Local Outreach

Local Outreach

Please contact us for local volunteer opportunities. Thank you for making an impact in our community!


NourishNJ

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Our church is one of 30 local congregations that provide daily meals to the hungry, prepared and served by community volunteers, students and corporate teams. Volunteer by cooking for or serving lunch to 150-200 guests. PCM works from 10 am to 1:30 pm on the fourth Thursday of every month at Church of the Redeemer in Morristown. As of February 2021, a “grab and go” breakfast option will also be available, which will be packed by volunteers at the Parish House.

Outreach Committee Contact: Marnie Kaller


Table of Hope

Groups of four to five PCM members serve dinner on the 1st Wednesday each month or help work at the Food Pantry from 12:15 – 2:15 p.m. on the 2nd Thursday of the month. Servers work from 4:45-7:00 p.m. at the Bethel Church of Morristown on Spring St. Volunteers can sign up individually to help cook and/or serve. You can create, check or change your schedule, by going to springstreetcdc.org  and clicking on VOLUNTEER LOG IN. 

Outreach Committee Contact: Karen Griffith


Interfaith Food Pantry

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The Interfaith Food Pantry distributes grocery items, including food and baby formula and diapers to those in Morris County who cannot afford to purchase food themselves. PCM has an on-going food collection program as well as special food drives twice a year. Currently, donations may be dropped off in an orange bin in the Parish House or directly at the Interfaith Food Pantry, Morris Plains location: 2 Executive Drive on Monday-Friday, from 9:30am-4:30pm. 

Outreach Committee Contact: Mary Albright


Market Street Mission

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Founded by our church over 100 years ago, the mission is a residential treatment center for alcoholic and homeless men. It provides a 90-day rehabilitation program for alcoholics. Our church conducts a coat drive for the Market Street Mission every October.

Outreach Committee Contact: Karen Griffith


Jan’s Closet Clothing Bank

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The Presbyterian Women Group operates a clothing bank in the basement of the PCM Parish House at 65 South Street in Morristown. In-season clothing in good condition is collected and distributed to people who visit the clothing bank. Jan’s closet is open on the second Saturday of each of each month.

Outreach Committee Contact: Carol Johnson and Sherry Guthrie


Operation Love

Operation Love is a Christmastime program started by Jean Johnson of The Church of God in Christ as a cooperative venture with PCM. We have supported Operation Love with Christmas gifts and volunteers’ time to wrap and deliver gifts over the past 30 years. It is a
wonderful opportunity for young and old to share true Christmas spirit. Announcement of details for the program will be made in November each year.

Outreach Committee Contact: Karen Griffith


Jersey Battered Women’s Shelter (JBWS)

JBWS is a private, confidential service welcoming ALL survivors of dating, domestic, or partner abuse (and their family members) regardless of severity of the abuse, marital status, income, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, or ethnicity.  Our church conducts an annual donation drive to assist with items their clients and families are most in need of. 

Outreach Committee Contact: Karen Griffith


Morris Area Together

A group that is studying ways to take Morris County toward greater justice and concern for all people. Big goals can be achieved with small steps, like providing better transportation to medical appointments for NJ’s most vulnerable residents and calling out the stark racial disparities in the criminal justice system in Morris County.

Outreach Committee Contact: Marnie Kaller