Compassion Ministry
Extending our church family through generous hospitality.

 

The problem with the world is that we draw the circle of our family too small.” — Mother Theresa

 

HEART & HOME SHELTER
1/2/22 – 2/6/22

This January, we will open our doors and welcome Heart & Home shelter guests. H&H is a temporary, seasonal shelter for unhoused women in Palo Alto. This effort requires the work and hands of many, and we invite you to serve by bringing meals for 5-8 guests and volunteers.

Click below to sign up and find other ways to help our shelter guests. Please thoroughly read the instructions regarding food safety, dietary restrictions, and COVID protocols when you sign up.

SUNDAY SUPPERS

Sundays at 6pm, we provide a healthy meal to our unhoused friends on the PBC patio. Learn more or sign up below to volunteer one time or as often as you like.

Available roles:

Sunday Supper Lead

  • Plan, shop, cook a healthy meal for 20 individuals
  • Food Handler’s Certificate required

Meal Servers

  • Arrive at 5:30pm to set up place settings
  • Serve drinks and food to each of our guests

SHOWER MINISTRY

Our church shower is available to our unhoused friends every Monday, Wednesday, Friday (8-11am), and Sundays (4-6pm).

Available roles:

Shower Hosts

  • Set up chairs and welcome individuals
  • Facilitate the shower timings.

Laundry Helpers

  • Pick up, wash, and return towels.

RECEIVE UPDATES

Want to stay informed about various opportunities to serve our unhoused community—including when we shelter our unhoused friends overnight in January and May?  Please sign up below to receive occasional updates via our mailing list.

QUESTIONS ABOUT COMPASSION MINISTRY AT PBC? LET US KNOW!

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