We reach out to others, serving in our local community:

Annual Sock Hop – Collects new socks for the homeless at Christmastime.

Habitat for Humanity – Work on building or remodeling local homes. Check Sign-Ups page for volunteer oppportunities.

Hesed House – Volunteer for one of three 4-hour shifts to serve supper, distribute supplies, monitor dormitories, or serve breakfast once a month. Check Sign-Ups page to volunteer.

Holy Casserolers – Prepares large meals for Hessed House residents monthly.

Illinois Youth Center Horticulture Team – assist with landscaping projects developed jointly with IYC staff and residents.

Lazarus House – Volunteer to spend the night at this local shelter – needed twice a month.

Mats for the Homeless – Meets once a week to turn plastic grocery bags into mats for homeless folks.

Neighbor Project in Aurora – assists families to become first-time home buyers.

Northern Illinois Food Bank – We organize group trips to help pack food.

Rummage and Bake Sales – Twice a year – spring and fall – we hold large rummage and bake sales offering low-priced home goods, clothing and more to those in our area. Proceeds go to a variety of charities.

Support Groups – Memory Loss Caregivers, Alcoholics Anonymous, Grief Support, La Leche League, and Tri City Single Mom’s group.

Swedish Days Food Booth – Organized by the Men’s Club and runs during the June festival in Geneva. Money goes to missions.


Current Volunteer Opportunities:

Ring Bells for Salvation Army

It’s that time of year again when the Salvation Army kettles come out. So goes ringing – so goes the year for the Tri-City Salvation Army in St. Charles. All monies collected stay right here in the Tri-Cities. Various sites and times are available for sign-up by going to “register to ring”. Click signing up as “individual” you can then type in your zip code and ring locations and times will show. You will need to enter a username and create a password.

Volunteer at Northern Illinois Food Bank on Wed, December 28

Our congregation is pulling together a team to serve at the NI Food Bank on Wednesday, December 28 from 9-11:30am. Volunteers must be 8 years of age or older to serve. In the past we have helped sort and bag fresh produce, snack bars, and have put together weekend food boxes for needy families. We have a lot of fun working together! You are welcome to bring a friend or neighbor who might enjoy this fellowship of serving as well. Contact Pastor Lisa ( to be sent the volunteer link that gives you more details about the day of service.

Volunteer at Feed My Starving Children on Fri, January 6

We are organizing a group to volunteer as part of our church team at Feed My Starving Children in Aurora on Friday, January 6 from 4:30-6:15pm. Volunteers must be age 5 and older, and children must have one parent or guardian with them. Please contact Pastor Lisa or Julie Popplewell for more information or to sign up. We have only 21 spaces, so we will register first come, first serve! We will meet there at FMSC and form teams to serve at stations once we are there. Register to Volunteer Here.