Rolling Hills Covenant Rolling Hills Estates, CA
Locally

RHCC FALL OUTREACHES - SERVING OUR COMMUNITY


Our hope at Rolling Hills Covenant Church is that serving becomes an integral part of our lifestyle, as we seek ways to be the hands and feet of Jesus to the people around us.

Please contact our community partners directly for more information and to schedule your volunteer time. If you have any other questions, contact Marcia Trani, Director of Local Outreach at (310) 521-5286, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 
 
 
CURRENT SPECIAL SERVE OPPORTUNITIES/OUTREACH EVENTS 
 
Operation Christmas Child
 You still have time to pick up empty boxes on the patio this weekend, November 16/17 and bring them back filled next Saturday & Sunday, November 23/24.  There will be patio tables set up for you to drop your filled boxes.  Our team will prepare them for delivery to the Fullerton Processing Center and from there they will be shipped to kids all around the world.
National Collection Week Begins November 18 and ends at noon on November 25.  If you cannot get them to us by noon on the 25th you can take them directly to the processing center in Fullerton.  
Contact Marcia Trani at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  for more information or go to Samaritan's Purse website https://www.samaritanspurse.org  for answers to some of your questions
 
VIETNAM HISTORY - Presenting Stories by Vet's. A Special Screening as we recognize and honor our military veterans!
Dick Freeman, a war veteran and long time member of Rolling Hills Covenant Church has been assembling Vietnam history for years to tell the story of his and others' experiences. 
What: You are invited to is a premiere showing of "Veteran's Voices" - a project of the Palos Verdes Library District's Local History Center to collect audio and video stories of our military veterans.The PV Library is presenting Stories by Vet’s.  They will be featuring Dick's Photo’s and brief story as part of this Premier.   
When: Saturday, November 16, 2019
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Where: Peninsula Center Community Room, 701 Silver Spur Road, Rolling Hills Estates
Who to invite:  All of your friends and family  
Light refreshments will be provided
Questions: Contact Monique Sugimoto at 310.377.9584 x213 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
Harbor Hills Community - Thanksgiving Outreach
Come and serve with us in the Harbor Hills Community. Bring a 10-12 lb turkey for their raffel give-away.  Desserts are welcome too.  The number of turkey's they receive will determine how many families will be able to take home a turkey.  There are 300 families living at the property so lots of turkey's are welcomed. 
When: Saturday, November 23 
Time:  Drop off Turkey's and desserts: Any time after 1:00 p.m.
Serve the families: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Where: Harbor Hills Community Center - 1874 Palos Verdes Drive North, Lomita (building entrance on Western Avenue)
 
Team World Vision - Care for our runners as they prepare for the marathon.  They are running for and raising funds for clean water in Africa and would love your support:
What: VolunteersTeam World Vision runs on Saturday mornings
Date:Every Saturday morning November 9 - February 29
Time:7:00 a.m. -9:00 a.m. 
Where: Palos Verdes High School 
Needs:Folks to cheer them on
Donations needed: Snack and water to sustain them during their training
This is a great way for you early morning Saturday risers to get your kids out of the house and take them to the high school to serve our runners and run off some early morning energy!
Shifts:Volunteers can sign up for one day, or multiple days. Kids & dogs are welcome! 
Contact:Abby Carlson at 714-222-1152 to sign up and serve

SERVING IN THE CHURCH WHILE CARING FOR THE COMMUNITY
Refresh - An RHCC outreach which is a place for South Bay moms (with children birth through kindergarten) to connect through brunch, coffee, topical speakers, discussion time, and fellowship
Needs:  The refresh team is looking for folks willing to serve in the children's classes while their mothers are being ministered to. You can serve once or twice a month
When: First and third Friday's (during the school year)
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Carlson Hall
Contact: Lynnei Seto-Cuatle at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or http://www.refreshsouthbay.com/ 
    
 

YOUTH

Young Life CapernaumYoung Life Capernaum- Special Needs Young Adults
When: Meets various Thursdays - call for specific dates, Set up 4:00 p.m. , Meeting 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Where: RHCC Main Campus Room 281
Serve alongside the staff serving snacks, doing crafts, and facilitating activities that teach the love of Jesus to young adults with special needs.
Contact: Robin Heffernan (310) 466-2373, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Johnston SchoolJohnston Community Day School - Tutoring & Facilitating At-Risk Youth
When: Thanksgiving Meal
Where: 2210 N Taper Ave, San Pedro

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Smile Makers Workshop - Hospitalized Children
When: Mondays, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where: RHCC North Campus, Room 301
Create whimsical hats and dolls for hospitalized children.
Contact: Jeanette Martinez (310) 832-7947

ELDERLY

 
SunriseSunrise, Los Palos, Lomita Care, & Seacrest Convalescent - Prayer and Sing Along
When: Every Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Where: 1st Saturday of the month: Sunrise Senior Living, 25525 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance
2nd Saturday of the month: Los Palos Convalescent Hospital, 1430 West 6th Street, San Pedro
3rd Saturday of the month: Lomita Post-Acute Care Center, 1955 Lomita Blvd, Lomita
4th Saturday of the month: Seacrest Convalescent Hospital, 1416 West 6th Street, San Pedro
Take the gospel message to convalescent homes' residents that they may have an opportunity to accept the saving grace of Jesus. Bring love, joy, and encouragement, cheer-up the lonely, hold a hand, pray with a seeker, share your testimony, and sing hymns, praise songs, sunday school songs, and fun songs with the group. Consider coming as a guest performer to share instrumental or singing talents.
Contact: Dick Baker (310) 377-6668, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
*Children welcome
*Groups welcome

Harbor TerraceHarbor Terrace Retirement Community - Games, Music, Arts & Crafts
When: Weekdays, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m and Saturdays 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: 435 W. 8th Street, San Pedro, CA 90731
Play bingo, card, and board games, share musical talents, make jewelry, teach a foreign language, teach an art class, bring your pet to visit, or simply sit and chat with the residents residing at Harbor Terrace Retirement Community in downtown San Pedro.
Contact: Laura Liner, Activities Coordinator (310) 547-0090, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
*Children welcome
*Groups welcome
 
"Adopt" a Homebound RHCC Family Member
When: Open
Where: Various homes or senior facilities
Your life group can join the Ministers of Congregational Care to regularly visit someone who has attended RHCC in the past, but due to illness or disability can no longer attend worship services. Enjoy fellowship, provide light meals, serve communion, sing, or just listen to those who need to experience the life of a Life Group.
Contact: Barb Rankin (323) 825-9694, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

FAMILIES IN NEED

 
Community's Child - Assist Women and Children in Crisis
When: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: 25520 Woodward Avenue, Lomita
Provide a variety of assistance to the staff and shelter residents at the Lomita transitional shelter where homeless women and children are provided a safe living environment with training and education to end poverty, abuse, addictions, and hopelessness.  
Year-round Needs include:
-Bible studies, teach healthy meal preparations, child care, tutor mothers and children, transportation to appointments, clerical support, handyman services, donation pick-ups, food pantry support such as sorting, storing, packing groceries on Thursday mornings during the school calendar year, receive donations on Fridays 10am-4pm, and childcare on Tuesdays 10am-12pm (September to July).
Event Needs Include:
-Evangelistic arts and crafts, distribution of clothing and/or school supplies, setup and teardown.
2018 calendar of events:
August 10, 2018 - Back To School - 10am to 4pm
September 22, 2018 - Denim & Diamonds Fall FR - 5pm to 9pm
October 13, 2018 - Hunger Hero - DCH - 10 am to 2 pm
November 16, 2018 - Community Thanksgiving - 10 am to 2 pm
December 16, 2018 - Community Christmas - 10 am to 4 pm
Contact: Amy Magallanes (310) 534-4040 ext 301, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
*Groups welcome

Harbor Hills Community - Grocery & Prayer Family Outreach
When: 2nd & 4th Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where: Meet at RHCC North Campus, Room 105, downstairs. Serve at 1876 Palos Verdes Drive North, Harbor City.
Go with a seasoned team of servants down to the Harbor Hills Community to pass out groceries and offer an ear to listen and a voice to pray. You will fill bags of groceries prior to leaving the North Campus and then go out with seasoned servants to meet the residents.
Contact: Ron Handy (310) 516-6828, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
*Children welcome
*Groups welcome

Harbor Hills - Children's Bible Study
When: Wednesdays, 4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Harbor Hills Learning Center/Gymnasium
Participate in Bible Study and fellowship with children living in the Harbor Hills community.
Contact: RHCC Local Outreach Office (310) 521-5272

HOMELESS & DAY LABORERS

 
Beacon Light & Doors of Hope Mission- Meals & Gifts for Guests
When: Nightly, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Where: 525 Broad Avenue, Wilmington, CA 90744
Help to serve a meal to the guests staying at the 10-day emergency shelter of Beacon Light Mission and Doors of Hope Mission. You will assist in the kitchen and prepare plates for the meal, serve, clean up, and set up tables for breakfast the next morning. You may also bring new white socks, tee shirts, underclothing, and female hygiene items. Dress comfortably and modestly.
Contact: Steve (310) 830-7063
*Groups welcome

Doors of Hope Women's Shelter - Administrative Assistance to Staff at Homeless Shelter
When: Monday - Saturday, 8:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. and/or 2:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.,
Monday & Thursday, 8:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where: 529 Broad Avenue, Wilmington, CA 90744
Assist in light administrative work and intake processing for new guests (M-Sat, 8:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.). Assist on free shower days by escorting guests upstairs, assembling breakfasts, and giving out free clothing (M & Th, 8:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.). Assist with the day room by monitoring and interacting with guests, setting out snacks, and cleaning up afterwards (M-Sat, 2:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.).  
Contact: Laura Scotvold-Lemp (310) 518-3667
*Groups welcome

Wilmington Park - Bible Study and Fellowship for the Homeless Community
When: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Where: Will Hall Park, Wilmington
Provide breakfast, Bible study, prayer, and encouragement to the Wilmington Park homeless community.
Contact: Ron Okamoto (310) 993-5109, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
*Groups welcome

Lynwood Worship Center - Venice Beach Homeless Outreach
When: Last Sunday of every month - 3:00 p.m.
Where: Meet at 11984 Sante Fe Avenue, Lynwood, CA 90262
Feed the homeless at Venice Beach with our brothers and sisters in Lynwood that live and reach out to the urban poor, the homeless, prostitutes and youth.
Contact: Pastor Woody Robinson (310) 766-3603

Harbor City Job CenterHarbor City Job Center - Serve a Meal or Snack to Day Laborers
When: Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Where: 1301 N. Figueroa Place, Wilmington, Harbor College/Harbor Golf Course.
Bring a snack or lunch and spend time with the workers at this organized location to keep the men and women safe from being abused in the day laborer workforce.
Contact: Yuridia Mesta (310) 855-2610, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
*Groups welcome

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

 
Lynwood Worship Center - Inner-City Worship & Fellowship
When: Sundays, 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 pm
Where: 11984 Sante Fe Avenue, Lynwood, CA 90262
Worship and fellowship with our ministry partners in Lynwood that live and reach out to the urban poor, the homeless, prostitutes and youth. You will attend their church service and then work alongside the Lynwood team to serve the meal after service and get to know their neighbors. This location is where we are in a grassroots ministry that leads the folks in the community to look to their own assets and gifting and begin to become a neighbor to one another, empowering each other to love one another right where they are in their life circumstances.
Contact: Pastor Woody Robinson (310) 766-3603
*Children welcome
*Groups welcome

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

 
Faith & FinanceFaith & Finances Class -
Ally/Mentor to Participants
When: Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., 12-week Winter class (Must sign up in advance for book order)
Where: RHCC North Campus
Faith & Finances is an integrated financial education curriculum designed specifically for low to moderate income people and those who would like to learn basic budgeting skills. We learn practical money management skills such as setting savings goals, creating spending plans, managing debt and loans, while unpacking how our money is part of God's work in the world. Each participant is paired with an Ally that will walk alongside them, providing encouragement, advocacy, and supportive friendship. Childcare available.
Contact: Marcia Trani (310) 521-5286, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Reignite HopeReIgnite Hope - Lunch with Welding Students
When: Fridays and Saturdays, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: 14333 S. Figueroa St., Gardena, CA
Provide a meal, tutor, or take the course to walk alongside the students in the ReIgnite Hope job training welding program. Students are trained for a career in welding and metal fabricating. During lunch, you can share your story of how God is working in your life or simply listen to them as they ask you questions or share their stories with you. Dress comfortably and modestly and please allow travel time to get the food there and prepared to be served at 12:00 p.m.
Contact: Steve Bunyard (310) 521-5287
*Rooted and Life Groups welcomed

English Conversation ClassesEnglish Conversation Classes -
Tutor English to Speakers of Other Languages
When: Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. , September - May
Where: RHCC Main Campus, 280s
Help adult English language learners from our international community practice and improve their English skills by facilitating or assisting in a beginner, intermediate, or advanced class. Participate in conversations and lessons for practical everyday life situations and share about American holidays, customs, and traditions. Ask good questions, speaking slowly and clearly with simple vocabulary and few idioms, to draw students out, and be a good listener. Teaching background not required.
Contact: Kathy Countryman (310) 791-9890, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Ikue Bessho (310) 531-0803 (Japanese speaker)

LOCAL COMMUNITY

 
Prayer Shawl Ministry- Knit and Crochet for People in Need of Comfort
When: 3rd Mondays, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where: RHCC Main Campus, Carlson Hall
Knit and crochet prayer shawls and prayer blankets for people in our church, community, and internationally, dealing with illness, loss of a loved one, or trials, while enjoying lunch, fellowship, and prayer.
Contact: Elaine Busby (310) 541-5864

Pieces of Love Quilting Ministry- Quilt for Community Needs
When: 2nd and 4th Mondays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where: RHCC North Campus, Room 201
Beginner to advanced quilters welcomed to work on projects to share with the those in need in our community.
Contact: Pam Turba (310) 832-6879

Alpine Attic Thrift Shop - Store Attendant & Donations
When: Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and/or 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., 4-8 hours per month
Where: 2115 Pacific Coast Highway, Lomita.
Assist customers at the Alpine Attic Thrift Shop, which benefits the Alpine Camp and Conference Center. Donations of gently-used items are appreciated.
Contact: Annetta Hoskins (310) 626-5236
 

 

 
 

 

     
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