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Serve The City

Serve The City

Joining together to serve our cities.

Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Philippians 2:1-4

At The Well, demonstrate is one of our core values. We demonstrate the gospel by meeting tangible needs in our community. Community Groups come together to celebrate and serve. As a church body, we gather as a family to serve our neighbors at various events throughout the year.

We encourage 3D groups and Community Groups to make serving our city a regular rhythm of living life together. Below you will find some of the organizations that people and Community Groups from The Well have worked with to bless and serve our city. You can contact the group directly for opportunities to serve, or reach out to The Well for more details by clicking here.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

DC127 DC127 is an initiative of Washington, DC churches focused on working together to ensure the success of every child in foster care and those at risk ofentering the child welfare system.

Join a network of volunteers who build relationships with families facing social isolation and provide the mentorship and resources parents need to build stability in their lives when they have nowhere else to turn.

Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless - The organization's vision is to end homelessness in Montgomery County by building a community where everyone has a safe, stable, and affordable place to call home. Volunteers can donate and serve meals, or can provide move-in boxes to support families transitioning from homelessness into stable housing.

The coalition supports families moving from emergency shelters or the streets into permanent housing. Families are often overwhelmed by their lack of basic household necessities to cook, clean, and furnish their new apartment. Volunteers can donate a move-in kit for families, or can donate any individual items from the list.

Interfaith Works Clothing Center - The Interfaith Works Clothing Center in Rockville provides low-income families with clothing and home goods free of charge, allowing them to use more of their resources on food, rent, utilities, medicine, and other basic needs.

The Interfaith Works Clothing Center is in need of clothing and volunteer groups to help us organize our merchandise, or to provide breakfast, bagged lunches, or dinner, preferably for one week (limited opportunities for single meals). Additional volunteer opportunities described on volunteer page of website.

Peace City Church - Peace City Church is a multi-cultural, Jesus-following church for Riverdale and Hyattsville. Peace City pursues the peace of Christ for our hearts, neighbors and communities.

Peace City serves an area with many immigrants and refugees. They dream of mobilizing the church to strengthen and empower broken families, immigrants, and refugees in Riverdale so they are no longer neglected and forgotten. Serve alongside Peace
City by serving as a conversation partner for someone learning English, volunteer with exercise classes, help with resumes and job skills, and more. If you'd like to serve with Peace City, contact Amy Smith.

Saint Luke Lutheran Church’s Sunday Hospitality Program - This program run by Saint Luke Lutheran Church is for the homeless and lonely in the Silver Spring area. Guests visiting the Sunday Hospitality program are given a warm meal, a bus token, clothing, a
clean pair of socks and toiletries.

Volunteers help serve lunch and hand out donations to guests of the Sunday Hospitality
program. The program runs from 1-5pm on Sundays in December through March each year.

Shepherd's Table — Shepherd’s Table’s mission is to provide help to people who are homeless or in need by providing basic services, including meals, social services, medical support, clothing, and other assistance in an effective and compassionate manner. Since 1983, Shepherd’s Table has been a necessary and effective resource welcoming and serving those in need within Silver Spring, and is supported by volunteers, religious organizations, government, businesses, foundations, and individual donors. 

We currently need volunteers to serve breakfast (7-9 am, Mon-Fri) or lunch (11:30-1:30 pm, Mon-Fri). If you are interested in individual volunteer opportunities, please click here. If you would like to volunteer as a group, please fill out a group volunteer application.  

Truancy Prevention Program - This program provides mentoring to students in Montgomery County to help prevent truancy. 

Commit 2-3 hours weekly serving as a mentor for students with truancy issues in Montgomery County schools.

Young Lives - YoungLives, a program of Young Life, has a vision of reaching teen moms by entering their world, modeling the unconditional love of Christ, and encouraging them to become the women and mothers God created them to be. Through Young Life’s time-
tested methods and life-on-life mentoring, teen moms are empowered to make positive choices, set and achieve goals, and live a future rooted in Christ.

Mentoring teen moms is an ongoing service opportunity. Volunteers can also support a week long summer camp for the teen moms and their children.