Immediate needs

Soles for Jesus: Sign up to sort shoes on Sunday, September 29th at the Soles for Jesus Warehouse. Two groups: 10:30 or 12:15. Sign up here. You can also donate new or gently used shoes (please bind each pair with a rubber band if possible), or make a monetary donation by making out a check to Hales Corners Lutheran with Soles for Jesus in the memo line.

Fill the Truck: Fill the Truck is looking for volunteers for the weekend of September 28th and 29th to help sort and box the food and hygiene donations. If you can help for the weekend services please arrive 30 minutes before the service begins and check in at the table in the Sanctuary Atrium. Volunteers should be over the age of 6. If you are able to lift over 40 lbs. please sign up to help load the boxes on trucks at church and then travel to Ebenezer and unload the trucks during the 11 am service on September 29th. Click here to sign up to help!

DivorceCare for Kids: DivorceCare for Kids (DC4K) is designed to provide children of divorce a safe place to connect with other children who share in this experience. We are looking for volunteers to help lead DC4K. To learn more, watch this video and contact Mary Steinbrenner at or 414-529-6700 for further details.

Gardening Club: Are you a pro at planting? A wonderful weeder? A fan of flowers? A green thumb gardener? We need you! Hales Corners Lutheran is starting a Gardening Club to help weed, plant flowers, and maintain all of the garden spaces on our campus. This is a great opportunity to enjoy fellowship with other church members while doing what you love! If you're interested, please contact Jill Felch at for more information.

Crossroad Career Network Instructors/Trainers/Coaches: Crossroads Career Network is seeking passionate teachers / instructors / trainers / coaches and leaders to come along-side job seekers to help them hear God’s Calling when searching for a job and guide them on the key components of a job search. The curriculum is already written. Make a difference for those searching for where they belong so they can successfully land the right job. Contact Mary Steinbrenner at or 414-529-6700, for more information. This is a purposeful & meaningful opportunity to volunteer to make a difference in someone’s working life!

Altar Guild: Altar Guild is in need of people to prepare and clean up for communion and baptisms. Currently, our biggest need for volunteers is at the Saturday 5:30 service and at the Sunday 7:45 & 11am services. Training will be provided. Please contact Colleen Krueger at if you are interested.

Concierge Volunteers: The Concierge ministry is in need of people to serve once a month, particularly the Saturday evening and Sunday 11 am services. As a concierge, you will answer questions, assist people by directing them to the proper area for information, and greeting people who come to worship. Training is provided. Please contact Maria,, 414-529-6700 if interested.

Archives Ministry Volunteers: Archives ministry is looking for volunteers to help organize and maintain the church archives. If you love history and have the gift of organization, we would love your help. If you are interested in serving, please contact Wayne Kestner at

Greeters & Lay Worship Assistants for Chapel North: We are in need of volunteers to be greeters, serve communion, and assist with offering during the 9:15 and 11:00 am Chapel North services. If you are interested in serving please sign up by clicking here.

Childcare Volunteers for MOMS Group: The Moms group is seeking volunteers to provide childcare every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month from 9-11 am, from Sept. - May. If you are interested please contact Kim Lynch, 414-322-5450,

Children’s Ministry - Toddler Nursery: Many loving hands are needed to play and share the love of Jesus with our littlest members. The ToddlerNursery serves steady walkers through the age of 3. We are run by volunteers and are in need of more helping hands to keep the nursery open for the 9:15am and 11:00am services on Sunday mornings. Do your children enjoy the nursery? Are you a youth or school family needing service hours? Do you have a heart to serve our littlest members? We would greatly appreciate your time and talents in this joyful place. Please email Heidi Strohmeyer at to sign up.

Ebenezer Stone Food Pantry: Volunteers are needed to help on Tuesday mornings with unloading deliveries into Fellowship Hall and sorting through donated food and/or Wednesday mornings serving the public in the food pantry. If you're interested or you'd like to learn more, contact Kari Tylke at

“Serve Saturdays” at Hope Street: Hope Street has lots of "needs" around the building that get put on the back burner because of capacity. From painting, to deep cleaning and light handy work, etc. This time each month allows them to stay on top of keeping the Greenhouse for People functioning well. So grab a friend or two, a group, or team and join us. Click here to view opportunities!

Friday Walmart Food Pick Up: Starting November 2, we need volunteers to pick up food at Walmart on 41st and Greenfield on behalf of Feeding America, and take it to Ebenezer Stone to sort for weekend use. For more information, please contact Wayne Kestner at

Ongoing Needs

Altar Guild: Help is needed at the Sat 5:30pm, Sun 7:45am, and Sun 5:00pm services. When you serve on Altar Guild, you help with set-up and take-down for Baptisms and Holy Communion. Serve once a month or every other month. Click here for more information about Worship Ministry.

Buddy Break: Help with set-up for Buddy Break on the third Sunday of every month for 30 minutes after the 9:15am service. Click here to learn more about Buddy Break.

Common Grounds: We are always looking for more helpers on Saturday evenings and Sunday mornings before and after services. For those interested, training is provided, so no prior experience is required. Individuals, couples and families are encouraged to consider serving in this fun environment. Please contact Paula Speaks at

Ebenezer Stone: We need help providing supplies for the Saturday morning breakfast at Ebenezer on Fridays. Pick up of food from Walmart at 1:00, taking to Ebenezer, sorting donations based on need, then buying other food to make up the needed supplies for a full hot breakfast. Must be able to lift 30lbs and available Friday afternoons. Contact Wayne at 414-218-5889. There are many other options to serve, click here to learn more.

Confirmation Ministry Small Group Leaders: Click here to learn more about Confirmation Ministry.

Greeters: Friendly faces greet everyone as they come in to worship. Contact Maria,

Hope Street Ministry: Local Opportunities include providing childcare for their Sunday meetings at 4:00pm, leading Bible Study, adopting an apartment, joining them for meal or a cookout, planning and leading a VBS for the kids, starting a workout or wellness group with the residents, and joining them for Wednesday morning prayer. Contact Jessica Ramdohr at or 414-529-6700 to volunteer or for more information. Click here to learn more about Hope Street Ministry.

Lawn Care Service: Help with lawn care during the summer and leaf raking in the fall at HCL or helping elderly/disabled members.

Loaves & Fishes, Sunday Morning Breakfast and Lunch Fellowship: We are always looking for people to join our team. Here is how you can help. Setup and cleanup, food prep, dishwashers, food & beverage servers, and busing tables. Love to bake? Donate bake goods to our bake sales! Contact Susan Stoll, 414-529-6700 ext. 2611

Marriage Mentors: Serve as a guide for new couples entering the commitment of marriage. If you are interested in being a marriage mentor couple, please contact Julie Crowe, 414-529-6700, ext. 2034.

Meals Ministry: Provide meals for members who have lost a loved one or are dealing with a health issue and need assistance providing meals for their family during their crisis. Contact Carolyn Bienert: 414-529-4401, Sue Monfre: 414-861-1123 or Karen Ruetz: 414-571-6969.

Parking Ministry Helpers: Parking Ministry is a serving opportunity for helpers age 18 and over who would be needed to assist 1-2 times per month (or more, if desired). Parking efforts for each service will be lead by a team leader. Polo shirts, flashlights, vests, radios, and handheld stop signs will be provided. Contact Maria,

StockBox: Delivering a food box to low income senior citizens is called StockBox. Additional volunteers are needed for this delivery to local apartment buildings. The first Monday of each month from 2:00 to 3:15. Contact Wayne at 414-218-5889.

Toddler Nursery Assistants: We're looking for loving hearts to help care for the little ones in HCL's Toddler Nursery! Volunteers play with the little ones, read Bible stories, play and give out snacks in a laid back setting. If you're interested in helping during one of these services: Sat. 5:30, Sun. 9:15, Sun. 11:00, please contact Rachel Stathakis at

Ushers: Ushers are needed during every worship service, to hand out bulletins, help parishioners find seats, collect the offering and more. We need more ushers specifically at the Sat 5:30, Sun 7:45 and 11:00 services. Please contact Colleen Krueger at if you are interested.

Worship Readers: Readers are always needed for Worship. Click here for more information about Worship Ministry.

Worship Sound & Screen Techs: We're looking for volunteers to run the sound board and screens for worship services. Training will be provided. Opportunities are available for ALL worship services. Commitment can be for 1 - 2 services per month, or more if desired! If interested, please contact Jana Petersen for Sanctuary Worship at and Austin Auberg for Chapel Worship at