Serve the Community

LOCAL VOLUNTEER/SUPPORT OPPORTUNITIES

St. John supports many different organizations and coordinates efforts to help those in our community and beyond. We offer many opportunities for service locally, regionally, nationally and globally as we seek to be the hands and heart of God. We seek to invest our time, talents and treasure into meaningful service in Christ’s name. Listed below are some of the local organizations that St. John helps.  We welcome you to find out more and become involved!

 

 

LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF

Works to provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice, and human suffering.

Website:  https://lwr.org/

Contact Person: The Outreach Committee

Way to get Involved:  St John provides an annual gift to support the organization.  If you would like to contribute to the organization through Church please designate your giving at the church office or in the Sunday collection.

 

*If you buy things on Amazon.com, sign up for Amazon Smile, and you can designate LWR to receive a portion of the proceeds from your purchases.

 

 

HILL COUNTRY DAILY BREAD MINISTRIES

A faith based ministry that provides physical, emotional, and spiritual support to more than 8,200 people living in poverty in the Texas Hill Country.

Website:  http://hillcountrydailybread.com/

Contact Person: The Outreach Committee

Way to get Involved:  See the organizations web site for volunteer opportunities.  St John provides an annual gift to support the organization.  If you would like to contribute to the organization through Church please designate your giving at the church office or in the Sunday collection.

 

 

UPBRING Lutheran Social Services (Formally LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF THE SOUTH)

Upbring is raising the standards for child welfare in Texas. With their partners, they deliver services that produce measurable progress toward five key markers of every child’s well-being: safety, life skills, education, health and vocation.

Website:  https://www.upbring.org/

Contact Person: The Outreach Committee

Way to get Involved:  St John provides an annual gift to support the organization.  If you would like to contribute to the organization through Church please designate your giving at the church office or in the Sunday collection.

 

 

BOERNE FOOD PANTRY

Provides healthy food for Boerne and Kendall County families in need.

 

 

BOERNE COMMUNITY COALITION

To improve the quality of life for children and families in our community by creating, connecting, and providing them with needed services and resources.

Website:  http://www.boernecommunitycoalition.com/

Contact Person: The Outreach Committee

Way to get Involved:  St John provides an annual gift to support the organization.  If you would like to contribute to the organization through Church please designate your giving at the church office or in the Sunday collection.

 

 

TAKING IT TO THE STREETS MINISTRY (TI2TS)

A Boerne based, ministry focused on feeding, clothing, and building relationships with the San Antonio homeless community on a weekly basis.

Website:  https://www.takingittothestreets.com/

Contact Person: Bob Moriarty

Way to get Involved:  St. John cooks and serves meals as a group periodically.  You can also volunteer or sign up to help serve on any Saturday night on their website.  St John provides an annual gift to support the organization.  If you would like to contribute to the organization through Church please designate your giving at the church office or in the Sunday collection.

 

 

HILL COUNTRY PREGNANCY CARE CENTER (HPCC)

Empowers individuals to make Christ centered choices regarding pregnancy and sexuality, and to experience the healing power of Christ’s love.

Website:  https://www.lifesprecious.org/

Contact Person: Vernell Johnson

Way to get Involved:  See the organizations web site for volunteer opportunities.  St John provides an annual gift to support the organization.  If you would like to contribute to the organization through Church please designate your giving at the church office or in the Sunday collection.

 

 

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Builds homes for families in need.

Website:  http://www.habitatsa.org/home.aspx

Contact Person:  Scott Rutherford

Way to get Involved:  Contact Scott to learn about serving opportunities.  St John provides an annual gift to support this effort.  If you would like to contribute to the effort please designate your giving at the church office or in the Sunday collection.

 

 

SISTERS OF SANCTUARY

Contact Person: Sharon Tschirhart

Way to get Involved:  Contact Sharon to learn about the organization and ways to help.  St John provides an annual gift to support this effort.  If you would like to contribute to the effort please designate your giving at the church office or in the Sunday collection.

 

 

QUILTING GROUP

Contact Person: Nancy Felps/Doris Beath

Way to get Involved:  Contact Nancy or Doris to learn about ways to help.  St John provides an annual gift to support this effort.  If you would like to contribute to the effort please designate your giving at the church office or in the Sunday collection.