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Church-wide Service Day


September 10, 2005

8:00 am - 2:00 pm



What is “CityReach?”
is an opportunity for our church to serve organizations dedicated to meeting the
social, physical, and/or spiritual needs of people in Dallas.  We will do this by meeting some of
their tangible needs such as cleaning, painting, planting, stuffing envelopes, and other projects that are listed inside.  This is a great opportunity to get to know other people in our church community while exploring ways to serve throughout the year.


“CityReach” Schedule

           8:00                 Worship Rally  (CLC Quads)

           8:30                 Project Meetings/Depart for Projects

           9:00-2:00 pm   Projects

You are finished as projects are completed.  We encourage you to enjoy lunch with your team!


 -    Determine which project you want to participate in on Service day.

 -    Complete the form below. Indicate your top three project choices.

 -    Are you willing to be a team leader? Contact Laura Murray ( for more info.

 -    Drop completed form by the sign-up table before/after services or register online by Wednesday, September 7.  Project assignments will be assigned on a first come, first served basis. 

 -    Pick up your nametag at the rally to find out which project team you are on!  The Rally will be held in the CLC Quads.

 -    If you have registration questions, please contact Kerri Keith at  Any other questions?  Contact Christy McFarland at or 214.368.7092, ext. 181.




Nexus Recovery Center

20-25 people

Ages: 14 and up

Paint 14 client rooms and 3 common area rooms in the Pregnant/Parenting Women with Children
dormitory.  Bring brushes, tape, and rollers



Heart House

5-25 people
Ages: 12 and up

Help with painting/organizing/light remodeling at new location.

West Dallas Community School
15 people
All Ages

Help stuff folders for the school’s capital campaign.  Project will be on NBC church campus.


Grace Maternity Home

4-6 people

Ages: 18 and up
Paint and replace siding of Grace Maternity Home.  Bring paint brushes, tarps, hammers, and/or nail gun.

Paws to Care
10-30 people
All Ages

Nursing home visitation with Paws to Care team.  Dogs will be provided.


Bryan’s House

15-20 people

Ages: 18 & up

Spend time playing Bingo or other games with children who are personally or have a family member affected by HIV/AIDS.  Orientation and introduction to the organization will be provided.



Community Partners of Dallas

6-12 people

Ages: 7 and up

Help with sorting and inventorying items in the Rainbow Room.

20-45 people
Ages: 18 and up
(12-17 with parental supervision)

Clear out a room and change it into an activity center for teenagers.  Help with the garage sale that morning.

Mercy Streets

10-15 people

Ages: 15 and up

Clear a warehouse/storage space.  The only tools needed are gloves and a strong back!

5-20 people
All Ages
Paint iron fence around church and doors inside church.


2-4 people

Ages: 16 and up

Young People's conference on Dating, Marriage, and Relationships - teaching this 2-3 hour seminar or using a DVD series and facilitation.

Dallas Pregnancy Resource Center

5-15 people

Ages: 4 and up
Creating Big Brother, Big Sister gifts bags as well as Pamper-Mom bags for clients.  Please bring new crayons, toys, coloring books, blank pads, and items for Mom (bubble bath, devotional books, candles, lotion, soap) to put in the bags.  Also bring stickers and markers to decorate the bags.  The Center will provide bags, index cards and rubber bands.

Northwest Bible Church
All Ages

Spend the morning in prayer for our local and international ministries.


NBC-Baking Project


All Ages

Unable to participate on the 10th?  Join with friends or family members to bake sweet treats that will be put into baskets we take to Preston Center businesses.  Wrap individually and bring to the church between Wednesday, September 7 and Friday, September 9.



NBC-Good Neighbors Project

15-20 people

All Ages

Help put together and deliver goody baskets to Preston Center businesses that express our thanks for their hard work.



Vickery Meadows/The Warehouse

20-25 people

All Ages

Help organize The Warehouse that serves the refugee community.


International Rescue Committee

25 people

Ages: 5 and up

Help with a fun children's program.



Homeless Ministry/

12-25 people

Ages: 5 and up

Move storage room to new location and reorganize.  Help will also be needed to build and install shelves at the new location.

20-25 people
Ages: 6 and up
Join us as we host a health fair for kids (spiritual health, dental health, hygiene, exercise, and nutrition. Donations of toothbrushes, paste, soap, and snacks are needed.


Refugee Mentor Activity


*Requires a previously established relationship with a refugee family.

If you are part of a small group or Sunday School class that mentors a refugee family, feel free to use this morning as an opportunity to spend time with your “mentee” family. Please register and let us know what you will be doing! 

Registration Form


Family Name:   

Email Address:                Phone:

Address:                         Zip:


List all Family Volunteers (include ages of children*).  List top three project choices using the project #'s above.


Name:     Age:     1st:     2nd: 3rd:

Name:     Age:     1st:     2nd: 3rd:

Name:     Age:     1st:     2nd: 3rd:

Name:     Age:     1st:     2nd: 3rd:

Name:     Age:     1st:     2nd: 3rd:


I am willing to be a team leader for my project.

Put me where I am most needed.