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Service Worship

West Valley Presbyterian Church

Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 8:30 AM (PDT)

Service Worship

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Those who attended the conference and are interested in seeing Service Worship at work can opt to tour various projects to get an overview of the experience. We will provide you with a map and other resources.
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Packing lunches: First Presbyterian Church of San Jose provides as many as 100 sack lunches to the hungry/homeless per day. This group will be packing bags with non perishable items such as fruit cups, bags of nuts, bottled water, granola bars etc. All items are donated, if you wish to donate please call the church office. ALL AGES, FAMILY FRIENDLY
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Innvision has been empowering the homeless and at-risk families to find their way home since 1973. For 2-4 hours volunteers will be helping make bags for the Georgia Travis Center. Once a year we fill the hand-made bags with toiletry items donated by our congregation. This time we will be cutting, pinning, and sewing the bags. Volunteers may bring machines, irons, and ironing boards. - ALL AGES, FAMILY FRIENDLY
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Innvision needs laundry soap in individual baggies for the clients of Georgia Travis Center. Join the soap scoopers!
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We will be making mostly craft items to be sent to OCC in the shoeboxes. We will be making cute little book marks, bead necklaces and bracelets, elastic hairbands with bows on them, notes for kids to color and write on, and notebook paper in folders to be used for school. ALL AGES, FAMILY FRIENDLY
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Join our care-crafters in making simple toys for OCC boxes. No special skills required, but if you can sew there is a very simple stuffed animal project. Bring scissors, machine.
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Provide music and a meditation for a short service at this local retirement home. Afterwards visit with the residents. 5425 Mayme Ave, San Jose. FAMILY FRIENDLY
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City Team reaches out to people in need and shows them hope in Jesus Christ in order to formulate real lasting change in their lives. Volunteers will meet at City Team Recovery Center to prepare and serve a meal, conduct and participate in a worship service, and/or help at onsite projects as needed such as sorting donations. Indoor/Outdoor, very relational. Come prep, cook, serve, cleanup, or even just be kind and visit with those who show up for the meal. GOOD FAMILY ACTIVITY FOR AGES 7+
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We will help the centers with painting and easy landscaping as needed. Wear work clothes, bring sack lunch. We will work about 4 hours. There will be 2 teams, one finishing the painting of a wrought iron fence , the other team will do projects needed at another facility. HIGH SCHOOL AND OLDER
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We will do small tasks like gardening and cleaning. Children will make cards to leave for the children. FAMILY FRIENDLY 8+ - HEALTHY ONLY PLEASE
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Grounds clean-up and yardwork on the South San Jose school campus. FAMILY FRIENDLY
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Maintaining Food Pantry, including cleaning, sweeping, mopping, sorting and organizing food, washing shelves, crates, vans as needed. All Volunteers need a completed Volunteer Application and parental consent form if under 18.
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THE REFUGE - Saturday Project
Prepare food ahead of time and serve it to the hungry at the Washington Park Community Center in Sunnyvale on Saturday evening, March 29th. Several volunteers are needed to prepare and serve food. Food is taken to the Center at about 4:00 PM. Following the meal there will be a short worship service. This is an ideal project for those who cannot participate on Sunday.
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Childcare - Under Age 5 Ended Free  

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What is Service Worship?

"Service worship" is an emerging movement among Christ-centered churches that says that worship needs to happen not just in our sanctuary, but out in the community. It is achieved through acts of service to people in need.

More and more churches are scheduling periodic congregation-wide service days - either in addition to their normal Sunday morning worship services, or instead of them. The congregation is called out to serve in work projects that make a tangible difference in the lives of people in the community.

Through these service days, the church follows Christ's instruction to serve others and it challenges societal perceptions of the church in the world. it often yields in individuals a new sense of their own personal purposes in mission and service.

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West Valley Presbyterian Church
6191 Bollinger Rd
Cupertino, CA 95014

Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 8:30 AM (PDT)

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West Valley Presbyterian Church

West Valley Presbyterian Church is a diverse community in the heart of Silicon Valley (Cupertino, CA) centered on the love of God revealed in Jesus Christ. We are people who find ourselves touched, blessed, healed, and transformed by Jesus. We believe that Jesus’ life, teaching, and grace hold the answers for our lives, and for the whole world. That is why we are passionate about our mission – to know Christ and make Christ known. We are committed to practically sharing the love of Christ in tangible ways with everyone in our community, especially those who are hurting, hungry, poor, or in need. Our goal is to be an authentic community of faith, hope, and love that truly blesses our community. We invite everyone to join us for our worship celebration on Sunday mornings at 9:30am. These gatherings are a great opportunity to get to know more about Jesus and experience the fulfillment of the deepest longings of the human heart. This is the blessing of the love of God through Jesus, and we invite all to join with us!

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