Outreach Activities

God calls us to respond to those in need not only through spiritual acts such as prayer but also works that directly help others. Some of our outreach projects are listed below.

The Ways We Serve

  • Feeding Our Hungry Neighbors August 3, 2017

    Continuous Donations to Local Food Banks
    Lord of Life collects food continuously for both the Forsyth County Food Bank and “The Place” in Forsyth county and also the Drake House in Fulton County. We collect and distribute food year round. Many organizations participate during holidays such as Christmas, Thanksgiving, Hanukah, etc. While this is wonderful, there are those that are hungry every month.
    It is not a side that is often seen in Forsyth county, but there are children, mothers, entire families that do not have enough nutrition each day. Given the wealth that exists in our area, preventing people ...

  • Helping Neighbors Devastated by House Fire June 11, 2017

    Devastating House Fire of Family of six

    On Labor Day 2016, family friends of one of our parishioners awoke in the wee hours of the morning to discover their house well engulfed in fire.  The six occupants of the house managed to escape in the nick of time–with literally nothing but the shirts on their backs. By the time the fire department arrived, the entire house was ablaze and all contents unsalvageable.  Imagine losing not only the jewelry handed down to you from your grandmother, your favorite furniture piece that you brought back from a memorable trip to Europe, pictures of ...

  • Quilts around the World June 11, 2017

    Peace by Piece Quilters

    “Peace by Piece” is a group that have a passion for quilting.  We make quilts that are sent to those in need around the world. To date we have provided 807 quilts that have been distributed to such places as Angola, Republic of Georgia, Haiti and India.

    Beginning in 2005, a group of church ladies started sewing and assembling utility quilts for Lutheran World Relief, who in turn distribute them to refugees in need around the world.   The lovely people that receive our quilts use them for bedding, of course, but also for a lean-to shelter ...

  • Baskets of Promise May 15, 2017

    Each spring, we assemble Baskets of Promise, which are personal care kits benefiting individuals in need in countries around the world in partnership with Lutheran World Relief.  The kits are towels with soap and other personal care items.