The ministries highlighted here are ongoing serves. However, twice a year, The Harbor hosts Compassion Day — a focused day of effort for specific, short term projects. These projects may support Interfaith Caring Ministries, Bay Area Habitat for Humanity, Hope Village, Our Lady of Lourdes Retreat Center, Houston Galveston Food Bank, and Star of Hope Mission.
Our next Compassion Day is Saturday, October 19, 2019, from 9:00 AM until noon. We have serving opportunities at nine different locations around the area, including many right at The Harbor! Some are even kid-friendly, so you can serve as a family! Or sign up with your Small Group!
KIDZ HARBOR HOMEWORK HELPERS
Kidz Harbor needs Homework Helpers on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday Nights. Your presence and encouragement can make a difference in the life of a child!
THE HARBOR MEAL MINISTRY NEEDS VOLUNTEERS
We need Chefs willing to help provide meals for The Harbor Meal Ministry when needed.
BRIDGES TO LIFE PRISON MINISTRY
Bridges to Life ministers to victims and offenders in an effort to show them God’s love and forgiveness. This heartfelt ministry provides an opportunity to extend the grace that Christ has given us.
Being alone shouldn’t mean you are lonely. We need volunteers to make friends with older adults in nursing homes. It won’t be a one-way street. The older generation has so much life experience to share! Volunteer and find treasure in a new friendship. This is a great ministry for families to serve together!
BUILDERS WITHOUT BORDERS
The Harbor partners with Builders Without Borders responding to needs within homes as well as farming to stock local food pantries. Both skilled and unskilled volunteers can be utilized.
DESIRE TO LIVE
This unique facility provides housing and support to mentally and/or physically challenged adults that would be on the street were it not for assistance. Located on several acres in Alvin, this ministry utilizes volunteers for a variety of ongoing projects.
SoléAna Stables provides horse therapy to enhance and transform the lives of individuals and families struggling with mental and/or physical challenges. If you love horses and love to help people, this is the ministry for you!
Do you like to sew? Join a group of creative Harbor ladies using their hobby to serve others. They are currently sewing bags for Haiti.
Center For Pregnancy
Center for Pregnancy in Friendswood is looking for a doctor or an RN willing to donate time performing ultrasounds for clients. Must be willing to commit at least one hour weekly or every other week, long term. The center also needs male and female mentors and administrative support.
A Treasure of Dreams
A Treasure of Dreams is a local ministry that works with adults who have special needs. They are in need of volunteers for various projects. They have some construction needs as well as some needs for their day program.
1,000 Hills Ministry
Weekly | Wed. Nights | 6:30p (meet at Gateway Church) to go downtown
The Harbor volunteers serve with 1,000 Hills Ministry on a weekly basis. We provide the meal that 1,000 Hills Ministry serves every other month. Serve a meal and provide spiritual food for those who are homeless and in need.
Operation Fill The Panty
Would you like to be involved in our food pantry ministry? We collect non-perishable food for area pantries every Sunday.
A list of high demand items can be found on an easel near the orange food pantry every Sunday. Various needs of other ministries are listed as well. Next time you’re walking into church, check out the easel next to the orange pantry!
Meals On Wheels
Weekdays | 11:00 aM -1:00 pM
Meals on Wheels is a community-based program designed specifically to meet the nutritional and social needs of our senior neighbors. They are currently in need of volunteers to deliver meals to seniors in the Friendswood area. Volunteers service from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM one day every eight weeks.
Being willing doesn’t always make it easy to determine where to serve. We’d love to help! Contact Mindy above and just ask for a phone call. She can talk about the specific, often changing needs of these ministries. And she’s great at narrowing down the opportunities according to your personality, talents, and preferences.