It’s that time of the year when things start to get busy at The Palms. Our winter friends are returning, meetings and classes are happening with greater frequency, and our social justice ministry, which never takes a day off, is expanding! We are busy being the church, the palms of Jesus. Thanks be to God! To… Continue reading If you can no longer march, what can you do?
The Church of the Palms Social Justice Action Team needs your help. The mission of this Team is to seek justice through Prayer, Action, Love, Ministry, and Support. Currently, the most critical need for volunteers is in the area of our ministry to the homeless population in our community. Monitors are needed for our I-HELP… Continue reading Volunteers needed!
Sunday, May 15, 2022 will be a special day at Church of the Palms. During the worship service we will focus on mental wellness and hear from members of our WISE Congregation for Metal Wellness Team. It will be Pastor Paul’s last Sunday with us before embarking on his well-earned sabbatical. After the service, our… Continue reading Mental Wellness / Sabbatical Farewell / Ministry Fair / Fellowship Cookout
The Church of the Palms has been hosting I-HELP for more than six months, and we have seen 12 of our guests acquire housing. Since the lockdown, we have had seven guests in the program. Each new guest is tested for COVID-19, and we have an extensive protocol of taking temperatures, social distancing, wearing masks,… Continue reading I-HELP Needs Your Help This Summer
Thank you to all who have donated food and prepared meals for our I-Help (Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program) guests. We, once again, have been blessed by the generosity of our church family and friends, and our guests have been so very appreciative of all that has been contributed. We have learned that our ministry… Continue reading Update from the I-HELP Meal Ministry
The Church of the Palms has a partnership with the Dysart Community Center. Here are ways you can help: February “Giving Tree” for After School Kids Open your hearts for the kids. There are 200+ children in the After School Kids Club that are sometimes without socks and underwear. A giving tree will be in… Continue reading Dysart Community Center and The Church of the Palms
A 20-member I-HELP committee at Church of the Palms has been working hard for the last two months to get ready for the October launch of I-HELP Northwest Valley. I-HELP (Interfaith Homeless Emergency Lodging Program), a program of Lutheran Social Services, is designed to help the growing numbers of working people who have lost access… Continue reading The Palms is ready for the launch of I-HELP Northwest Valley