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


Outreach Value #5: God has placed us here. Not somewhere else. Therefore, we will prioritize mission's endeavors and the establishment of Kingdom partnerships in Hanford and Kings County.


To make a selection for your Life Group Serve project, email Jennifer Butts at robjenbutts@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 1st. 

  • Breakfast with the Hanford city

    Fire department station #1

    Prepare and share a meal and fellowship with some of Hanford's bravest men and women to say THANK YOU for all that they do for and in our local community!


    CLOSED - Tos / Dunn / Garcia

    February 2, 2019

    10:00 - 11:00 AM

    I want to serve here!





  • Kings art center organizational project

    Kings Art Center offers art classes and highlight talent of local artists. They have a variety of fundraising events throughout the year to encourage the celebration of creativity and the arts. This particular project will be to assist leaders with organizing storage areas, supplies and more.


    CLOSED - Schmidt / Minnema

    February 2, 2019

    10:00 - 12:00 PM


    I want to serve here!


    https://www.kingsartcenter.org/about.html


  • Kings food pantry

    Food Prep & Distribution

    Help bag and provide food to the residents of Kings County. 


    CLOSED - Barba / Fukano / Pever

    February 6, 2019

    8:00 AM - 10:30 AM


      I want to serve here!


    Regular Pantry Hours: 

    Wednesday and Friday 9:00am - 2:00pm

    Closed for lunch: 11:30am-12:30pm


  • Kings fairgrounds

    Beautification project

    Help our local county fairgrounds by painting, landscape maintenance and more.


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


    CLOSED - Goebel / Zonneveld

    February 9, 2019

    9:00 - 11:30 AM

    *time may be flexible


     I want to serve here!


    https://www.thekingsfair.com/


  • episcopal soup kitchen of the savior

    general organization and cleaning support

    It takes a lot of hard work and dedicated volunteers to feed more than 200 meals a day, 7 days a week. Support this hard working and generous organization by helping behind the scenes preparing sack lunches, cleaning facilities and gardening.


    CLOSED - de Jong

    February 16, 2019

    8:00 - 10:30 AM


    I want to serve here!


    https://www.saviourweb.com/


  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN HOME

    Music & Fellowship Evening WITH THE RESIDENTS

    Enjoy an evening of singing and refreshments with the residents. 


    CLOSED - Noland / te Velde

    February 19, 2019

    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM


    I want to serve here!


    www.valleychristianhome.com/home/2606613


  • Barbara seville Women's Shelter

    DInner, Devotion, and FELLOWSHIP with the residents

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


    OPEN

    February 20, 2019

    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


       I want to serve here!


    Barbara Saville Women's Shelter provides a safe and secure living environment for women and children seeking refuge from domestic violence and/or, who are homeless due to unforeseen circumstances and situations. They house victims of various types of abuse. Due to the nature of the facility the location of the Barbara Saville Women's Shelter is kept confidential. 

    https://www.womenshelters.org/det/ca-kings_community_action_organization

  • Kings gospel Thrift

    organization project

    Organize and assist volunteers and employees with donations in preparation for resale.


    CLOSED - Valdez / Kootstra

    February 23, 2019

    9:30 AM - 12:00 PM


       I want to serve here!


    Kings Gospel Mission Thrift is the newest resale store in Kings County supporting the Kings Gospel Mission, Kings County's first homeless rescue mission.

    http://kingsgospelmission.org/


  • CHildren's Storybook garden museum

    gardening day

    Enjoy a morning of outdoor gardening activities helping the Children's Storybook Museum. 


    CLOSED - de Jong / Woodhouse

    March 2, 2019

    8:00 - 10:00 AM


     I want to serve here! 


    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

  • crossroads pregnancy center

    Baby bottle fundraiser preparation

    Crossroads Pregnancy Center has offered support and information to pregnant women in Kings County. Services include pregnancy testing, peer counsel, 'Earn while you learn' parenting programs, post-abortion help and referrals. Help this organization by preparing for their annual Baby Bottle Fundraiser. 


    CLOSED - Holden / Thomas

    March 6, 2019

    6:00 - 8:00 PM

    *This date is not set and may be flexible


    I want to serve here!




  • kings gospel mission

    DEVOtion and dessert wITH THE RESIDENTS

    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 devotional time with dessert and coffee that serves 30 people. 


    CLOSED - De Valois / Rietema

    March 9, 2019

    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM


      I want to serve here!

    Mission Statement:

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

    http://kingsgospelmission.org


  • Kings County FARM DAY

    Farm Day is Kings County Farm Bureau's largest annual event hosting more than 2,000 Third Grade students for an interactive field trip focused on agriculture in our community. Volunteers may guide students through a number of exhibits that allow them to climb on tractors, pet a variety of farm animals and learn the process of how food gets from the farm to the fork.


    CLOSED - Pickering / Kootstra

    March 14, 2019

    12:00 - 2:30 PM

    I want to serve here!


    https://kingscountyfb.org/farm-day/


  • CHILDREN'S STORYBOOK GARDEN AND MUSEUM

    Victorian tea run fundraiser

    Setup and assist with their annual Victorian Tea Fundraising event. 

    Contact Jennifer Butts to serve or for more details


    CLOSED - Sikkema / Wintz

    March 16, 2019

    9:00 AM

    *time may require adjustment


    I want to serve here!


    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 & recreation presents: 

    Spring Kids Fest 2019

    Volunteer alongside the Hanford Parks & Recreation department and Grocery Outlet for this fun day of children and family activities. Activities include: bounce house, pony rides, rock wall and more!


    CLOSED - Butts / Koelewyn

    March 16, 2019

    12:00 PM - 2:30 PM

     I want to serve here!