Brookwood Church - Love God, Love People

Christmas Outreach

The sign at the front of the Brookwood Church property

November offers many ways to support Brookwood partners and encourage the people they serve.

Opportunities to GIVE and SERVE others this season range from providing for children and families to serving Thanksgiving dinners and preparing the church for Christmas. Thank you for listening to God and opening your hearts as we continue to pursue our mission of Loving God and Loving People.


Give

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24 (Ministry Spotlight)

Set Free

Set Free has seen over 25,000 children freed from slavery and other critical conditions. While they seek to unite each child with their family, they care for those when this is not possible. Help Set Free provide safety, everyday needs like food and shelter, and the life-changing message of the gospel to the children in their care. Stop by Ministry Spotlight on Sunday, November 24 to find out how your one-time or recurring gift to Set Free can provide support.

Visit setfreealliance.org to donate.

NOVEMBER 10–24 (In the Concourse)

Operation Christmas Child

Fill shoeboxes with small gifts that will be delivered to children across the globe. Information and collections will be available in the Concourse November 10–24. Contact Don Lambert at 864.313.9985.

For more information about OCC, visit samaritanspurse.org.

Gift collection ends Sunday, November 24.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1 (Ministry Spotlight)

Brookwood Families

Help others in the Brookwood Family who are struggling financially this Christmas season. To sponsor a family, please stop by Ministry Spotlight on Sunday, December 1. For more information call 864.688.8355.

Christmas List

Gift collection ends Sunday, December 15.

Triune Mercy Center

Triune Mercy Center is a church where Greenville's homeless are invited to worship, minister and serve alongside other Christians. 

For more information, visit triunemercy.org.

Christmas List

Gift collection ends Sunday, November 24.

Greenville County Foster Parent Association

Approximately 585 children are in foster care in Greenville County. The Greenville County Foster Parent Association (GCFPA) puts together gift bags for all the children in care and hosts a Christmas party for them and their siblings – each child in attendance receives a gift. For more information, contact Tricia ten Pas at 864.414.3397.

For more information about GCFPA, visit greenvillefosterparent.com

Christmas List

Gift collection ends Sunday, December 1.

Generations Group

Help fulfill Christmas wishes for the boys at Generations Group. 

For more information, visit generationsgroup.com.

Gift collection ends Sunday, December 8.

Serve

BEGINS NOVEMBER 18

Brookwood Church Days of Serving

Prepare the church for the Christmas season by decorating the Concourse, making Lord's Supper sachets, or assembling candles for Christmas Eve Services. After the Christmas season join others in disassembling and packing Christmas decorations for next year (December 30 and 31). These are family-friendly activities. Children ages 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

I want to Serve

NOVEMBER 18–25

Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week

Brookwood Church is a Central Drop-off location for Operation Christmas Child collecting shoebox gifts from the community and preparing the boxes for shipping. Children ages 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

I want to Serve

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26

Turkey Fry for Miracle Hill Ministries

Join more than 250 volunteers on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving to prepare a feast for hundreds of homeless and hungry people in Miracle Hill's shelters and throughout the Upstate community. Over 500 turkeys will be fried and smoked at South Carolina's largest one-day turkey fry event. There are many opportunities to help.

I want to Serve

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28

ProjectFeed5000

Partner with #ProjectFeed5000 to share a hot meal with those in need and those who work to serve others on Thanksgiving Day. Opportunities are available to volunteer time or donate food items for this exceptional feast!

Serve as a Volunteer
Serve as a Delivery Driver

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28

Sans Souci Church

For more than 25 years Sans Souci has provided a Thanksgiving meal for over 700 people in the Sans Souci community and outlying neighborhoods. This year Brookwood volunteers have the opportunity to help with clean-up after the meal. This is a family friendly activity.

Please contact Michelle Bigger at 864.385.0491 to sign up.