REPORT: School Serve Weekend

What a weekend! This past weekend (August 20th-21st) nearly one thousand volunteers from congregations all over Seattle came out to serve schools in the Seattle School District alone. On top of that- six other districts were also served by churches including: Northshore, Highline, Tukwila, Shoreline, Lake Washington, and Renton districts. In addition, this next weekend Jubilee REACH will be coordinating the serve day for the Bellevue School District. We had the pleasure of touring five of the schools in Seattle with Superintendent Dr. Larry Nyland. He didn't just shake hands and smile for photo ops- he got the gloves on and spread mulch and hauled away yard waste. Dr. Nyland also gave a

Serve Weekend in Seattle Schools

This weekend of August 20th-21st, churches from all around Seattle and the region, will be engaging schools in a tangible way of service- everything from wiping down tables and painting murals to building planter boxes and shoveling mulch. The whole purpose of this serve weekend (known in Seattle as "Seattle Community Serve Day") is to love and serve our schools, building relationships for future support. Jubilee REACH , Urban Impact and Northshore Community Serve Day have gathered annually over the course of a decade to serve schools in Bellevue and the Northshore School Districts. Their faithfulness and incredible story inspired eight churches in West Seattle last year to serve two schoo

CHWS Prayer & Commissioning Service

Pastor Carey Anderson of First AME church in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood realized First AME had something to offer to people experiencing homelessness on Capitol Hill. The congregation also felt equipped to serve people in need; they could cook meals, collect toiletries, and welcome people to attend services and bible studies at their church. In seeking to serve their community, First AME reached out to Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission, Grace Seattle Church, and Seattle U to see if they could work together to do something about the current crisis our city is facing. With a spirit of love First AME has partnered with Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission to open the Capitol Hill Women’s She

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