life group "serve" opportunities

"Feed the hungry, and help those in trouble. Then your light will shine out from the darkness, and the darkness around you will be as bright as noon" Isaiah 58:10


To make a selection for your Life Group Serve project, email Heather Thomas at hnthomas.2002@gmail.com.

Once your selection has been confirmed, that service time will be marked as CLOSED. 

All submissions should be in at least two weeks before the event and no later than February 5th. 

  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN HOME- 

    ACTIVITY DAY WITH THE RESIDENTS

    Help set up, facilitate, and play Valentine's Day Bingo with the residents.


    CLOSED - DEJONG / FUKANO / PEVER

    February 9, 2018

    2:00 PM

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  • BUILD YOUR OWN SERVICE PROJECT


    For that group who is interested in serving outside of the prepared list, this opportunity is for you! Please confirm your project details with Heather by February 5th - Groups are always encouraged to serve together in additional projects and or/areas.  So if you'd like to do more than one serve project together, you are welcome to do that too! 


    February 10, 2018

    9:00 AM


       hnthomas.2002@gmail.com


  • Dinner with the residents - kings gospel mission

    Kings Gospel Mission believes that homelessness is a problem of broken relationships with God, society and self.  By partnering with this group you will have an opportunity to fellowship with resident participants, staff and men from the community by providing a fully prepared meal that serves 35-40 people.  There are two opportunities to serve.  



    SERVE OPPORTUNITIES
    :


    February 16, 2018

    5:30 PM to 8:00 PM


    CLOSED - KOOTSTRA / ZONNEVELD

    March 9, 2018*

    5:30 PM to 8:00 PM


       hnthomas.2002@gmail.com

    *date has some flexibility, but must be confirmed by  02/05


    KGM Mission Statement:

    "Kings Gospel Mission aspires to Glorify God by seeing lives transformed by the redemptive power of Christ"

    http://kingsgospelmission.org


    Note:
    This is an ongoing ministry that serves its residents daily. In addition to serving their residents they also offer services to those who are not part of the program by offering a warm place to stay and a meal daily. If you would like to volunteer with this ministry apart from your Life Group team please contact Rev. Lambert Sikkema at 559-582-4426 ext. 2 or lambertjsikkema99@gmail.com.


  • SOUP KITCHEN-

    BEHIND THE SCENES PREPARATION

    Sort, organize, and prepare for upcoming meals to be served at the soup kitchen.  There are two opportunities to serve.  



    SERVE OPPORTUNITIES
    :


    CLOSED - NOLAND / TEVELDE  

    February 17, 2018

    9:00 AM


    CLOSED - HOLDEN / THOMAS

    March 3, 2018

    9:00 AM


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  • HANNAH'S HOUSE

    DInner, Devotion, and FELLOWSHIP with the residents

    Prepare or cater a meal for the residents and spend some time in prayer and devotion.   


    SERVE OPPORTUNITIES:


    CLOSED - PICKERING / KOOTSTRA

    March 2, 2018

    5:30 PM


       hnthomas.2002@gmail.com


    Hannah's House provides transitional housing, prenatal care, and inpatient substance abuse treatment for women.



  • Children's storybook garden and museum- LANDSCAPING DAY

    Help our Deacons and members of the community with cleanup for a local children's garden and museum by cleaning and landscaping  garden beds that incorporate classic novels such as, The Secret Garden, Peter Rabbit, and The Three Pigs.


    Bring some gloves and tools if you've got them.


    SERVE OPPORTUNITIES:


    CLOSED - SCHMIDT / MINNEMA

    March 10, 2018

    9:00 AM


    hnthomas.2002@gmail.com


    Children's Storybook Garden and Museum Mission Statement:

    "To strengthen the communities and families of Kings County and beyond through unique hands-on educational programs which promote and develop interest in healthy eating and fitness, gardening, farm history, literacy, nature studies and the arts.

    http://www.childrensstorybookgarden.org/about-us.us.html




  • KINGS COUNTY FARM DAY

    Lettuce planting station for 3rd grade students

    Work side by side with teachers and 3rd grade students from Kings County to help introduce them to our local agriculture.  


    SERVE OPPORTUNITIES:


    CLOSED - DUYST / WINTZ

    March 15, 2018

    9:00 AM


       hnthomas.2002@gmail.com



  • CHILDREN'S STORYBOOK GARDEN AND MUSEUM - VICTORIAN HIGH TEA FUNDRAISER

    Setup and serve tea and pastries at this annual fundraising event. Contact Heather Thomas to serve or for more details 559-816-1924.


    SERVE OPPORTUNITIES:


    CLOSED - NEAL / BERGMAN

    March 17, 2018

    9:00 AM


    hnthomas.2002@gmail.com


    Children's Storybook Garden and Museum Mission Statement:

    "To strengthen the communities and families of Kings County and beyond through unique hands-on educational programs which promote and develop interest in healthy eating and fitness, gardening, farm history, literacy, nature studies and the arts.

    http://www.childrensstorybookgarden.org/about-us.us.html 



  • HANFORD PARKS AND RECREATION

    KIDS FEST AT HIDDEN VALLEY PARK


    Help with games, rides, and more. 


    SERVE OPPORTUNITIES:


    CLOSED - CARPENTER / BERGMAN

    March 17, 2018

    9:00 AM


       hnthomas.2002@gmail.com