SERVE DAY


Serve Day is an amazing opportunity to bless others and be blessed. Hundreds will go out into our community and show the love of Christ in real and tangible ways. Join us June 6 from 8:30 am-12:00 pm. Imagine a church that does whatever it takes to serve the West Metro in the name of Jesus. 


Worship Service (8:30 - 9:00 am) will be available in-person and via livestream. 

Projects will begin following the worship service. You will receive additional project details once you have registered.


Click HERE to register.


Due to COVID concerns, we will be unable to provide childcare.


Contact: Tina Hoversten

763.473.9463 | tina.hoversten@wayzatafree.org


SERVE DAY OPPORTUNITIES

Assembly Projects (on-site)

Enjoy sorting, organizing and assembling? Join us in supporting international students at the University of MN by compiling Welcome Kits. All materials for this project will be provided. In addition, there will also be opportunities to support New Life Family Services by assembling "layettes" for new moms as well as bundling diapers. Items for these projects are being collected throughout the month of May. Click here for additional details if you'd like to donate. Project is open to all ages (kids under 8 must serve with a parent/guardian).


City of Plymouth - Park/Trail Clean-up (off-site)

This is a great opportunity to serve our city. If you enjoy the Plymouth City Parks now, take that appreciation to the next level by investing some time and effort into making them even more beautiful. One WFC team will clean up the trails along Peony Lane by Wayzata High School and circle the large wetland there. Another team will start at Peony Lane and follow the NWG (Northwest Greenway) east to Vicksburg Lane. This is a great family project for all ages as little ones can pick up trash, run ahead and still be safe. Plus there are playground areas along the trail. 


Every Meal (off-site)

Every Meal focuses on the food gaps when children aren't able to receive free and reduced meal programs. They serve over 10,000 children across 300 locations. Volunteers are needed to help pack bags of food at their Roseville location. Project is open to ages 8+ (waiver is required).


Kids Ministry Service Projects (on-site)

Help us clean and organize classrooms, cabinets and closets throughout our kids ministry spaces. Great opportunity for families to serve togetherProject is open to all ages (kids under 8 must serve with a parent/guardian).


Mobile Hope - Assisting Seniors (off-site)

We will be providing assistance to seniors with home projects such as raking, cleaning, planting, or hauling things to the garbage. Volunteers will work alongside the home-owner and provide whatever assistance is needed for the morning. This project is open to students (6th grade+), adults or families with elementary or older aged kids.

 

Mobile Hope - Hope Center/Park Clean-Up/Bike Distribution (off-site)

The Hope Center building and the playground areas need some minor repairs and spring cleaning! If you are interested in helping tackle a few repair projects, clean up trash, or freshen up some rooms, join us for a few hours of fun. Free Bikes 4 Kids will also be handing out bikes to residents during this time. Help is needed to assist in the distribution process. Roles will be assigned upon arrival. Repair experience or handy skills is a plus. This project is open to students (6th grade+), adults or families with elementary or older aged kids.

 

New Life Family Services (off-site)

New Life’s vision is to one day reach all abortion-minded and abortion-vulnerable individuals throughout Minnesota with comprehensive pregnancy-related services and the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. New Life is looking for a small group of volunteers to help with some projects at their Richfield office. Work will include sorting donations and some cleaning and organizing projects. This project is open to ages 10+.


Prayer Walk (off-site)

Prayer walk through our surrounding neighborhoods and community. The group will start at Wayzata Free and disburse to different sites in the local area. All ages welcome.


Quilters and Crafters (on-site)

If you enjoy getting to show your love through crafts and handiwork, this is for you. Various projects will be available including: sewing, tying quilts, making scripture wall hangings for Peru, etc... No experience necessary! This is tangible love – soft, warm and colorful – carrying a little bit of your heart to all those who will receive these items - both locally and abroad. This project is open to ages 8+.


Son-Shine Corner (on-site)

Son-Shine Corner is a Christ-centered preschool that meets in the lower level of the Wayzata Free Church building and strives to nurture each child's friendship with God and others. We have an opportunity to serve these children by doing some painting in the preschool rooms. Please sign up to touch the hearts and minds of children in a simple but meaningful way. This project is open to adults only.


Wayzata Free Chinese Ministry (off-site)

This is an opportunity to join the Chinese student community for games and a picnic as a way to form new relationships, learn more about each others' culture and faith, and sample delicious smells and tastes from around the world. Volunteers will help with picnic prep, game setup and direction, forming new relationships, and be open to follow-up at a later date in the form of participation in Bible studies, helping international students adjust to life in the U.S., friendship dinners, holiday meals, and ongoing relationships. This project is open to all ages. 


YMCA - Camp Christmas Tree (off-site)

Camp Christmas Tree is a YMCA day camp that is designed for youth to experience community and explore the outdoors. Join us as we assist in a variety of land beautification projects (raking, trimming branches, trail clearing, etc). Waiver required. This project is open to students (6th grade+), adults or families with elementary or older aged kids.