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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Raytown Summer Lunch Ministry (RSLM) is a group of churches seeking to share the love of Jesus by providing healthy sack lunches and milk to children who would go without lunch during the summer. 

 

The RSLM runs this 6-week program from July 9th though August 10th to prepare, pack and deliver lunches to over 600 Raytown children. Our community has been richly blessed by this ministry and we would like to invite you to join our group of volunteers this summer and share the love of Jesus in this way.  Please contact me with any questions, or if you would like to volunteer.
 
Thank you,
Cayla Chavez
River RSLM Coordinator
aechavez12@icloud.com

Volunteer Opportunities All volunteers meet at Raytown Christian Church (6108 Blue Ridge Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64133)

Lunch Packing
Monday—Friday 10:30-11:30 AM
 
Lunch Delivery
Mondays 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Wednesdays 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Other Ways to Help
1. Donate baggies and/or napkins during our Baggie Bonanza through July.  We need Ziplock sandwich, Ziplock snack-size baggies and napkins. Just drop your donations in the designated box in the chruch lobby.
 
2. Financial Support – You can support the program financially which helps serve 500 daily lunches ($45.00 feeds ONE child for the entire 6 weeks) You can give any amount by simply designating your gift as “summer lunch” in the Sunday Giving envelop, the Lobby Kiosk, or CLICK HERE .
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.
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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.