A number of great mission opportunities are available for those attending the General Assembly. Opportunities which do not require registration are listed first; please scroll down to register for the Blood Drive (external link) or to serve with Habitat for Humanity, the Crop Drop, Gleaners Food Bank, or Growing Places Indy.

Also, you can pre-order your very own GA “Mission Servant” t-shirt. All shirts ordered by  May 31 will be available for pick-up from the Local Missions Booth at the Convention Center.

Serve without leaving the convention center

Peyton Manning Children Hospital Project

Make hero capes for children and parents in the NICO and PICU units. This on-going project will be set-up near Hall A in the Mission Area.

Knitting

Rest awhile in the knitting corner and make hats to be donated locally. The area will be open Monday-Wednesday.

Bread for the World Advocacy Project

Send a handwritten letter to congressional representatives about hunger issues. Stationery and examples will be available, as long as information for contacting your representatives.

Blood Drive for the Indiana Blood Center

The blood drive will take place Monday & Tuesday, from 11 am – 4 pm. Please sign-up before the assembly directly on the Blood Center’s web-site: <donate Monday>        <donate Tuesday>

Walk-ups will be taken as space is available. It helps the blood drive staff, however, if you would please register in advance. Please note, donors will need to have a valid, picture ID and should eat and be hydrated prior to donating. If you have questions about eligibility to donate, please call the Indiana Blood Center at 317-916-5150 and ask to speak with a Donor Specialist.

 

Register for time specific opportunities available on and off site

Crop Drop – with Society of St. Andrew

On Monday from 8 am to noon, mission servants will sort and bag up to 40,000 pounds of produce to be distributed through local food banks. This will take place inside the convention center.

Gleaners Food Bank

On Monday, two shifts are available with Gleaners Food Bank. Please note that all minors must have adult supervision. Shifts are 8:30 am – 11:30 am and 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm.

Habitat for Humanity

On Tuesday, Disciples will begin construction of a home for a local family inside the Convention Center, framing walls and building panels. Those serving must be 16 and older. Groups who wish to remain in Indianapolis after the Assembly could help with the on-site installation and construction as well. A total of 130 people are needed, divided into shifts between 7:00 am and 12:30 pm. After completing the form below, Habitat registrants will receive an email with a link to Habitat’s site for selecting from the available roles and shifts.

Growing Places Indy

This is a community gardening project. It is open to servants of all ages (youth with appropriate supervision). Projects may include painting, harvesting, and weeding plus education about sustainable agriculture. More information will be posted as it is available.

Please complete the following form to register with Habitat for Humanity, the Crop Drop, Gleaners Food Bank, or Growing Places Indy.

Contact Information

Please provide a cell number so that we can reach you at GA if necessary.

Service Opportunities

Please select from the list of opportunities below. Please note that if you are registering for Habitat, you will receive a follow-up email with a link to their registration page. On that page, you will choose from specific shifts and roles available. Also, please pay attention to the day and location of each service opportunity that you sign up for. Some of these projects will take place at the convention center, while others will occur off site.
If you are registering a group and plan to split up between projects, please fill out a separate form for each project.
Youth under 14 years old must be accompanied by a parent/guardian

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