WAYS TO SERVE LOCALLY

We desire to love and serve others by coming around communities in tangible and practical ways.

Please scroll down for current serving 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

FreedomWorks is looking to fill a variety of volunteer roles including mentoring, outdoor clean-up, and serving meals. To be added to their volunteer mailing, contact

Stephanie Tubman at volunteer@myfreedomworks.com. You can also contribute to their Blessing Closet by dropping off select items.


BLESSING CLOSET

FreedomWorks Blessing Closet  

(Needs are for men only)


Urgent Needs:

Mouth wash (no alcohol content)

Shoes (all sizes)

Winter Coats (especially large sizes)

Jeans (all sizes)

Foot care (feet sanders, toenail clippers, and Miracle Foot cream)


Additional Clothing Needs*

Tennis shoes (especially large sizes, 11-13)

Winter/Snow Boots (all men's sizes)

Jeans and work pants | Sizes 32, 34, 46, 48 and 50 waist (no dress pants or Dockers)

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

Hoodies (sizes XL and larger)

Shirts | long and short sleeved (sizes 3X-6X)

Heavy winter gloves (especially for outdoor work)

Winter Coats (must be in good shape, clean, all zippers must be working)


*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. If you live in the Maple Grove area, you may request a donation pick-up at your home, please contact Greg and Cheryl Myhr at gcmyhr@embarqmail.com or text to 612-760-3242.

Please provide name, address and what you have to be picked up. FreedomWorks will contact you and set up a pick-up time.


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 are available.


Contact: Stephanie (volunteer@myfreedomworks.com)


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 and volunteers are always needed.

// contact Stephanie

volunteer@myfreedomworks.com

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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

thehospitalitycenter.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. To learn more about Brian and Jill Dejewski and their commitment to bringing life changes to Maple Hill Estates through Mobile Hope, visit their website.

// 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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FOOD DISTRIBUTION

Panera & Chipotle distribution

SUPPORTED LOCAL MISSIONARIES

JIM AND RAQUEL BLOOM

InnerChange, South Minneapolis, MN

innerchange.org

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BRIAN AND JILL DEJEWSKI

Mobile Hope, Corcoran, MN

mobilehopemn.org





DAN AND ELISA JACOBSON

Justice House of Prayer, Washington D.C.

jhopdc.com

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GEORGE AND JOAN KENWORTHY

Hope for the Hurting Home, Plymouth, MN

hopeforthehurtinghome.com





BEN AND HANNAH SWART

Cross Cultural Missions

hannah.grace.swart@gmail.com

swar0192@umn.edu

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MARK AND KATHY WILSON

Center for Mission Mobilization

Fayetteville, AR

mobilization.org

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SAI WANG

Chinese Outreach Director

wayzatafree.org