Volunteering and participation in mission

Regular opportunities

Time commitment: One hour per week or per month.

  1. Mentoring at Guiding Light Mission. Westminster contact: Larry Slager (lslager@lifeonthestreet.org)
  2. Child tutoring at Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Academy. Westminster contact: Leah Muir (mlktutoringcenter@gmail.com)
  3. Adult literacy one-to-one tutoring at the Literacy Center of West Michigan. Westminster contact: Linda Paul (lbpaul1961@yahoo.com)
  4. Shelter and mentor activities at Family Promise. Westminster contact: Britt Campbell (conlonhouse@sbcglobal.net)
  5. Activities at the Westminster Food Pantry. Westminster contact: Steve Pastoor (steve@pastoorllc.com)

Other opportunities with Westminster connections include: Heartside Ministry and Art Studio, Degagé, Senior Neighbors, hospitals, the Congregational Partnership Housing Program, the American Red Cross, Booth Family Services, and Home Repair Services.

Occasional opportunities

Time commitment: Once a year.

  1. Camp Henry Work Day and summer camp opportunities. Westminster contact: Jeff Jacobs (jake@camphenry.org)
  2. Benton Harbor First Presbyterian Church trip. Westminster contact: Ron Hoekman (rahoekman@gmail.com)
  3. Cuba with First Hand Aid. Westminster contact: Worldwide Ministries Committee (rahoekman@gmail.com)
  4. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration activities. Westminster contact: Diane Helle (mcelfishhelle@comcast.net)

Other opportunities with Westminster connections include: Partners for a Racism-Free Community Forum representative, mission trips with other organizations, Habitat for Humanity, and refugee resettlement through Bethany Christian Services.

You can also read more about our emphasis on mission.