summer serve -community service opportunities

Aug 31, 2024 at 12:00 AM

We love to bless others through serving!

Contact Julianne if you want to further discuss ways to engage with our community partners. Also, as you serve, we’d love to hear your stories! juliannej@westgatechapel.org 

419-841-8077 x1006


++ THAT NEIGHBORHOOD CHURCH ++

1501 N Ontario St, Toledo lovegodlovepeopleproveit.com


Friday Nights – Every Friday June 14 through August 2

Assist in hosting a cookout with a group of 5-10 people. They have a new format this year. Bring a few summer side dishes to share, a craft for 15 kids, and be ready to have a great night playing with the neighborhood kids and community members! 


TNC Kids Summer Program – 3 weeks- M-T-W from 11am-1pm

Join our team to provide a great day camp for kids in North Toledo. Our weekly program will include a bible story, crafts, tutoring, activities and lunch. 11am - 1pm, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. We have a 3 week session in June and a 3 week session in July. You are encouraged to sign up for multiple days.

Email Shelly at shellyb@thatneighborhoodchurch.com or

Amy at amyr@thatneighborhoodchurch.com


++ PRAY AT YOUR SCHOOL ++

Contact Tiaunna at Keep Watch for more information on joining the prayer movement with a particular school in our area. Find out the time of your local school’s Prayer Blitz the week of June 24-28, and if your school is not listed- set one up.

We will pray outside of Dorr Elementary on Tuesday, June 25 at 2pm- please join us! 

 

++ WELCOME THE NATIONS ++

Facilitate a 1 hour program for children k-6 at Water for Ishmael

Each week during the summer school session (June 10-July 11) WFI is inviting a small group to lead activities with the K-6th grade students from 10-11am (Class is 9a-noon). This is a great way to welcome youth from many nations that are living in our neighborhoods.

Learn more here


The Household Items Giveaway

This ministry 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.

  •  Contact Wes Blood wdbbdw@aol.com 419-705-5056
  •  Learn more at www.GO-UT.info
  • We will also gather a team to help move furniture in the Warehouse to their new space in June! Please reach out to Wes if you’d like to be part!


++ NEIGHBORING THIS SUMMER ++


Host a block party/social event

Together with your friends or life group, let’s reach our neighbors! Summer is the perfect time to gather the people in your circles over a hot dog, invite neighbors over for a game night, or organize a weekly bible study or walking group!


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, and you can encourage them?


++ SKILLS TO SHARE ++


Community of Hope Health Clinic - Painting and cleaning

Formerly the TNC Free Health Clinic, they operate three nights a week serving patients from North Toledo as well as all of Lucas County. Coordinate a time to clean and paint the walls of the health clinic. Perfect for a life group to do together! 306 Bush St, Toledo


Siding Saturdays at That Neighborhood Church

We are looking for a team of siders as they complete the smaller building next to TNC. Different levels of skill required!


FCA All-Abilities Camp- May 31 and June 1

Join our partner, Mindy Cross, as she and the Buckeye Border Fellowship of Christian Athletes team host the first annual All Abilities camp for 69 high school students. Want to be a buddy or serve in another way? Contact Mindy at ascgolf1@hotmail.com to learn more!