Service Opportunities

Ministry Team Name: Description: Show Interest Have Questions?
Appalachia Service Project (ASP) Team Transform the lives of others! Spend a week making homes warmer, dryer and safer for families in central Appalachia. You might find your own life transformed along the way.

Frequency: Twice–monthly meetings, various fundraisers and one week in summer

Safe sanctuary training and a background check is required for this serving opportunity.
Blessing Bag Team Assist with the collection, assembly and delivery of personal hygiene bags to persons in need through The Life Center in Upper Darby.

Frequency: One or two times a year

Breakfast with Mom Team Help plan, organize and participate in the Breakfast with Mom.

Frequency: February to early May

Breakfast with Santa Team Help plan, organize and run the Breakfast with Santa.

Frequency: November to early December

Christmas Caroling Team Assist with coordinating the group caroling outing to shut-ins during the Christmas season.

Frequency: Once a year

Clothing Closet Team Help solicit, organize and distribute donated “gently used” clothing to agencies that serve people in need.

Frequency: Varies

Correspondence Team Assist church members and friends to stay connected with Covenant by writing notes of encouragement.

Frequency: One month a year

Doris W. Stettler Reassurance Ministry Team By making phone calls, help those who are alone, housebound, home from the hospital or rehab, or are grieving to know that we care about them.

Frequency: Once or twice monthly

Extending the Table Team By visiting and providing communion on the first Sunday (or Monday) of each month after worship, support those “unwillingly absent” from worship services in staying connected to Covenant.

Frequency: Monthly

Flood Buckets Team Assist with the collection, assembly and distribution of flood buckets (cleaning kits) to the UMCOR regional distribution center.

Frequency: One time a year

Flower Delivery Team Help those who are sick or shut-in to know that the church remembers them by delivering the altar flowers to them after Sunday worship.

Frequency: Rotates

Funeral Luncheon Hospitality Team Participate in organizing, preparing and hosting funeral luncheons at the church by request.

Frequency: As needed

Handy-helpers Ministry Team Lend a hand to homeowners who cannot do certain basic home repair tasks themselves, e.g., clearing leaves and branches, cleaning gutters, painting, etc.

Frequency: As needed

Harlee Manor Worship Team Help remind the residents of Harlee Manor of God’s infinite love, comfort and constant presence by holding a worship service there periodically .

Frequency: Every six weeks

Life Center Dinners Team Help publicize, organize, deliver and serve dinners to the homeless at The Life Center in Upper Darby.

Frequency: Every other month

Loaves and Fishes Team Assist in collecting and delivering non-perishable food items to the Loaves and Fishes food pantry in Prospect Park.

Frequency: Monthly

Membership Connection Team Help church members and friends to stay connected with Covenant by placing calls to inform or remind them of important events, etc.

Frequency: As needed

Nepal Team Assist in fund-raising for specific projects related to the operation, infrastructure and/or medical care at Patan Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Frequency: As needed

Nursery Home Visitor Send a book to our youngest members and to babies baptized here. See that the altar rose goes to the family.

Frequency: As needed

Prayer Circle Participate in intercessory prayer weekly for special needs in our congregation and community.

Frequency: Weekly

Red Cross Bloodmobile Team Assist the semi-annual blood drive by encouraging people to sign up to donate blood.

Frequency: Two times a year

Souper Bowl of Caring (SBOC) Team Work on the SBOC food collection project by helping with publicity, collection, and/or delivery of the collected items.

Frequency: January to early February

Sunday Refreshments Team Provide refreshments for the social gatherings in Wesley Hall after Sunday worship services.

Frequency: Rotates

United Methodist Men (UMM) Meet with other men to participate in missional and service activities, including Saturday breakfasts.

Frequency: Monthly

United Methodist Women (UMW) Meet with other women for a variety of activities, including circle meetings, Bible study, and participate in global ministries while enjoying creative and supportive fellowship.

Frequency: Determined by UMW circles

Warm Hands and Hearts Team Assist in coordinating the collection and distribution of hats, gloves, mittens and scarves to those in need.

Frequency: November to December

White Tag Christmas Tree Team Help to organize and conduct the annual White Tag project., collecting gifts for needy children and teens.

Frequency: November to December