Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Serve the City Updates and Calendar

Revolution Church is leading a Serve the City event in White House and our surrounding area in the month of July. Here is an updated list of our completed events and the schedule of days ahead! Thanks to everyone who is making a difference!

June 30 - A Portland man and his family mowed yards for the neighbors.

July 1 - Two different groups totaling 27 people pumped gas, washed windows, cleaned bathrooms, gas pumps and more at Doug's BP in White House. One of the groups also helped put out yard signs.

July 2 - Six team members served donuts and breakfast foods to the city workers, fire departments and police departments in White House, Cross Plains and Millersville.

July 3 - A huge team split into six vehicles and delivered 55 dozen donuts to local businesses, churches and organizations in White House.

July 4 - Our July 4th event on the greenway had 17 volunteers but was rained out by terrible inclement weather and flooding rain.

July 5 - A team of six people landscaped and weeded the back yard of a home on Lone Oak Drive.

July 6 - Rain cancelled the city event, during which Revolution Church was hosting face painting, a photo booth and making three giant murals to deliver to the 101st Airborne, 278th National Guard and 118th Special Forces Squadron. However, even after the city event was cancelled, the church was packed with volunteers who transformed two buildings into God's BackYard Bible Camp for Vacation Bible School.

July 7 - Revolution Church sent letters to soldiers before and after service, and a team of volunteers worked for over 10 hours to ready the buildings for VBS.

July 8 - Twenty team members split into two groups and served bottled water, snack foods and fruit with Project Greenway, setting up one and a half miles apart on opposite ends in heavy traffic areas. One group carried two coolers of iced water and the other served bottles. Also hosted VBS at church at the same time with a massive amount of additional volunteers. Launched an individual campaign to pay it forward by paying for the person's meal behind you at lunch, with a large number of people participating. One person at McDonald's started a wave of at least five people straight doing it. A Portland man and his son mowed their neighbors yard to prepare it for sale, and a White House man and his son cleaned a neighbor's property.

July 9 - Three teams pumped gas, washed windows, took out trash, cleaned bathrooms and more at Doug's BP in White House, Mapco Express in White House and Terry's Market in Cross Plains. Also hosted VBS at church at the same time with massive amount of additional volunteers.

July 10 - Six car loads are set to deliver fruit baskets to seniors and apartments in White House, assembling the baskets at 5 pm and delivering from 6-8. VBS again.

July 11 - Clean-up night at White House High School Athletic Facility from 6-8. Volunteers needed. VBS again at church.

July 12 - Landscaping and weeding at a home in White House from 10-12 am. VBS Family Night at the church.

July 13 - Church clean up day on the back side of the property from 7 am until noon. Will be cleaning the back pavilion and preparing for a September event. Painting at Watt Hardison Elementary School with Crystal Rogers and Jennifer Hand from 9 am to 2 pm to help the school get ready for the school year.

July 14 - Rake and Bake from 1-7 pm after church. Rake and Bake is a food event to deliver food to a number of houses while also mowing their yards at the same time.

July 15 - Chris Alsup will be leading a team at Terry's Market in Cross Plains serving from 6-8 pm.

July 20 - RevFest community event at the church property. Amy Bradford is the team lead.

July 26-28 - Project Restoration is a three-day extreme home makeover on South Palmers Chapel Road. Joe Everette is the team lead.

Events still needed a date:
- Heritage High School softball and basketball clean up day with Coach Leslie Barrow
- White House Dixie Baseball Clean-Up day with Rich Lopez
- White House Junior Pro Football Camp with Rich Lopez
- Concession Stand move-and-stock for White House Dixie Baseball and Junior Pro Football
- Possible Haircut event
- School Supply Drive

Check back here for more and add your serve event!

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Pastor Kris

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