Stories of Service: Pocket Area Churches Together

The Pocket/Greenhaven neighborhoods in South Sacramento have a powerful force in their midst! Churches are uniting and working together to serve the Pocket community in an effort called Pocket Area Churches Together (PACT). PACT consists of five churches (Faith Presbyterian Church, Greenhaven Lutheran Church, Greenhaven Neighborhood Church, Riverside Wesleyan Church, and St. Anthony Catholic Parish) with a mission to […]

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Stories of Service: Compassion Planet

Compassion Planet is an organization that has been serving the Roseville and Rocklin communities for the past two and a half years. It grew from a felt need to develop a holistic ministry that meets people’s needs in a tangible way. Compassion Planet first began as a food closet called Share the Harvest in 2008. […]

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Stories of Service: ATLAS of Carmichael

ATLAS of Carmichael is a community-based nonprofit organization that comes alongside hurting men and women with caring, compassionate support. ATLAS, which stands for “attaining truth, love, and self control” is a place that offers individuals struggling with life-controlling issues resource counseling and personal mentoring. ATLAS has been helping hurting people, equipping the church to serve, […]

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Stories of Service: Day of Hope in Oak Park

Hundreds of volunteers came together on October 11th to bless the families that attend American Legion High School and Father B Kenny Elementary School at Sacramento Day of Hope in the Oak Park Community. This collaborative effort of over 9 churches, local businesses and community agencies put smiles on many faces as families were provided […]

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NCADD Sacramento Equips Churches

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, also known as NCADD, is a nonprofit that exists to promote public understanding that alcoholism and drug dependence are treatable and preventable diseases. NCADD Sacramento has many different programs that help fulfill this mission, including treatment and recovery programs as well as prevention and education initiatives. NCADD […]

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William Jessup University Serve Day

On Saturday, August 30th, William Jessup University kicked off their school semester with a region wide Serve Day. Around 200 students, both incoming freshman and returning students, spent their Saturday morning serving by partnering with 25 different organizations all over the Sacramento region. Local Outreach Coordinator and Jessup Senior, Sarah Kinsley, explains why William Jessup […]

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Run for Courage, Racing to end human trafficking

  Run for Courage Inc. is an organization that provides education, awareness and funds to combat human trafficking, a $9.8 billion dollar industry in the US with at least 100,000 children exploited annually. Run for Courage was founded in 2010 after a 17 year old girl was taken from a local suburb and trafficked for […]

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The GreenHouse

The GreenHouse is a non-profit organization that has been serving its neighborhood for the past 12 years by offering after-school tutoring, mentoring, spiritual and leadership development for under-resourced youth. The GreenHouse began in 2001 in the heart of Kacie Stratton from Sanctuary Covenant Church as she was in a season of prayer for how God […]

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Sacramento’s Cops and Clergy Program Works for Peace

On Thursday evening July 31st, thirty five proud ministers graduated from Sacramento’s first ever Ministers Academy, the training program of Cops and Clergy, an initiative to unite members of the faith based community with the Sacramento Police Department to foster relationships, build community trust and reduce gang violence through outreach and intervention. The Cops and […]

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