Sycamore View Church hosted its first Restore Day on Sunday, April 28 to serve the city of Memphis. You couldn't find church members lingering in pews this Sunday. What you did find, however, were members engaging in restorative projects across the city.
“Our desire is to create a culture where service becomes a lifestyle. My hope is that we will use this opportunity to encourage our faith community to serve daily as the people of God,” said executive minister Eric Wilson.
The congregation gathered briefly at their building Sunday morning before dispersing to serve organizations such as Le Bonheur, Memphis Union Mission, and the MidSouth Food Bank. Sycamore View also provided on-site auto services, neighborhood cleanup, and volunteer opportunities through local faith-based organizations such as Agape and HopeWorks.
“After recent events with the Boston bombings, many people may question whether or not they should engage the brokenness they see around them. Our vision for the future of our church calls for partnership with God to help restore brokenness both in Memphis and around the world,” said preaching minister Josh Ross.
Posted on Monday, May 6, 2013
by Justin Ardrey