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Season of Serving


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November 1, 2019 – December 16, 2019 all-day
2019-11-01T00:00:00-05:00
2019-12-17T00:00:00-06:00
Season of Serving

Are you seeking a way to serve your city this Thanksgiving and Christmas season? Look no further! Take a look at all the ways CBC is partnering with ministries to share some holiday cheer in the name of Jesus. 


Thanksgiving Dinner      |    Christmas Gifts     |    Christmas Dinner     |    Foster Care + Adoption


 

THANKSGIVING DINNER

 

CHURCH UNDER THE BRIDGE

November 21
Help us provide a delicious, traditional Thanksgiving dinner to our homeless community by donating cooked and deboned turkeys (35), pies (40), and rolls (300) to the homeless community of San Antonio. Turkeys should be cooked no earlier than Tuesday, November 19 and delivered in disposable aluminum pans. To donate and schedule a delivery time, please contact Dianne Talbert, dianne@cub-sa.org< or 210-569-4026.

 

THANKSGIVING BLOCK-PARTY

November 23  | 9:00am | 710 Arthur, 78202
Pack and distribute Thanksgiving Dinner Boxes to the families of East Meadows SAHA eastside neighborhood through HIS Bridge Builders SA. Dinner Boxes include: frozen turkeys, vegetables, pies and bread that families can prepare together on Thanksgiving Day. Live music, food, children’s activities, Gospel presentation and distribution of coats also incorporated. To volunteer contact Sandra Fechner, fechnerruben@sbcglobal.net. To donate towards Thanksgiving Dinner Boxes or Coat Collection visit hisbridgebuilders-sa.org/donate

 

OPERATION HOME COOKING

Thanksgiving Day  | November 28
San Antonio area families can express their warmth and hospitality to Airmen and trainees at JB San Antonio-Lackland by allowing them an opportunity to enjoy a holiday meal in a family atmosphere. Simply call 210-671-5453 / 5454 or 3701 to invite two airmen to host in your home this Thanksgiving! Learn more about Operation Home Cooking at   jbsa.mil/news

 

 

CHRISTMAS GIFTS

 

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

Weekend Distribution + Collection  | November 9 – 25
Pack Christmas gift shoeboxes for children around the world. Pick up and return your shoeboxes in the Worship Center and Children’s Building Lobbies. Volunteer to hand out and collect boxes in the lobby during services at cbc.social/sos
City-Wide Drop-Off Center  | November 12 – 19CBC is the official 2019 Central Drop Off Center for OCC! Join us to make this the best experience for everyone participating throughout San Antonio!
Volunteer to be a part of the Central Drop Off Center at cbc.social/sos
Want to Build Your Box Online? Visit samaritanspurse.org/operation-christmas-child/buildonline

 

“AFFORDABLE CHRISTMAS” TOY COLLECTION

Now – December 14
Donate Christmas gift for any age child, ages 0-18 years, boy or girl, and you’ll contribute to SA Heals’ “Affordable Christmas” program which empowers parents to provide gifts for their children on Christmas morning! SA Heals is dedicated to the kids and families on the eastside of San Antonio. Their founders have a vision to see God restore and redeem the neighborhood they are called to serve and live in. Help SA Heals reach their goal of 1500 gifts – check out their Amazon Wish List to send gifts directly, here: Affordable Christmas Wishlist. Learn more at saheals.com.

 

ANGEL TREE – PRISON FELLOWSHIP

Now – December 14
Provide a Christmas gift for a child whose parent(s) are incarcerated and unable to spend this time together. This year, we’re focusing our efforts on providing Wal-mart gift cards to the children in the Valley who do not have enough local churches to support their community.  Click here to send a gift card or gift directly to the Rio Grande Valley Baptist Association-Angel Tree Ministry on behalf of your family. Or simply search “CBC Angel Tree” on the walmart.com registry page. Learn more about Angel Tree Christmas with Prison Fellowship at prisonfellowship.org/angeltree.

 

CAM CHRISTMAS STORE

CAM hosts a Christmas store in our warehouse for families who have missed out on signing up for other programs. Parents get to shop for gifts and volunteer get to set up a fun Christmas store, donate toys, or help families shop! To donate to CAM’s Christmas Store, please visit their Amazon Wishlist for a gift to be shipped directly to CAM’s downtown location! To help with set-up and shopping at the CAM Christmas Store, please click here.

 

SPONSOR A CHILD – SAMMINISTRIES

At SAMMinistries, our goal is to break the cycle of homelessness for families. By sponsoring a child this Christmas, parents can focus on becoming self-sufficient through education, job training and debt reduction, because they know that their children will have gifts to open on Christmas morning. Help us make Christmas a season of joy and renewal by providing gifts for approximately 600 children. Visit samm.org/give/holidaywishes2019 to sponsor.

 

TOY WRAP – CHILDREN’S HUNGER FUND

Deliver hope to children in need this Christmas by wrapping toys for children all over the world. All ages welcome! Neat and clean wrapping not required! Schedule yours today at chfus.org/sanantonio.

 

CHRISTMAS DINNER

 

CHRISTMAS BLOCK-PARTY

December 14  | 9:00am | 710 Arthur, 78202
Wrap and distribute Christmas Gifts to the families of East Meadows SAHA eastside neighborhood through HIS Bridge Builders SA. Christmas gifts will be distributed by gender and age for all neighborhood children who are present. Live music, food, children’s activities, Gospel presentation and distribution of coats will also be incorporated. To volunteer contact Sandra Fechner, fechnerruben@sbcglobal.net. To donate towards Christmas Gifts or Coat Collection visit hisbridgebuilders-sa.org/donate.

 

CHURCH UNDER THE BRIDGE

December 19
Help provide a home-cooked Christmas celebration dinner by donating pre-sliced hams (35), homemade desserts (300) and rolls (300) to the homeless community of San Antonio. To donate and schedule a delivery time after Tuesday, December 17 please contact Dianne Talbert at dianne@cub-sa.org or 210-569-4026.

 

CHRISTMAS BAG GIVEAWAY

December 20 & 21
Help collect various items to create a take-away gift bag for the homeless in our community. Bag items include: a paper sack meal, large variety snack bag, hygiene products, socks, hat, scarf, gloves, a wrapped Christmas present, and gift card. If you would like to donate items, please download this list: CUB Christmas Bag Giveaway. Volunteers will be gathering December 20 from 10:00am – 4:00pm to help sort donated items, pack the giveaway bags, and prepare sack lunches. If interested in donating or volunteering, please contact Dianne Talbert at dianne@cub-sa.org or 210-569-4026. 

 

FOSTER CARE + ADOPTION

 

CHOSEN HALF-MARATHON

Saturday, November 23  | 8:00am
Run for someone else’s victory! Help a foster or adoptive family make their dream a reality of giving an orphan their forever family. Register at chosen.care/race with Team CBC Chosen.

 

INFORMATION MEETING

November 23  | 10:00am |  CBC Gold Canyon, E-209
CBC is committed to be a part of the solution for foster care and adoption of the next generation. Join us for an information gathering on November 23 with the South Texas Alliance for Orphans. STAFO weaves together a network of local resources and experts to support children, families, and the care community teams who serve them. Come learn more about these issues from the experts, and the various areas you can be a part of bringing hope to those looking for it. Please RSVP at cbc.social/info.

 

PARENTS NIGHT OUT

Saturday, December 7  | 9:00am – 1:00pm
We understand foster and adoptive parenting can be emotionally, physically, and spiritually challenging so let us serve you with a morning to yourself! Enjoy a few hours to shop, watch a movie, enjoy a lunch date, or just shower and take a nap! Childcare for foster and adoptive families ONLY; Ages birth – 5th grade. 
Want to honor and give back to foster parents and kids? Be a part of our Parents Night Out volunteer team! We have a fun Christmas theme day planned and would love your help! Email Erin at erin.jacquez@cbc.email for more info.