SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
 
It’s a vital part of family life for us to serve others in our local church family and our neighboring communities. We’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest opportunities and how to get connected here on our Service Opportunities Page.
 
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We love our Raytown community! And one important way we like to express this love, is by supporting local events. This gives us the opportunity to serve and get to know our neighbors. Since 2010, the Raytown Main Street Association has held an annual Egg-Extravaganza during the Easter season. As a church family, we have helped in the past and would like to continue this tradition.
 
If you’d like to help, here are a few options:
DONATIONS (For the “Donations Bin” in the Raytown Lobby)
plastic eggs
individually wrapped, small-size candy
financial contributions (write “Egg Hunt” on the giving envelope or online, rivercentral.org/giving)
 
EGG STUFFING VOLUNTEERS
Tuesday, March 27th, 6 PM
Meet @ the River Church Family to stuff the Easter eggs
 
EVENT VOLUNTEERS
March 31st, 10:30 AM—2PM
For ages 15 and older
Meet on the green space downtown (approx. 62nd St. between Blue Ridge/Raytown Rd.)
Bring your own sack lunch or money for food vendors/local restaurants.
Parking is available in the lot off of Raytown Road between 62nd and 63rd Street. 
Volunteers activities: Main Street tent, games, face-painters, crowd control and tent tear-down/cleanup.
 
CONTACT
If you have questions or would like to volunteer, please contact:
Steve Guenther, 816-918-7645, ssirw@hotmail.com
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THRIVE FAMILY CO-OP BOX TOPS COLLECTION The THRIVE Family Co-op is collecting box tops to raise money for art supplies, science equipment and ultimately laptops! So, keep an eye out for the “Box Tops” logo on items you purchase (like Bisquick, cereals, brownies etc.) cut them off and drop them off at the Thrive Box Tops display by the lobby coffee area. Questions? Contact Stacy Rawlings, 816-882-6781.
fb-nursery-vounteers-neededNURSERY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED We need more helping hands to love and care for our children on Sunday mornings. We’re looking for nursery workers for ages 0-4, for a once a month (or more) commitment as an assistant or lead teacher.  Background check, application and training are required. If you’re interested or have questions, please email Katie at brookkids@rivercentral.org or call the church office at 816-356-7400.
WEB ROR work nights generic datesRIVER OF REFUGE WORK NIGHTS On the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month at 6 PM, ROR holds a volunteer work night and all are invited! For more information, contact Stephanie Keck at 816-737-5100 or stephanie@riverofrefuge.com
To learn more about the River of Refuge, Click Here
web-volunteer-drivers-neededVOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED We’re looking for a few drivers who are able to transport individuals and families to and from church on Sundays. If you are interested, please contact Pastor Donnette: donnette@rivercentral.org
web GIVE A BAGGIVE-A-BAG PROGRAM Our Give-a-Bag program is located in the Raytown lobby.  I’ts a place to fill-a-bag and leave it there for others to take for themselves or to someone else who is in need. So please stop by the Give-a-Bag kiosk in the Raytown Campus lobby to pick up an empty bag, fill it with the items listed on the bag and bring it back to the Bag Kiosk.
GROCERY LIST OF THE GIVE-A-BAG PROGRAM ITEMS
  • 4 soup cups
  • 1 box or 2 packages of crackers
  • 2 cans of spaghetti or ravioli (with pop-top lids)
  • 1 package of pudding cups or cookies
 
Please stay as close to this list as possible so that it is more conducive to our motel families who are in need.