Below is a list of our church community needs in Morris that I'm starting to compile as as of Tuesday, July 6th 2004:
-To better network the church body in this community to better serve our community in unexpected trials (e.g. July 4th Storm of 2003)
-To show our community we can "work together" in love despite our doctrinal differences and be as "one" in Jesus Christ (John 17)
-To build relationships amongts each other working for one cause through Jesus!
Places to share your need:
-Churches (listed below)
-KKOK 95.7 FM/KMRS Radio "Community Please" M-F's @10am
Call in your need at 320.589.3131 at 10am, which will be announced "on air" live!
-Salvation Army (info down below)
-Stevens County Human Services
...more or church angel directory
Ways of Working Together
Common Cup Coffee House
Do you ever get calls to help babysit a kids? Wouldn't it be nice to have a list?
Child Care in Morris:
Country Day Nursery
2 Columbia Ave
Morris, MN 56267
Morris Area Child Care Center
1001 1/2 Scotts Ave
Morris, MN 56267
Prairie Pioneer Days
*Note: This event is done, but thanks to all the volunteers!
The Prairie Pioneer Days Committee is still in need of volunteers to help out next week during Prairie Pioneer Days. If you are able to help us out it would be greatly appreciated.
We need volunteers to help out at the information booth, help with clean up and also take tickets at our games. The times we still have open are listed below. If you or someone at your business can help us out, please contact the Chamber Office at 589-1242 or return this email with the times you are available.
1-3 p.m. Games (1 person)
*3-6 p.m. Games (2 people)
4-6 p.m. Information Booth (2 people)
Clean up 6- 7 p.m. (4 people)
*Noon - 2 Games (2 people)
*2- 3 p.m. Games (2 people)
4:30 - 6 p.m. Games (2 people)
*Noon - 2 Information Booth (2 people)
*2-3 Information Booth ( 2 people)
4:30 - 6 Information Booth (2 people)
Clean Up 6 - 7 p.m. (4 People)
Morris Area Chamber of Commerce & Ag
507 Atlantic Ave
Morris, MN 56267
Web Site: www.morrismnchamber.org
*Note: Still in need as of 7/6/04 @1p
Community Leadership Opportunities
Prairie Renassaince Cultural Center
Sent: July 5th
If you’re willing, come by the Center this Friday (the 9th) at noon and we’ll make short work of folding, taping, labeling, stamping the July newsletters! Many thanks,
Lutheran Campus Ministry House
Summer Openings (3 available rooms)
$125/month includes utilities
Academic Year (2 available rooms)
$900/month includes utilities
Contact: Sherry Cline 589.4554
I know the Salvation Army provides temporary housing for "emergencies" (house fire victims, victims of abuse, etc..)at the Best Western: Prairie Inn. However, it would be nice to have a permanent place for ex-convicts, battered women, run away children/teens, etc... This has been a topic of "need" talk in certain parts of the community.
-Purpose Drive Life for prison inmates at Appleton, MN; Contact: Neil of Outfitters for Adventure Since: 7/04
Garage Sale Miscellanous: FOR SALE:
-7500 B.T.U. Amana Quiet Cool Air Conditioner $200 (similar picture)
-Full Sealy Size Bed $200 (final price)
*Contact Sal at 320.585.5573 or firstname.lastname@example.org
+refrigerator for single parent family with low-income; Contact Sal email@example.com Since: 6/21/04
=>thanks to Stevens County Human Service & Salvation Army for help anonymous donation of refrigerator through KKOK's "Community Please" the same day (7/16/04)!
-Salvation Army: sort out clothing
-Morris Senior Center: to serve meals or help elderly with computers
*for contact information and other listed needs...((click)
Who? Alcohol Anonymous Association
Where? 7 E. 1st St.
When? M, T, Th, F @8pm; Sa @9am
Need: Former Alcoholics to share their testimony of how they are currently dealing with their struggle or how they got out of it. This will encourage participants that are currently dealing with alcoholism and to give them hope!
Contact: Ron or Jeff Mangan
Who? Big Friend/Little Friend
Contact: Caroly McCannon of Campus Compact-UMM's Student Center: Student Activities
Other: Mainstream Studios-Mark Haugen 589.2812-One and One discipleship/mentoring/bigbrother&little sister/TREC once a week: Adult-College-High School-Elementary. For example resources=>
Need: Mature Adults who have a heart to be a friend to a college age, high school, or elementary school student.
Kinship, making a difference once child a time
Younglife, college to high school age
Who? Minnesota Child Care Resource & Referral Network Outreach Office
Where? 10 East 6th St.
Contact: (320) 759-3993
Who?Minnesota Depression & Manic Depression Association
Where? SCMC Hospital Boardroom Basement
When? Th @8-9:30p
Contact: Life Center 320.589.7625
Need: A person who is overcoming with depression that can give her/his testimony to offer hope of sufferers
Who? Special Touch Ministries: Serving Developmentally Disabled Youth-Adult
When? meets once a month
Contact: Jen or Cal Bumgandner 589.8828
Other: JRG Ministries, Inc-MapleGrove, MN 763.420.4774
Need: Volunteers to help with activities (arts and crafts, music, games, etc...)
Who? Stevens County Food Shelf
When? M @10:30a-11:30a; T @2:30-3:30p; W @5:30p-6:30p; Th 5:30p-6:30p; F @2:30-3:30p
Where? corner of E. 7th St. & Iowa Ave. (diagonaly across UMM sign)
Need: Volunteers for an hour or more to handout food
Who? Morris International Student Network
Where? Center for International Student-UMM & H.S.
Contact: Sal firstname.lastname@example.org
Other: International Student Inc. Need: Anyone who is willing to help international students (both college age and high school age-see International Student Exhange; contact Malinda Ohloft of Barret, MN) with daily living needs to help in their cultural shock transition to America
Who? Morris Life Care Pregnancy Center: Single/Married Women of all ages
Where? 601 1/2 California Ave.
Contact: Bonnie Wall 320.589.0300/ 1.800.285.0712
Need: Women to offer support to young women in various ways
Who? Morris Ride Board Network
Where? Student Center: Ride Board
Contact: Sal email@example.com
Need: A network of willing drivers to take people who don't have a means of transportation to and from
Who? Morris Senior Center
Where? corner of 6th St. & ?
Contact: Rita at Morris Senior Center 589.2951
Need: -volunteers for "Meals on Wheels" to deliver food to senior citizens at their homes from @10:30-11:30am M-F (groups of 3-get your friends to commmit at least one day a week or once this summer!) Also, they are looking for computer enthusiasts to help with their computer work. contact: Rita at Morris Senior Center 589.2951
Did you know? You can support the Senior Center by buying 50 cents cards for all occasions that are recycled made by them! Check out their card rack in their dining room area!
Who? Morris Teen Center (CANCELLED after 2002 Summer)
Where? corner of Columbia Ave. & Green River Rd
When? Th-S @5-10p
Contact: Tammy Johnson 589.0088/589.2311
*Note: Cancelled! (Summer of 2002 only)
Who? S--? :Battered-Abused Women/Widows
Where? SEPP (next to Morris Movie Theater bldg)
Whern? Fridays @8pm
Other: Dwelling Place (Greater MN area based in Twin Cities)-firstname.lastname@example.org
Who? Morris Aglow: Women Ministries
Where? Best Western Prairie Inn: Cougar Room
When? once a month
Needs: Women who love to pray and encourage!
Who? Salvation Army Thrift Store (of North Divsion-Minnesota)
When? M-F 9:30a-5p; Sa-9:30a-3p
Where? 623 EAST 7TH STREET, MORRIS MN 56267 (across Laundromat)
Contact: Mike 589.0483
Need: Help is very much needed on Wednesdays and Saturdays, but open other days
Special Events: Annual Trip to Twins Game at the Metrodome (Free bus ride & admission)
*Thanks for sponsoring this annual trip (Twins 7 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 5 on 7/22/04)
Who? Stevensons License Bureau
Morris Licence Bureau
Where? 600 Atlantic Ave
Contact: ph: 320-589-1755
Written & Drivers Test at Eagles (behind Willies)
Call to make an appointment and ask what their schedule is. Ask for a Drivers Manual and when you past the test, you get a license at Stevensons (south side of City Centre Mall)
Who? Website Builders
When? Whatever Time Availabe
Where? anywhere that has internet hook-up
Contact: Sal's Homepage Business
Need: All types of web designers (basic/advance html, java script, etc...)
Please contact me (Sal) of any needs, praise reports/ways we are blessed, announcements, prayer requests, etc... not listed here or questions about what is mentioned above:
P.O. Box 92
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