Local Missions

HELPING


those in our own community

Germantown Presbyterian Church is involved in a number of local mission efforts in Memphis, Shelby County, and surrounding areas.

 

Room in the Inn

Room in the Inn needs your help, GPC! We host guests from November to March on the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Saturdays. In the summer we host women and children only from May – September. We need volunteers and donations!

Follow the Sign Up Genius link here to see how you can help. Contact Susan Shirley Hurt here for more information.


Updated List of Donations Needed:

 

Medium boxers briefs
20 pairs of XL scrub pants
Long johns
Rain Ponchos
Men’s white crew socks
Women’s white crew socks
Men’s winter gloves
Women’s winter gloves

Men’s skull caps in dark solid colors
Men’s scarves in dark solid colors
Ear plugs
Backpacks
Deodorant- men’s & women’s
Ziplock bags- all sizes
Aluminum foil
3 Large baking sheets

 

The Missions Leadership Team (MLT) is a committee of the Session open to all members of the congregation. The purpose of the MLT is to help GPC develop a clear, robust theological and scriptural understanding both of the need for mission and its implementation. The MLT has several important goals: to establish GPC as an action-oriented missional church; to provide long-term, relationship-based mission opportunities for the GPC congregation; to work with other committees and groups to provide proactive/hands-on involvement; and to provide clear global missions direction, seeking to establish longstanding international partnerships. We try to focus on “hand-up” efforts as opposed to “hand-out” efforts in order to break the cycles of dependence. We are always praying for God’s guidance in new opportunities to go with our established efforts. In particular, given our church’s passion for teaching and education, we are exploring what it would mean to focus on education-related missions and ministries as a church.

The MLT meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM, and you are always invited! For information, contact the church office here.

 


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