Serve

Serving is a great way to get connected with others and it an important aspect to your spiritual growth.  

So, when you’re ready, there’s always an outlet for your talents - from playing the guitar to using a hammer, running a video camera to stuffing envelopes - your effort will help make a difference in the lives of others!

 

To help you get started, we want to learn a little more about you.  Please take a few minutes and complete this Team Member Form

Once complete, we'll follow up with you to help you better understand all of the options available and get you connected with that ministry's leader. 


If you have questions, contact Pastor Tom Caldwell at tcaldwell@mainstreetlife.org or 419.838.7600 x131.

Serve Opportunities

You Can Help!!

Boys/Girls Club Halloween Party
October 29 | 3:00 – 6:30pm
East Broadway Elementary School
Partnering with East Broadway Elementary, we have an opportunity to serve alongside the Boys and Girls Club for their annual Halloween Party at the school. We will be helping with setup, food/drinks, games, and tear down. We are offering two shifts (3:00-5:00 & 5:00-6:30). Sign up
HERE, on your Connection Card, or at the Serve Counter. Please mark your shift availability too! Better Together!


Operation Christmas Child
Operation Christmas Child provides less fortunate children worldwide a shoe box full of gifts to brighten the Christmas holiday and potentially teach them about our Savior Jesus Christ. You can join this effort by stopping by the table in the lobby to pick up gift tags and info about filling the shoe boxes. Boxes will be available in the lobby beginning Sunday, October 14. Deadline to return filled shoe boxes is November 11. Please include $9.00 for shipping costs.


Mark your calendar! 
Serving Saturday
November 10 | 8:00am - noon
This Serving Saturday will be at Enpuzzlement. Come out and learn about food needs and distribution. Then join us to pack, stock, sort and prepare items to be used by our Serving Seven! Sign up HERE today for one of 100 spots.


Serving at Local Schools
It's back to school time! If you would like to volunteer at East Broadway Elementary School (Mentor/Reader/Helper or Help with Prize Store) or Lake Elementary School (Mentor/Reader/Helper) this coming school year, you can sign up HERE, stop by the Serve Counter or mark your Connection Card with ‘School Help’. We will be in touch with you with details.


Jamaica Outreach Trip
January 5 - 12, 2019

Cost/$1050. Plans for the trip include the following: provide labor/building support to the United Brethren Jamaican church community, host Bible school at the church camp, provide basic healthcare/hygiene instructions within the community and local schools. Additional information & applications are available at the Serve Counter in the lobby.



October GREEN Bag Donations 

Pick up an empty GREEN Bag for October donations - Canned goods. List available at the Serve Counter. Return the filled GREEN Bags by last Sunday in October.



The Giving Center

The Giving Center

East Broadway Elementary School

1755 E. Broadway, Toledo, OH

The Giving Center (our free clothing store ministry that offers good, quality clothing free of charge) is designed to serve everybody. We believe anyone who is in need of help, a little or a lot, regardless of the reason, can come and share in this opportunity. For more information, contact Pastor Tom at tcaldwell@mainstreetlife.org or 419.838.7600 x131.



The Giving Center Hours

Wednesdays

2:00 - 4:00pm

(The Giving Center will be closed October 24 and 31, reopening November 7. )


Giving Center Needs

All donations of clothing and shoes can go in the collection bins located in the parking lot. Just a friendly reminder to place all your donations in bags prior to dropping in the bins. This keeps the clothing dry and makes it easier for unloading.

Serving Stories

Featured stories about individuals

who are serving in and outside our walls.

Because  .  .  .  #servingmatters


THIS IS WHAT SERVING LOOKS LIKE