Serving Our Community

Serving Our Community

There are a variety of roles needed to serve our community – many involve helping children and parents in nearby neighborhoods.

See what options below might be of interest.  You may be surprised how much they melt your butter!

Opportunities to Serve

Role Team Leader Schedule Description Interested?
Foster Parent Night Out Volunteer Lonnie & Cindy Wendling 4th Friday Night Every Other Month Give Foster Parents a night off by organizing activities and playing with their children (babies through high school) for the evening here at The Journey
Orphan Respite Care Andrea Reedy An Occaisional Weekend Care for Foster Children at your home while Foster Parents are away. Background check, training and observation required
Foster Parent Preparation Lonnie & Cindy Wendling Weekly Meeting Meet with other potential foster parents and participate in a facilitated discussion about preparation for foster care or adoption.
Foster Emergency Bundle Christy Tucker  As Needed Provide critical items to foster family upon emergency foster child placement.
Kids Outdoor Zone Group Leader Ken Fortner 3rd Sat each month 9am-1pm Lead and mentor boys 8-18 years old.
Small Group Leader/Host John Peterson Weekly Meeting with Small Group Interested in leading a small group? Hosting a small group in your home? Help lead a group to study biblical topics and grow closer in relationships.
Reading Volunteer Amy Renfroe 30 minutes per week Help elementary students be able to read by the 3rd grade to impact their graduation rates.
Christmas Box Volunteer Sandra Swanson Several days during mid-December Team members help assemble Chrsitmas Food Boxes for LISD children and their families who need food over the winter holidays.