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For the City Serve Day

Saturday October 24th

Each year during our For the City Serve Day, we go out as a church family to serve at projects to benefit our local partners.

Serve day Project Descriptions

We have various options for projects around town on Saturday October 24th for various ages and skill levels. Please read the descriptions below and sign up for the project that works for you!

Many of our projects are FULL, but the ones listed below still have spots available. 

Questions? email


Hope Pregnancy Center


We will be installing an awning over the entrance of Hope’s thrift store.

This project takes place at Hope’s building located at 325 N. 2nd Street.

(Ages 16 & up)

Approx. project time:  9:00-Noon

Blessing Bags

urban ministries

Help us put together blessing bags with toiletries and non-perishable food for our partner Urban Ministries to hand out.

This project takes place at Grace’s building (2853 Dunlop Lane)

(All Ages)

Approx. project time: 2:00-3:00pm

Manna Village

serving breakfast – The Refuge

Manna Cafe’ is a local hunger relief organization. They need volunteers to serve breakfast at The Refuge.

This project takes place at Manna Village at 605 Providence Blvd.

(Ages 13 & up)

Approx. project time: 8:00am -10:00am

Salvation Army


Help make the Salvation Army clean up their common outdoor spaces. They need some help with light landscaping/tree trimming outside.

This project takes place at the Salvation Army at 210 Kraft St.

(Ages 10 & up)

Approx. project time: 9:00am-Noon

Manna Village


Manna Cafe’ is a local hunger relief organization. They need volunteers to help paint the outside of their building. This project takes place at Manna Village at 605 Providence Blvd.

(Ages 13 & up)

Approx. project time: 11:00am

Empty Bowls

Art for hunger relief

Help us hand paint pottery bowls to be sold at the annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser whose proceeds benefit our partners Urban Ministries & The Food Initiative.

This project takes place at Grace’s building (2853 Dunlop Lane)

(Ages 5 & up)

Approx. project time: Drop in between 1:00-3:00pm

For the City 2019 REcap

Manna Village – Our volunteer team helped paint the exterior of multiple storage bays at the new Manna Village location. Teams also served at each of Manna’s breakfast locations helping with the meal. There was also a team filling food bags & boxes for distribution through their food program.

Salvation Army – A volunteer team installed a coffee bar to make the Shelter feel more like home for those who are living there. They also worked hard to make the dining room & the outside areas look shiny and new for the residents of the shelter.

Urban Ministries – Many people came out to paint 300 bowls to be used at the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser and families put together 200 blessing bags filled with non perishable food for Urban Ministries to hand out to those in need that come to them each week.

Hope Pregnancy Center – A team of volunteers installed new flooring in Hope’s onsite store, Josephine’s Closet. Volunteers also installed a desk and cabinet in their ultrasound room,  We also had a team of volunteers organizing and cleaning in the building.

The Food Initiative – A volunteer team installed a new children’s garden on the farm and helped construct a shed to use on the farm during their summer youth programs.

Kenwood High School – Volunteers packed over 150 food bags to send home with students over fall break who may not have food over the weekend through their FUEL program.

We encourage you to jump in and serve at any one of our 6 local partners to find a place to serve in our city.
Questions? Email our Outreach Director, Christy Crosby at

Local Partners

Manna Café Ministries - Local Outreach Partner - Grace Community Church
Hope Pregnancy Center - Local Outreach Partner - Grace Community Church
The Food Initiative - Local Outreach Partner - Grace Community Church
Urban Ministries - Local Outreach Partner - Grace Community Church
Salvation Army - Local Outreach Partner - Grace Community Church
Kenwood High School - Local Partner - Grace Community Church
Manna Café Ministries serves people in need in Clarksville/Montgomery County through serving hot meals, providing food box distribution, and other vital resources. Propelled chiefly by volunteers, Manna Café strives to restore hope, dignity, self-reliance, community, and the love of God through Jesus Christ.

Hope Pregnancy Center is a Christ-centered medical pregnancy help center committed to providing accurate information and quality services to women and couples facing an unexpected pregnancy. They provide help through education & assistance as well as other services and programs for crisis pregnancy situations, post-abortion trauma, and more.

The Food Initiative is a farm that brings the community together to learn and experience the food system first hand. One of TFI’s unique programs is their summer youth program where they teach personal development skills, leadership training and meaningful work ethic to the students. The food harvested at The Food Initiative is dispersed throughout the community through their CSA Program, local hunger relief organizations, and at the Downtown Market.

Salvation Army of Clarksville provides an emergency shelter to help people in times of crisis stabilize their lives and move toward restoration. Salvation Army also provides hot meals, a family store and also opportunities for families to get assistance during the holidays through their Red Kettle and Angel Tree programs.

Urban Ministries is an organization here in Clarksville that provides assistance with food, shelter and monthly living expenses as well as transportation, medical needs, and clothing. They also have a Safehouse for women & children experiencing domestic violence, as well as a transitional house for homeless families to assist them in getting off the streets.

Kenwood High School is our partner in education and we believe in supporting our local school system. Through our partnership, we provide food for their after school FUEL program, volunteer to help in the school, provide gifts at Christmas to students in need, as well as other needs that arise during the school year.

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