Thank you for signing up to provide a lunch for our building volunteers!
This is a group undertaking and cannot be completed without the help of everyone.
Please plan on staying and eating with the group - you will be quite popular!
- Meals need to be delivered and ready to serve at noon on your volunteer day. Plan to arrive no later than 11:45 am. The crew takes a 30 minute lunch break.
- The estimated driving time from Christ Church is 20 minutes.
- Plan to prepare for about 20 people (RTR weekend prepare for 55-60).
- Please contact the Hospitality Coordinator from your church to volunteer to bring lunch:
- Christ Church, Fern Creek, Crestwood, Cooper, Watkins
Supplies needed for the Meal
- Card table(s) to set food on
- Sturdy paper or plastic plates, napkins, disposable cups. If you have Corelle ware, plastic dishes, or real utensils you wish to use, please take home to wash.
- Serving utensils, as needed
- Condiments, salt & pepper as needed
- Drinks and ice
- Wet wipes for cleaning hands (there is no water on site)
- Trash bag(s). Please clean up all lunch trash and take with you for disposal.
- Taking dishes in bulk works well.
- Remember some persons are vegetarians; please keep this in mind when planning your meal.
- Pre-made sandwiches in individual zip lock bags should be marked with type of sandwich.
- Soup, chili, or stew (on a cold day)
- Pasta salads, 3 bean salads, etc.
- Chicken or tuna salad
- Deli style or wrap sandwiches
- Fried chicken
- Barbecue (Shane’s has delivered for us in the past)
- Fruit – bananas, apples, grapes, watermelon – cut for individual serving or in fruit salad
- Raw vegetables & dip
- Cookies, brownies, etc. (easily eaten by hand)
- Ice cream sandwiches or bars (helpful to pack in ziplock bags then in ice)
- Tea – both sweetened & unsweetened or supply sugar substitute & sugar packets
- Bottled water
- Rolls or muffins
Things to avoid
- Miscellaneous tips:
- Be prepared to take everything you brought back home with you, including the trash. We cannot leave any used paper plates or any food scraps at the site because it could attract small animals.
- Empty juice containers or milk jugs make great containers for carrying lemonade or tea.
- The best way to transport food is in large coolers.
- Left over food can be donated to Kentucky Harvest (1839 Brownsboro Road in Clifton, 894-9999, or Wayside Christian Mission (822 E. Market Street, 584-3711). Call before you drop off food.
- There are no extra electrical outlets on-site. If you are bringing something hot, store it in a cooler to keep warm until served.
- Children are welcome on-site to help serve lunch.
- Remember, this is a construction site. Please dress appropriately. Closed-toed shoes are suggested.