Mission & Outreach
 
 
Current Fundraising Effort
Current Fundraising Effort
 
 
 
We have begun our planning for our annual golf outing on September 7th, 2019! This is our biggest fundraiser of the year for our Mission and Outreach team. If you would like to get involved by signing up to be a sponsor, volunteer, or participant, please contact Brent Parker at 248-694-1252 and be sure to save the date!
Mission and Outreach Programs
Shalom is very active in our Mission & Outreach programs. We believe in spreading God’s love locally as well as to the ends of the Earth.  On this page you will find a list and descriptions of our current programs and partnerships. 
 
Here at Shalom we love Jesus and we value fun while doing the critical work of God. We have several annual outreach events that draw large crowds to Shalom. You won’t want to miss them! Make sure to check our Facebook page for the latest events!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Spirit of Hope Soup Kitchen Detroit 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Uganda
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Building Houses in
Baja Mexico
Local Mission & Outreach
 
Unite to Face Addiction Michigan
 Shalom Lutheran Church has previously been a host of the UFAM Recovery Live Tour. Our Mission and Outreach team remains active in supporting their events and initiatives in the Livingston County area and the State of Michigan by advocating to end the stigma associated with getting treatment for the disease of Addiction. Contact Darlene Rosati @734-255-8399 to get involved. Find out more at ufamichigan.org.
 
Thanksgiving Meal Donation
Shalom provides turkey and trimmings to people in the local community who are in need. Information is collected and donations gathered and shared with those who contact Darlene Rosati @734-255-8399 or the Shalom office @ 734-878-6859 throughout the month of October. Shalom will do its best to provide donations to all individuals making a request.
 
Clothing Closet
Shalom Lutheran Church Free Clothing Closet, located at 1704 E. M-36 in Pinckney Michigan. The church is offering free clothing on specific dates and times for both children and adults. The free clothing will be located in the “blue house” at the back of the church parking lot. For more information, please contact the church office 734-878-6859. We are open the second Saturday and the fourth Tuesday of the month.
 
Adopt a Family & Giving Tree
We provide gifts and basic need and support to families in the community. Look for this in December!
 
We walk to raise awareness of the importance to end Hunger in the world and assist with a food drive for Gleaner’s Food Bank.
 
Spirit of Hope Detroit
Soup Kitchen
Shalom is involved in serving the needs of the homeless in at Spirit of Hope Church in downtown Detroit. We have committed to serving in their soup kitchen 3 times a year. We feed an average of 100 – 150 people each visit. Donated clothing is also passed out to people in need. 
Global Partnerships
 
Baja Bound Mission Trips
For over twenty-five years Baja Bound has served the needs of the Baja region through the construction of orphanages, camps, churches and homes among the working poor. Shalom has had the opportunity to participate in a number of home builds over the years with this terrific organization! For more information please visit Baja Bound’s Website!
 
Lasting Smiles Uganda 
Lasting Smiles Uganda is a charity, non-denominational, non-profit organization based in Kyajja Village Mukono District East Africa.
Semei and Susan Ziva established Lasting Smiles Uganda with a mission to enhance the well-being of vulnerable children by giving them support specifically in the area of education, health care, child protection and food security. We plan to visit their organization when we travel to Uganda this summer. For more information visit LSU’s Facebook page!
 
Tanzania 
Shalom is currently involved with our Southeast Michigan Synod’s task force on Tanzania! For more information about the ELCT, visit their website
Past Mission Trips 
This video highlights a mission trip that we took to Uganda in 2014. Our partnership with churches in Uganda is still a thriving ministry for our Mission and Outreach team. The trips that we have taken since are also captured in the spirit of this video. We look forward to returning to Uganda soon! If you would be interested in going to Uganda with us please email pastorkurt@shalomlife.org for information about future trips!