Outreach


Join the Grace Community Outreach Team and serve our city in a variety of ways. Check out the slides to see the up-and-coming outreach opportunities we have available.

FOOD COLLECTION

Every Tuesday from 11a-1p is food collection day. As we collect food, we will then have food distributions.

We are being strategic about what foods to collect so we are able to feed the most people, be cost effective for all of you that are donating, and not have anything go to waste.

Currently Collecting:
Dry rice and beans
Dry/instant potatoes
Macaroni and cheese
Pasta and sauce
Canned vegetables
Canned soups
Canned/jarred fruits
Canned meats (chicken, tuna)
Oatmeals
Cereals
Bread
Peanut butter
Jelly
Protein/granola bars
Individual drink mixes

On the collection day closest to distribution we will ask for:
Milk
Eggs
Bananas, apples, oranges, potatoes
Frozen meat

If you know of any local resources that are available to help we are always open to hearing about those.

Feel free to email us if you have any questions. Together, we can do so much more!

Blessings,
Mark+Rebecca Rodriguez
Grace Outreach Directors

 

OPERATION HOPE OUTREACH

Operation Hope is a non-profit shelter providing a safe and supportive environment for families with children and single women who are experiencing homelessness as they rebuild their lives. Each month we will provide meals for them, serve and have fellowship with those living there from 4:30-7pm. Email Mark & Rebecca Rodriguez below for more information and to let us know if you will be joining our Operation Hope Outreach.

2020 dates for Operation Hope Outreach: 2/25, 3/30, 4/19, 5/26, 6/30, 7/28, 8/25, 9/29, 10/27, 11/24, 12/29

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PIER & BEACH OUTREACH - POSTPONED

Join us on one Saturday a month for our next Pier+Beach Homeless Outreach where we prepare lunches and then hand them out near the Oceanside Pier. If you would like to be a part, we would love to know! Email Mark & Rebecca Rodriguez below and let us know if you and your family will be joining us as we love and minister to the homeless in our community.

Upcoming dates for Pier + Beach Outreach: 1/18, 2/15, 3/21, 4/18, 5/16, 6/20, 7/18, 8/15, 9/19, 10/17, 11/21, 12/19

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SENIOR CARE OUTREACH - POSTPONED

The entire family is welcome to be a part of our outreach to Life Care Center in Vista (a senior care facility). Join us for a time of music, prayer, conversation, and sitting with those who could use a caring touch and a friendly smile. We meet every month from 10am-12pm at the center on the 2nd Saturday of every month. Email Carlos & Pink Mercado below for more information and to let us know if you will be joining our senior care outreach.

THIS WEEKENDS OUTREACH ON 3/14 IS CANCELLED DUE TO THE RECENT HEALTH CONCERNS. 

Upcoming dates for Senior Care Outreach: 1/11, 2/8, 3/14, 4/11, 5/9, 6/13, 7/11, 8/8, 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12

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SENIOR CARE BUS MINISTRY - POSTPONED

We already meet every month for a Senior Care Outreach to Life Care Center in Vista (a senior care facility), but we are taking it one step further by providing transportation from Life Care Center to Grace Church every Sunday morning, giving our seniors an opportunity to have a church they can call home. Email Pastor Matthew below for more information and the license requirements if you would like to be a driver for our seniors.

Upcoming dates for Senior Care Bus Ministry: UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE AND THE RECENT HEALTH CONCERNS CHANGE, THIS MINISTRY IS SUSPENDED.

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ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL BIRTHDAY BASH OUTREACH - POSTPONED

Help us celebrate some students in need of some extra love at a local alternative high school. We will decorate, bring cake and give gifts once a month, throwing a birthday bash for all the students who have a birthday during that month. We will start decorating around noon and throw the party from 12:45-1:30pm. If you have a heart for high school students, this outreach is for you! Email Mark & Rebecca Rodriguez below for more information and to let us know if you will be joining our Birthday Bash Outreach.

2020 dates for Birthday Bash Outreach: 2/26, Future dates TBD but will likely be the last Thursday of every month

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TIJUANA ONE-DAY MISSIONS TRIP - POSTONED

Have you every thought about taking a missions trip? Grace Church offers one-day missions trips to Tijuana to serve Colina De Luz, an orphanage we have adopted with over 60 kids. This is an opportunity the entire family can be a part of that will leave an eternal mark on the hearts of the kids we serve and the people who go. Email Nancy Nunez below for more information for more info and to be a part of our up-and-coming day trip. Also CLICK HERE for the details of our next one-day missions trip.

Upcoming dates for Tijuana Trip: 4/11

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FIREHOUSE MEALS

COMING SOON!!! Each month we will bring a different themed basket of food and goodies to thank our local first responders for their hard work and sacrifice. If you love to bake treats and casseroles, you will love being a part of this outreach team.

Upcoming dates for Firehouse Meals Outreach: Check back soon for dates!

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