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Service and Outreach

Social Justice Committee

Matthew 25 inspires the congregation to engage in service and social justice ministries. To strengthen the congregation’s involvement in service and social justice ministries.  Provide opportunities for members to express their faith by responding to the needs of others.  Work with other congregations or faith-based organizations to implement programs that serve the needs of others, while deepening the faith and life experience of the volunteers. (LSS, Safe Haven, Habitat for Humanity, Meals on Wheels, Union Gospel Mission, and various CHUM programs including Food Shelf, Steve O’Neil Apartments, Drop-In Center, etc.)

If you are interested in serving on this committee, please contact the office. 

CHUM Church

CHUM (Churches United in Ministry) meets at Peace United Church of Christ the second Sunday of each month.  Adults with developmental disabilities are given the opportunity to express their beliefs, support one another and experience God's love. We are a participant in this ecumenical Duluth organization and provide service leadership each year.

On Being a "Matthew 25 Congregation"

Help serve at the Union Gospel Mission, 219 E. First Street.  Concordia helps serve two times per month on first and third Mondays each month from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.

Prayer Chain

Consists of a small group of very dedicated individuals who receive praryer requests from the pastor, church office or prayer chain leader.  The prayer requestes are then passed on down throught the chain of members, each on praying for the situation one by one until it is completed.

Food Shelf

Bring your donations and place them in the box in the narthex.

Home Delivered Meals

Members volunteer to deliver home meals to homebound residents of Duluth.  It takes about one hour of time in the morning, one or more days a week or month, picking up meals at Lakeshore Lutheran Home.  Call 727-4321 to find out more information or to sign up!

Lutheran Social Services  needs volunteers with various programs, Young Parent Mentor, Bethany Crisis Nursery, Guardianship/Conservatorship, Street Outreach Volunteer.  Please contact 529-2222 if you can help.

Caring Minstries

Lay ministers visit members in the hospital or in home.

Sermon Ministry

Sermon tapes are delivered weekly to home bound members.

Prayer Shawls

Prayer shawls are made by individuals who knit or crochet.  Thereare patterns in the church office or you may use your own pattern.  Finished shawls can be dropped off at the office for distribution in the community.

Quilters

Quilters meet the third Thursday at 9:00 a.m. each month from September to May.  Bring a bag lunch for your noon meal.  They make quilts each year to that are sent to local organizations and overseas for Lutheran World Relief.


Last Updated:   September 2018     Limitations & Policy