September 8, 2019

“God’s work. Our hands.” is a day of service for the congregations of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America and RLC is very happy to participate again this year. This is no ordinary Sunday!

All are invited to our ONE worship service at 8:30 a.m.  Feel free to wear your work clothes, including previous "God's work. Our hands." bright yellow t-shirts, the new RLC t-shirts, or "Live Generously" Thrivent shirts. (We have more!  Visit us at the Ministry Fair on August 25.)

Can’t participate?  But you can! Check out our donation requests below.

Projects will begin immediately following the service.  Below are the opportunities available this year with varying degrees of involvement and skill– we have something for everyone! Sign-up sheets are in the narthex and online HERE to donate supplies and to volunteer.

To celebrate our day of service,volunteers are invited to enjoy a taco bar lunch beginning at 11:30!

Assemble Hygiene Kits for Streetside Showers 

  • Good project for younger kids, plus learn about homelessness.  
  • Donations needed: toothbrushes (individually packaged), toothpaste (travel size), barsoap, shampoo (travel size), conditioner (travel size), razors, washcloths, Q-tips


Make Pet Beds for the Plano Animal Shelter

  • Super-easy project that is loved by our four-legged friends.


Special Cookie Deliveries 

  • Bake, package, and deliver packaged cookies to organizations and individuals from our own church family as well as outreach to our community Fire and Police departments. Choose to bake four dozen cookies (deliver on Sept. 7), package the cookies, and/or make the deliveries.

 Tie Quilts

  • “Knot” a quilter?  You can help tie up loose ends on the quilts made by the Cover Girls.



  • New this year: cleaning our building!  Help get our Sunday Schoolrooms ready, wash windows, work in the Sanctuary, etc.  A variety of tasks for all abilities.  If cleanliness is next to godliness, then we need all the help we can get! 

  • Donations needed: paper towels, Lysol or Clorox wipes, disposable gloves, Windex or similar cleaner
  • Donations to borrow: Swifter wet mops and pads, Swifter tool with sleeve refills, vacuum cleaners

Lunch Bunch

  • Help prepare and serve our taco bar lunch.  Thrivent Action Grant awarded to pay for our meal.  Hooray for Thrivent!

Donation Drives

  • Special collections to help our our neighbors in need:Socks: New men’s crew and ankle socks to benefit Streetside Showers.
  • Peanut butter: in plastic jars to benefit the North Texas Food Bank ;collection runs through September 30. 


Place donated items in the boxes at the “God’s work. Our hands.” table in the narthex.  Thanks!!

1919 Independence Pkwy Plano, Texas 75075 USA
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PURPOSE: To unite as many persons as will share its confession of faith in a fellowship of Worship, Learning, Witness and Service that the Word of God in Jesus Christ may become effective in their lives together and individually.