Volunteer Opportunities

We have lots of volunteer opportunities! This page will feature our most up-to-date needs.  You can learn more about our local global mission on the Missions page. Read more below about how you can help or email Pam Parmley and she can help you find a place. These opportunities may change as the situation changes, and those updates will be shared via The Echo and the News + Events page.
Introducing One-Day Missions!  These are opportunities that you can do in one day!  Please check the missions to make sure you have completed any registrations in advance.
MARCH 2 from 9-11am: Samaritan Inn Family Serve Day.  This is a family-oriented service day open to the public.   Children 5 and up can help serve with their families.  Click here to email the names and ages of those serving to register.  There is a $25 fee to help cover the cost of the project.  1514 N McDonald St, McKinney.
MARCH 5 from 5:30 – 8:30pm: Community Garden Kitchen.  This will be our first time volunteering with Community Garden Kitchen.  They are an amazing group that prepares and serves healthy meals daily.  YOU WILL NEED A BACKGROUND CHECK before you volunteer. Please complete the CGK volunteer application and background check before your group can be scheduled. You can learn more about what to expect here.
Compassion Closet: Clothing distribution at Feeding Friends and Family
We have some current needs:
-Gently used or new clothes for babies, kids, and adults.
-Gently used or new shoes for kids and adults.
-New socks and underwear for kids and adults.
Please no household items – we can only distribute clothing and have limited storage.
You can drop by Mission Headquarters at the church to sort clothes any time the office is open.  You can also volunteer to work on Saturdays.
GATEWAY MINISTRY NEEDS VOLUNTEERS*! This dynamic ministry needs volunteers who could dedicate two hours each month to offer fellowship and fun programming for young adults with special needs.
Volunteers assist in these ways:
· Help provide a meal for the group
· Help serve the meal and assist members to make choices
· Help members enjoy the activity and assist them through any challenges they may have
· Laugh with, visit with, and have a great time with these young adults!
*any experience in educating or assisting children or adults with special needs is perfect , but not required!
We’re looking for  volunteers to read with 4th Graders in the morning from 7:30-8am while they have breakfast at school.  Want more info?  Email Pam Parmley or visit the Caldwell page.
Lunch Bunch packs lunches each week for our unsheltered friends.  They need donations of food items to prepare the meals.  They also love help organizing the food and keeping an updated list of needs.  Here is the wish list for food.  You can email Caitlin with any questions.  They meet Wednesdays at 11:30am in the Conference Room.