Season of Service

January 16th - April 23rd 2016

What are your needs? How can we help?

Did you feel the buzz last week? A youthful energy seemed to fill the air as everywhere I went, Starbucks, grocery stores, parks and shopping malls were full of students enjoying freedom from school for Spring Break. Seeing the youngest members of our society reminds me of how important they are in our communities. Students are learning vital concepts in school that will make them the leaders of tomorrow! But students also struggle with issues of illiteracy, food insecurity, bullying and lack of positive adult role models. What are the needs facing students in your neighborhood? The best way to find the answer is to ask your school principal! That is the first step we ask churches to take when they commit to the Every School Partnership initiative and Serve Our Schools emphasis week.

Is your congregation ready to learn the needs of your local school and discover ways to meet those needs? Please visit the Every School Partnership Page on our website to discover resources that can help you begin a thriving partnership with local schools. Let's continue to ask the questions that can bring about change for students, their families and their schools.

Serving with you,

Megan McCleary

Serve United Director/ACTS Group

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If your church is planning a service event for Serve Our Schools, we want to hear about it! Please contact Megan at with information about your project.
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Stories of Service: Serve Arden Arcade 2016

Serve Partnerships Unlimited coordinated a third annual week-long mission trip experience in the Arden Arcade community called Serve Arden Arcade. A team of 40 middle-schoolers and leaders from Christ Community Church and the Spanish Speaking Iglesia Cristiano Emmanuel worked with many community partners to reach the Arden Arcade community in various ways. [READ MORE]

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Upcoming Service Opportunity: The Church at Elk Grove's Weekend of Service

Many churches in Elk Grove (called the Church at Elk Grove) will be working together to serve the Elk Grove Unified School District school campuses during the Weekend of Service on April 16th 2016. Projects will include campus beautification of about 12 Elk Grove schools, and tasks range from bark installation to library inventory and maintenance to cleaning high school sports stadiums. If you are interested in working with the Church at Elk Grove as they communicate their love of children and their families through school beautification, click here.
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