Hands On Faith (HOF) is part of our DNA. Our events and other activities help us put our faith into action in concrete ways.  If you are ready to get involved, skip to our Volunteer Form and sign up! At the bottom of the page we also have a list of other community volunteer opportunities.

OPERATION BACKPACK VOLUNTEERS

OPERATION BACKPACK VOLUNTEERS

Operation Backpack
- Provides a bag of food each Friday throughout the school year to Coralville Central Elementary students in need
- Opportunities to deliver food on Fridays, get food from the food reservoir monthly, or help coordinate the program
- Contact for more information: Judy McRoberts.

We Can Help
- Congregational resource network to help people with small projects in or around their home
- Each short project pairs volunteers with a family that needs help with a project
- Opportunities to help at a time that works for you
For more Information, contact Joe Parrish.

IC Compassion
- Ongoing support for an excellent local immigrant/refugee services organization with a wide variety of programs
- Opportunities include: helping with child care, serving meals, tutoring, family to family relationships, etc.
- Times are mostly scheduled individually with choices of weekdays, weeknights, and Saturdays
For more information, contact Brady Sones or Nick Miller.

 
When your church comes, it feels like a community.

Hope Lodge Evening
- A chance to meet and get to know patients and families undergoing cancer treatment
- Scheduled yearly winter event
- Opportunities to cook, talk, and play games
- Great family activity
For more information, contact Mim Winn.

Keep learning night

Keep learning night

Mazatlan Medical Mission
- Mission trip focused on medical clinics in Mazatlan, Mexico
- Spring and fall trips for 12 days
- Opportunities for both medical and non-medical volunteers
For more information, contact Bill and Katie Iverson.

Coralville Central Keep Learning Night
- Provides supper to families who are learning how to sustain their children’s learning through the summer
- Yearly May event
- Opportunities to cook, serve, or help with child care
For more information, contact Judy McRoberts.

Helping with the Habitat build was one of the first things I volunteered to do within the church. Everyone was very friendly, and willing to work hard, and the day was a success.
HABITAT VOLUNTEERS

HABITAT VOLUNTEERS

Habitat Build Day
- Work with our local Habitat chapter on one of the houses they are building
- Yearly July event, with morning and afternoon options
- Opportunities for skilled and unskilled workers
- Youth welcome with some restrictions
For more information, contact Judy McRoberts.

HOF Sunday
- A time to celebrate our HOF ministries and do a fun activity
- Yearly September all church event with a guest speaker from a local organization
- Opportunity to help bag TP for Crisis Center
For more information, contact Judy McRoberts.

Gifts For Parents
- A chance to help children in need pick Christmas gifts for their parents
- Yearly event on the first Saturday in December
- Opportunities to work for 3 hours as escorts, wrappers, greeters, and several behind the scenes tasks
- Sponsored by Consultation for Religious Communities
For more information, contact Judy McRoberts.

 
 

If you want to be part of one of these great Hands on Faith activities, please sign up on our Volunteer Form.

If you want more information on activities or have a suggestion for something we should add, contact Judy McRoberts.

Community volunteer opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities that people in our church are involved in. In most cases there are a variety of opportunities for volunteers, with lots of options for amount of time and time of day.  Most have a link for more information (just click the name), but if you have any questions or want to suggest a project to include, feel free to email Judy McRoberts.

Coralville Community Food Pantry : Help families meet their food needs

Coralville Summer Lunch : Help provide food and activities for local children, noon hours through the summer

North LIberty Community Pantry : Help families meet their food and clothing needs