Saturday, March 28
8 AM – 12:30 PM

In the book of Jeremiah, God tells us that our welfare is tied to the welfare of our city. Through CityServe, we can each use our gifts and abilities to be a light in our community. Serve at one of many projects around the city where your gifts can be used.

  1. Pick a project below

  2. Register online

  3. Attend the rally on March 28 at 8 AM

  4. Pick up a free shirt, doughnuts, and coffee

  5. Serve at your project

Mercy Ministries

Christian Library International

Come see how God is at work in prison ministry. We will be sorting, stamping, and packing books or opening, sorting, and processing inmate Bible study lessons.

  • Age Restrictions: 16 and up
  • Group Size: 15

REGISTER

Feed The Hunger Packathon (KID-FRIENDLY)

Feed the Hunger is a Christian ministry that gets nutritious food to places with children desperate for food. We will be packing 10,000+ bags of food to be distributed to children around the world. We believe that the cause of feeding hungry children and those in need unites us all.

*Cost is $25 cost/per person
*Registration will close early on  March 20, 2020

  • Age Restrictions: none
  • Group Size: 60

REGISTER

Gateway Women's Care, Raleigh (KID FRIENDLY)

Offer compassionate care and support by collecting and assembling baby bags for expectant mothers. Gain a better understanding of how the ministry serves women and saves babies via a short informational presentation. We will do some campus beautification as well. 

*Due to privacy concerns, we will not be interacting with the moms and babies. 

  • Age Restrictions: none
  • Group Size: 15

REGISTER

Gateway Women's Care, Durham (KID-FRIENDLY)

Offer compassionate care and support by collecting and assembling baby bags for expectant mothers. Gain a better understanding of how the ministry serves women and saves babies via a short informational presentation. We will do some campus beautification as well. 

*Due to privacy concerns, we will not be interacting with the moms and babies. 

  • Age Restrictions: none
  • Group Size: 15

REGISTER

Helping Hand Ministry (KID-FRIENDLY)

The Helping Hand Mission Inc. assists families in need with food, clothing, furniture, and shelter. We will be serving food, interacting with participants, and working around the facilities.

  • Age Restrictions: none
  • Group Size: 30

 REGISTER

Hope Reins (KID-FRIENDLY)

Help beautify the grounds of Hope Reins. Participants will be spreading mulch and doing farm chores and other projects. Farm chores are available for younger kids accompanied by an adult. 

  •  Age Restrictions: 5 years old and up (accompanied by an adult)
  • Group Size: 25

REGISTER

North Raleigh Ministries

NRM provides neighbors in crisis with crucial assistance in a Christian environment. Help is needed to sort, price and put donations on the sales floor. 

  • Age Restrictions: 13 years old and up
  • Group Size: 25

REGISTER

Raleigh Rescue Mission Thrift Store (KID-FRIENDLY)

Perfect for groups and individuals! Tasks include sorting and putting donations out on the floor for sale. All money goes back into running the Raleigh Rescue Mission Homeless Shelter.

  • Age restrictions: 12 years old and up (In the case of a youth group, one adult for every 4 – 5 youth under the age of 18 is requested)
  • Group size: 25

REGISTER

Salvation Army Shelter Meals

Lovingly prepare a nutritious meal for the Salvation Army shelter residents. Bring the meal and serve it to 100-150 women and children. Participants will cook on-site at Providence, transport the meal, then serve and chat with residents. Listen to their stories and share yours!

  • Age Restrictions: 18 years old and up 
  • Group Size: 10

REGISTER

With Love From Jesus

Assist in evangelical outreach to the needy community in Raleigh, NC, and surrounding areas. Minister to the spiritual needs as well as the physical needs of individuals we serve each week.

  • Age Restrictions: 16 (with parent) or 18 years old and up
  • Group Size: 45

REGISTER

Blood Connection Drive

Blood donations are at an all-time low. One donation equals three pints which saves three lives. With the constant decline in donations, the Red Cross is calling on the community for help!

  • Age Restrictions: 16 (with parent) or 17 years old and up
  • Group Size: unlimited

REGISTER

Reach Your Neighbors

Saturday Morning Breakfast, Tribute Apartments

Support our CARES Team, Tomo and Sarah Brown, by helping them bless their neighbors. Serve residents a free breakfast then engage in conversations about Christ and Providence. 

  • Age Restrictions: none
  • Group Size: 15

REGISTER

Random Acts of Hospitality

Serving your neighbors provides an opportunity to get to know the people in your community, increase a sense of belonging and connect neighbors to the local church.

Here are some ideas on how to reach your neighbors…

International/Vulnerable People Groups

Adopt-A-Block Raleigh Dream Center (KID-FRIENDLY)

We will partner with Raleigh Dream Center and build transformational relationships by being present in six different neighborhoods in Raleigh. Help by going door-to-door and inviting the families to enjoy food and fellowship! We will give out groceries for households, pick up trash, play with children, and have intentional gospel conversations. 

  • Age Restrictions: none
  • Locations: Raleigh Millbrook, Casa del Luna, Washington Terrace, The Oaks
  • Group Size: 50 (groups will be broken up into the different locations)

REGISTER

Cedar Point Outreach (KID-FRIENDLY)

Come spend the morning investing in the lives of refugees. We will invite residents to join us for donuts and drinks. Games will also be scattered around to engage with families and kids.

  • Age Restrictions: None 
  • Group size: 40
Two Groups Needed
  1. Game Hosts – your family can run backyard games (such as corn hole or croquet, jump ropes) or craft (chalk). Engage with the children and families of Cedar Point.
  2. Food Servers – will provide and serve hot beverages and pastries. Come ready to show hospitality to the residents!

REGISTER

NC State Student International Outreach (COLLEGE)

Spend the morning interacting with international students from NC State. 

  • Age Restrictions: College Students
  • Group Size: 60

REGISTER

The Formerly Incarcerated

Men's Transitional House Yard Clean Up

Providence seeks to support those whose lives have been impacted by incarceration. Help us provide a safe and healthy environment at the Men’s Pardoned by Christ Transitional Home. Work with residents to power wash, do a deep kitchen clean and tidy up the landscape

  • Age Restrictions: 16 years old and up
  • Group Size: 15

REGISTER

The Community (Cleaning & Evangelism)

Shelley Lake Litter Pick Up & Playground Wipe Down (KID-FRIENDLY)

Serve the City of Raleigh by sprucing up Shelley Lake Park! WALK and TALK to the many joggers and dog walkers while picking up litter and cleaning the playground equipment. Also, send people to our water station to grab a fresh cup of water and engage in more conversation about Christ and Providence. This is a great opportunity to interact with the community as a family or individual. 

Fill out and print release here.

  • Age Restrictions: none
  • Group Size: 25

REGISTER

Laundromat Ministry

For those who enjoy the privilege of having washers and dryers at home, doing the laundry is usually convenient and effortless. However, for those who need to use laundromats, it can be a boring and monotonous experience, as they need to get loose change, lug their dirty laundry around, and sit and wait for their laundry. A laundromat outreach ministry where you provide loose change and refreshments can brighten up people’s day and show them the love of Christ.

  • Age Restrictions: none
  • Group Size: 15 (3 groups of 5)

REGISTER

The Elderly

Capital Oaks Independent Living (KID-FRIENDLY)

Come support one of our very own by leading residents in songs of praise at Capital Oaks. Hear testimonies from residents too. Share the love of Christ by spending quality time with a new friend. Due to the resident’s schedule, we will stay at the church for a short orientation and card making activity then arrive at Capital Oaks at 10:15. There is an option to stay for lunch at a cost of $8/person.

  • Age Restrictions: none
  • Group Size: 25

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Oaks At Mayview Nursing Home, 10:45 - 11:45 AM (KID-FRIENDLY)

Come sing hymns and worship songs with the residents of Mayview Nursing Home.  Share the love of Christ by spending quality time with a new friend. Due to the resident’s schedule, we will stay at the church for a short orientation and card making activity then arrive at The Oaks at 10:15.

  • Age Restrictions: none
  • Group Size: 35

REGISTER

Senior Adult Handyman Outreach

Serve our senior adults by doing yard work and general cleaning. We will go to 5 different locations. 

  • Age Restrictions: none
  • Group Size: 30 (3 groups of 10)

REGISTER

Schools

Hilburn Academy (KID-FRIENDLY)

Help serve the busy teachers at Hilburn Academy by organizing, sorting and cleaning their classrooms. We will also tackle beautification projects around the campus.

  • Age restrictions:  13 years old and up
  • Group size:  25

REGISTER

Lead Mine Elementary (KID-FRIENDLY)

Help us continue to build a relationship with our local schools by assisting with teacher requests and cleaning up the grounds at Lead Mine Elementary School. 

  • Age Restrictions: 8 years old and up (accompanied by an adult)
  • Group Size: 35

REGISTER

Leesville Elementary (KID-FRIENDLY)

Help us continue to build a relationship with our local schools by assisting with teacher requests and cleaning up the grounds at Leesville Elementary School. 

  • Age Restrictions: 8 years old and up (accompanied by an adult)
  • Group Size: 35

REGISTER

Pleasant Grove Elementary (KID-FRIENDLY)

Help us continue to build a relationship with our local schools by assisting with teacher requests and cleaning up the grounds at Pleasant Grove. 

  • Age Restrictions: 8 years old and up (accompanied by an adult)
  • Group Size: 25

REGISTER

Zebulon GT Magnet Middle (KID-FRIENDLY)

Help us support a local school by assisting with teacher requests, as well as painting and cleaning up the grounds at Zebulon Magnet Middle. 

  • Age Restrictions: 8 years old and up (accompanied by an adult)
  • Group Size: 35

REGISTER

Prayer

Capitol Grounds Prayer Rally

If there’s ever been a time to drop to our knees and pray for our nation, this is it! Bert Jones from Capitol Commission will lead us in a prayer rally at the Capitol. We will pray for our elected officials and our nation who need wisdom and strength in the challenges they face. 

  • Age restrictions: none
  • Group size: unlimited

REGISTER

Love Life Prayer Rally

Join us and others in our community by participating in the 40 Weeks for Life Campaign. This is a groundbreaking, coordinated international mobilization that, with God’s help, will mark the beginning of the end of abortion in our city and beyond. This walk includes a time of worship, Scripture reading, and testimony sharing. 

  • Age Restrictions: none
  • Group Size: 50

REGISTER

CityServe Prayer Team

All events should be covered in prayer or we will be guilty of serving in our own strength!   Join us in the Providence Prayer Room, Suite B, from 9:30-12:30 to pray for our teams serving our city. You can sign up for 30-minute slots or stay as long as you would like.  You can also sign up for a slot and pray at home. 

*This is a great option for those of us who are unable to do physical labor.

  • Age Restrictions: 10 years old and up (accompanied by an adult)
  • Group Size: unlimited

REGISTER

Plan Your Own Outreach

If you plan to do your own outreach, please email Beth at [email protected] to obtain a registration link. This helps us track important data and plan for future CityServe events.