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local COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
As followers of Jesus, our command is to love God and love people. That largely looks like engaging with and caring for the hurting, oppressed, and marginalized. We want to help you partner with local organizations on the ground being the hands and feet of Jesus. Below are several specific and general ways to engage. Explore the options and see how you can make Kingdom-impact in our city.
There are a variety of ways to love and embrace the most vulnerable children in our city. From putting together Welcome Boxes, to providing temporary care through Safe Families, to becoming a foster parent or supporting a foster family, there's a place for everyone to be involved!
Join in the work of supporting victims of sex trafficking in the Portland area. From teaching skills classes, to cooking dinner for Day Homes, check out how you can be involved with other people in your local community to help in this area.
Explore ways to get involved with refugee and immigrant families. There are opportunities to work with students, help families get acclimated to Portland, teach English, and more. Find out how you can partner with local organizations in loving our new neighbors.
If you or your community has a heart to serve folks experiencing homelessness, we have a few different ways for you to do that - whether that's helping to serve a hot meal or just being a friend. Find out more about the ways you can help in this area.
Do you have a passion for investing in lives through mentorship? Explore unique opportunities to connect with and come alongside kids and adults at various places on their journey. Check out how you can make these connections.
There are multiple opportunities for you to get involved with community outreach. From serving at your local school district, to helping with construction projects for families in need. Check out how you can be apart of it.