Opportunities to Serve

Toni’s Kitchen Backpack Program

Toni’s Kitchen launched a new program this week in support of local families with food need. Volunteers pack nutritious food in a backpack and deliver it to a tutoring program 4 days a week. Students can take a backpack home once a week. This week’s backpacks included: pasta, tomato sauce, raisins, applesauce, tuna, peanut butter,…

Clean ‘N Green – Saturday, November 7

The Gardening part of the Buildings and Grounds Committee asks for volunteers for the Fall Clean ‘N Green, to be held on Saturday, November 7, at 10:00 am.  We will provide tools and gloves, but are asking for many hands to help with weeding, planting bulbs, and the overall cleanup of the property, so that the…

Healthy Food Drives

So, you want to help St. Luke’s and Toni’s Kitchen. But, your schedule is jam packed and you cannot come to volunteer, or drive to pick up a food donation. It would be hard for you to work in the office because you’re swamped with carpool, work, errands… That is OKAY! We have a great…

Suitcase and Bag Drive – Through November

The Outreach Committee is sponsoring a Gently Used Suitcase and Duffel Bag Drive from now until the end of November. These items will make a big difference in the lives of local foster care children. Most of them move from house to house with all their belongings in a large black garbage bag. The Bloomfield…

Pumpkin Patch Planning Committee

It’s the time of year when we plan our Annual Pumpkin Patch and recruit to help make it a big success. We need volunteers to help on various Pumpkin Patch committees including: the Unloading Committee, the Sales Committee, the Children’s Story Time Committee, Schools Outreach Committee, Decoration Committee, and more. If you are interested in…

Joy in the 2nd Time Around Shop

  The 2nd Time Around Shop is a joy-filled place! This is the place to be not only to help the community by organizing, sorting, and pricing donations for sale in the shop, but also, it is the place to be to build lasting friendships and grow together as volunteers. The Shop will reopen on…

Toni’s Kitchen – Grateful for Greens

Toni’s Kitchen thanks the Montclair CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) for ten bins of fresh produce this week. During the summer, Toni’s Kitchen receives fresh produce donations, which help the kitchen to serve healthy, nutritious meals. Here, two volunteers shuck peas in preparation for a Thursday meal. We always appreciate donations of healthy, fresh veggies, fruits,…

Licensed Worship Leaders Training – Beginning May 26

Grace Church in Nutley, located at 200 Highfield Lane in Nutley, will host training for Licensed Worship Leaders on May 26, June 18, and June 25 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00p.m. (attendance is required at all three classes). Worship Leaders are lay people who regularly lead worship under the direction of Clergy. All are welcome…

Toni’s Kitchen Fundraiser- New Date March 31

Tickets are available for Toni’s Kitchen’s annual fundraiser on March 31 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., at Halcyon Restaurant, 114 Walnut Street, in Montclair. Our theme is “Hearts Feeding Souls.” The original date was postponed due to a snowstorm.The evening will represent a toast to all those who make Toni’s Kitchen possible. We will…

Kids in the Kitchen – Sunday, March 15

Time to Celebrate and Serve! Come join us for an opportunity to Celebrate! and Serve! On March 15 following the Celebrate (9:00 a.m.) service we will head down to the Sawtelle room to socialize and bake. This will be an opportunity for the Celebrate! families to get to know each other better, and for the…