentive program (Baby Bucks). These items help to provide basic needs for their baby. Diapers, (clothes newborn - 4t) , toys, baby powder, wipes, lotions and soap. BIGGEST! Need BOY ITEMS! These items can be dropped off at the church by Wednesday, December 10th ATTN: YoungLife. or Contact Danita at 901-239-1797

Other Resources

Disaster Relief Training Audio Presented by Brent Stenberg