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SERVICE DAY…Stories from May 2, 2010

Cornerstone White House & Cornerstone Crossroads Academy Volunteers served in South Dallas by cleaning rooms and doing yardwork at the Academy and at the Cornerstone White House, a building nearby, where Bible studies, retreats and other Cornerstone events are held.

SERVICE DAY…Stories from May 2, 2010

BC Workshop Project:  Dolphin Heights Healthy Homes, which will repair or replace 90 East Dallas Homes, as well as offer job training in the areas of home construction and green jobs. Organization:  BCWorkshop, a community design center that brings design thinking to areas of our city where resources are scarce. Ashley and Alejandra, seniors at [...]

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SERVICE DAY…Stories from May 2, 2010

Birdie Alexander Elementary   A bus full of families from Watermark descended on Birdie Alexander Elementary School in South Dallas to meet some of its needs and share the love of Christ through painting, scrubbing hall bathrooms, and cleaning classrooms. Together, with Windex and ‘Fabuloso!’ in hand, families washed windows and chairs, organized teaching materials, [...]

Service Day 2010!

  Join us on Sunday, May 2, as the entire Watermark family and other area churches gather to love and serve people throughout our city on Service Day 2010! On May 2, instead of meeting for our regular time of worship, we’ll hop aboard buses at the Watermark campus and serve from 9 am – [...]

Externally Focused…Closer Than You Think (continued)

My roommate, Sarah and I are a CARES team at an Apartment Community close to Love Field. The more we open up our home and our lives, the more fruit we’ve seen! It’s been humbling and remarkable to see what the Lord can do when we open up Scripture and live the way we’re called [...]

Be Externally Focused…Closer Than You Think

Many people think that the only ways to be externally focused is by taking a mission trip to another country, or committing several years to mentoring a child in a low-income area in town.  While these are amazing opportunities and ways to be externally focused, you may or may not feel called to serve in these ways, and that’s ok.  There are [...]

Want to be on the ground floor as we serve Dallas? Help lead “Service Day” 2010!

As you know, one of our “flagship” opportunities to really engage our community is our annual “Service Day .” This year it falls on May 2.  It will look very similar to last year but on a larger scale both for Watermark and the fact that we are collaborating with dozens of other churches across [...]

2nd Saturday partners with Habitat to transform West Dallas

This past Saturday was an incredible success.  2ndSaturday’s partnership with Habitat for Humanity created a cohesive machine that yielded TREMENDOUS results.  It was awesome to watch (and be a part of) a concrete slab becoming a framed structure (that honestly was a home) in less than 8 hours.  Thanks to all who served.  Another neat [...]

Impact…Poverty

Come join us as we build relationships with West Dallas families! October 31 – The Voice of Hope Fall Festival runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is great for Community Groups and families looking to serve.  Sign up by e-mailing externalfocus@watermark.org.  Then, come ready to serve at Voice of Hope, 4120 Gentry, Dallas, TX 75212.  [...]

Impact…Hunger Service Day

Thanks so much to everyone who participated in Stuff the Truck and the related service events.  We delivered 30,000 pounds of food to various ministry partners. Suzanne Griffin, the Director of Brother Bill’s Helping Hand, had this to say:  The gift Brother Bill’s Helping Hand received this morning from Watermark Community Church was amazing!  I [...]