This is one of our largest outreach commissions. There are many areas where you can get involved.

 

Tygerbears & Thuthuzela Ministry

To bring a glimmer of joy, hope and comfort to traumatized and abused children at Tygerbears unit of Tygerberg Hospital, Thuthuzela unit at Karl Bremer Hospital.

Duties

  • Knit or sew Teddy Bears or small toys
  • Make up Comfort packs
  • Supply items for packs
  • Sew drawstring bags
  • Supply ready instant meals & sweets for kiddies
  • Deliver above

 

Time commitment

In own time.

 

Skills and Talents

  • Love and compassion.
  • Time to make up comfort packs

 

 

Tygerberg Cancer Flower Ministry

Bringing sunshine and God’s beauty and love into the bleakness of the cancer ward at Tygerberg Hospital. Many patients come from up-country, staying for several weeks, some have no visitors.

We try to brighten their day and let them know God cares for them. Each patient is given a posy, a magazine and a bookmark.

 

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Flower Ministry

Duties

  • Four to Five persons per team. Each member responsible for making 15 posies and collecting magazines.
  • Posies can be made at home or at the church. Sunday Service flowers can be used for this.
  • Posies are easy to make and are made in photo film holders. These are supplied by the church or alternately are available from photo shops.
  • Bookmarks are provided by the church.
  • Magazines are provided by the church.
  • Posies, magazines and bookmarks are delivered weekly (On a Monday or Tuesday)
  • Not all who are involved need visit the hospital. Each team needs 2 volunteers to visit.
  • A hospital visit takes, in total, about 1 hour.
  • This ministry provides an excellent opportunity for the working members of the church who want to participate in ministry.

 

Time commitment

Once every 6 weeks, Mondays or Tuesdays, Tygerberg Hospital Cancer Ward

 

Skills and Talents

Compassion for people, a willingness to spend time making posies, having time available to deliver these, collection of magazines and bookmarks from the church AND a ready smile.

 

Mayflower Ministry

To distribute all items received by the church for various organisations

 

Duties

  • Sort and pack all items of clothing, toys, books to various organisations.
  • Fellowship and sharing
  • Tea and cake

 

Time commitment

Wednesdays from 09h30-12h00 at the church

 

 

Skills and Talents

No special skills needed, just a willingness to help!

 

Atlantis Ministry – Crèche at Methodist Church / Private Crèche

Assisting those far less fortunate than ourselves by caring for the frail and children.

 

Duties

  • Donate items, eg. Clothing, toys, food, toiletries etc.
  • Sew tracksuits and/or t-shirts for children
  • Knit jerseys, beanies
  • Provide books and stationery

 

 

Time commitment

Occasional visits to Atlantis

 

Skills and Talents

Time and Commitment to helping those unable to help themselves

 

“Love Box” Ministry

Caring and comforting to our members in hospital or recuperating at home by providing them with a “Love Gift”

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Love Boxes

 

Duties

Provide wrapped gifts, gift bags and decorated gift boxes.

 

Time commitment

In own time

 

 

Skills and Talents

Being there for the love and comfort of each other.