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We have an active Outreach Ministry leading projects that serve the community throughout the year. We've identified some local organizations that are actively meeting needs with purpose, faith, caring hearts and RESULTS. We get directly involved with some of these organizations, and others, either through relationships or specific projects. If you're interested in serving, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Check out these organizations and read further to learn about our projects. Come SHINE with us!
Also, don't miss the opportunities for serving WITHIN our church on our main Serve page.
Salvation Army Family Shelter (Transitional Housing) in Pottstown
||Transitional housing and social services for families in need|
Open Door Ministry in Royersford
||Thrift store, Food Pantry, Youth Mentoring Program|
Mom's House in
||Serving mothers wishing to continue their education.|
Keystone Opportunity Center in Souderton
||Serving the homeless; assisting toward self-sufficiency|
Pottstown Bible Church in
||Serving the community with a special ministry to the homeless|
"Project Purpose" from Paul Fisher at
Coventry Christian Schools
||Youth tutoring and study help; educational and career counseling; affordable summer school. Coventry Christian Schools is located in Pottstown.|
Run for Courage event, on the Saturday of Fall Homecoming for Spring-Ford HS
Daybreak organizes various events throughout the year to worship, to have fun, to serve our neighbors and to spread the word about Our Saviour and Daybreak Community Church.
Victory Park has never looked better! On Saturday morning, a team from Daybreak joined forces with a few volunteers from Royersford Borough and got to work! The volunteers spread mulch, planted a few flowers, did some edging, and general clean-up. Daybreak provided some refreshments which were enjoyed by all the volunteers! Thanks to everyone who participated and helped to shine out Jesus’ light in this hands-on way!
This Christmas, Daybreak adopted a local family with 8 kids and helped to make their Christmas a little extra special. Our congregation responded with overflowing generosity as folks purchased
pillows, blankets, clothing, and various other wishlist items for the children. Our KidZone sang Christmas carols the week before Christmas and presented gift bags filled with pillows and
blankets. The mom emailed later and reflected her family’s appreciation: "We just wanted to say a huge thank you for coming and blessing our family on Sunday. The kids slept great with their new
pillows and blankets. Many of the kids were sleeping on old character pillows that were flat. After you guys left, the kids ran and put their stuff on their cots. Two of them asked to take a nap
to try them out. We have been staying with my aunt here since April after a very unexpected move, and the kids have really struggled with having things of their own. Now the blankets are theirs,
and the pillows. Thank you again so much.”
It was a very special time as the carols were sung, as all the kids introduced themselves and a blessing was prayed over the family before we left. The other gifts were secretly delivered to the mom later in the week. This family will enjoy opening these wonderful gifts on Christmas morning.
This is what Jesus had in mind when He taught us to, “…let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” (Matthew 5:16)
One small church in Royersford packs and sends 40 shoeboxes full of goodies to needy kids around the world this Christmas! That might seem kind of insignificant but catch this: this means that 40 children will also hear the Good News of Jesus shared with them by the good folks of Samaritan's Purse as part of Samaritan's Purse's Operation Christmas Child, transforming the lives of children and their families around the world!
Our Fall 2014 Women's Bible Study, led by Steph Courchesne, adopted Mom's House in Phoenixville for an Outreach project this winter. Steph was pleased to deliver food, formula, baby food,
diapers, wipes, gift cards and encouraging notes on February 25th.
"The staff at Mom's House was very grateful for this gift and considers it a blessing. Thank you, ladies, for giving to them and being Christ to these single moms!" - Steph Courchesne
Daybreak kids delivered their homemade cookies & ornaments and sang Christmas carols to our friends at Golden Age Manor in Royersford. The residents really appreciated the Christmas cheer! Thanks to all the kids and adults who participated! That’s what shining out Christ’s light is all about!