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It's that time of year again where we show our community the love of God by beautifying neighborhoods, donating items to people in need, and encouraging local seniors. Get ready for our church wide community day on Saturday, October 2nd. Together, we will continue to show that Word of Faith cares.   

 

We need YOU!!!! With several different options both contactless and in-person, there is an opportunity for everyone to volunteer. Sign up now for one of our community initiatives below.

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DETROIT BLIGHT BUSTERS 

Their mission is to stabilize, revitalize and rebuild Detroit neighborhoods. They have been achieving this by demolishing, renovating and boarding up blighted homes for community use, building community partnerships and sponsoring events that cater to low to middle-income families in Detroit.

 

Volunteer Tasks: Working to beautify the local neighborhood

LOCATION:

17336 Lahser

Detroit, MI 48219

TIME:

9am - 12pm

GEORGIA STREET
COMMUNITY COLLECTIVE

Part of their mission is to rebuild and sustain our community one house, one block, and one neighborhood at time.

 

Volunteer Tasks: Working in the community garden and surrounding community

LOCATION:

8902 Vinton Avenue

Detroit, MI 48213

TIME:

10am - 12pm

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OPERATION DONATION

Here is a list of new items you can purchase and donate that will help various organizations and facilities assist those within their care and community. You can place these new items in any of our donation bins located in our receptionist and main sanctuary lobbies. Donations must be received by Saturday, October 2nd.

 

  • Crossword and Word Search Puzzle Books

  •  Adult Coloring Books

  • Coloring Pencils

  • Large Print Bibles

  • Fidget Maps or Quilts (A blanket that has several different objects attached to it that stimulate and keep you focused on an activity and thereby reduce emotional escalation that leads to agitation.  Fidget quilts are a happy resource for a person with dementia and fidgeting fingers.

GREETING CARDS
FOR SENIORS

Last year, our cards blessed hundreds of seniors. Let's do it again!!!  Please sign up to send greeting cards to encourage those in our local senior facilities. Your card may be the only personal touch they receive in weeks. You can submit your cards by placing them in a Word of Faith Cares dropbox located in our receptionist and main sanctuary lobbies. Donations must be received by Saturday, October 2nd.  

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ALL LOCATIONS ARE NOW AT CAPACITY

DETROIT RESCUE MISSION MINISTRIES

Rebuilding Detroit, one life at a time by providing hope to the hopeless, abused, disadvantaged and homeless men, women, and children of our community.

 

Volunteer Tasks: Assist the kitchen staff with prep-work, food service and cleanup (Volunteers are required to wear a mask.)

ALL LOCATIONS ARE NOW AT CAPACITY

LOCATIONS:

3535 Third St. 

Detroit, MI 48201

13220 Woodward Avenue

Highland Park, MI 48203

12900 W. Chicago

Detroit, MI 48228

TIMES:

11am - 1pm

4pm - 6pm

11am - 1pm

4pm - 6pm

11am - 1pm

4pm - 6pm

CITY OF SOUTHFIELD
PARKS AND RECREATION

The Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for 774 acres of parkland and open space at 33 sites throughout the City. Let’s help by providing a safe, clean park for our neighboring community.

 

Volunteer Task: Laying down mulch and general clean up

* AT CAPACITY *

LOCATION:

Local Park

Southfield, MI 48076

TIME:

9am - 12pm

WORD OF FAITH CARES GEAR

We are asking everyone to wear a Word of Faith Cares T-shirt or hoodie when you serve. This year we also have hats! You can purchase your gear at a discounted price in the bookstore before or after an in-person service or go to estore.wordoffaith.cc to purchase one online.

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GOT A QUESTION?

If you have any questions you can contact us at wofcares@woficc.com.