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Phoenix CROPWalk is Sunday, November 10

Each year, people of faith of various traditions gather to raise awareness and funds for local and global hunger through the CROPWalk. The Phoenix CROPWAlk is Sunday, November 10, at Grace Lutheran Church.

This year, the local designee of the Phoenix CROPWalk is HART Pantry in Peoria which serves teenagers who experience food insecurity over the weekends when they cannot access school meals.

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LSSN and LEAN present November 9 hunger awareness event

Lutheran Social Services of Nevada and Lutheran Engagement and Advocacy in Nevada present “Food Deserts” in Nevada on Saturday, November 9, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.

In Southern Nevada we know we live in a desert.  We also have areas known as “food deserts”, but what are these and what can we do about them?

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LSSN: Afternoon Volunteers Needed

Are you looking for something meaningful to do with your free time in the afternoon? Come serve and care for others with Lutheran Social Services of Nevada! The DigiMart Food Pantry and Heart of the City Senior Meal Program at Reformation Lutheran Church needs volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Tristan Hightower at tristan@lssnv.org.

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Lutheran Episcopal Volunteer Network looking for young adults

LEVN, the Lutheran Episcopal Volunteer Network, is looking for young adults (age 21-30) with Bachelor's degrees for an 11-month program of non-profit volunteer service and learning about social justice. From the end of August 2019 to the end of July 2020, our corps members will be provided housing, utilities, health coverage, spiritual direction, and a $535/month living stipend. We also offer a $1000 re-entry grant at the completion of the program. Visit levn.org or contact Program Director Casey Dunsworth at 530-756-1550 or pastor@thebelfry.org for more information!

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Opportunity is Knocking: Assisting Guatemalan refugees

For the past few months Faith Lutheran Church, 801 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix, has been furnishing space each Thursday for the Guatemalan Consulate to bring refugees who are seeking asylum in the U.S. Faith’s Community Ministry is ready to help, but we need members of our congregation, people from our community, and hopefully, other congregations to get involved.

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Serve Pancakes and Serve the Community! Grace Lutheran, Phoenix

Grace Lutheran Church, Phoenix is looking for a congregation to serve the pancake breakfast.  One of the current serving congregations, an Episcopal community, is in need of a partner to tag-team in serving the breakfast fives times in 2019.  If a group from your congregation would like to serve or has more questions, please contact Pastor Sarah Stadler at pastorsarah@graceinthecity.com or 602-318-6876. 

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Volunteer: coordinate exhibitor display tables at Synod Assembly

Exhibitor display tables are an important part of the Synod Assembly. They give our ministry partners an opportunity to tell people in our synod about their ministries. Would you be interested in helping coordinate the display tables? The coordinator would work in tandem with the synod office to contact the list of exhibitors, get them registered and provide our guidelines for tables. This would take place in February and March. The coordinator would also oversee the set-up of the display table space at the Synod Assembly in June. Please contact Norine Floyd at office@gcsynod.org or 602-957-3223 for more details.

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