Serve Sacramento

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Help us share what God is doing in our region!

Have you ever been encouraged by hearing a story of what God is doing in our region through service? Serve Sacramento is honored to be able to share many stories of service through our newsletters, website and social media outlets. We want to both bless and encourage others to serve through these stories, but we need your help to get the word out there! Would you consider doing these three simple things?:

1. Like our Facebook page

2. Share our page or a recent posting with your friends

3. Follow this newsletter, our Facebook page and our other social media outlets of instagram and twitter to keep up with recent stories of service

Our goal is to reach 500 facebook followers by Labor Day! Thank you for joining our efforts to share Christ's love by communicating his work in our region!

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Stories of Service: Cops and Clergy Sacramento

On Thursday evening July 31st, thirty five proud ministers graduated from Sacramento’s first ever Ministers Academy, the training program of Cops and Clergy, an initiative to unite members of the faith based community with the Sacramento Police Department to foster relationships, build community trust and reduce gang violence through outreach and intervention.

The Cops and Clergy Program was first initiated by the chief of the Sacramento police department, Sam Somers, and the late pastor of Bayside of South Sacramento, Bishop Sherwood Carthen in 2013. It was established with the belief that clergy have influence and credibility in neighborhoods that may have a hard time trusting authority. [read more]

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Serving Needs: World Relief

With large numbers of refugees and immigrants being received each month through World Relief Sacramento, there are 3 great opportunities you and your faith community can engage in:

1. DONATIONS!- Especially dining room tables, couches, chairs, lamps, dressers

2. WELCOME PARTY- Commit to one family to help with ANY of the following: apartment set up, airport pick up, first night meal (culturally appropriate) and transportation to first week's appointments

3. HOST HOMES- Because of the unexpected increase in arrivals, affordable apartments are getting very difficult to find. Some of the new apartments we are working with don't allow us to secure the apartments before the families arrive so there is an URGENT need for temporary host homes (think 2-5 days). Empty nester and have a spare bedroom to host a family? What better way to show lavish Christian hospitality than to open your home to refugees for their first few days in the US.

If you are interested in helping out in any of these ways, please contact World Relief Sacramento's Director, Kirt Lewis at

Keep up to date on what we are doing by visiting our website and following our facebook,instagram, and twitter accounts. We are looking forward to sharing this Season with you!