OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE THE LOCAL COMMUNITY

Hands-on service is one of the hallmarks of Aldersgate Church. partners with a number of local organizations to help feed the hungry and house the homeless.

R.O.C.K.:  Due to coronavirus restrictions, meals are not be provided by organizations at this time.

Route One Community Kitchen provides meals for the hungry five days per week throughout the year. Aldersgate’s day is Friday. Volunteers purchase food, prepare the meal Friday mornings, and then deliver and serve lunch at the Elks Lodge on Richmond Highway. To volunteer, please email aldersgaterock@gmail.com.

Phoenix Rising: On the second Friday of each month, Aldersgate delivers sack meals to the people sheltered in local motels. Volunteers are needed for shopping, sandwich preparation, delivery, and special projects. To volunteer, email Frida Hopper at fridahopper99@gmail.com.

Mondloch House: A New Hope Housing initiative, Mondloch House provides temporary shelter and services for homeless families and individuals. Aldersgate volunteers buy and deliver fresh fruits and vegetables to Mondloch House each week. The suggested cost is now about $35. Coordinators are also needed. To volunteer, please contact Patricia Millett at connect@aldersgate.net.

Hypothermia Project: Due to coronavirus restrictions, the shelter is being supported by staff at the South County Government Center and volunteer opportunities are limited at this time.

During the winter months, volunteers are needed to prepare meals and to spend the night at the Route 1 temporary homeless shelter at the Rising Hope United Methodist Mission Church on Russell Road. Aldersgate provides volunteers one night a week from December through March. To volunteer, please contact Karen Latta at klatta@fourthwave.com.

Rising Hope: Due to coronavirus restrictions, volunteer opportunities are limited, however, we continue to collect items and deliver them to weekly to Rising Hope.

Rising Hope United Methodist Mission Church serves those living in poverty in the Richmond Highway area. Volunteers from Aldersgate assist in this work, sorting food, driving members to worship services, leading Bible studies, helping with after-school programs, assembling mass mailings, and working individually with constituents. Learn more about Rising Hope at www.risinghopeumc.org.

© 2021 Aldersgate UMC

© 2021 Aldersgate UMC

1301 Collingwood Road, Alexandria, VA 22308
office@aldersgate.net  p: (703) 765 6555   f: (703) 765 5841

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