Love Your Neighbor Drive

February 16/17, February 23/24, March 2/3

Having celebrated over 1,000 babies being born, Assist Pregnancy Center promotes life through Christ as they walk alongside individuals experiencing an unplanned pregnancy.  Through the work at the center, women and men in our community are offered personalized medical services, counseling, and parental coaching throughout their baby’s first year.  We are coming together to support the mission by equipping the ministry with brand new baby supplies. Generously supported by the community, Assist cares for the family at no cost, treating every person with respect, integrity, and compassion. For those impacted by post-abortion stress, they also provide one-on-one mentoring and group support.  By helping this ministry, we are sharing in their celebration of bringing these success stories to the world.

Donation List

Love Your Neighbor Event

March 2019

Love Your Neighbor events give Neighborhood Groups engaging, structured opportunities to gather together and live out our core value of serving. We invite all of our Neighborhood Groups to a Love Your Neighbor event during each ten-week group cycle.

Beginning March 2nd and ending March 24th, Neighborhood Groups will have the opportunity to complete a Love Your Neighbor Project during one of their regularly scheduled meeting times.  Projects include assembling baby shower gifts for Assisst Pregnancy Center to graduation gifts for our students in Young Life Capernaum, and so much more. We will love our neighbors in the wider community by offering both practical support and Christ-centered love and encouragement. Invitations to choose your group’s project for the March Love Your Neighbor Event will arrive mid-February.

ORDINARY PEOPLE MAKING AN IMPACT FOR THE KINGDOM RIGHT HERE

Our focus is on meeting specific areas of need when caring for the poor, restoring the refugee, empowering the child, and championing the underserved.

Initiatives

Fairfax FISH

FISH responds to requests from local citizens who are in temporary need of life’s basic necessities. Serve by delivering groceries to people living in the Fairfax City limits or answering the hotline from your home/cell phone on our duty day (one 4 hour shift Monday or Wednesday per month, between 8:30am-4:30 pm). Training provided.

Location: Fairfax, VA

Time Commitment: 2 – 8 hours

Frequency for Individual Volunteers: Monthly

Volunteers: Adults only

Serve with us!

The Lamb Center

The Lamb Center is a daytime drop in center serving the poor and homeless. Serve by preparing and delivering a hot meal and/or helping with odd jobs around the center. Individual opportunities include a scheduled service on the Second Saturday of each month with a team from Fairfax preparing, delivering, and serving breakfast. Neighborhood Group opportunities vary with the current needs, but can include meal preparation as well as other one-time service opportunities. 

Location: Fairfax, VA

Time Commitment: 3 – 4 hours

Frequency for Individual Volunteers: Monthly, second Saturday of each month (7:00 to 10:00am)

Volunteers: Adults and Teens (13+)

Serve with us!

Young Life Capernaum

YoungLife Capernaum (YLC) gives teenagers with disabilities the chance to develop friendships, challenge their limits while building self-esteem and having fun. Individuals can serve by gathering with this community two to three Wednesdays per month. Neighborhood Group opportunities are available throughout the year during special events.

Location: Fairfax, VA

Time: 2.5 – 10 hours

Frequency: two to four Wednesdays per month

Volunteers: Family friendly, elementary age and up

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Hats with Pat

Hats with Pat meets in the Great Room each Sunday after the 5pm service to loom/knit one-of-a-kind creations as an expression of love for those in our local and global community. Hats are distributed to various locations from the local county school system to global ministries serving orphans living in Africa. This is a great opportunity open to individuals on Sunday night or neighborhood groups who want to learn together and help with distribution to local area agencies.

Location:  Fairfax, VA

Time Commitment: 1.5 hours

Frequency:  Weekly

Volunteers:  all ages

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Friends for Life

When our friends in YoungLife Capernaum turn 22 years of age they ‘graduate out’ and are often in search of a welcoming community to continue living and learning about Jesus. Individual opportunities to serve by providing meaningful interaction through bible study, fellowship, and service between our adult friends with special needs and outreach volunteers. Neighborhood Group opportunities are available throughout the year to serve alongside this community during special events.

Location:  Fairfax, VA

Time Commitment:  2.5 – 10 hours

Frequency:  two to four Thursdays per month

Volunteers:  Adults and Teens

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New Hope Fellowship & Third Serve

New Hope Fellowship is a Christian faith ministry partnering with the poor and homeless in Fairfax. Third Serve offers individuals an opportunity to contribute to a preplanned potluck lunch, serve, gather, and worship with the congregation of New Hope Fellowship on the third Sunday of each month.  Neighborhood Groups participate with Third Serve or contribute in various other ways as needs arise in this growing congregation.

Location: Chantilly, VA

Time Commitment:  3 – 5 hours

Frequency:  Monthly

Volunteers:  Adults

Serve with us!