WAYS TO SERVE LOCALLY

It is our desire to love and serve others by coming around communities in tangible and practical ways.

Please scroll down for current serve opportunities and to learn more about our local ministry partners!


Looking for additional ways to use your specific gifts and abilities? 

Click below to see volunteer opportunities in a variety of ministry areas and sign-up to learn more!

FreedomWorks | blessing closet

June 2021

FreedomWorks Blessing Closet  

(Needs are for men only)


Clothing*

Tennis shoes (especially large sizes)

Jeans | Sizes 32, 34, 46, and 46 waist (no dress pants or Dockers style)

Athletic shorts and t-shirts (no swim trunks | no company, alcohol or charity logos)

Baseball caps (NEW only)

*MUST BE CLEAN AND IN GOOD CONDITION


No other clothing items needed at this time. Please drop off donations during regular business hours inside Door #1. Items will be delivered to FreedomWorks throughout the month.


The FreedomWorks program focuses on creating a safe and encouraging living environment that guides men into new relationships, positive support systems, and Christ-centered studies. 

Mentoring (males only) and other volunteer opportunities available.


every meal | Food Packing


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 always needed to help pack bags of food at their on-site location in Roseville. Adults and children (age 8 and above) are invited to participate. Daytime and evening shifts are available. It's a great way to serve individually, or as a family or small group.


Click here to find out about volunteer options.


Questions? Email tina.hoversten@wayzatafree.org


Join our vision to serve the West Metro in the name of Jesus

LOCAL MINISTRY PARTNERS


CHRIST FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

christforpeople.com

Meets at Wayzata Free Church every Tuesday evening to share the love and word of God with people with developmental disabilities. Help is always needed.

// contact Don

don@christforpeople.net

763.422.1369

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EVERY MEAL

everymeal.org

Provides nutritious meals to children and families facing food insecurity throughout MN. Currently, we are partnering with Every Meal as a sponsor of two local elementary schools as well through team food packing events.

//contact Tina

tina.hoversten@wayzatafree.org


FREEDOMWORKS

myfreedomworks.com

Helping men released from prison reconcile to God, family and community. Mentors are always needed.

// contact George  

612.522.9007

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HAMMERS OF HOPE

hammersofhope.wayzatafree.org

Offering hope and demonstrating Jesus’ love using our tools, time and talents. Volunteers assist with minor home repairs for families in need, military families, and emergency needs.

// contact

hammers@wayzatafree.org

612.568.8740




HOSPITALITY CENTER FOR CHINESE

hcchinese.org

A community of Chinese and American people passionate about serving, exchanging culture, friendship and faith. Volunteers participate in Bible studies, helping new U of M students adjust, friendship dinners, holiday meals and building relationships.

// contact Sai

sai.wang@wayzatafree.org

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INTERFAITH OUTREACH & COMMUNITY PARTNERS

iocp.org

Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners is a human service nonprofit serving struggling families living in eight west Hennepin County communities since 1979.

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MOBILE HOPE

mobilehopemn.org

Building a culture of achievement in mobile home communities across Minnesota and beyond. There are a variety of opportunities to engage with this community in Corcoran including homework help, mentoring, teaching English, summer VBS and much more. Click here to learn more about Brian and Jill Dejewski and their commitment to bringing life change to Maple Hill Estates through Mobile Hope.

// contact Jill

dejewskijill@gmail.com




MINNESOTA ADULT & TEEN CHALLENGE

mntc.org

Helps clients gain hope, healing and freedom in their lives. Volunteers can mentor clients, provide Christmas gifts and other support for clients.

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NEW LIFE FAMILY SERVICES

nlfs.org

Exists to honor the sanctity of human life by assisting clients with life-affirming decisions with the love and compassion of Christ. Volunteers help on site or with diaper drives.

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TREEHOUSE

treehousehope.org

A faith based organization offering hope, guidance, and unconditional love to at-risk teens. Volunteers are needed in Plymouth for all kinds of projects including: drivers, mentors, prayer team, support group assistants. 

//contact Denise Rene

dhannah@treehousehope.org

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FOOD DISTRIBUTION

Panera & Chipotle distribution