SHINE! Servant Event

SHINE! Servant Event 2024

Make a Christ-centered difference in our community.

Pick a project; shine the light of Jesus to our neighbors.

Plant Flowers and Grounds Clean-Up for Residents at the Good Shepherd Village

Date: Saturday, April 13

Time: 9 AM – Noon

Volunteers Needed: 20–25

Location: Meet at the Good Shepherd Village 2 North Parking area (204 South Sunset Hills Drive, Concordia)

Volunteers should bring trowels; rakes; shovels; gloves; trash bags; trucks to haul away yard waste, leaves, and branches; and lots of muscle!

*If necessary, the rain date is Saturday, April 20.

Saint Paul Lutheran High School (SPLHS) "Prom"enade

Date: Saturday, April 13

Time: 3:15 PM

Location: Good Shepherd Care Community

Come and enjoy the SPLHS students and visit with residents as the students promenade in their finest through the Good Shepherd Care Community before prom.

Sweet Springs Food Pantry Collection

Date: Sunday, April 14 – Sunday, April 21

Location: Collection boxes in the narthex and church office

The Sweet Springs Food Pantry assists over 100 area families including 150 children and currently 7 families that are homeless. Although each month is different, the summer months can be especially challenging without school meals.

Needed items include any food with a “pop top” (tuna, chicken, fruit), beef jerky, ravioli, macaroni n cheese. Small bags of toiletries, laundry detergent and cleaner is also greatly appreciated. Donation boxes can be found in the narthex and church office.

*Items will be delivered on Monday, April 22.

Yard Clean-Up for Homebound Member

Date: Wednesday, April 17

Time: 5:00 PM

Volunteers Needed: 10–15

Location: 106 South Biltz Drive, Concordia

Volunteers should bring rakes; shovels; gloves; trash bags; trucks to haul away yard waste, leaves, and branches.

* If necessary, the rain date is to be determined.

Pack Snack Bags for Airmen in the 509th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Whiteman Air Force Base

Date: Saturday, April 20

Time: 2:00 PM

Volunteers Needed: 15–20

Location: School Gym

This project will be packing bags with various snacks. Can be done sitting. Snacks and bags will be provided.

Sign-up to join other members and friends of St. Paul's and more than 10,000 volunteers throughout the state of Missouri in shining the light of Jesus Christ.

In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.
Matthew 5:16 English Standard Version

If you cannot participate in one of the projects listed above but still wish to offer some kind of hands-on service, reach out to a neighbor, a friend, or a fellow church member who could use some kind of assistance, respite, or relief.

Like to take pictures? Volunteer to be our SHINE! photographer to snap a few photos of various teams and projects.

Photos from a few of our SHINE! 2023 projects ...