Serve Day is our annual outreach event that closes our Summer Small Group Semester. It is an exciting opportunity for us, the local church, to go into our communities and love our neighbors. This summer, whether through a Small Group or by joining a Serve Day project, come be a part of serving our communities and sharing the love of Jesus through simple, practical acts of kindness.
SERVE Day 2018 is on July 14, 2018.
The best way to get involved is through a Summer Small Group, and you can find the group for you by searching our Small Groups Directory. Most groups are open to new members throughout the semester, so feel free to contact the leader of a group that fits your interest, meeting location, and time preference.
If you’re unable to join a Summer Small Group but would still like to join a Serve Day project, you can search available projects through our new Serve Day Online Platform.
Our hope is that each Small Group plans and participates in a Serve Day project this summer.
Get creative! Assess the needs of people in your neighborhood and in our local communities and plan a project that meets those needs. Check out our list of ideas and other options from local service organizations for ways to get involved. Learn more about project planning in our Serve Day Project Guide.
We’d love to know how your group plans to participate in Serve Day 2018. You can register your group’s Serve Day project online or through the new Serve Day Mobile App.
Each Small Group is responsible for the costs associated with their Serve Day project. We recommend spending time planning your project based on your group’s size and commitment level.
Bring any personal items you may need during your project: Serve Day T-shirt, sunscreen, drinking water, sneakers, a hat, etc. Your Small Group Leader can confirm any project-specific items you may need to bring: gloves, rakes, lawnmowers, tarps, work tools, etc. Work clothes are a good idea for serve opportunities requiring physical labor, and we recommend not wearing jewelry.
Small Group Leaders and Co-Leaders will receive weekly emails with Serve Day updates. Updates will also be made available through our new Serve Day Mobile Application.
If your Serve Day project is outside, make plans to have an inclement weather option available. Some possibilities include visiting a nursing home, serving at a local service organization, or cleaning classrooms at a local school. For indoor serve ideas, view our list of project ideas.