Give blood if you can as supplies are low.
Assist at community food banks as many of the typical volunteers are older and unable to assist right now.
Prison letter-writing ministry
All visits and related activities are suspended in prisons across the country. In response, the Community of Saint Dysmas, a Lutheran congregation in the Maryland state correctional system, has started a letter writing ministry. Would you write a note to an inmate especially isolated from family and friends during this time?
- General expressions that you’re thinking and praying for them or encouraging Bible verses are great.
- Sign with first name only or your sibling in Christ.
- Mail to: CSD, 905 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228
We know we can serve through financial support and donations of things like school supplies, personal hygiene items, Angel Tree gifts and the like and we rejoice in doing so.
We also know as important as giving is, listening, accompanying and partnering with people in need and our community broadly, in our neighborhood and beyond, are critical.
Whether you’re our neighbor (regardless of religious or other affiliation) or a GSLC member, we welcome you to serve with us.
Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’
The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’
Matthew 25: 37-40