Appalachia Service Project (ASP)
Leaders and participants travel to the most impoverished area in the Appalachian Mountains to help repair homes for one week in June.
Blind Ministry Dinners On Hold
This outreach to the blind provides a monthly fellowship dinner for those who are blind or visually impaired. Volunteers provide transportation, prepare and serve food to guests, and help set up and clean up.
Contact: Annette Langefeld-Kennedy
Coffeehouse Events On Hold
The Coffeehouse is a monthly social event for teens and adults with developmental disabilities. Volunteers help make these nights special from beginning to end by volunteering to set up, greet guests, serve refreshments, and clean up.
Click HERE to learn more about The Coffeehouse at Resurrection and at other churches.
Contact: Brenda Peterson
Dorcas Ministries provides compassionate assistance to area residents to empower people to become stable and self-sufficient. In 2018, Dorcas Ministries was blessed with over 600 volunteers and had served an estimated 24,000 clients. And were thrilled to celebrate 50 years of serving our local community.
Gateway Women's Care
Gateway Women’s Care is a local pregnancy resource ministry offering compassion, hope, and non-judgmental help to women and men facing unplanned pregnancy. Gateway is dependent on the generosity of our community to provide services cost free for its clients. They receive no government or taxpayer aid. The annual baby bottle fundraiser is held in conjunction with Sanctity of Human Life Weekend.
Contact: Church Office
Habitat for Humanity, Lutheran Coalition
Volunteer as part of a team in home construction for families in need.
The Lutheran Coalition brings Lutheran churches together to strengthen relationships while serving families in need of affordable housing. The upcoming Lutheran Build is a special partnership with The Serving Cup and Lutheran Services Carolinas to build homes for adults with developmental disabilities called Building Independence 2021. For more information, www.habitatwake.org/faith/lutheran.
Contact: Tim Hiteshew
Lutheran Coalition, 2019 Build, September 7-November 9
2019 Habitat for Humanity
The Hometown Support Program pairs services members, veterans and their families or other primary caregivers with extensively trained Stephen Ministers serving as Hometown Support Volunteers (HSV).
Contact: Bruce Kennedy
Resurrection partners with several local agencies to provide support. Volunteers are needed for year-round special events and collections.
Contact: Cynthia Wyse
Meals on Wheels
Deliver noontime meals to Cary area elderly and shut-ins.
RLC delivery teams can always use substitutes. If you are available and interested in giving 2-3 hours from 10:30 am-1:00 pm every 3rd and 5th Thursday of the month, please contact Else Travers.
Contact: Else Travers
Mission Team Outreach
Resurrection partners with several agencies, local and abroad, to bring help, hope, and service to people in need.
Contact: Ron Bostick
Partnership between RLC and Lutheran Church Uganda. Together we serve the people in various parts of Uganda.
Contact: Cheryl Fike
During this annual spring event, RLC members gather together to reach out to our local community and those in need by working hand-in-hand with a variety of agencies.
In 2019, volunteers participated in packing lunches for the homeless with Brown Bag Ministry, stocking, cleaning, and organizing the food pantry at Western Wake Crisis Ministry, cataloging Christian materials for the Christian Library International (CLI) prison ministry, doing trail maintenance and repairs at Camp Agape, worked with Habitat for Humanity, knitting hats for preemies at WakeMed, and other service-oriented tasks. This event was not held in 2020.
Contact: Jan Boyer
2019 Operation Inasmuch
This program supports individuals who are unemployed, under-employed, concerned about their job future, or just need career advice. Website usage is available to anyone, as many times as needed.
Contact: Bob Shimmel
Safe Families for Children
Safe Families For Children creates extended family-like supports for desperate families through a community of devoted volunteers who are motivated by faith to keep children safe and keep families intact. There are a variety of ways to serve including General Supporters, Host Family, Family Friend, Family Coach, and Resource Friend.
Contact: Dan Shaltanis
Sleep in Heavenly Peace
Sleep in Heavenly Peace builds beds for families who do not have the means to provide beds for their children. Volunteers help build, deliver, and assemble beds in homes under the direction of SHP team leads.
Contact: Deb Oesterling
Western Wake Crisis Ministry
The mission of Western Wake Crisis Ministry is to partner with those in crisis, help them gain stability through basic supports for food, financial/housing assistance, education, and opportunity.
With Love From Jesus
With Love From Jesus is an Evangelical outreach to the needy community in Raleigh and surrounding areas. Their goal is to minister to the spiritual needs, as well as physical needs of those individuals they we serve each week.