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Alternative Gifts 2021

Each year Wayne Presbyterian Church offers the Alternative Gift Program to respond to a variety of special needs that partners supported by Faith in Action (Mission) may have. Continuing to respect the contactless safety protocol, the Alternative Gifts “Catalog” continues to be online this year. If you’re familiar with the program and want to go directly to the order form, please click here. If you want to read more about each Partners selection, please read below.


The Common Place seeks to offer holistic care to the children and families of Southwest Philadelphia. Located at the corner of 58th Street and Chester Avenue, we are a shared space where various organizations come together to meet spiritual, educational, and social support needs. With two worshiping communities, an arts-based after-school enrichment program, social services, and community events, The Common Place is a sacred space to do life together.

The Common Place Gift Selections

Contribute to the Capital Campaign, $ amount of your choice

Share the cost of tuning a piano, $ 20

General donation, $ amount of your choice

Go to Alternative Gifts order form


  

CityLights has facilitated partnerships between the Wayne Community and the Southwest Philadelphia Community since 1995.  This ministry supports issues of health, education, safety and non-violence, housing, and economic development for all ages within the Southwest Philadelphia Community.  This years selected partners include Sherwood Outreach Center, Mitchell Elementary School, Gemma Services and Outley House.  The CityLights office is located at The Common Place.

Sherwood Outreach Center Gift Selections

Well balanced breakfast, $ 4

Diapers for babies in day care $ 15

General donation, $ amount of your choice

Go to Alternative Gifts Order Form

Mitchell Elementary School Gift Selections

Emergency food support, $ 8

Contribute to basic family needs fund,  $ 15

General donation, $ amount of your choice

Go to Alternative Gifts Order Form

Outley House Gift Selections

Warm gloves or socks, $ 5

A pair of boots,  $ 20

General donation, $ amount of your choice

Go to Alternative Gifts Order Form

Gemma Services

Lego set for Christmas, $ 10

ShopRite Gift card for holiday meal,  $ 25

General donation, $ amount of your choice

Go to Alternative Gifts Order Form


Construction Ministry at Wayne Presbyterian Church supports Hammers with Heart, Habitat for Humanity and Rebuilding Together Philadelphia.  Hammers with Heart is the selected partner for the Alternative Gifts Program this year.  "Hammers" provides skilled and semi-skilled labor at no cost to homeowners and other organizations in the greater Philadelphia region and locally. Your gift will help purchase the needed building materials for this WPC mission ministry to be used toward making homes in low income areas warm, safe and dry.

Hammers with Heart Gift Selections

Tools for students, $ 5

Building Materials, $ 40

General donation, $ amount of your choice

Go to Alternative Gifts Order Form


Local mission Ministry at Wayne Presbyterian Church supports the Wayne Senior Center, Surrey Services for Seniors, IHN (Interfaith Hospitality Network of the Main Line), Great Valley Food Cupboard, Baker Industries, Main Line Mentoring and the Radnor Township Civic Association.  This years selected partners for the Alternative Gifts program are Baker Industries, IHN, and Main Line Mentoring.

Baker Industries Gift Selections

Transportation funds to help our workers get to and from work, $ 15

General donation, $ amount of your choice

Go to Alternative Gifts Order Form

IHN (Interfaith Hospitality Network of the Main Line) Gift Selections

Disposable pull-ups for toddlers in day care, $ 10

One family dinner, $ 20

General donation, $ amount of  your choice

Go to Alternative Gifts Order Form

Main Line Mentoring Gift Selections

Devon Lanes bowling and pizza party for students, parents and volunteers, $ 10

Ticket to an issue-relevant play at People's Light & Theater for students and parents,  $ 25

General donation, $ amount of your choice

Go to Alternative Gifts Order Form


Advocacy for Social Justice Ministry at Wayne Presbyterian Church supports Bread for the World, providing training and education for advocacy work. 

Bread for the World Gift Selections


Provide education for its advocacy network to continue its work affecting real progress toward ending hunger. 

General donation, $ amount of your choice

Go to Alternative Gifts Order Form


Global Ministry at Wayne Presbyterian Church supports CEDPCA (The Protestant Center for Pastoral Studies in Central America), God's Precious Children in Bong Liberia and the Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo Egypt.

CEDPCA Gift Selections

Home repair parts for clean water system, $ 15

Whole-house water filtration system, $ 50

General donation, $ amount of your choice

Go to Alternative Gifts Order Form

God's Precious Children Gift Selections


Four months scholarship for a Middle or High School Student, $ 30

One-year scholarship for a Middle or High School Student,  $ 90

General donation, $ amount of your choice

Go to Alternative Gifts Order Form

Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo, Egypt Gift Selections


Support a seminary student in Egypt, $ 25

Partial monthly scholarship for Seminary Student in Egypt,  $ 50

General donation, $ amount of your choice

Go to Alternative Gifts Order Form