MINISTERIES

Soup & Sandwich: Soup and Sandwich has been a long standing mission of Family of God through which we work cooperatively with our neighbor Trinity Episcopal Church to deliver soup and 340 sandwiches to feed the hungry in the neighborhood of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Philadelphia.  The second Friday of every month we gather for an hour at 7:00P.M. to assemble our sandwiches which will be delivered along with Trinity’s soup, the next day to St. Mary’s.  Help is sometimes needed with picking up the sandwich supplies or with delivering the completed sandwiches.  Please sign up in the Narthex.  Questions: Diane Rearick 215-378- 7301 Diane.Rearick@Selective.Com  or Vic Gallo 215-768-6846

Special Events: Throughout the year, we have a variety of events such as Town Hall Spring & Fall Cleaning, Annual Meeting and various potlucks.  We can always use help planning, setting up, etc…  If you like to cook or bake (or eat!), we need your help as most of these events involve food!  New ideas welcome!!

Stitch & Chat: Our Stitch and Chat ministry meets monthly and finds it is a wonderful opportunity to learn to knit or crochet, help each other with patterns, ideas and techniques, as well as to spend time in fellowship with other women of the congregation.  Due to the creative efforts of the members there is a whole shelf of prayer shawls and stoles safely stored in the church for distribution to folks who are ill or who have experienced a loss.  It is a physical sign of prayers that are lifted up on their behalf.  Those who have delivered shawls know how touched the recipients are that they have been thought of and remembered. The group also contributes shawls to A Woman's Place, baby blankets for Project Linus and children's sweaters for World Vision. If you would like to learn more about this caring ministry or to join the group, contact Sharon Shaw at 215-297-5248.  We gather monthly in the church parlor on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 7:30 - 9:00 PM.  

55+ Gang:   Our seniors meet once a month for fellowship, share a meal and enjoy a speaker.  We meet on the first Wednesday of the month, October thru June, at 11:30.  Newcomers welcome!!

Adopt-a-Highway: Family of God has participated in PennDOT’s ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY program since 2000.   A group of volunteers meets three to four times a year to pick up trash along Route 263 between Route 413 and Route 313.  This is a good opportunity for fellowship and exercise and a good way for Family of God to contribute to the Buckingham community and all those passing through it.  We always welcome more volunteers.  Remember, we are happy to give on the job training!  Contact Terry or Barb Andree (terryandree@gmail.com) if you are interested in joining.   We also post a sign up list in the Narthex prior to pickups. 

Vacation Bible School (VBS): Every summer, we embark on a new week-long adventure!  VBS is open to children preschool thru 6th grade.  Enthusiastic volunteers needed to help plan and run VBS.  We need help ahead of time planning for the week’s events, and we need lots of folks to help during that week in the classes.  Guaranteed fun for all!!  Contact: Susan Lyle Casile.   * All volunteers that work with children must have all state required clearances on file with the church office prior to volunteering.  Click here to review the Synod's directions on required clearances.