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On-Campus Serving Opportunities

Working together to make the lives of others better

Here at Riverbend Church we believe that God has blessed us so that we may be a blessing to others in our community and the world. Serving is a great way to be a blessing to others. Whether you have a few hours on Sundays, or have several days a year for a mission trip, you can make a significant impact in the lives of others through your service. 

We encourage and support our members to find ways to use their talents and abilities to serve and make other’s lives better. 

 

 


Where can I serve?

Here are a handful of ways you can get involved:

Frontline Ministries

 
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Hospitality

 
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Welcome & Info

 
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Kids, Students, Adult Ministries

 
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Unsure where to serve?

If you are unsure about how God can use you, we encourage you to attend the Discovering My Spiritual Gifts class and learn how God has uniquely wired you to be a blessing. 

More info about Discovering My Spiritual Gifts >

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Local Outreach

Local serving opportunities 

One of the goals for missions at Riverbend Church is to demonstrate God’s love by embracing, engaging, and empowering those in need throughout Austin. We work with communities all over Austin, and many of these opportunities are great for people of all ages, including children.

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Pastor: Aaron Foor
Phone: 512 327-3540

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Homeless & Impoverished

 
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MLF HOMELESS OUTREACH

We work with Mobile Loaves & Fishes to provide food and clothing for the homeless and poor throughout Austin.

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MLF Community First! Village

In partnership with Mobile Loaves and Fishes, this self-sustaining community opened to permanently house homeless people from the streets of Austin. 

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Event Sign-ups

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Women Issues

 
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The Nest

A safety hub to funnel out volunteers and help to different women's issues across the board. 

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belydia

A non-profit that exists to promote awareness of sex trafficking that is taking place both locally and globally, and helping to find ways to help in rescuing people, as well as working toward prevention.

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Neighborhood Development Centers (NDCs)

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RUndberg

Helping local communities in the Northeast Austin neighborhood generate self-sustaining spiritual, economic, and social health. 

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Travis Heights

Travis Heights Christian Outreach Center is focusing on serving the economically-challenged residents, as well as the homeless in this area.

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St Johns

We are beginning a new ministry in East Austin with Pastor Abraham of Austin Reconciliation Church. 

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Helping Children, Disaster Relief Victims, & Building Houses

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ANGELS AFOOT & SCHOOLS

Volunteers helping with seasonal events with backpacks for back to school and Angels Afoot to bless those in need during the holiday. 

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DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

We have opportunities for individuals to train with the Austin Disaster Relief Network to qualify as first-response volunteers.

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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

We assist local communities by building and renovating houses. This is a great opportunity for anyone age 16 and older.

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Global Outreach

Global serving opportunities

We approach outreach with a practical application that Christ gives us in Acts 1:8 

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” ACTS 1:8

This is a guide for us to care for our neighborhoods, our city, and the world. Riverbend has been helping in El Salvador for years and has been very successful in our partnership.

We are beginning to venture out into new areas of the globe to care for those in need, and to share Gods love with people who need a message of hope. If you would like to join these teams as we go and serve across borders please join the groups for more information.

 

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Pastor: Aaron Foor
Phone: 512 327-3540

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We partner with Iglesia Bautista Siloe Church (Siloe for short) in San Salvador, El Salvador. It supports and operates a Christian school for almost 300 preschool to 9th grade students in the impoverished Santa Lucia colonia. Siloe provides an education, one hot meal per day and after school care. Because the neighborhood it serves is a relatively poor area where there is little financial support for the school and church, we are committed to assisting Siloe in becoming self-sustaining spiritually, economically and socially.

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We partner with a ministry in Piedras Negras called Hands and Feet ministry.  They work with several churches and ministries in the Piedras Negras Mexico.  Hands and feet also runs an elementary school, and partners with a home that cares for special needs adults and children. On these trips everywhere from children to adults are welcome.  This is a great experience for you, if you have never been on mission trip.  

 

 

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