United Church of Christ Medfield

Mission Possible 2019

United Church of Christ Medfield
Annual Day of Service


          7:30 - 8:00 am: Continental Breakfast 
          8:00 - 8:15 am: Worship Service
          8:15 - 8:30 am: Group Picture
          8:30 am: Head Out to Serve  


We will be supporting the following charities and service projects:

Continental Breakfast 
What:  Setup for breakfast and clean up after breakfast

Time:  6:30 – 7:30, 8:30 - 9:00 UCC Fellowship Hall
Age Range:  Middle School students and older 
Team Leader: Gayle Edgar 

Dana Farber Blood Drive
What:  Donate blood to make a life-saving difference for patients in need — right here in our community.
Time:  8 - 2:30 (You pick your time to donate),LINK COMING SOON
Age Range:  TBD
Team Leader:  Hannah, and Jim Carnes

Care Cards
What:  Making cards for military boxes, care bags, and the Woods Mullen Shelter.
Time:  8:30 - 11 (drop in for 5 minutes or stay for the morning), MAP Room
Age Range:  Open to All

Team Leader:  Liz Lisciandra

Cheer Packages for Military    
What:  Preparing packages to send to servicemen and women overseas 
Time:  8:30 – 12 UCC Fellowship Hall
Age Range:  10 and up
Team Leaders: Laury & Jack Hunt  

Dignity Matters
Description can be package and sort women’s sanitary products and undergarments for distribution to homeless shelters, schools and food pantries.
Time:  9:15  – 11:15am  at Dignity Matter Warehouse, 861 Edgell Road, Framingham
Age Range:  Middle School and older
Team Leader: Laurie Mills

Pilgrim Church
What:  Pilgrim Church Community Lunch, Dorchester - Preparing, serving and sharing a weekly free noontime meal in Dorchester,  typically attended by 85 people . (Attendees are a mix of people who are hungry for nutritious food or fellowship or both.)
Time 8:30-3:00 (Leave for Dorchester right after worship service and return home when meal is cleaned up.)
Location:  Pilgrim Congregational Church, 540 Columbia Road, Dorchester
# of people: 10 plus leader
Age range: 8 years and up; under 14 must be accompanied by a parent
Team Leader: Dawn Stoddard

Cradles to Crayons

What:  Sort clothing, fill “orders” for clothing or goods for someone in need, kids put toys back together that arrive in parts since who knows better what belongs with what than a kid.  
Time:  AM (10 -12) & PM (1:30 -3:30) Sessions Available at the Cradles to Crayons Warehouse in Brighton 
Age: 5 and up
Team Leader: Susan Holbrook  508-359-8378, 781-367-3171 (cell)

Medfield Food Cupboard 
What:  Prepare packages for Thanksgiving meals, sort and clean shelves and more
Time: 8:30  – 12, Medfield Food Cupboard
Age:  12 and up
Team Leader: Lisa Thompson, and Tom Dixon

New Life Furniture Bank, 102 Elm St, Walpole, MA 02081
What: Tasks will include greeting donors, receiving furniture and household items, cleaning, merchandising, picking up furniture from donors homes in New Life’s truck and loading furniture into client’s U-hauls. Many tasks do not require lifting. Great spot for high school students.
Time: 8:30-12:00 AM, meet at warehouse.
Age: 14 years old and older
Team Leader: Laura Stanton

Place of Promise
What:  Place of Promise is a non-profit that consists of four homes in Lowell where people who are recovering from alcohol or drug abuse live and participate in a faith-based recovery program.  We will plan to participate in morning devotions, do either outdoor or clean-up activities, share lunch with the residents and learn about the program at Place of Promise and hear some of the residents’ testimonies.  
Time:  Gather at 8a.m. at UCC Medfield to carpool to Lowell; end approximately 3:00 return to UCC.
Age: 16 years and up
Team Leader:  TBD

Soup To Go - Meal Prep (7 - 9pm Friday, 11/1), Meal Prep & Cleanup (7 -10am, 11/2),
Woods Mullen Shelter Meal Service (9:30 am - 2pm)
What: This ministry will be going to the Woods Mullen Shelter to spend time with guests serving lunch and Karoake.
Time: Meal Prep (7 - 10am) Woods Mullen Shelter (9:30 am - 2pm)  
Age:  10 and up to cook, to serve at shelters you must 17 and older
Team Leaders: Art Davies, & Rich Frank 

SAVERS Clothing and Textile Drive for SHF Mission Trip 
What: Please bring in your gently used clothing, shoes, accessories, textiles, hats, mittens, scarfs, blankets, sheets, towels, placemats, and tableclothes to donate to SAVERS.  SHF will receive cash for the donations. 
Time: Drop off at Miller Street 
Age:  open to the young, young at heart, families and youth.  
Team Leader:  Lou Masella, Cian Savoy, and Hannah Rogan 

Straw Hat Park, Medfield Beautification Project
What: Fall Clean Up, pruning and care of perennials.  
Time: Meet at Straw Hat Park at 10 - 12pm. 
Age:  open to the young, young at heart, families and youth.  Please bring your work gloves and shovels. 

Team Leader:  Jean Mineo 

Baby Sitting by will be provided on 11/2/19 from 8:30am - 12:00.  ++++
Team Leader:  We need a lead babysitter for Mission Possible.  Please reach out to Jamie if you are interested.

Mission Possible T-Shirts
+ We will be providing t-shirts to new attendees. Please email Jamie O'Loughlin at [email protected] to request a shirt.
+ If you have attended Mission Possible in the past, please wear the shirt that was provided, thank you. If you can't find your t-shirt please email Jamie.
+ Has your child outgrown their t-shirt?  If so, please bring it into the Church so we can recycle it.  

Can't Attend but want to help make a difference?  Attending and want to do more? Please consider signing up to bring in the following items. Don't forget to bring the following goodies to share with our friends in need:
Can Goods for the Medfield Food Cupboard and/or
New Children socks and underwear for Cradles to Crayons used clothing for Mission Trip Clothing Drive and/or
Leftover Halloween candy for the Military packages and/or
Toiletries, in particular, feminine care products for Dignity Matters, and/or diapers and wipes for Medway Family Shelter.    

Your team leader will reach out to you a week before Mission Possible. 

Blessings to all.



Created by:   Jamie O'Loughlin
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Available Slot Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (EDT)

Place of Promise

11/02/2019 (Sat) Place of Promise, Lowell 
8:30am - 3:00pm (10)  
1 of 10 slots filled
Bridget and Heidi Sarris

Dignity Matters

middle school age and older

11/02/2019 (Sat) Dignity Matters Warehouse in Framingham 
9:15am - 11:15am (12)  
4 of 12 slots filled
Jamie O''Loughlin (3)
Tim, Jamie & Hanna O'Loughlin
Susan Ott

Cradles to Crayons

ages 5 and up

11/02/2019 (Sat) Cradles to Crayons, Brighton Warehouse- Morning Shift 
10:00am - 12:00pm (25)  
7 of 25 slots filled
Carolyn Samson (3)
Matt, Tatum, and Carolyn will be there
Rich Holbrook
Susan Holbrook
Christine Dardia
Alora Nardelli
Cradles to Crayons, Brighton Warehouse- Afternoon Shift 
1:30pm - 3:30pm (25)  
5 of 25 slots filled
Jackie Anderson
Kate Anderson
Jennfer Cavan (2)
Maggie too!
Susan Holbrook
Chloe Dudley

Pilgrim Church

ages 8 and up, children under 14 must be with parent

11/02/2019 (Sat) Pilgrim Church, Dorchester 
8:30am - 2:00pm (14)  
All slots filled
Elaine Shea (4)
Rob, Elaine, Jack and Molly Shea
Dawn Stoddard (4)
Kevin, Dawn, Griffin, Mike
Pamela Wall (2)
Pam and Julia
Kristin Hudson (4)
Kurt, Kristin, Kelsey and Kyle

Cheer Packages for Military

ages 10 and up

11/02/2019 (Sat) Cheer Packages for Military, UCC Fellowship Hall 
8:30am - 12:00pm (12)  
All slots filled
Ginny & Stan Moran (2)
Jackie Collins (2)
Joan Parsons
Lynn Lonabocker
Wendy & Stan Wirsig (2)
Jodi Holman
Alexandra Compton (3)
Alex, Pete and Sophia will be there

Need a Baby Sitter so you can participate? Sign Up for a Sitter Here.

babysitting available in the UCC Nursery

11/02/2019 (Sat) Need Baby Sitting? Sign Up Here 
8:30am - 12:00pm (8)  
6 of 8 slots filled
Katherine Weisse (2)
Vivian & Arthur
Sharon Aigler (2)
Logan and Lillian
Karen Munn (2)

New Life Furniture Bank

ages 14 and up

11/02/2019 (Sat) New Life Home Refurnishings Walpole (rt 27 near train station) 
8:30am - 12:00pm (13)  
All slots filled
Tom Holman (2)
Tom & Matt
Kathy Thompson
Newton Thompson
Chris & Nancy Sullivan (2)
Brent Aigler
Terry Corbett (4)
Tristan Marble
Reid Marble

Medfield Food Cupboard

ages 12 and up

11/02/2019 (Sat) Medfield Food Cupboard - UCC Medfield 
8:30am - 12:00pm (6)  
All slots filled
Lisa Thompson
Tom Dixon
Katherine Weisse (2)
Bob & Katherine Weisse
Linn Epstein (2)
Linn and Noah

Soup to Go Cooking

ages 10 and up

11/01/2019 (Fri) UCC Fellowship Hall Kitchen 
7:00pm - 9:00pm (5)  
11/02/2019 (Sat) Cooking for Soup to Go -UCC Kitchen 
7:00am - 10:00am (5)  
4 of 5 slots filled
Phil Lisciandra
with Grace and Sean
Rich Frank
Margi Goetz
Kathy Belmont

Soup to Go Woods Mullen Shelter

age 17 and older

11/02/2019 (Sat) Woods Mullen Shelter - Serve Lunch 
9:30am - 2:00pm (6)  
3 of 6 slots filled
Rich Frank
Kathy Belmont
Joanne McAvoy

Straw Hat Park Beautification Project

bring your gloves and shovels

11/02/2019 (Sat) Straw Hat Park 
10:00am - 12:00pm (20)  
3 of 20 slots filled
Phil Lisciandra (3)
with Sean and Luke

BabySitters Needed

4 helpers needed

11/02/2019 (Sat) UCC Nursery 
8:30am - 12:00am (5)  
1 of 5 slots filled
Cally Quinlan

Care Cards

all are welcome

11/02/2019 (Sat) Care Cards, MAP Room 
8:30am - 11:00am (20)  
4 of 20 slots filled
Sharon Aigler (2)
with Ginny
Marcia Aigler
Karen Munn

Continental Breakfast (Setup & Cleanup)

3 plus leader

11/02/2019 (Sat) UCC Fellowship Hall 
6:30am - 9:00am (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
Gayle Edgar
George Gray
Jane Carter

Dana Farber Blood Drive

11/02/2019 (Sat) UCC Driveway between Church and Miller Street 
8:00am - 3:00pm (10)  
3 of 10 slots filled
Kirsty Young (2)
An early times lot would be much appreciated
Karen Munn

Dignity Matters - Feminine Care Products

11/02/2019 (Sat) Dropoff Bins in UCC Lobby 
8:00am - 5:00pm (100)  
1 of 100 slots filled
Laurie Mills

Medway Family Shelter - diapers and wipes needed

Diapers and Wipes needed

11/02/2019 (Sat) Dropoff Bins in UCC Lobby 
8:00am - 5:00pm (100)  

Cradles to Crayons - new underwear and socks needed

new underwear and socks please

11/02/2019 (Sat) Dropoff Bins in UCC Lobby 
8:00am - 5:00pm (100)  
2 of 100 slots filled
Jackie Anderson
Jackie Anderson
Laurie Mills

Military Cheer Boxes - Halloween Candy needed

please share your leftover candy so we can include it in the boxes being sent to the our military men and women

11/02/2019 (Sat) Dropoff Bins in UCC Lobby 
8:00am - 5:00pm (100)  
1 of 100 slots filled
Katherine Weisse

Medfield Food Cupboard - Canned Goods needed

Pasta, tomato sauce, cereal, mac & cheese, apple sauce

11/02/2019 (Sat) Dropoff Bins in UCC Lobby 
8:00am - 5:00pm (100)  

Soup To Go Meal Prep

11/1/19 7 - 9pm

11/01/2019 (Fri) UCC Fellowship Hall Kitchen 
7:00pm - 9:00pm (4)  
11/02/2019 (Sat) Cooking for Soup to Go -UCC Kitchen 
7:00am - 10:00am (7)  

SAVERS Textile Drive for SHF Mission Trip

Drop off at 6 Miller Street

11/02/2019 (Sat) 6 Miller Street (Front Door Entrance) 
9:00am - 3:00pm (100)  
6 of 100 slots filled
Jackie Anderson
Jackie Anderson
Chloe Manning
Jean Mineo
We'll bring several bags of goods!
Madison Colleran
Marcia Aigler
Laurie Mills
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