School Supplies to Pack Backpacks for General Synod

School Supplies to Pack Backpacks for General Synod

April 8, 2015

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

We invite you to be a part of an important UCC service project. This project is the culminating activity of the UCC “Reading Changes Lives” all-church initiative being led by the UCC Justice and Witness Ministries to help tackle the issue of literacy. The UCC has received 1,000 donated backpacks for the “Stuff the Pack” service project which will be filled with the donated items by attendees at General Synod this summer. Let’s come together to help supply children in the Cleveland Metropolitan School system with the supplies they need to reap the benefits of their early education which sets the stage for the rest of their lives!

How to be involved:

1. Purchase one of the following items:

Crayons – 24 pack
Rulers – 12 inches
Pencils (No. 2) – 10 pack
Glue Sticks/Paste
Eraser -2 pack
Folders – with pockets with (3) tabs in the middle
Colored Pencils – 12 pack
Notebook Paper – college and/or wide ruled
Notebooks, Spiral – 150 sheets
Pens (packs of 10 each) – blue, black or red ink
Markers – broad line 10 pack
Hand Sanitizer – travel size
Composition Book

2. Drop your item(s) in one of two places:

1) Collection box at your Association Spring Meeting (if you are not attending perhaps your pastor or other member of your church who will be attending the meeting would be willing to take it for you:

Philadelphia Association: April 26th – 3:00-6:00 pm
Bethel UCC, 6101 N. Mascher St., Philadelphia, PA 19120

2) Collection box at PSEC Administrative Center (between the hours of 9 am – 3 pm; end drop date Friday, June 12th)

Thank you for your generosity in mission! We look forward to transporting all donations to General Synod in June, 2015.

Learn more about how you can begin a similar mission in your community!

Grace and Peace,

Rev. William P. Worley
Conference Minister