Homeless For The Holidays: November Opportunities

Homelessness is a growing and harsh reality for many people in our local community. It can feel even worse during the holidays, when family and friends gather together at warm and friendly homes.

Join us this Thanksgiving season as we seek to provide time, materials, and some hope to neighbors experiencing homelessness. Let’s bring that sense of “home” to those who need it most.

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  • Contemplation + Wholeheartedness

    During this special lecture, therapist, pastor, professor, and author, Dr. Chuck DeGroat will make accessible to us the invitation to contemplative prayer and practices that move us towards wholeheartedness—so that in this way of living and being, we may find transformation from the inside out. Join with our Formation School...

  • Building Filters—Not Your Thing?

    Then participate in another way on Wednesday, Nov 14 for Engaging Liters: A Closer Look at Clean Water. Engaging Liters takes you deeper into the mission and programs of 20 Liters to help you discover why clean water matters to you and what you can do to make clean water...

  • Lock It Down

    Security volunteers help promote safety in and around our building on Sundays and keep our community safe when emergency situations arise. Would you be willing to keep watch and serve one Sunday per month from 9:30am-11:30am? Training will be provided, so no special skills are required, just a willingness to...

  • Parents – Join Us On Nov 11

    Parenting technologically savvy adolescents can be challenging, right? What percentage of our children or their friends are engaging in “risky behaviors”? Heather Alberda is not only someone who is in the trenches as a parent, she is also an educator from the Ottawa County Department of Public Health who works...

  • Sign Up To Serve

    Volunteers are the life-blood of 20 Liters. From building filters to running events, you make our work possible. When you give your time and talent, you’re joining hundreds of volunteers in the United States and Rwanda to facilitate access to clean, safe water for those who lack it. See the...

  • A Seat For Everyone. And Everyone In A Seat. 

    We’re currently in need of Ushers and Greeters for both of our Gatherings. Could you welcome our community and help them find a Bible, a copy of The Sheet, and a great place to sit? This simple role goes a long way toward making people feel welcome every Sunday, and...

  • Get Your Hands Dirty For Clean Water

    Roll up your sleeves and put your hands on the solutions to the global water crisis. 20 Liters’ filter builds are a great way for families, small groups, offices, and sports teams to get in on the action and make a difference for those without access to clean water. So...

  • You’re So Hospitable

    If you’re the kind of person that’s always making sure there is enough food and drinks at the party, this role was made for you. Join our Coffee + Bagel team on the 1st, 3rd, or 4th Sundays from 7:45-9am to cut bagels, make lemonade, and ready the coffee supplies....

  • We’re Breaking Out All The Trimmings For This Festive Feast

    Family Life Volunteers, on Nov 18 we’re getting the family together for a holiday feast! So bring your immediate family and let’s enjoy Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Rolls + Butter, Pumpkin Pie + Whipped Cream, [drinks + tableware provided] plus whatever salad, side dish, or dessert [and serving utensils, please] you want to contribute,...

  • Could You Help Run The Show?

    We’re currently looking for a technically minded person to serve 1 Sunday per month, from 8:30-11:30am [plus a potential Thursday rehearsal from 6:30-9pm]. During this time, you’d help us run the slideshow for our Sunday Gatherings and make it possible for our community to engage with the worship and teaching...

  • We’re Moving To One Gathering On December 2

    As we’ve been reflecting on our summer Gatherings over the past 3 years, and the spirit that worshipping as one community created, the leadership at Mars Hill dreamed of an environment where that kind of connection would be possible year round. So beginning with Advent [December 2], we will be...

  • Stand For Something Incredible

    Did you know that you can contribute to our community, even if you don’t carry cash? Simply find a Joy Stand, located near many of our Shed exits and around the Mars Hill building, and swipe a credit or debit card to make a donation to the fund of your choice....