Serves

eStreet-Serves-Final-01-01We believe serving is more than volunteering. It’s deeper, vaster and a key component of discipleship. As followers of Jesus, serving is God’s love in action, and it can be life changing. That’s why we strive to connect people with ways to use their unique gifts and passions to be the hands and feet of Christ in our church, community and world.

Opportunities to serve in Raleigh include serving with our ministry partners; through missional communities; and special events, such as our Great Day of Service and Stop Hunger Now. You can serve beyond Raleigh with our ministry partners in Africa, Armenia, Bahamas, East Asia, Guatemala, and Haiti. We encourage folks to serve both outside and inside our church walls at least once a month.

There are many opportunities to serve in the church through hospitality, worship and music, our youth and children’s programs, and behind the scenes.

For questions, contact Renae Newmiller, Director of Sending Ministries.

For upcoming events, and ongoing ways to serve, check out this month’s Missions Newsletter


Help Families Experiencing Homelessness

As part of a network of churches called Family Promise, we welcome families who are temporarily experiencing homelessness, and provide housing and meals on the third floor of our original campus for a week at a time, four-five times a year.  Each host week takes many hands, and we’d love for you to join us!  Here’s how you can help (click the links to email our Family Promise team members in charge of various areas):

Behind the scenes –  Help with set-up, take-down, or laundry 

With the families –  Welcome our guestsmake and share a mealspend the night, help with daily transportation (van provided) to a day center, plan an activity for the children and families.  

Got questions?  Email Ed.


ZOE Dessert and Discussion 

April 20, 7:00pm Chapel Annex 

Learn how ZOE is helping 30,000+ children in seven countries (including 77 children ESUMC sponsors in Liberia) move from poverty to self-reliance. Hear incredible stories of transformation from Chief Program Operator and Kenya Country Manager Reegan Kaberia and Executive Director Gaston Warner, and find out how you can get involved.

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Upcoming Mission Trips

ZOE Trip of Hope to Liberia, May 16 – 25, 2017
Help One Now Haiti Trip, Early September (date TBD)
Haiti Spiritual Journey, Mid-October (date TBD)

Email Renae to learn more