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   The Helping Hands Circle 

 

Helping Hands

Our History 

       The Helping Hands Circle began in 1991-92 with only three members, Judy Maupin, Pam Boatright and Ardith Smith. Named by Ardith Smith, the focus of the circle is to do mission work, lend our helping hand inside the church as well as the community.  Whether our hands are praying, cooking a meal, sewing a baby dress, visiting nursing homes, or making health and school kits, we believe that with many hands together we can complete any task. With only six members in the early days, they served 100 people at the 1st Mother Daughter Brunch. This yearly brunch has now become a trademark of The Helping Hands Circle. 


Helping Hands Circle Christmas Mission Project
Members of Aldersgate's Helping Hands Circle pose with truck load of Christmas gifts that they wrapped for delivery to residents of the LaSalle Street Nursing Home

 

Helping Hands Circle

Member Address (Durham 27712 unless noted) Birthday
     
 Evelyn Anderson  3612 Rivermont Road  May 10
 Lurene Anderson  2107 US 70 AE Lot #17, Hillsbor. 27278  December 29
 Pam Boatright  207 Equestrian Chase, Rougemont 27572  July 24
 Holly Fishback  3322 Overlook Drive  January 5
 Nancy Grinstead  1213 Terry Road  March 5
 Holly Hall  1509 Imperial Drive  July 10
 Nancy Hargis  5025 Green Oak Drive  November 5
 Ginger Hawkins  4822 Seterra Bend  November 18
 Cindy Jones  5 Garden Hills Court  February 10
 Alice Osteen  2410 Dawn Trail  April 11
 Joan Pepper  4901 Reigalwood Road  May 15
 Mary Ellen Rogers  915 Sunstone Drive  March 5
 Cathy Sheffield  2315 Dawn Trial  July 8
 Ardith Smith  1919 Yellowwood Lane  November 1
 Anne Stewart  6301 Oakview Ct., Hillsborough 27278  June 10
 April Twine  718 Knight Drive  April 13
 Paula Veasey  5400 Ventura Drive  February 3
 Diane Weller  5619 Falkirk Drive  February 19
 Edna Wood  5038 Green Oak Drive  January 17
   Former Members:
 Polly Estes    
 Donna Purnell    
  Select underlined names for Email address  

   

 2004 Committee Chairs

Office Holder Duties
Coordinator Joan Pepper Chair meetings; Aldersgate's Helping Hands contact person
Secretary vacant Take and distribute minutes
Treasurer Cathy Sheffield Keep up with Circle funds
Devotional Chair Diane Weller Solicit and remind volunteers
Refreshments Chair Ginger Hawkins Solicit and remind volunteers
Missions Chair(s) Paula Veasey, Alice Osteen Offer suggestions and coordinate projects
Special Projects Chair(s) Nancy Hargis, Joan Pepper Examples: Showers, wedding receptions, cookies for meetings
Prayer Chain Coordinator Judy Maupin  
IHN Dinner Chair(s) Pam Boatright (January)
Paula Veasey (March)
vacant (June)
 
Program Chair Holly Fishback  
Retreat Chair Judy Maupin  
Luncheon Chair(s) Edna Wood, April Twine  
Social Chair vacant Going out to eat, Christmas Party
Secret Sister Chair Anne Stewart  
Records Chair Anne Stewart Maintain calendar, roster & email list
Historian Mary Ellen Rogers  
Sunshine Holly Hall  
Communications Holly Hall  
Facilities Coordinator Caroline Thompson Unlock church facility
     

 

This page was last reviewed on: March 22, 2012

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