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Prayer Walks

To launch the 2018 Go Beyond Week of Service, Prayer Walks will be held throughout the region. Gather with others in your community to pray for the your neighbors, civic leaders, first responders, service organizations, teachers, and those with influence, and those in need.

No advance registration is necessary.

ALL PRAYER WALKS WILL BE HELD RAIN OR SHINE UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED BELOW

Times & Locations:

  • Lampeter • 9:00 AM
    Lampeter-Strasburg High School • 1600 Book Road, Lancaster, PA 17602
    Led by Cornerstone Community Church
  • Lancaster City • 9:00 AM
    Binns Park • N. Queen Street, Lancaster, PA 17603
    Led by Led by Activ8 / Teen Haven
  • Myerstown • 9:00 AM
    Harvest Bible Chapel • 101 S. Railroad Street, Myerstown , PA 17067
    Led by Harvest Bible Chapel Myerstown
  • Quarryville • 9:00 AM
    Huffnagle Park • Oak Lane, Quarryville, PA 17566
    Led by Oak Hill Fellowship, Faith Church, Providence Church, and Victory Church

 

Watch for more Prayer Walks being added soon!

 

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Diaper Drive

Join Go Beyond and the Pennsylvania Family Institute in helping these pregnancy resource Centers in Lancaster and Lebanon Counties.

Please donate new, unopened diapers, sizes Newborn - Size 6.

Sign up your church or business to be a drop-off location by emailing info@gobeyondus.com.

Drop-off locations:

  • A Woman's Concern
    1102 Millersville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17603 • 717.394.1561
    616 North Duke Street, Lancaster, PA 17602 • 717.394.1561

  • Susquehanna Valley Pregnancy Centerancaster City
    501 Walnut Street, Columbia, PA 17512 • 717.684.3400
    112 West Main Street, Ephrata, PA 17522 • 717.733.9440
    408 West Chestnut Street, Lancaster, PA 17603 • 717.575.0561
    132 South 8th Street, Lebanon, PA 17042 • 717.274.0600

  • Pregnancy Resources at Cornerstone
    5380 Lincoln Highway, Gap, PA 17527 • 717.442.8694

  • Solid Rock
    34 E. State Street, Quarryville, PA 17566 • 717.442.8694

  • Breath of Life
    1865 East Lincoln Highway, Lancaster, PA 17602 • 717.442.8694

 

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Mission Opportunities

Water Street Mission is a great organization to serve during the Week of Service and beyond.

Serving Opportunities (average shift is 2.5 hours):

  • Serving breakfast or dinner • May 6
  • Serving breakfast, lunch, or dinner • May 7-12
  • Behind-the-scenes work during non-meal times • May 5-12

 

REGISTER NOW and then login to view opportunities.

Contact Heather Ross at hross@wsm.org for more information.

 

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Pastors' Prayer with Public Servants

If you're a pastor and are interested in being part of a small group of Christian leaders meeting with a local official in your area, not to ask anything, but to say thank you, encourage, and pray, then this opportunity is for you.

Kurt Weaver, with the Pennsylvania Family Institute will setup these meetings. Contact him at kweaver@pafamily.org for more information and to sign up.

 

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Meal-Packing for Refugees

GAiN (Global Aid Network) will be facilitating packing meals for refugees around the world. Your church or business can sponsor a meal-packing session, part of a session, or just participate as individuals. Participants and patrons are asked to make a donation to cover the supplies needed to make the meals they will pack.

Available times are:

  • Monday, May 7
    Afternoon Session • 1:00-3:00 PM
    Evening Session • 6:00-8:00 PM

    Harvest Bible Chapel Lancaster
    651 Lampeter Road, Lancaster, PA 17602 • 717.393.9600

  • INDIVIDUALS
    $20 suggested minimum donation per person
    (actual cost of materials being packed: $40)

  • BUSINESSES / CHURCHES
    Consider sponsoring a group of people from your organization to pack meals. Cost is $40 per person to cover materials.

  • SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
    To find our more about sponsoring a meal-packing session, or part of a session, please contact Steve Baker at steve.baker@gainusa.org.

 

REGISTER NOW

 

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Life-Changing Construction Projects

Join with other volunteers to help make a real difference in someone's life. Servants, Inc. will organize and direct multiple construction teams during the Week of Service. These teams will provide home repairs throughout Lancaster County for people in need with nowhere else to turn. Teams of skilled and unskilled volunteers will gather each morning for a light breakfast before heading out so serve. In addition, churches can volunteer to provide breakfast for the crew one or more of the days of the week.

Examples of Construction Projects & Needs:

  • Wheelchair Ramp near Intercourse (3 days | 4-6 volunteers)
  • Flooring in Paradise (1 day | 2-4 volunteers)
  • Floor repairs / flooring in Ronks (1-2 days | 2-4 volunteers)
  • Floor repairs in Columbia (1 day | 2-4 volunteers)
  • Bathroom Modification in Columbia (3-5 days | 4 volunteers)
  • Rework 5x20' porch w/steps in Columbia (3-4 days | 4-6 volunteers)
  • Skirting, painting, & misc. items in Akron (3-4 days | 4-6 volunteers)
  • Leaking faucets, door repairs, downspout repair, stair rail repairs, exterior trim repair, exterior painting, etc. in Lancaster (3-4 days | 4-8 volunteers)
  • Exterior scraping and painting, window / door trim, etc. in Millersville (2-3 days | 4 volunteers)
  • Drywall / plaster repair, basement clean out in Lancaster (2-4 days | 4-8 volunteers)
  • Skirting repair in Columbia (1-2 days | 4 volunteers)
  • Roof replacement Lititz (4-5 days | 6-10 volunteers)
  • Replace front door, ceiling repair, replace several electrical outlets, rails repairs, replace exterior window, trim and paint, replace kitchen vent fan, minor plumbing, etc. in Lancaster (2-3 days | 4-6 volunteers)
  • Plumbing repairs in Lancaster (1-2 days | 2 volunteers)

Click here to email Alisha Crooks, Home Helps Family & Volunteer Coordinator at alishacrooks@servants.org.

 A full application can be downloaded by clicking here.

 

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Blood Drives

Several churches will be hosting blood drives during the Week of Service. Reserve your spot soon, as these blood drives get very busy!

Available times are:

  • Tuesday, May 8 • 1:00-6:00 PM
    Mill Creek Bible Church • 270 Strasburg Pike, Lancaster, PA 17602
  • Thursday, May 10 • 1:00-6:00 PM
    Lampeter United Methodist Church • 1101 Village Road, Lampeter, PA 17537
  • Friday, May 11 • 2:00-7:00 PM
    Harvest Bible Chapel • 651 Lampeter Road, Lancaster, PA 17602
  • Saturday, May 12 • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    The Fireplace Christian Fellowship • 60 E. Washington Avenue, Myerstown, PA 17607

 

REGISTER FOR A BLOOD DRIVE

 

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Citywide Cleanup Organized by Teen Haven

Lancaster
J. P. McCaskey High School • 445 N. Reservoir Street, Lancaster, PA 17602
Saturday, May 12 • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Cleanup will include:

  • Celebration Rally
  • Cleaning the Streets of Lancaster City
  • Free Lunch
  • Fun Fair with Inflatables

Volunteers will be bused to assigned areas to clean. The event is for the entire family (strollers are welcome).
Go Beyond Citywide Cleanup T-shirts are available for $7 during free registration, as well as, on the morning of the Cleanup.

 

REGISTER NOW

Free Chick-fil-A sandwich at lunch for the first 500 people to check in on Saturday, May 12.

 

Lancaster Citywide Cleanup Insert
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Additional Community Cleanups

Myerstown
Harvest Bible Chapel • 101 S. Railroad Street, Myerstown, PA 17067
Saturday, May 12 • 8:30 AM
After the Cleanup, a free lunch will be provided. The event is for the entire family (strollers are welcome).
No advance registration is necessary.

Myerstown Citywide Cleanup Insert
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Quarryville
Memorial Park • 297 Park Avenue, Quarryville, PA 17566
Saturday, May 12 • 8:00 AM
The event is for the entire family (strollers are welcome).
No advance registration is necessary.