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Serve in the Community

Serve in the Community

God's hands and feet...that's us. That's you!

Here are a few ways we can work together to make a difference in our community showing God's love to hurting people in our own backyard. 

Serving in your own backyard!

WARMING CENTER

When weather is predicted to be dangerously cold, Calvary’s Mid Rivers and St. Charles Campus may be activated as a warming center for our homeless community. St. Charles Campus will be on call for January 1 to January 8 and February 5 to February 12. Mid Rivers dates to be determined. Volunteers are needed for a variety of areas.

Site Leader: Each site will have someone designated as the team leader. The Site Leader is responsible for ensuring a minimum of 3 overnight volunteers (male & female) are on site during activation and that people are in place for the following responsibilities:
Set Up (1-2 people) 7 pm - 9 pm: Take supplies out of on site storage or out of a trailer. Set up intake, food tables, and cots. Distribute pillows & blankets for each cot. Set out snacks, water, etc. Set out towels and washcloths in the restroom. Secure all areas not to be accessed by guests.
Greeter/Host (1 person) 9 pm - 11 pm: Welcome guests and prepare Intake/Guest Agreement form. 
Overnight Help: 2 shifts needed to fill. 10:30 pm to 2 am or 2 am to 7 am
AM Clean up: Pick up towels/blankets/sheets and launder them. Need to be returned same day. 
Breakfast Team: Pick up food and deliver by 6 am.

Attending one Emergency Weather Response training session is required: 

December 3 from 9 - 10:30 am at Fire Station #4 3201 Boschertown Rd, St. Charles 63301


Christmas Store Volunteers 

The Christmas Store impacts many lives by giving underpriviledged parents in our community the opportunity to shop for gifts at much reduced prices. While at the Christmas Store, parents are blessed with caring, attentive and engaged servants of the Lord. Volunteers are needed to help parents shop, wrap gifts, serve breakfast and so much more!  CLICK HERE TO SERVE


Oil Change Volunteers

Twice each year we offer free oil changes to single moms and low-income families. Don’t know anything about cars? No problem! Consider helping greet our guests, serving meals to our volunteers, or organizing supplies. CLICK HERE TO SERVE

Adopt-a-School

Teams of helpers “adopt” a local school and serve the faculty, perhaps by cleaning the teacher’s lounge once a month, appreciating teachers with meals during conferences, or surprising the staff with treats from time to time. CLICK HERE TO SERVE

HAMMER HEADS

Hammer Heads is a home repair ministry serving single moms, widows, elderly, spouses of deployed military members and handicapped who own homes and need minor home repairs. CLICK HERE TO SERVE

Weekend Hunger

Oftentimes children who receive free lunches at school go hungry on the weekend. Weekend Hunger provides backpacks of food for children to take home at the end of the school week. CLICK HERE TO SERVE

Food Pantry

Each week, Calvary’s Food Pantry provides food for about 40 families from the community. CLICK HERE TO SERVE in this ministry. We also provide food to other needs in and around our area. LEARN MORE on how you can help by donating food for these people and families.

Moving Ministry

Help homeless and underprivileged families with relocating. CLICK HERE TO SERVE

NEIGHBOR HELPING NEIGHBOR

Calvary provides leadership to this coalition which is making a positive impact in neighborhoods throughout St. Charles County by partnering with local governments, aid agencies, churches, and school districts to assess the needs of under-resourced people and then actively engaging them in care to transform their lives.  CLICK HERE TO SERVE

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