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Contact/Leader Info

Ministry Leader: Elaine and Carole Schmeda
Ministry leader can be contacted using the church directory, the ministry interest form on this webpage, or by contacting Lisa
Ministers: Schmeda ChristCare group, others from Immanuel who sign up for the ride
Leader Areas of Responsibility: Promote the event, recruit/accept registrations, manage financial tracking/checks to Immanuel and the check to Community Memorial Foundation, make packets for participants and distribute the Thursday before the event, arrange for ChristCare members to either ride or volunteer at event
Leader Monthly Time Commitment (hours): 12 hours in May-July and 15 hours in August
Detailed Leader Tasks: Weekly beginning Memorial Day weekend - write bulletin announcement that focuses on recruitment of riders (until registration deadline), place reminders in mailboxes of former riders (with help of ministers)

June 1 - make copies of registration forms (3 registration forms fit on one page)

Last week in June - track registrations on church bulletin board

Tuesday before team registration deadline - take checks to church and get one check to cover all team registrations, take all registrations and one check to Community Memorial Foundation
Create a list and label of registrants, including ChristCare members

Several weeks after the deadline - Write articles that focus on donations of non-riders

The Sunday before the event -Write a bulletin article that focuses on riders picking up materials

Thursday before the event - get boxes of materials from Community Memorial Foundation (1,000-1,100), assemble rider packets at church (1,200-1,600), distribute rider packets at church(1,600-1,900) (with help of ministers)

2nd Saturday of August - volunteer or ride in Wheeling for Healing (with ministers)

After the event - write bulletin announcement that focuses on thanking everyone, giving a summary of the event, and previewing next year's event

Mission Purpose

Mission Purpose:
The Wheeling for Healing ministry helps Immanuel Lutheran Church to accomplish its mission of Equipping the Saints for Ministry by raising funds to assist the nearest community hospital that treats community members suffering from cancer.
How Ministry Fulfills Purpose:
One of Immanuel’s ChristCare groups, led by Carole and Elaine Schmeda, invites the congregation to join them for Wheeling For Healing, an annual bike ride that benefits the Community Memorial Hospital Cancer Treatment Center. The ride takes place the second Saturday in August. There are three routes (4-mile, 15-mile, and 32-mile) through Menomonee Falls and Germantown. The event also includes a picnic, music, and children’s activities on hospital grounds.

About this Ministry

Desirable PLACE Characteristics

Meetings

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Weekly Activities
Meeting day(s) of the week: Saturday
Meeting times: 7-8a ; 8-9a; 9-10a; 10-11a; 11a-12p
Additional Meeting Time Info: The Wheeling for Healing event takes place the second Saturday in August from 7 a.m. -noon.
Ministers meet additionally to plan for the event (usually the planning process begins with a bulletin announcement on Memorial Day and concludes with a bulletin announcement on Labor Day).
Meeting Location(s): Other
Explain Other: Community Memorial Hospital Parking Lot B

Monthly Hours

Monthly Activities for Ministers
Ministry Calendar: May; June; July; August
Minister Term of Service: Indefinite; recurring
General Monthly Tasks (average): assist with making and distributing packets, recruit riders and registrations, ride or volunteer at event.
Hours: 4-5 in June and July, 5-10 in August
Monthly Time Commitment: 4-5 hours
May Tasks: Weekly beginning Memorial Day weekend - place reminders in mailboxes of former riders
August Tasks: Thursday before the event - get boxes of materials from Community Memorial Foundation (1,000-1,100), assemble rider packets at church (1,200-1,600), distribute rider packets at church(1,600-1,900)
2nd Saturday of August - volunteer or ride in Wheeling for Healing

Articles

DateTitleHits
Sunday, 22 August 2010Thank You to Immanuel's Wheeling for Healing Team149
Friday, 06 August 2010Pick Up your Wheeling For Healing T-Shirt186
Friday, 30 July 2010Calling All Non-Bike Riders!!!162
Sunday, 27 June 2010Join Immanuel's Wheeling For Healing Team!175
Friday, 18 June 2010Spotlight on...Wheeling For Healing 2010103
Friday, 17 July 2009It's not too late to help Wheeling For Healing225
Friday, 26 June 2009Wheeling For Healing Deadline: July 12215
Friday, 26 June 2009Please Join Immanuel’s Team for Wheeling for Healing223
Monday, 15 June 2009Register for Wheeling For Healing227
Monday, 15 June 2009Spotlight on...Wheeling For Healing 2009196
Friday, 05 June 2009Wheeling for Healing Rides Again!252
Wednesday, 04 June 2008Spotlight on...Wheeling for Healing182
Tuesday, 11 December 2007Wheeling for Healing417

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