At West Church we do not engage in drive-thru mission, we engage in ongoing missional partnerships.
Below you will see listed the community partners we are going to walk alongside this upcoming year. We hope you will walk alongside us as we seek to serve others and transform the world in the name of Christ.
Food Pantry “BACKPACK” Ministry for Third Creek Elementary, Woodland
Heights Elementary, and Lake Norman High School.
Local schools with students who have a need for community support
- Purchase food from the food list
- Pack backpacks with food every other Wednesday thru the school year
- Deliver bags twice a month
- For more information CLICK HERE
Ding Dong Ditch
Provide assistance for local families who are in need of extra “love” during the Christmas season
- CLICK HERE for more info
- CLICK HERE to Nominate a family or individual October through November 19, 2020
- Nov. & Dec. – Purchase gifts for a family
- Nov. & Dec. – Sort, Wrap, Tag & Deliver the family’s gifts anonymously
Every school year the West Church Faith Community nominates college students to receive care packages throughout the school year. Last year we served 52 students a total of 312 care packages. Created to encourage and share some love with college students!
- Help come up with creative care packages by using your gifts and talents to serve others. To join the creative team contact email@example.com.
- Click here to nominate a student for the 2020-2021 school.
Back 2 School Bash
An annual community outreach event that supports students in need of the MGSD and South Iredell Statesville School System with a free pair of sneakers, a backpack, and “starter” school supplies. Learn more about the Back 2 School Bash at www.B2SB.org.
- Spring – Book, Clothes, Shoe & School Supply Drives (Click here for a list of acceptable items and drop off locations)
- Serve as a team leader for one of the various areas
- July & Aug. – Volunteer before, day-of and/or after the event
An annual community 5K race to raise money and awareness for the Back to School Bash. This race has stations were participants are sprayed with color!
- May 2019
- Downtown Mooresville at Ghostface Brewing
“Pig Out” Common Ground Food Truck
Breaking the racial divide that exists in our churches by working with Faith UMC & St. Paul UMC to be out in the community offering love & hope sharing a meal with the hungry each Sunday afternoon. Learn more about the Pig Out food truck at www.PigOutMooresville.org.
- Shopping, Servers, Greeters, Water Distributors & Driver
Saturday Serve Day
Once a month, work together to serve the community. Anyone 12 years old and up welcome to serve. Must wear close-toed shoes.
- Work in food pantry of Mooresville Christian Mission 8:45 AM – 11:45 AM
- August 1, 2020
- September 12, 2020
- October 3, 2020
- November 7, 2020
- December 5, 2020
Contact Dawn@headingwest.org for more info.