Sharing Joy with Our Neighbors
St Lukes’s will be participating in three holiday programs to benefit our community this year. The website, announcements, and the newsletter will provide details. Everything begins November 13th when there will be a tree set up right outside the sanctuary with tags. One color will be for the M.O.M. Winter Wishes program and one for the Dane County Foster Family program. Also, there will be a bin nearby for the Elver Park Program.
Middleton Outreach Ministry (MOM) will have tags on the tree with families and the kinds of gift cards the families would like. All MOM gift cards are $50. Pick a tag, register at the table by the tree and bring the cards back to the church office by December 5th. Be sure the envelope has the tag attached and is clearly marked MOM.
The Dane County Foster Family Program will have tags on the tree with the gifts needed. Pick up a tag, register at the table by the tree, and return the wrapped gifts to the church office by December 5th. You may also purchase gift cards of any denomination. Attach the tag to the gift and make sure envelopes with gift cards are clearly marked: Dane County Foster Families Return all gifts and gift cards to the church by December 5th.
The Elver Park Neighborhood Program will place a bin near the tree to collect UNWRAPPED toys. There will be a signup link available shortly with a wish list and a printed wish list by the collection bin. You may also purchase gift cards. Again make sure envelopes are clearly marked "Elver Park" and are returned to the church office by December 14th.
A Ukrainian Refugee Family: The family, a mother and 2 children (ages 9 and 19), moved to Middleton 8 months ago. They are in need of Gift Cards for everyday expenses, ie, food, gas, clothing, school supplies, etc. An additional family member, the mother-in-law, has joined the family within the last couple of weeks. Gift cards are to be returned to the church office by December 4.
If you have questions please call the church office or email Darce Olson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you, St Luke’s, for helping to make the holidays joyful and special for everyone in our community.