Service to Others Team
Our Service to Others Team focuses on the various ways we can serve those in need in our wider community. We look for different ways to “pray with our hands,” remembering that offering food, care, and basic needs and comforts to our neighbors is a form of prayer in itself. Throughout the year we look for ways to support needs directly, by growing and collecting food, school supplies, gifts, and other needs and by hosting Winter Nights, our local family shelter. We also rally to support the work of wonderful community partners, raising funds to help them carry on their great efforts around Contra Costa County. We are always looking for more folks to join our team, and for more ideas of how to better serve our community. Interested in joining the effort? Contact Jenelle Towle.
Each fall we gather for a fabulous evening and party for a wonderful purpose: raising much needed funds for organizations working to end homelessness in our community. This year we are supporting Hope Solutions and the Safe Parking Program. We gather outside on our plaza and enjoying awesome live music, share great food, have a wine toss and a silent auction full of wonderful ite…Read More »
Winter Nights is rotating family shelter in East Contra Costa County. The collaborative effort protects homeless families by providing shelter in a clean, safe, and warm environment and help families break the homelessness cycle by assisting them toward self-sufficiency and into stable housing. The program runs from October to May of each year. Many congregations throughout Centr…Read More »