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!

Mobile Hope | HomeWork Help Needed

Interested in helping some local youth with homework help? Mobile Hope is in great need of volunteers to help with read aloud and sight word practice at both their Corcoran and Dayton locations. 


Monday - Thursday

Corcoran: 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Dayton: 3:30 - 5:30 pm


Please contact Jill Dejewski if interested! (jill@mobilehopemn.org)

New Life Family Services Gala

October 29 | 6 - 8:30 pm

New Life Family Services will be holding their annual fundraising Gala on October 29 at The Double Tree in Bloomington. In person and livestream options are available. To learn more or register, click here


If you'd like to sit with other Wayzata Free Church attendees, please select Tina Hoversten as your host during registration.


Questions? Email tina.hoversten@wayzatafree.org

every meal Food Packing | Nov 6th


We will have a Wayzata Free Church "team" packing event on November 6, from 10-12 pm at the Every Meal location in Roseville (open to ages 8+). Click here to register.


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 other volunteer options.


Questions? Email tina.hoversten@wayzatafree.org


FreedomWorks | blessing closet

OCTOBER 2021

FreedomWorks Blessing Closet  

(Needs are for men only)


Clothing*

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

Hoodies (sizes XL and larger)

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

Heavy winter gloves (especially work outdoor work)

Winter Coats (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.


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.

Contact: Stephanie (volunteer@myfreedomworks.com)


Hospitality house for Youth Development | monthly Meals

Hospitality House for Youth Development (HHYD) is a Christian ministry that has served the youth and families of North Minneapolis with education and sports programming for over 60 years. 


They host several Bible Study groups where students meet each week to learn God's word and share community. Hospitality House is looking for small teams of volunteers to host dinners for these groups. (Teams could be small groups, families, neighbors, etc!)  HHYD has found that offering food helps keep students coming to these studies. 


It's easy to serve...

  1. Join our team which is currently providing meals on the first Wednesday of the month.
  2. Help prepare a meal for 20 teens (plus your group)
  3. Bring the meals to HHYD at 1200 Logan Ave N.
  4. Meal will be served at 5:30 pm
  5. Pray with the teens and clean up (you can also share an optional short lesson or testimony if you want)

If you'd like to join the team, please 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 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 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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FOOD DISTRIBUTION

Panera & Chipotle distribution