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.
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 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
Habitat for Humanity
Volunteer as part of a team in home construction for families in need.
Lutheran churches came together in 2006 to fund and build a Habitat Wake home in Raleigh. In partnership with Thrivent, Lutheran Coalition then built homes in 2007 (Raleigh), 2008 (Knightdale), 2009 (Cary), and 2015-2016 with the Building Independence project in Raleigh. The 2018 Build started an annual building effort.
Lutheran Coalition, 2019 Build, September 7-November 9
Wall Build and Wall-Raising:
Saturday, September 7 at 8:15 am at construction facility, 2615 Westinghouse Boulevard, and ending at construction site at 4:00 pm.
Saturday, September 7 at 11:00 am at construction site
Church Staff Work Morning:
Thursday, November 7 from 8:15 am-11:30 am
Resurrection Lutheran Work Days:
September 21, October 19, November 2
Contact: Tim Hiteshaw
May 2018 Habitat
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.
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