Join us for Summer Together 2021!

Northside Groups are gathering together throughout the week because we believe relationships matter! This summer is a time for connection and serving!

If you are not in a group this is a great time to start!

We’re encouraging everyone to keep meeting once or twice a month this summer because relationships matter. If you’re not sure what to plan, here are a few ideas:

If you’re interested in finding a discipleship group, we have a place for you! You can check them out here!

 

Our Children’s and Student Ministries also have a lot of opportunities to get  connected to God and others this summer.  You can find their calendars here!

Share with Us!

Share with Others!

Make sure to post pictures of your summer together using #nccsummertogether.

Share Your Pictures With Us!

Text: 281 - 350 - 4630

Lights. Camera. Action.

Celebrate the end of the school year with an outdoor movie. Set up an outdoor cinema in someones backyard. All you need is a large white sheet or shower curtain, your laptop, and a small projector. Tell everyone to bring a blanket or lawn chairs and pop some popcorn.

Grab A Tag

Grab a tag with volunteer opportunities from organizations and neighbors within our community. Then grab your discipleship group, family or friends and serve.

Summer Together - Grab a Tag

Grab a tag then grab your discipleship group, family or friends and serve.

Hope's Path - Provides Christ-centered environment for former foster youth

Groundskeeping – provide one time work, ongoing work or mentor interns in how to do proper grounds work – Contact Linda Kelly at [email protected]


Make a Meal Fridays – Teach the interns how to prepare your favorite dish and join them for dinner one night. – Contact Linda Kelly at [email protected]. 


Disc Golf – Take the interns to play disc golf on Northside’s campus.  Contact [email protected]. 


Auto Repair – Mentor an intern in auto repair.  Contact Linda Kelly at [email protected]. 

Northside’s Children’s Ministry

Grab a Bucket – Help the Children’s Ministry prepare for Sundays in the summer by taking a bucket home of supplies that need cut out or assembled.  Easy instructions will be included.

Contact Bonnie at [email protected]. 

Moses Closet – Provides items for children coming into foster families.

Host your own Kid’s Hygiene Kit drive for the welcome baskets needed for children entering foster homes.

Collect kid’s products of Shampoo, Conditioner, Body wash, toothbrushes, toothpaste, lotion, hairbrushes and combs.

Contact:  [email protected]. 

Spring Woodlands Ministries- Take groceries and toiletries to the elderly

Organizing Pantry- Get a group together (up to 10) and help put together bags that include groceries and toiletries for the elderly.

Contact: Debbie McCabe at [email protected]  


Handing out Bags of Love- Join SWM volunteers to hand out bags to low-income income seniors in their community.  Contact: Debbie McCabe at [email protected] 


Create Bags of Love:  Gather friends and create bags. These can be large brown paper bags and each bag includes all items needed for SWM to deliver to an elderly’s door . 

Each bag can include: 1 Box of Cereal/Oatmeal (asst.), 2 Cans of Tuna/Chicken, 2 Mac & Cheese,1 Box of Mashed Potatoes,1 Can of Fruit (no sugar),1 Can of Soup, 1 Canned Green Vegetable, 1 Canned Corn, 1 Box Jiffy Cornbread Mix,1 Box of Rice, 1 Peanut Butter Jar, 1 Jar of Jelly, 1 Jar of Spaghetti Sauce, 1 Pkg. of Spaghetti Pasta 

Individual Snacks- Cookies, Crackers, Pop Tarts, Chips, Granola Bars,1 Roll Toilet Paper, 1 Box Kleenex 

1 Individually Pkg. Paper Towel  

To Drop off Bags: Sandy Peng at 713-822-7223  

Northside Partners

Care Package: Get a group of family or friends together to collect items for one of Northside Partners. Include a letter and photo of your group to the partner.

Contact: Laura Freeman at [email protected] to drop off items.  

Houston Food Bank: Provide food for the community

Create a group or volunteer individually with the food bank. Register to serve in one of their many options including sorting boxes, repacking, and more.  

Register at: https://houstonfoodbank.civicore.com/index.php?section=volOpportunities&action=calendar 

 

Kids Meals- End childhood hunger by delivering free healthy meals to the doorsteps of Houston’s hungriest preschool-aged children.

In-House Volunteer: Prepare nutritious meals for children who are living food insecure, assemble in the packing room, help in the warehouse, or decorate bags.

Go to: kidsmealsinc.org   >volunteer>sign up. 


Decorate Lunch Bags: It’s so easy to help! Simply buy standard lunch bags and unleash your inner artist as you decorate with markers, crayons, stickers, riddles, jokes, mazes, inspiration, or encouragement (no glitter please).

Drop off or mail:

Kids’ Meals 330 Garden Oaks Blvd. Houston, Texas 77018, M-F, 9-12 pm.

Serve Outside of Houston

1).  Donate clothes to a local Women’s Shelter or Homeless Shelter. 

2).  Donate books to your local school or retirement center.   

3).  Adopt a local senior center.  Give them a call and see how you can brighten their day. 

4).  Volunteer at a local animal shelter. 

5).  Pick up trash at your local park. 

6).  Donate Blood 

Backyard  BBQ

Break out the grill and invite group members to bring something to throw on the grill and a side dish or dessert. This is a great time to invite new families to join.

Clothing Drive

Collect gently used clothes for the kids at the Sheltering Harbour Residential Treatment Centers for their back-to-school “shopping day.”  The clothing sizes needed range between Youth M to Adult 3XL and the shoes range from size 6 and up for both male and female.

Answer The Call

Sign up to volunteer serving your faith community at Northside or opportunities with those we serve within our city.

Go Night

Join us at Go Night 2021 and bring the whole family as we kick off the new school year on August 15!

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