Service Opportunities

Annual Local Mission Trip: WOW Urban Ministry in Knoxville, TN Mission is a Christ-focused, youth-led ministry—providing faith formation, leadership development, and service opportunities in creative collaboration to build a strong, loving community. Their vision is to have generations of youth leaders discovering gifts, responding to needs, and creating a sacrificially loving community. http://www.wowurbanministry.org/about-us

Sunday, June 5th through Friday, June 10th, 2016

Volunteer Ministry Center http://vmcinc.org

The youth participate in the cooking and serving of dinner at the VMC about eight times per year.

VMC Cooking Team #1— led by Tim Bible, Thad Morrish, and Joanna Pennoyer

4 Sundays per year

3:00 p.m. Meet in the Fellowship Hall/ Kitchen to prep the meal
4:45 p.m. Travel to VMC
5:00 p.m. Serve Dinner
5:35 p.m. Return back to FPC

VMC Cooking Team #7—led by Margaux Cowan-Banker

4 Fridays per year

Upcoming Date: Friday, November 20th, 2016

4:45 p.m. Meet at VMC
5:00 p.m. Serve Dinner
5:35 p.m. Clean Up & Leave

Compassion Child http://www.compassion.com

The Youth Ministry supports Yusrifan Ocu through the Compassion International. Compassion International’s mission statement is: “In response to the Great Commission, Compassion International exists as an advocate for children, to release them from their spiritual, economic, social, and physical poverty and enable them to become responsible and fulfilled Christian adults.

Souper Bowl of Caring https://souperbowl.org

Sunday, February 7th, 2016

Using the energy of the Super Bowl to mobilize youth in a united national effort to care for people in their local communities who are hungry and those in need. Donations go towards Second Harvest Food Bank located in Maryville, TN https://secondharvestetn.org