Cascade Regional Blood Center sets up shop at Adventure of Faith for donations from 9:00 am-1:00 pm on Saturdays every eight weeks. Check our calendar for the next scheduled donation dates.
Emmanuel’s Clothes Closet
On the second and fourth Saturdays of each month from 9:00 am-noon Adventure of Faith offers free clothing. This ministry has served children, adults, foster kids, elderly, grandparents and homeless. Clothes can be dropped off on Sundays from 8:30 am-12:00 pm. Stop by the Welcome Center at the main entrance for drop off location information.
The holidays are especially difficult for children of families in need. Adventure enjoys relieving some of the sadness and stress of providing for children’s needs. We partner with South Kitsap Helpline to receive a list of families whose kids are in need of Christmas gifts. Each year a tree is put up in the lobby at Adventure and decorated with slips of paper showing a boy or girl, their age, a list of their favorite color, size, needs and desired gifts. People choose a child and purchase gift/s for them then return those gifts unwrapped to the Welcome Center. A few days before Christmas the Deacons host a wrapping party for the gifts. The gifts are then set aside and delivered with a Christmas food basket.
A group of nurses in our congregation have formed a team to help those in our congregation with simple medical needs such as blood pressure checks, and information on local medical resources.
Holiday Food Baskets
Adventure partners with South Kitsap Helpline to provide Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets for families in our area who are out of work or low income. Adventure's congregation donates all the food items useful to families with children along with the fixings for a holiday dinner. Just before the holidays mentioned above, Adventure has a packing party where the food is boxed and made ready for a family in need.
In our day to day lives sometimes events take place that make preparing a meal for the family an added stress. Adventure members offer meals to those in our congregation who have had surgery, lost a loved one or had a baby. The meal train is an easy way for folks to sign up to help provide a meal.
Prayer is a powerful tool in a believer’s life. It is through prayer that we can see God’s hand at work in our life and the lives around us. Adventure offers opportunities for prayer support through the prayer chain. Individuals wishing to participate can contact the Prayer Chain Team and be added to the email list to receive prayers as they arise.
South Kitsap Family Kitchen
At the end of each month lower income families struggle to make ends meet. Adventure partners with several churches in our area to offer dinners on the last two Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays of each month from 5-6 pm. Each church is responsible to collect, prepare and serve the meal for one dinner each month; Adventure serves the last Friday of the month. Due to convenience for the guests meals are served at First Lutheran Church 2483 Mitchell Rd in Port Orchard.
Women who have lost a spouse can find themselves overwhelmed with the day to day care of their home, car and belongings. The men of Adventure pool their resources and skills to fill the void created by the loss of their husband. They have been known to clean gutters, organize garages, crawl under houses, move furniture and change the oil in a vehicle just to name a few jobs.
For more information on Adventure's local outreach please contact CJ Young at 360 876 0061.