fall serve- community service opportunities

Dec 31, 2022 at 12:00 AM

Check back often, as we will continue adding different serving opportunities throughout the season! This list includes things you can do as an individual, with some friends, or with your life group.

As you serve, we'd love to hear your stories and see your photos. Email Julianne at stories@westgatechapel.org!

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Highlighted Serve Events:


TNC Trunk or Treat on October 23 from 1-3pm: Learn more and sign up here

Dorr Elementary Halloween Howler Family Event -Wednesday, October 26 5:30-7:30pm Host a table, pass out candy, or serve refreshments. Sign up Genius found here!

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++ CRU AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TOLEDO ++

Contact Maggie George maggie.george@cru.org


Spiritual Interest Surveys on Campus Conduct spiritual interest surveys with us on campus with other Cru staff and students following New Student Convocation (8/26) or during the first two days of classes (8/29 and 8/30).

Prayer Walk Stroll throughout the campus and pray with the Toledo Cru staff team or on your own.

Care for staff kids Join us at the fall retreat (9/23-9/25) to provide childcare which would enable Cru staff with kids to engage in the content and discussions with college students.

Host monthly men's/women's gatherings Cru provides the content, you provide the space, and maybe snacks if you'd like.

Amazon wishlist Click here for a list of some things that would be helpful in this coming ministry year. 


++ FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES ++

Contact Mindy Cross mcross@fca.org


Lead a Huddle at a local school Host students for a weekly Bible study.

Support students Serve at the Fields of Faith event happening in October, lead in prayer.


++ GLOBAL OPPORTUNITIES ++

Contact Wes and Marjie Blood wdbbdw@aol.com

Learn more at www.GO-UT.info


The Toledo International Hospitality Program (TIHP) is an opportunity for Toledo individuals and families to develop a cross cultural friendship with some international students, and do something fun with them once a month for one year. 

Conversation Partners (CP) is an opportunity to help students learning English to practice their speaking and listening skills through simple conversation. We need people who will meet once a week for an hour for one semester with a student.

The Household Items Giveaway provides furniture and household items, in the name of Jesus, to newly arriving international students from around the world. We can use drivers with trucks who can be that first, friendly face of Jesus to these students.


++ THE PREGNANCY CENTER OF GREATER TOLEDO ++

Contact Autumn Yockey ayockey@pregnancycenter.org


Use your gifts Visit our website at friendsofpregnancycenter.org and click the volunteer application, we have a list of over 30 different volunteer positions to choose from, including helping with events.

Client Advocate Volunteer to work directly with our clients once a week for four hours.

Amazon wish list for their client/parent boutique


++ THAT NEIGHBORHOOD CHURCH ++

Contact Shelly Bartlett shellyb@thatneighborhoodchurch.com


Host a Trunk at Trunk or Treat - Sunday, October 23 from 1-3pm- Sign up here

Serve kids during Saturday night services Play games with children in our children's ministry or pre-school giving them one on one love of Jesus. Weekly/Monthly opportunities.

That Neighborhood School Co-Op Tutor, read to, and build into the lives of students. Field trips, or STEM projects with students. Can be done on a small group or individual basis. Weekly/Monthly opportunities.

Connect with neighbors during monthly food pantry Be a welcoming presence and/or praying with those coming for Monthly Food Pantry. Second Wednesday of every month.

Youth Development Opportunities to help children along pathways to success. Make relationships through travel, taking select students to extracurricular activities such as AWANA, and more. Weekly/Monthly opportunities.


++ WATER FOR ISHMAEL ++

Contact Moriah Yates moriah@waterforishmael.org


Spend time with immigrants and refugees of all ages There are openings to serve all our classes/programs for the fall semester. This includes the morning women's school, evening co-ed school, and after school tutoring for elementary students.

Support Golf Scramble Event on September 24 Seeking business sponsors and golfers. https://birdease.com/18441/register


++ KEEP WATCH PRAYER ++

Contact Wendy Yeager wendy@keepwatchprayer.org


Pray in your local school Visit keepwatchprayer.org for more information on joining the prayer movement with a particular school in our area.


++ DORR ELEMENTARY ++

Halloween Howler Family Event -Wednesday, October 26 5:30-7:30pm Host a table, pass out candy, or serve refreshments. Sign up Genius found here!