Thursday, September 3, 2009

Faith in Action Projects!!!

Well, it's finally here: The list of projects that our church will be participating in for Faith in Action Day. Feel free to contact me for any additional information you need. You can sign up for any of these projects on our website main page, or in Bible study departments, or in the narthex as you come to worship service.

Home repair project

We will help some of our neighbors with light household repairs. For more information, contact Paul or Becky Brown.

Water bottle handout

The Braes Bayou jogging trail is used by many people every day, especially on the weekends. Join us as we hand out cold WBC water bottles to those folks out exercising on a Sunday morning. For more info, contact Randy Mitchell at 713.723.6428 or

Door-to-door prayer

We will go door-to-door, asking our neighbors how we can pray for them. For more information, contact: Jeff Berger, 713-723-6428. or Ruth Escamilla, 713-272-9881.

McNamara Elementary beautification

We will do another workday at our adopted school, McNamara Elementary. Both landscaping and interior beautification is needed. For more information, contact Ron Routzon or Hope McNeil.

Women’s Pregnancy Center gift baskets

Volunteers will collect and assemble items for gift baskets to be given to expectant mothers in need through the Women’s Pregnancy Center. For more information, contact Susan Nutter or Gale Yandell.

Braes Interfaith Ministries

Volunteers will help BIM with their food and clothing ministry to the disadvantaged. Please note: This project is limited to 8-12 people. For more information, see Kelly Senter, Ruth Simons and Becky Brown.

Volunteering at The Beacon

The Beacon ministers to the homeless and displaced. They need plenty of volunteers on a Sunday! For more information, contact Steve and Sherry Adell or Stephen Ray.

Clean up Westbury Square

Join us as we do some clean-up, gardening, and minor repair in and around this Westbury area icon. It will be a great morning to help improve the looks of our community. For more info, contact Randy Mitchell at 713.723.6428 or

Worship at nursing/retirement homes

Ministry teams will lead and assist with worship services at local nursing or retirement centers. For more information, contact Kyle Damron.

Prayer meeting in WBC sanctuary

We will hold a prayer meeting in the WBC sanctuary at 10:30 AM on Faith in Action Day. This will give our ongoing ministry projects prayer support, and will be there to greet any visitors who come to our church unaware of Faith in Action Day. For more information, contact Jeff Berger.

Prepare lunch for Faith in Action Day
At noon on October 11, we will gather in the gym to eat lunch and share stories of what God has done through our ministries. We need 10 volunteers to assist Karen Mitchell in preparing the meal. If you would like to be part of this important ministry, contact Karen.

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