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Compassion Month

November 10, 2019

*We are having a Grand Opening Celebration service in the Amphitheater at 10:30am on Sunday, November 10th (family-service; nursery through Pre-K classes in the Kid’s Area ). 
(Only one service Sunday; No Saturday Service) 

Moved to Compassion is the opportunity for us to highlight a value that Jesus taught on a daily basis – compassion. With our fast-paced lives, it is a good time of year to focus on the world around us. We have a variety of ways that you can participate.

1. Compassion Focus – We will be accepting nonperishable food, clothing, and monetary donations towards our Real Life Christian Assistance ministry throughout the month of November.

2. SIGN UP for NOV. 16th Church-Wide Thanksgiving Outreach Opportunities: Join us as we head out to our community and the San Antonio inner city. Our goal is to have 300 participate this Saturday! Look for the River City Serves Local in the foyer at River City. Sign up for a service project on the form HERE
*ADD the .pdf file attached here – Nov. 16th Local Outreach Opportunities

3. ADOPT a FAMILY for Thanksgiving: Provide a Thanksgiving Meal for a family in need. Our goal is to provide 175 families. (See OUTDOOR KIOSK to select a packet with family name and items list.) These families are represented through Agora Ministries and Real Life Christian Assistance.

*AGORA Thanksgiving Meals DUE Nov. 15th.

*Real Life Christian Assistance Thanksgiving Meal MUST BE delivered to the family by NOV. 22nd.

4. GIFT OF HOPE gift bags for the homeless: Help us collect and prepare gifts for 400 homeless individuals in downtown San Antonio. Items due DEC. 12th, Thursday. (See KIOSK starting Nov. 24) GIFT BAG ITEMS: tube socks and candy bars- please take a clear bag provided at the Kiosk to wrap the pair of socks and candy bar. *Gift Bags will distributed Dec. 14th.

5. ANGEL TREE: Help sponsor a local child this Christmas through our Angel Tree program. “Ornaments” with the child’s age and wish list will be available during weekend services starting November 30th – December 15th. *Last day to drop off gifts are DEC. 15th.


November 10, 2019