Serve Day


Saturday, July 10

Every summer, we launch out groups around the area to serve throughout our community. Through our service and generosity, we are changing lives – for those serving, for those being served and through the example we are setting for others. Get your small group together and come join us as we make a difference in our city.  


This year in addition to our regular service projects, we’d like to focus on serving our healthcare workers and first responders who’ve taken such great care of our community in response to the coronavirus pandemic. If you know of an opportunity where we can serve or you’d like to lead a service project, please email . 

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Thanks for helping us love people well in our city!


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Serve Day Ideas

If your group would like to create its own service opportunity, we encourage you to do so! Begin by asking your small group members the following questions. Hopefully, the answers will help you develop a project that is a perfect fit for your group.

Who in your neighborhood has a need?

What business or organization within your sphere of influence could use a blessing?

What project types best suit your group’s ages and abilities? (prayer, worship, teaching, physical labor, etc.)

General Ideas

Host a free garage sale
Bring free lunches to construction workers and servicemen in your area
Hand out free gum at a local park
Clean up a widow’s or single mom’s yard
Give out free sunscreen at a city park
Give out free bottled water
Give out free donuts and coffee at bus stop or shopping center
Host a free car wash for the faculty
Minor car repairs for elderly, widows and/or single mom’s
Kids host a free kids toys and games garage sale
Kids host a free lemonade stand

Nursing Homes

Deliver fresh flowers to the residents
Host a worship service at a nursing home
Throw a “Senior Prom” complete with music, food, and decorations
Landscape a flower garden and sitting area for resident
Have kids make crafts that can be given to residents
Distribute chips and sodas to residents & employees 
Help the residents complete care packages for foster kids

Special Needs/Youth Home

Adopt a group home for the day and throw a party for the residents
Build a wheelchair ramp for handicapped
Organize a field day for a group youth home

Street Outreach

Serve hot breakfast for the homeless in your community
Do a community trash clean up
Host a “Block Party” with free food, games, music, etc. for families
Renovate a run-down playground or park in the area
Do a door-to-door grocery giveaway
Have a “Free Grass Cutting” day


Serve drinks and snacks to staff and those waiting in the emergency room
Give out healthy snacks to patients of chemotherapy
Deliver small gifts to patients and families in the children’s ward
Prayer visits with patients and those in the emergency room
Take care packages to families of hospitalized children.

Business/Service Organizations/Public Servicemen

Wash windows
Trash pick-up in the parking lot
Corral shopping carts to designated spaces
Cook Lunch for your local police or fire station