Evening Bible Study
Meets in the Charlie Floyd Room
We’ll read, pray & ponder.
Morning Bible Study
Meets in the Session Room
We’ll read, pray and ponder.
Women Of Hope
Second Saturday of the month, 9:30-11:00am
Meets in the Session Room
A monthly women’s gathering for spiritual growth, study and friendship.
Third Saturday of the month, 9:00-10:00am
Meets in the Fellowship Hall
A monthly men’s gathering for spiritual growth, study and friendship.
Friendship Trays Assembly
Monday – Friday, 9:45-Noon
Meets in kitchen in the gymnasium
The Grove is a distribution center for Friendship Trays drivers who deliver nutritious, health meals to our sick, elderly and handicapped neighbors on the East Side.
Annual Fall Yard Give
Sat. November 18, 8:00-11:00am
It’s not a yard sale–it’s a yard give! Instead of selling our stuff, we’re loving our neighbors by giving everything away! Start setting aside your gently-used items for this fun, annual neighborhood event. Do you have a few hours to spare? We’ll need some help putting all this together so please go to SignUpGenius and let us know if you can help set up, be on hand during the event, or help tear down.
Seeds Of Faith
Our mission with this garden is to create a lasting project that brings people of all ages together to learn, work and fellowship in Jesus’ name to create something bigger than ourselves and benefit the community. We want to make this garden an outdoor learning experience where the community can come together in God’s love to work and learn with our neighbors. The Grove launched the Seeds Of Faith gardening ministry with the help of a few church members and volunteers, the assistance of a local SDOP grant, and the desire to engage our community and create a sustainable neighborhood outreach project. This is our mission. We need volunteers to support this outreach project. Help us grow!
The Pastor’s Pantry provides basic groceries for East Side residents in specific need of short term food assistance. We do this on a case by case basis and recipients need only meet a few basic requirements. We’ve already helped so many make ends meet. The Grove community is invited to regularly donate non-perishable groceries so that we have plenty to give away to those in need.
Room In The Inn
Every other Friday, December through March
In partnership with Urban Ministry Center, The Grove opens its gymnasium and facilities to provide shelter and food for the homeless during the winter months. The simple goal is to keep homeless people from freezing on cold winter nights. The greater goal is to provide a more personal relationship to homelessness and gain a deeper understanding of the complexity of the issue. We invite volunteers to help set up beds and tables, prepare and serve dinner and a brown bag lunch and/or stay overnight with our homeless neighbors. This is your invitation to come serve the homeless alongside us.
Freedom School Volunteers Needed
June 19-July 27
The Grove is proud to be a summer host site for the Children Defense Fund’s Freedom Schools®. Freedom School mission is to engage, educate and empower children to succeed in school and in life through quality, year-round educational enrichment programs. They work with community partners like The Grove to offer summer programs to improve academic achievement, reduce dropout rates and inspire the love of reading. Freedom School Partners is committed to serving the children who most need and can least afford summer programming.
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