In Our Community
At Faith Community we challenge you to show God’s love, mercy and grace by serving others. Where is God calling you to serve?
Please take your time to read through these different serving opportunities, and feel free to call or email us for further information.
Key for Serving Opportunities
Use the key provided to determine if the outreach or mission event is appropriate for an individual, family or small group.
A – Adult F – Family T – Teen SG – Small Group
Summer Lunch/Literacy Program A•F•T•SG
This multi-church effort serves lunch to children in the Lakota schools who normally receive free or reduced lunches during the school year. Faith Community’s Summer Lunch Program will be serving children at the Lakota Lake Apartments in West Chester. Our program runs 10 weeks from May 30 – August 4. Volunteers are needed on Tuesdays and Thursdays to help with the lunch and to play and interact with kids from 12.30 to 2.30 pm. On Mondays,Wednesday and Friday, volunteers are needed to just help with the lunch from 12.45 to 1.30 pm. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact Tara Yunker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Summer Literacy Program runs five weeks from June 27-July 27 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 pm – 1 pm. This program will also be held at Lakota Lake Apartments.
Ways to Serve: Help serve and clean up lunches, share a story and play with children, read with a child 1-2 hours per week.
School Supplies for Low-Income Children A•F•T•SG
Every summer, Faith Community collects to provide low-income children in the Lakota School District with needed school supplies. This year we will working with the Butler County Success program to provide supplies for children at the Hopewell schools. Faith members can choose to purchase and donates supplies for different age categories, so there is a range of different price levels, to suit everyone’s budget. More information will be available in late August regarding donations for the 2017-2018 school year.
Hispanic Ministry (Spanish speakers) A•T
Faith provides needed services to the local Hispanic community. We provide ESL classes at Stepping Forward, community events, and translation services at parent/teacher conferences.
Ways to Serve: Translators needed in Faith’s Food Pantry and at other events.
Habitat for Humanity A•T•SG
Our church has individuals and teams that regularly partner with Habitat for Humanity to help build homes for low-income families. If you are interested in serving on a build site for Habitat for Humanity, or would like further information, please contact Tara at email@example.com.
Kairos A (men)
This international, ecumenical prison ministry is devoted to changing the lives of incarcerated individuals and by so doing, creating a positive change within the institutions in which they live. To serve at Kairos requires specific training.