Church at Elk Grove’s Weekend of Service 2016

The Church at Elk Grove, which is made up of many area churches, banned together to serve the Elk Grove Unified School District school campuses during a Weekend of Service on April 16th 2016. Projects included campus beautification of about 12 Elk Grove schools and tasks ranged from bark installation to library inventory and maintenance […]

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Tahoe Treasures 2016

Members of Restoration Life Church partnered with Tahoe Elementary School in a rummage sale and family event to help raise funds to send the 6th grade class to camp! The community was welcome to come and participate in the festivities which included a kids zone and petting zoo, raffle prizes, live music, a barbecue lunch, […]

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iCare Davis 2016

Hundreds of volunteers from eight churches in the Davis Community teamed together to serve side by side at 15 service projects all over the city and surrounding area for their annual iCare Davis service event. Service projects included an Ice Cream and BINGO social at Fourth & Hope housing ministry, a free water-less car wash […]

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Easter Camp at Arden Manor

The following story has been written by Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, a church in the Arden Arcade community that serves the neighborhood and schools of Arden Manor through Impact Outreach. Almost every time a child in Arden Manor is out of school—iMPACT Outreach is open for business. iMPACT is a ministry of The […]

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The Root Issue of Fatherlessness by Scott Hagan

I have been speaking professionally for 33 years. There are three places you can speak from professionally. You can speak from a place of preparation and if you prepare well, people will hear what you have to say. The second place you can speak from is the place of burden. It’s a little bit of […]

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Stories of Service: Serve Arden Arcade 2016

Serve Partnerships Unlimited coordinated a third annual week-long mission trip experience in the Arden Arcade community called Serve Arden Arcade. A team of 40 middle-schoolers and leaders from Christ Community Church and the Spanish Speaking Iglesia Cristiano Emmanuel worked with many community partners to reach the Arden Arcade community in various ways. Middle schoolers led […]

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A Gospel Affirmation

It was with excitement for me that I got to begin a role in this ministry that is now called The ACTS Group. I was asked to lead something that had found its roots in the Luis Palau Sacramento Festival and the coming together of churches, nonprofits, and businesses on June 8, 2012. Many of […]

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Refugees and the Stories We Tell by Joy Justus

I would like to talk about the stories that shape the way we see and interpret the lives of refugees. For most of us, what we know about refugees comes only from the media. What happens when we see the images in the media? What stories do we start to tell? “This is their problem. […]

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Engaging in Biblical Justice – Sosamma Samuel-Burnett

The Bible says to act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with God.  This is a beautiful statement but it leaves us with a profound question: “What is justice?” Perhaps justice is more than laws and rules, crime and punishment, fairness and unfairness. Perhaps Justice is something more. When we think about justice it is […]

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