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Pelican Serve Week

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October 31, 2022

Fall Festival

by Anna Morgan | October 31, 2022 9:37 PM

To start Pelican Serve Week off, I served with a local school to get everything ready for their Fall Festival. It was a wonderful outreach for the community as well as a fundraiser for the senior class. 

Fall Festival

Jesus, Friends, and Popcorn!

by Ronda Baldwin | November 1, 2022 1:41 AM

Tonight I got to serve with Northminster Presbyterian Church in Tucson for their Greet and Treat event. We started by filling 1000 bags of popcorn!

Jesus, Friends, and Popcorn!

Hospitality and the Gospel

by Ronda Baldwin | November 1, 2022 1:44 AM

Over 1000 people were welcomed to Northminster Presbyterian Church tonight, and every one of them was presented with the gospel and the love of Jesus. It was a joy to serve with them!
Hospitality and the Gospel

Serving with Couple’s Group at Church Trunk or Treat

by George Kalopisis | November 1, 2022 12:54 PM

On Saturday we got to serve the children from our community at Willow Creek Community Church at the annual Trunk or Treat. We had hundreds of cars decorated and more kids in costumes than I could count. Lots of fun and creativity. 

Serving with Couple’s Group at Church Trunk or Treat

Volunteer at We the Kingdom Concert

by George Kalopisis | November 1, 2022 12:57 PM

On Friday night Beth and I had the opportunity to volunteer at a concert at our church by helping the ChildFund organization distribute and collect donations. 
 Volunteer at We the Kingdom Concert

Denver Rescue Mission

by Mike Korth | November 1, 2022 6:06 PM

Privileged to serve lunch again this year at the Denver Rescue Mission during Pelican Serve Week. I'm not required to wear a hair net (for obvious reasons), but they do require that I wear a beard net - always a good time... 

Denver Rescue Mission

Trunk or Treat

by Timothy Alexander | November 2, 2022 8:44 AM

My serve week began Sunday evening assisting Cornerstone Full Gospel's Trunk or Treat!  Around 300 children from the community came to receive candy, but they also received the gospel truth that Jesus loves them!
Trunk or Treat

Pelican Serve Week - Puerto Rico

by Jose David Figueroa Rivera | November 2, 2022 9:57 AM

Today for Pelican serve week, we are helping Pastora Susana, whose house, unfortunately, was burned in a fire accident. We are now helping to clean up so they can start scraping cleaning and painting the walls and repairing the electrical work. It will take time to rebuild, but we know God is in control and as servants of Christ we want to be there for our Pastora Susana and be the hands and feet of Jesus. 

Pelican Serve Week - Puerto Rico

Meanwhile in Puerto Rico...

by Christian Rivera Gonzalez | November 2, 2022 9:57 AM


Nursing Room Upgrade

by Timothy Alexander | November 2, 2022 2:16 PM

The nursing room in our church nursery was really needing a new look!  I was able to start that process with a new coat of paint today!

Nursing Room Upgrade

Home Visits in RVA

by Drema Jefferson | November 2, 2022 3:19 PM

This morning we went door to door with RVA Hope, a non-profit that ministers to different neighborhoods in Richmond, VA. It was great to see the consistent relationships built in the community here as we checked in on people, offered hot sandwiches, and prayed over them. There is so much brokeness and suffering in this area and we were able to be beacons of truth and hope as we loved on people. 

One lady we visited named Felicia was a missionary herself in India when she was younger and shared stories with us and offered up an encouraging message to us in the process. Iron sharpening iron! 

Home Visits in RVA

Pelican Serve Week in Costa Rica

by Fiorella Villafuerte | November 3, 2022 10:09 AM

We started off our day serving in our own place! We have an office and we wanted to paint and make it beautiful! 

Here is the before! We can wait to show you how it ends! 

Pelican Serve Week in Costa Rica

Pastor Care Packages in Tulsa

by Carissa Hildebrandt | November 3, 2022 2:14 PM

We’ve spent the past two afternoons handing out car packages to pastors all over the Tulsa Metro area. We’ve even had our 4 year old Sophia out helping after school. It’s such a blessing to stop by and pray with pastors in our community.

Pastor Care Packages in Tulsa

Paint, and more paint

by Fiorella Villafuerte | November 3, 2022 2:29 PM

This is looking great! We put in hard and teamwork, but above all, Love! 

Paint, and more paint

New PPM CR Office

by Fiorella Villafuerte | November 3, 2022 2:32 PM

We love our office. It was beautiful before, but it is more beautiful now! All colors match, and it looks fantastic! 

We can't wait for everyone to see it! 

New PPM CR Office

A hand up, to help with handout.

by Timothy Alexander | November 3, 2022 3:00 PM

Was able to go to New Covenant Church and help today with their food pantry day.  We unloaded the truck, set everything out, and was able to help over 60 families that came through!
A hand up, to help with handout.

Serving my church by decorating

by Drema Jefferson | November 3, 2022 3:44 PM

This afternoon I got the opportunity to help our missions department by hanging photos in our foyer to help celebrate serve day that many of our congregation participated in this past Saturday. I loved being able to serve and encourage my own church this week. 

Serving my church by decorating

Every Meal!

by Anna Morgan | November 3, 2022 4:02 PM

The Minneapolis staff, and a few staff who flew in for meetings, served at Every Meal this afternoon. 

Every Meal was birthed out of a need noticed by a Minneapolis local church. The members noticed that children in the schools were hoarding lunch food because they were not sure they would have food at home. So members in the church began sending backpacks filled with food home with the children on the weekends. Now, the non-profit serves over 500 schools in the area. 

We packed 1,956 bags of food!

Every Meal!

Food Bank Fun

by Cassandra Jean Louis | November 3, 2022 5:51 PM

Since Bree and I live close enough to go serve together, we volunteered at the food Bank in New Braunfels today! It was a long but fun day working two shifts in two different areas-the kitchen and the pantry. 

Food Bank Fun

Cornbread dressing for 1,000

by Cassandra Jean Louis | November 3, 2022 5:54 PM

The head chef at the food Bank kitchen shared with us that they are preparing to feed 1,000 on Thanksgiving! We got to be part of the prep making pan after pan of cornbread that will be broken up and used in the dressing. 
Cornbread dressing for 1,000

In the pantry

by Cassandra Jean Louis | November 3, 2022 5:59 PM

Clients were able to come and shop for themselves in the pantry--our job was to make sure the shelves were organized and filled up, and help with whatever else came up---building boxes, labeling bags... Whatever was needed! We learned a lot today and enjoyed the experience! 
In the pantry

Watchdog

by Almando Jean Louis | November 3, 2022 5:59 PM

I volunteered at my kids' school as a watchdog. The "watchdogs" program (dogs stands for dads of great students) is an initiative that some parents put together after the Uvalde school shooting. It allows parents to sign up to be present at the school. Once there you patrol the parking lot, the hallways, making sure exit doors are locked, volunteer with your kids teachers to read to the kids and assist with assignments, patrol during recess, and help with dismissal. Some kids thought I was a secret agent and asked where my HQ was 🙂. 

Watchdog

Pelican Serve week in Guatemala

by Loren Valladares | November 3, 2022 10:10 PM

We were at "Tabernáculo Cristiano" church today helping with the cleaning of the land and moving 160 blocks for them to keep building

Pelican Serve week in Guatemala

Meals On Wheels

by Cathy Kirk | November 4, 2022 8:49 AM

We are excited and ready to serve today in our community.  We are delivering meals to the elderly with Meals On Wheels.  

Cannot wait to spend some time checking in and praying for these sweet folks that are so appreciative to receive a hot meal.

Meals On Wheels

School Fundraiser, Nassau, Bahamas

by Shantel Ferguson | November 4, 2022 2:48 PM

Serving today at Progress Academy School Fundraiser. We sold almost 200 plates of lunch for the school to be able to pay staff and keep school doors open. I was so excited to see the number of people that came out to support them. By 12 noon, we were out of food and had to prepare more. God is awesome!

School Fundraiser, Nassau, Bahamas

Shopping for Foster Care Christmas!

by Nathan Norman | November 5, 2022 10:34 AM

Every year our church puts on a large event called "Merry Christmas Gulf Coast" for foster care families. More than just getting presents, the Gospel is presented and each family member gets ministered to in unique ways  Today we took part in shopping so that that the families can pick out gifts at the event! 

Shopping for Foster Care Christmas!

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