Calling All Garden Helpers

Calling all garden lovers: If you love the look of our new front garden, might you be willing to donate a few hours each month to help with its upkeep? Until our new plants grow to cover more of the open garden areas, weeds are going to show up in those areas. Several helpers have been working to try to keep the front garden weed-free since it was completed, but they could use more help. This is not a task…

Large Volunteer Need for Community Vaccination Center at the Greenbelt Metro Station

The South Eastern District has reached out to Our Savior Lutheran Church looking for volunteers to be support staff at the Greenbelt Vaccination Center. Please read below to find more information on how to help and how to sign-up to volunteer! “FEMA has tasked Maryland VOAD and its Member Organizations to recruit and manage the volunteers. We need 30 volunteers per day (divided between two shifts), 7 days per week, for 8 weeks. The site opens formally today, Wednesday, April…

Winter Shelter 2020

As you might guess, due to the Corona virus, Laurel Winter Shelter is not operating as normal this year. There is no way to safely run the shelter in individual congregations. Under a county supported program with CCSI, our homeless friends are being housed at a hotel in Beltsville.