Into The Community

Arise on the Move – Santa Rosa: Arise team of 22 people helped Habitat For Humanity rebuild houses in Santa Rosa on July 6, 2018.

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Emergency Privacy Tents: Arise Church donated 16 tents to MacGregor High School in April 2018.

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Tri-City Food Bank: Youth groups have served in Tri-City Food Bank twice recently, in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018. Small group B4C also served twice, in February and May 2018. We put a food barrel in church cafe so congregation can donate food whenever they want.

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Alameda County Community Food Bank: In Dec, 2016, 26 Arise Church volunteers served in the Food Bank. Again in March, 2017, 21 people went. In Aug, 2018, Acts2 small group also served there.

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Christmas Shoebox: Every year, Arise congregation actively participated in preparing gift boxes to be distributed to children in needy countries. In 2015, we collected 96 boxes. In 2016, we collected 106. In 2017, we got 155 gift boxes.

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Blessing Bags: During 2016 Chinese New Year, youth groups put together 100 blessing bags containing snacks and a Gospel tract. Congregants picked up a few and left them in cars. When we see someone on an off-ramp asking or waiting outside of a store asking for help, we hand them one of the bags. In Sept 2016, youth groups put together 150 blessing bags. In April 2018, they did it again with 150 bags.

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Donation Drive: During 2017 mission month (Oct), Arise Church collected about 70 bottles of peanut butter and 200 pairs of socks, benefiting Alameda County Community Food Bank and Compassion Network.

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Christmas Gifts: In December, 2015, church families baked 111 boxes of cookies. 20 adults and 4 kids visited families in Hayward and brought them our Christmas blessings! In Dec, 2016, we again baked 102 boxes of cookies to be delivered to families in Hayward. We also joined Compassion Network’s Tree of Hope Christmas toy drive and donated toys to children in Tri-city areas.

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Community Service: In Nov, 2016, 22 Arise volunteers participated in cleaning up Mayhews Landing Park in Newark.

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Clothing Donation Drive: In October, 2016, Arise Church collected  2,400 pounds of gently used clothing to support low income families in our area.

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Shoe Drive: During the 40 days of Lent in March 2016, brothers and sisters responded enthusiastically to the Shoe Drive. We collected 274 pairs of shoes. Our two pastors brought the shoes to the Compassion Network Shoe Center on 4/7 to benefit the people in need.

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Missional Projects: In November and December, 2015, Arise small groups participated in the following community projects:

  1. Community services: Senior homes visitation, tutoring, food bank volunteering, etc.
  2. Christmas shoebox: We collected 96 gifts boxes to be distributed to children in needy countries.
  3. Donation of classroom emergency buckets to a school in Fremont.
  4. Donation of supplies to schools and students in Fremont and Newark.

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Community Service: In June, 2015, 22 people from Arise participated in cleaning up Birch Grove Park in Newark.