Next Date: September 8
Do you want to push up your sleeves and get out into the community?
Do you want to show God’s love to the people of Mason and the surrounding areas?
We have some awesome opportunities to serve, like “Build the Walls” every spring, when we build homes with Habitat for Humanity.
In addition to making your community a better place to live, it can be a bonding experience for your family, ministry group, or tribe.
Respite Nights provide an opportunity for parents of children/teens with special needs to have a night out, while their children are being cared for in a loving, safe environment (and having lots of fun)! Our goal is to introduce them to the love of God and our Access Ministry staff and volunteers through this community activity.
Upcoming 2018 Dates:
We are excited to report that Respite Nights now take place at Christ's Church (5165 Western Row Road, Mason, OH 45040)
Time: 6:30-9:00 pm (Volunteers arrive at 5:30 with dinner provided)
Volunteers must be at least 16 to have an independent assignment. Anyone younger will be assessed on an individual basis.
Change for Life: Baby Bottles
"Change For Life" is an opportunity to serve and love on women and teens who are facing unplanned pregnancy. We partner with Life Forward to make this happen every spring. It is the mission of Life Forward to help women and their families make life-affirming decisions through God's love. They strive to help women feel empowered to choose life. Check out their website here.
Here's what to do: Pick up a bottle after Sunday service on May 13 or 20. Fill it up with loose change, bills, or checks, and bring it back on May 27.
Thanks for being a part of this important outreach!
Ronald McDonald House
Each quarter, a team of 8-10 people serves at the Ronald McDonald House near Children's Hospital in Cincinnati. This is a wonderful way to help families who have long-term stays at Children's Hospital. Many are far from home. Come to serve and YOU will be blessed! This group is open to all adult groups and individuals.
Time of Departure: 3:30 pm
Expected Time of Return: Approx. 8:00 pm
Crafters for Christ
Second Thursday of the month
On the second Thursday of each month, the Crafters for Christ tribe meets at 9:30 am in the Parlor. They knit and crochet blankets, prayer shawls, baby hats, and more. They make these items for Bethesda North Hospital, the Pregnancy Care Center, Christmas boxes, and VFW.
ANY age is welcome! The more, the merrier! If you are interested in joining CFC, contact Bobbie DeRosa.
Matthew 25 Ministries
First Thursday every month
On the first Thursday of each month, a group heads out to Matthew 25 Ministries. They take care of packaging much-needed items like clothing and medical supplies at the Matthew 25 facility. These packaged items are then shipped to thousands around the world! You can join this group at any time. No experience necessary!
The group meets at Matthew 25 Ministries, located at:
11060 Kenwood Rd.
Blue Ash, OH 45242
They begin serving at 9:00 am.
Our Daily Bread
Second Friday every month
On the second Friday of each month, we visit Over the Rhine (OTR) and serve food to people in need at the Our Daily Bread location, across from Findlay Market. Over 150 meals are usually served each time we go! We clear tables, wrap silverware, work on the serving line, and assist with some food prep.
We meet at the church to travel together at 8:30 am and leave OTR at approximately 12:00 noon.