spring serve

Jul 1, 2024 at 12:00 AM

Contact Julianne if you want to discuss ways to engage in service! Also, as you serve, we’d love to hear your stories! juliannej@westgatechapel.org 419-841-8077 x1006



DORR ELEMENTARY

  • Dragon Fest – Family Fun Event Friday, May 10 from 5:30-7:30pm at Dorr Elementary. Host a game or pass out candy, help with inflatables serve refreshments. Official Signup Genius to come- please reach out to Julianne or check the Spring Serve page.


WESTGATE CHAPEL OUTREACH EVENTS

  • Let’s reach Westgate’s Neighbors together! Saturday, March 23. Event from 9am-12:30pm. This neighboring event is also a place for us to serve our community by going out to the neighborhoods around Westgate with invites to Easter services, cookies, and ask if there if they would like prayer.


  • International Friends Easter Event Saturday, March 30. Event from 5-8pm. Let’s welcome the nations that are here in our neighborhoods as international students. Opportunities to serve at the event include food prep, driving international students, hosting activities, or set up and tear down. Info to serve will be released on Sunday, March 3.



THAT NEIGHBORHOOD CHURCH IN NORTH TOLEDO

Westgate Contact- Heather Frantz htfrantz92@yahoo.com

TNC Contact Shelly Bartlett shellyb@thatneighborhoodchurch.com


  • Looking for help with steps and sidewalk construction Participate as the project manager, or join a team! TNC will provide all the materials, we just need the team to complete the project! 
  • Serve on a Tuesday at Kids and Student Ministry Participate Every Tuesday night during the school calendar year from 6:30 to 8pm, we gather for a night filled with fun and connection tailored specifically for our young attendees.

 

KEEP WATCH - PRAYER IN SCHOOLS

Contact Tiaunna Richardson tiaunna@keepwatchprayer.org

  • Host a Table at Rise and Shine 2024, our Keep Watch Fundraising Breakfast. 7:00am Thursday, March 21st at the Pinnacle in Maumee. Hear stories of God's work in schools, learn the significance of covering schools in prayer, consider joining us through finances and/or volunteering.
  • Join the Westgate-Dorr Elementary Prayer Walk by becoming a certified Keep Watch volunteer.
  • Prayer walk at a school near you!  Gather some Westgate friends and partner with Keep Watch to establish a weekly prayer walk at the school that is on your heart.


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 spring semester, as we have record high enrollment! This includes the morning women's school, evening co-ed school, and after school tutoring for elementary students.


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 are seeking adults of all ages, especially young adults, 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. 

REACHING YOUR NEIGHBORS

  • Host a block party/social event Easter is the perfect time to gather for an egg hunt, or do something inside like a game night. Pray for opportunities to show and share the gospel!
  • Supporting a life group member Where is God working in the life of someone in your group? Is there a way you as a life group can come around them in an area where God is moving? How can you encourage them?