Operation love your neighbor day

“A Living Faith is walking with God each day Loving God and others because He first loved us.” – Pastor Jeremy Rebman  

February 10, 2018 is Operation Love Your Neighbor Day!

Operation Love Your Neighbor (OLYN) is a one day ministry outreach event that involves our entire church family.  Whether young or old, able or homebound, we each have a role to play on Operation Love Your Neighbor day.  

Here are the Ministry Teams that we have planned:

  • Samaritan Center - Cleaning soup buckets, yard debris clean-up, mulch spreading in play area
  • United Against Poverty (UP) - Clean and organize the shelves in the Member Share Grocery Center
  • Habitat for Humanity - Organizing, cleaning and displaying store merchandise
  • Shining Light Garden - Planting, weeding and harvesting vegetables (bus transportation provided)
  • The Prayer Group - Praise and Prayer for OLYN ministries, FUMC family, community, nation
  • Valentine’s Day Cards - Assemble and deliver cards to Assisted Living Facility (ALF) residents
  • Cookies, Baking Team - Cookies baked (tubs provided) and delivered to FUMC by Friday, Feb. 9
  • Cookies - Delivery Team - Cookies delivered to Police and Fire Departments and ALFs in the County
  • Food Sack Set-Up - Breakdown and arrange food items for OLYN Day food sack assembly
  • Food Sack Packing - Food sack packing, bagging and placing in the Food Sack Room
  • Women’s Refuge Center - Handrail maintenance, yard clean-up, fence construction
  • The Arc of Indian River County - Cleaning and organizing the arts and craft room
  • CareNet Pregnancy Center - Consolidating and organizing storage units on Flight Safety Drive
  • Vero Beach Elementary - Organizing student literacy room and packing student test bags
  • Humane Society - "Tales for Tails” - reading to pets to acclimate them for adoption
  • Family Beach Clean-Up - Cleaning the beaches and disposing of trash
  • Salvation Army Lunch Team - Cook, serve and minister to local community
  • Thompson Baseball Field - Paint dugouts and concession areas, general field clean-up
  • Hope for Families Center - Organize the Center’s food pantry and kitchen area
  • Life for Youth Camp Team - Clean up prayer garden and planting beds around the chapel


  • Sign In in the lobby of the CLC between 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM  
    Your team leaders will be there to answer any questions you may have. Then you can pickup your t-shirt at the designated table.
  • Enjoy a free Breakfast made by our fantastic Chef Tim.  Please have a seat with your team so you can meet and get to know those on your team.
  • Gather for Prayer in Sanctuary at 8:45 AM 
    There will be a brief time of prayer led by our Pastor Jeremy Rebman.  

  • Love Your Neighbor Team Mission Project
    By 9:00 AM you will be heading out to do your OLYN team project 
  • Post Pictures of your Mission Project on Facebook or pass them onto your OLYN Leader.  Use hashtag #OLYN when you post - this way you can go to this page later and see everyone's work!

Sunday, February 11:

Sunday Morning Celebration of OLYN
Please wear your t-shirt to church on Sunday morning, we will be celebrating OLYN during our worship services at 8:30, 9:45 and 11:00 AM.
  • Follow Us on Facebook 
  • Pictures will be posted to #OLYN