Advent Lutheran Church in Morgan Hill 408-779-3551

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Advent Lutheran has been an integral part of South County since 1973 and has always chosen to love and serve our community.  Advent’s Community Connections team is passionate about caring for those who are the most vulnerable in our neighborhood.  Our outreach activities are ongoing and are constantly changing.  Below are some examples of our community outreach activities.   If you would like to help, please contact the Community Connections Chairperson at community@advent-lutheran.org or call the church office at 408-779-3551

Community Table

In partnership with Martha’s Kitchen, free hot meals are served every Tuesday at 5:00 P.M. in Berkland Fellowship Hall.  All are welcome.

God’s Work. Our Hands. Sunday

The is a dedicated day of service for Advent Lutheran.  The date for 2017 was Sunday, September 10 and members of the congregation made a difference in our community by assembling over 300 “We Care Kits” to those in need. 

Lunch Box Ministry

Specially packed lunches which are available to anyone who might come into our church office requesting food.

Morgan Hill Safe Parking Program

Advent Lutheran is collaborating with the City and Police Department of Morgan Hill along with other faith communities to provide a respite from the streets and supportive services for eight local families currently living in cars/RV’s with a goal of moving them towards more stable housing.

Neighbors in Need

Short-term hotel and gas vouchers are provided to those who require a helping hand.

Quarterly Mission

Each quarter of every year, the Staff and Church Council vote on a mission or ministry that is considered worthy of the congregation’s interest, prayer and financial support. The Quarterly Mission Project can have local, regional or global focus. 

Reach Out

‘Reach Out’ is a volunteer offering of food ministry. Members of Advent donate the ‘food of the month’, which is given to the Ecumenical Community Food Pantry, located at St. Catherine’s Parish in Morgan Hill.

Sew Seeds

The Sew Seeds sewing group constructs quilts for Lutheran World Relief which are passed to those in need.  Additionally, quilts are made for local ministries and also for for certain congregational uses.