White Rock Center of Hope: 

Canned Food Collection. Through Nov. 19, pick up a brown bag with a list of canned food items needed for White Rock Center of Hope and fill it. Bring the filled bag to worship on Sunday, Nov. 19, and place on chancel steps. Items needed in each bag include: Canned Fruit; Canned Tomato Products; Canned Vegetables (Green Beans, Canned Corn); Dried Beans; Canned Meat (Ham, Chicken, Tuna); Macaroni & Cheese; Cake Mix and Frosting.

 Gateway of Grace: 

Thanksgiving Feast. On Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, Gateway of Grace will host a dinner for refugees new to America. Donate food or gift cards. Gift cards may be dropped off at the church office. See the full list of needs at Help also is needed Thanksgiving morning to provide transportation for refugee families.

Cornerstone Baptist Church: 

Thanksgiving Feast. Spend Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 23, serving a meal to those experiencing homelessness. Spaces are limited. Email Heather Mustain for more information.

Rise Against Hunger: 

Black Out Hunger Event. On Friday, Nov. 24, from 10 a.m. to noon, pack meals at the Rise Against Hunger Warehouse at 807 S. Great Southwest Pkwy. in Grand Prairie. Suggested donation of $20 per person or $60 per family. Register online at

Giving Tree in James Gallery. 

From Nov. 26 through Dec. 10, pick a tag from the Giving Tree in James Gallery, then purchase the gift items needed for families served by our local missions partners, then purchase the items and bring them back to the church.

Wilkinson Center: 

 Christmas Store. Help is needed on Saturday, Dec. 16 at the Wilkinson Center’s annual Christmas Store, where parents select gifts for their children. Must be age 12 or older. Sign up at

Gateway of Grace: 

Christmas Party. On Saturday, Dec. 16, Gateway of Grace will host a Christmas party for refugees who are new to the United States. They will hear the Christmas story and receive gifts, along with lunch. Donations of food and gift cards are needed as well as transportation for refugees attending the party. [Sign up link not yet available]. Contact Heather Mustain for more information.

Cornerstone Baptist Church: 

Christmas Eve Lunch. Serve a meal to those experiencing homelessness the morning of Christmas Eve. Space is limited. To learn more, email Heather Mustain.