The Hershey/Hummelstown CROP walk takes place on the second Sunday in October on the campus of the Milton Hershey School. A quarter of the funds raised through sponsored walkers is split between the Derry Township and Hummelstown Food Banks. Watch the church calendar and announcements for more information about the upcoming walk. For more information, visit the Church World Service CROP website.
The Derry Township Social Ministry takes care of people in need within our local community. They serve both local residents and transients in need. Each year DTSM helps 100-160 families with utility bills and food. Food Bank Collection Sunday is the second Sunday of each month. Donations should be placed in the cart inside the main entrance to the church. To volunteer at the Food Bank, please contact the church office.
The Family Outreach Ministry is a ministry to families within the church or those referred by a church member. Families and/or individuals are given food, clothing, financial help, transportation, or other assistance according to their need.
HOTTT is a ministry of Spring Creek to persons who are being served by the local food bank. The second Tuesday of each month a hot meal is served at the church beginning at 5:15pm. Food donations and volunteers are always needed. Please contact the church office for more information.
**The HOTTT Meal Program is currently in desperate need of
volunteers who are willing to help cook for the meals. If you are willing to cook a side dish, or even a main dish, at
home or at the church, please contact Barb Garman as soon as possible at
**HOTTT Meal Program needs (4) 10 lb. boneless hams, instant mashed potatoes, Prego Sauce (regular), and Giant gift cards. Place your food donations in the bin marked "HOTTT Meal" in the Donation Center. Gift cards may be given to Barb Garman..
The Lebanon Valley Brethren Home, located in Palmyra, PA, is an outreach ministry of the Atlantic Northeast District of the Church of the Brethren. LVBH is committed to providing independent living housing, the highest quality health care, and supportive services for elderly persons in a way that reflects the example and teachings of Christ. Volunteers serve in a variety of ways including on the board, assisting with worship and Bible Studies, assisting with the annual chicken bar-b-que, and serving on the Auxiliary. For more information contact the LVBH or the church office. Visit the Lebanon Valley Brethren Home website.
Love In the Name of Christ of Greater Hershey is a network of churches that links volunteers to people in need. Love INC is a cooperative effort between churches and service agencies to provide effective help for the disadvantaged. Spring Creek’s parsonage provides free housing to families of patients in the Cardiovascular and Cancer Units at the Hershey Medical Center. The Parsonage is managed by Love INC. Volunteers help with cleaning, maintenance, and serving as hosts for the guests. For more information visit the Love INC website.
Spring Creek volunteers assist in delivering Meals on Wheels to local residents. To volunteer, please contact the church office.The Quilters have made and donated full sized quilts to various causes. Some of their other projects include making journals for families of pediatric patients at the Hershey Medical Center and lap quilts for shut-ins. Spring Creek Quilters meet on Wednesday mornings at the church. No experience required.
Volunteers work in teams to visit with church members who are homebound or in long-term care facilities. To volunteer, please contact the church office.