Discovery’s local mission is to move towards our local neighbors, specifically children and the elderly, and serve with a heart of reciprocity, dignity, solidarity in purpose, empowerment, and relationship.
Some of the ways we are doing this is by partnering with:
Birch Elementary School
We are adopting Birch Elementary School. We want to be their first call when they have a need.
We sat down with Tanya Santee, principal at Birch Elementary School and she said one of their greatest needs is daily recess help from 11:00-1:00 pm. Playing with kids and organizing games, as well as helping in the lunch room.
If you’ve felt God nudging you to the make a difference in the life of a child, this might be the opportunity He has been nudging you towards. Keep tuned for regular opportunities to serve our local elementary school.
For more information about ways to serve at Birch Elementary School contact Nancy Movick at firstname.lastname@example.org
Broomfield Skilled Nursing and Rehab
Discovery is excited to begin a new partnership with Broomfield Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center to help make a difference in the lives of the elderly here in Broomfield. So often, the people in these facilities are isolated or lonely. They have few visitors and may see a family member once a week, once a month or even less frequently because they live so far away. The activities director, Elaine Caughey, is very appreciative of the opportunity for their residents to have meaningful interactions and to become part of our larger church community.
There are many ways to interact with the residents at Broomfield Skilled Nursing Center. They are very open to ideas from our community about what we can bring to their residents. Please consider donating your time and talents to making a difference in the lives of the elderly here in our community.
For more information please contact Judy Stetson at email@example.com
Serving those who are called to Adopt and Foster
We are excited to serve the families attending the Adoption & Foster Care support group. Let’s come alongside this support group by providing their Greatest Need – Childcare! This group meets the last Sunday of every month 2:30-4:30 pm. We are looking for adults with big hearts to help on a serving rotation. Training provided!
For more information contact Deb Palmer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Reaching children who fall below the literacy line and the poverty line. Whiz Kids is the largest one-on-one tutoring program in the Denver-metro-area and serves approximately 820 kids at over 50 sites. These students are primarily kids who are struggling academically and come from low-income families. Students are not only provided help to improve academic skills, but also are able to hear about the love of Jesus during Club Time following the tutoring session. Currently, there is one Whiz Kids site in Broomfield, which meets on Tuesdays, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, beginning in October and continuing through April.
For more information contact Fred and Cindy Stricker at email@example.com
Growing Home is an organization with a mission “to guide children and their families on the path to a brighter future.” Growing Home’s vision is for the community “to work together so families have a place to call home, food on the table, and the opportunity to pursue their dreams.” The organization started in 1998, initially as an interfaith community based shelter program. Over the years, Growing Home has developed several programs to serve the needs of low-income and under resourced families. Growing Home provides opportunities for families to gain strength during times of crisis through their shelter program, food pantry, and homeless prevention programs. Growing Home also serves children through early childhood programs that enhance their development and promote school success. “Growing Home is a leading anti-poverty organization in our local area, offering a rich-pipeline of programs for children and families. Last year Growing Home served 4,612 families through all of their programs, including more than 16,000 individuals, 61% of whom are children.”
For more information contact Rhonda McNally at firstname.lastname@example.org
Discovery Community Garden
Cheryln Morin heads our garden ministry. Our mission is to provide a community garden space where expert gardeners, novice and children can come together to plant and harvest community and generosity as well as vegetables and flowers.
For more information contact Cherlyn at email@example.com
Broomfield FISH – Feeding Families and Fueling Hope
Providing a thriving food pantry, transportation assistance, rent, utility assistance and other services.
For more information contact Boni Callaway at firstname.lastname@example.org