We believe that SERVING SMALL IS SERVING BIG! To empower our whole church, wherever you go, we have put together some creative yet simple ways we can serve in our community.
Gather ideas from the list below then GO and DO! Capture the moment on social media and tag us so we can all celebrate the impact we're making together.
•Bring lunches to construction workers or servicemen in your area
•Clean the yard for a widow or single parent
•Help with yard cleanup or minor repairs for those who are physically or financially unable to do it themselves
•Help with minor car repairs for the elderly, widows, or single parents
•Collect toys and games for kids in a local neighborhood
•Build a wheelchair ramp for a family
•Identify a family with special needs - ask for a “wish list” and get your whole small group involved in blessing them
•Donate Blood at your local blood bank. www.thebloodcenter.org
•Go on a Prayer Walk
•Ask a grocery store worker how you can pray for them.
•Spend some time calling or video chatting with loved ones near and far
•Pick up trash in a public park, street or parking lot
•Give away groceries door-to-door
•Have a “Free Grass Cutting” day for a neighborhood
•Offer free bike repairs
•Purchase one hour of unlimited snowballs your neighborhood
•Bring lunch to your local police or fire station
•Pay for someone's groceries (especially at Senior hour)
•Deliver fresh flowers and cards to residents
•Bring meals for the staff
•Gather and deliver new socks with rubber footings for residents
•Landscape a flower garden and sitting area on the property
•Let kids make cards or crafts that can be given to residents
•Sing songs outside the nursing home to bring cheer to those inside
•Donate coffee, energy drinks, lunches or snacks to staff
•Prayer and worship from a distance for a hospital
•Deliver gifts and care packages to patients and families in the children’s wing or NICU
•Provide healthy snacks to chemotherapy patients
•Create and deliver signs and posters for the hospital staff
•Local schools are a great place for multiple small or large teams to serve. Talk to the school’s leadership to find out their real and practical needs. Here are a few ideas.
•Plant a garden, wash a courtyard, repaint playground equipment, mulch a garden
•Build seating or benches, straighten decking, replace steps
•Package teacher appreciation gifts
•Church of the King partners with local ministries collects the following needed items.
•Contact your campus to arrange drop off.
•Elderly in Nursing Homes •Medical Professionals •First Responders
•Canned or Dry Beans •Canned Corn •Canned Peas •Canned Pasta Meals •Pasta (dry)
•Rice (1 or 2 lb. bags)
•Soups and Stews
•Boxed Meal Mixes (mac & cheese, jambalaya, etc)
For any questions, please email [email protected].