Are you wanting to get involved in #CRMissions?

Here are ways you can serve onsite at the agency/mission or church!



Agape Resource and Assistance Center
  • Housing
    • Going the Extra Yard - join a yard maintenance team! Be part of a team that wraps it's heart and service around the families in a particular house and keeps the yard mowed and trimmed so they are proud to live there. All equipment provided, team members rotate so usually serve about 3 times a summer
    • Handy Person - we have a Honey Do list that helps us keep everything operating. If you're handy, add your name to that list and we will call as needed!
    • No place like home - help freshen up space for new family to move in as a graduate move on. Includes as needed, painting, cleaning, decorating so new family feels loved and special
  • Childcare and Development
    • Work with a group to create "Mom's Time" so that a designated Saturdays, Care Team loves on kids and moms get much needed time to themselves
    • Care team - work with a team to provide childcare on a rotating basis on Saturdays and perhaps one evening a week so moms can attend counseling appointments. Care would be in Agape offices, 2 caregivers at a time in 1.5-3 hour blocks
  • Education
    • Share your skill - teach something you enjoy at a weekly Life Skills class. Our families enjoy learning new things. Some especially enjoyed topics including:
      • Knitting
      • Cooking special desserts, easy kid friendly meals, or healthy and quick meals
      • Essential oils
      • Essential seam stressing - buttons, hems, tear repairs
  • Wheels 4 Success
    • Moms need help staying mobile. Even the easiest regular maintenance is hard. Help arrange regular maintenance like oil changes, tire rotations, preventative maintenance, car washes, etc.
Alternative Gift Market
  • Serve at the AGM as a certificate writer, cashier, with set-up/clean-up, or at one of the mission tables
  • Shop at the AGM in November
Bed Start
  • Serve on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings
  • Visit crumc.org/bedstart or bedstart.org for volunteer opportunities for pick-up/delivery/shed
      Family Promise of Collin County
      • Attend information sessions
      • Volunteer as an evening or overnight host
      • Set up and pack up rooms for Family Promise guests and volunteers
      • Pray with families before meals
      • Support families staying in a hotel or other places instead of our church building
      Food Drive
      • Donate food at the church
      Head Start Family Sponsorship
      • Purchase sweatsuits and drop off at church
      Little Dresses
      • Attend sewing sessions
      Local School Ministry
      • Mentor at Christie Elementary and Carpenter Middle School for 30 minutes to 1 hour weekly during the school church. Information sessions scheduled twice a year at the school
      • Serve at the school to set-up, serve, and clean-up for the Back-to-School Breakfasts
      • Serve at the school to help with Staff Appreciation Events
      Meals on Wheels
      • Serve as a MOW delivery volunteer
      • Deliver completed Harvest Boxes to the church/assist with box pick-up
      Operacion Abrigo/Juntos Servimos
      • Trips to Mexico - both Juntos Servimos, which works with Casa de Paz in Matamoros, and Operacion Abrigo, which builds houses in Ciudad Juarez.
      People Who Love People
      • Serve at the Day Labor Center Mondays and Thursdays
      • Bring donations - see Sign-Up Genius on crumc.org/pwlp
      PISD School-Aged Parent Program
      • Provide food and childcare for SAPP meetings as needed
      • Serve at Christmas and Graduation Celebrations
      • Donate items as needed
      • Donate to annual "baby shower"
      Plain-O Helpers
      • Serve on Friday mornings
      Plano Overnight Warming Stations
      • November 1-March 31 annually
      • Attend information sessions to learn more about POWS
      • Attend mandatory training session
      • Serve at POWS-Salvation Army in Plano as needed
      Project Transformation
      • Serve as a Reading Buddy
      • Serve dinner to AmeriCorp young adults
      School Supply Collection
      • Donate school supplies
      • Serve at sorting/assembly of collection items in August
      Sharing Shoes and Joy in Peru
      • Donate shoes
      • Help sort donations and prepare for shipping at Buckner Humanitarian Aid Center
      • Participate in mission experiences in Peru distributing shoes to children, conducting VBS activities, helping improve families' homes and living conditions, and grow relationships with Buckner staff
      Spring Creek Village
      • Help host classes, gatherings, Bible studies
      • Contribute to donation collections
      • Be a host/guide for SCV families who come to the church
      • Assemble food boxes for distribution at Salvation Army
      • Help distribute donations at SCV, meeting with families, invite families to church
      • Help with special events
      • Lead Bible studies or prayer walk
      Summer Lunch Program
      • Serve at the site Monday-Friday during the summer
      • Assemble weekend snack bags