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Volunteer Opportunities


Binghampton Christian Academy

BCA is a Christian day and boarding school that serves the Binghampton community. Their mission is to develop students who honor and glorify God, promote spiritual and academic excellence, and encourage them to become productive, Goldy leaders. St. John’s parishioners are serving as prayer partners, providing school supplies and taking meals for the dormitory students. These and other opportunities are listed at this link. 

Contact: Debbi Freeburg (

Binghampton Opportunites

Hospitality Hub

The mission of the Hub is to connect individuals with the resources they need to begin their journey out of homelessness. In partnership with the City of Memphis and Department of Public of Safety, the Work Local Program provides the Hub’s clients with temporary fair-wage opportunities to clean up blighted areas of the City. St. John’s volunteers are currently providing and serving lunch once a week to the Work Local workers. 

Contact: Sissie Griffin (

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Calvary's Waffle Shop

During Lent Calvary Episcopal Church in downtown Memphis serves its famous lunch at their Waffle Shop that accompanies their Lenten Preaching Series. All proceeds from the Waffle Shop are donated to local outreach initiatives. Volunteers are needed to wait tables.

Contact: Lesley Dillon (


St. Columba’s Camp Able

In July, St. John's volunteers provide a meal for campers and counselors at St. Columba's Camp Able. Camp Able is a nationally known camp serving children with "diverse abilities" so that they can enjoy the wonders of a variety of outdoor and indoor activities offered by a traditional day camp in a safe and nurturing Christian environment with a camper/counselor ratio of 1:1. 

Contact: Lesley Dillon (



Arise to Read is a partnership of faith-based organizations, businesses, and local school districts that ensure second-grade students enter third- grade reading on grade level. The program trains volunteers to tutor children one hour a week in a simple sight word program called Team Read. They are looking for 1,600 volunteers to go into schools (during school hours) to coach students who are struggling to read. Click here for training and available opportunities.

Contact: Lesley Dillon (