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Nov10

LoVegas 2016 – Community Opportunity

LoVegas 2016 – Community Opportunity

LoVegas 2016

What: LoVegas is a day of community service sponsored by Verve Church
When: Nov 19th, 2016 – Meet 8am – AT YOUR EVENT LOCATION
How: Sign up using link below your chosen project to serve
Where: After signing up for a specific project, you will be emailed directions on where to meet at 8am.
Why: During LoVegas we will have the opportunity to roll up our sleeves and create community by signing up for one of many service projects. This is a great way to positively impact the lives of people all over Las Vegas. Let’s turn our world upside-down, one act of love at a time.

LoVegas 2016 is happening on Saturday, November 19. The day will be topped off with an after-party at Verve Church at 7850 Dean Martin Dr, Suite 503, Las Vegas from 6:00 to 8:00pm.

IMPORTANT Reminders: This year we will be meeting at our project sites and not Verve.
While your children are welcome to serve with you, certain projects may require permission slips if they are under 18.
HERE are the projects to choose from. Must sign up before event to receive location details.
NOTE: Equipo and Housing Authority Projects are specifically in need of volunteers!

Equipo Academy

8:00am to noon

equipo-academyEquipo Academy is a new college preparatory charter school for middle and high school students in East Las Vegas. The mission of Equipo Academy is to empower students to meet high expectations, excel to and through college, and become transformational leaders for East Las Vegas.

During this LoVegas project, Verve volunteers will help re-vamp the music room by patching holes in the walls, painting, and applying decals to make the room more friendly and fun for students as they learn and develop their creativity. Children 13 years and younger must be accompanied by a parent, and all children under 18 years old must have a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian.

SERVE WITH EQUIPO ACADEMY

Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority

8:00am to noon

snrhaThe Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority, an Accredited Property Management Organization, works alongside community organizations to provide public housing to families in need. Through a broad range of services, SNRHA offers programs to assist families to become self-sufficient; these programs include homeownership, employment assistance, food assistance, prevention programs, domestic violence programs, health information, advocacy services, and more. During this LoVegas Project, Verve volunteers will participate in a Senior Residential beautification project. Children 13 years and younger must be accompanied by a parent, and all children under 18 years old must have a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian.

SERVE WITH SOUTHERN NEVADA REGIONAL HOUSING AUTHORITY

Nevada Youth Network

1:00 to 3:00pm

nevada-youth-networkEach year the Nevada Youth Network provides Thanksgiving meals for children in poverty. During this project, Verve volunteers will host a neighborhood carnival for the kids while their Thanksgiving meal is being prepared. The carnival will include fun options like cotton candy, popcorn, carnival games, crafts, and more. This is a perfect opportunity to create a fun caring environment for kids living in a lower income area of town. Children 13 years and younger must be accompanied by a parent, and all children under 18 years old must have a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian.

SERVE WITH NEVADA YOUTH NETWORK

Project 150

8:00am to noon

project-150 Project 150 is a non-profit organization established in 2011 when the founders heard about homeless high school students at Rancho High School. Since then they have made it their mission to partner with community agencies to provide the personal necessities for students to focus on learning and successfully graduate to pursue higher education, career and workforce readiness.

During this LoVegas project, Verve volunteers will help Project 150 distribute hygiene kits to families in need as well as assist with holiday initiatives. Children 13 years and younger must be accompanied by a parent, and all children under 18 years old must have a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian.

SERVE WITH PROJECT 150

After Party: LoVegas 2016  day will be topped off with an after-party at Verve Church at 7850 Dean Martin Dr, Suite 503, Las Vegas from 6:00 to 8:00pm.

LoVegas Community Opportunity

Dec19

Serving Opportunities for Christmas Time in Las Vegas

Serving Opportunities for Christmas Time in Las Vegas

People seem to come to me and ask how they can serve in the Las Vegas area, especially during the holidays. Here are some great opportunities for you to serve if you are here, or donate support if you are living else where and feel led to help.

Tuesday December 22nd 2015

Guardian Angels Outreach Christmas Party for the Homeless

Guardian Angels Outreach Las Vegas
This fabulous group goes out into the streets of Las Vegas every Tuesday. This week they will be throwing a Christmas Party, serving chili and giving Blessing Packets to the 100+ individuals who come every week. This week we will be distributing my daughters Hygiene “Blessing” Packets she raised donations for and had help putting over 50 packs together from her Youth group at Verve Church.

When: Tuesday December 22nd meet at Verve Church at noon
Where: 7850 S. Dean Martin Blvd, Suite 503, Las Vegas, NV 89139
How Long?: You can just help with set up or clean up, or meet us at location to serve and leave when you need to.
Why?: Because these people value having people spend their time with them it’s awesome!

If you would like to serve in person or can donate supplies, here is what they could use:

* Crock pots of chili
* Help organizing and packing food
* Help serving meals handing out the supplies at the location

Wednesday, December 24th, 2015 Christmas Eve

Join us at Verve Church at

Thursday, December 25th 2015

Christmas Outreach hosted by The Calm at Lake Mead

Will be meeting at the CALM on Christmas morning at 8:00 am departing by 8:30 am.  The three current locations are the Las Vegas Rescue Mission, a location to be announced down by Foremaster street, and a third location in Henderson that is currently pending. We are looking to have the Christmas outreach between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM on Christmas day.  There will be several areas to serve at each location.  These are the following teams available to be part of:  setup and take down team, cleaning team, witness and fellowship team, clothing outreach item team, food line team, and sit and talk team.

When: Thursday, December 25th 2015, Christmas Morning at 8am- 11am
Where: The Calm at LMCA – 540 E. Lake Mead Parkway,Henderson, NV 89015
How?: Simple show up, sign up and follow team to one of 4 locations (Assisted Living Home, Las Vegas Rescue Mission, and two undisclosed parking lots where homeless individuals will be meeting the groups)

Outreach Needs:
* People with trucks who live near The Calm to transport tables and chairs
* People to help serve breakfast
* People handing out supplies
* People comfortable ministering to others at table (very relaxed style)
* People handing out Bibles only to those who ask

For Questions Contact Todd Wellman, Missions Pastor at 702-372-2631 otherwise
simply show up with a heart to serve!

Will update this as other opportunities present themselves!

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