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Jesus tells us that the two greatest commandments are "Love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul and mind" and "Love your neighbor as yourself". He shows us our neighbor is anyone we encounter... the widow and orphan... the person who is in need, hurting, alone, lost... the person who needs grace, mercy, compassion, a helping hand. Our hope is that every adult Life Group would develop an intentional plan for, at least monthly, engaging our neighbors with the gospel; to seek out a place to serve and love those in need, that through our love, we would make disciples for Christ.

Dothan Prepatory Academy Calvary has adopted Dothan Prepatory Academy to provide educational and financial assistance, tutoring and become deeply involved in student activities.  In all we do, we will share the love of Jesus to the school's students, teachers and administrators. Volunteer opportunities :  Fellowship of Christian Athletes - small group Bible study leaders, guest speaker and devotion leader.  Tutoring - work with individual students or a small group that need additional instruction for certain subjects. School activities - volunteer coach for sports activities, active member of PTO, assist with school-wide activities, etc.

Mission Dothan Mission Dothan is a week-long sports themed camp for Dothan's community children. The camp will be held in the fall at Calvary Baptist Church in the ROC.  The purpose of this camp is to introduce you to your city's children and introduce them to Christ Jesus.  The goal is that a relationship will begin between you and one child and that you will foster this relationship long after camp is over. Volunteer opportunities :  Coaching and assisting with coaching an age specific basketball team.  Leading a daily small group Bible study.  Becoming a "partner" with a child or several children during the camp.

Extreme Camp Extreme Camp is a week-long day camp that consist of  Bible study, large group assembly (skits, singing, etc.), and 4 rotating activities including basketball, indoor games, art and dance.    A major emphasis of the camp is to reach kids throughout the entire Wiregrass area. Volunteer opportunities :  Assist in one of the 4 activity groups.  Help campers complete their activities and assist with group monitoring.  Partner with the staff in carrying out daily responsibilities and actions.

Harbor Ministry The Harbor serves the poor, needy, and homeless residents of Dothan by meeting their physical and spiritual needs.  These needs are met through programs such as Celebrate Recovery, Saturday meals with Bible study, Wednesday night church service, Adopt-a-Block outreach, job placement and mentoring services. Volunteer opportunities :  Assist with providing Saturday morning meals, mentor on a one-on-one basis, participate in any worship service, help with job placement services, etc.


Alabama Baptist Children's Homes & Family Ministries The purpose and mission of Alabama Baptist Children's Homes & Family Ministries is to protect, nurture, and restore children and families through Christ-centered services. This purpose is met by providing homes for children, professional counseling, educational services and family assistance. Volunteer opportunities :  Provide physical needs for children - frozen foods, fresh fruits, household products, fridge products, and cleaning supplies.  House/ground repairs and maintenance on an as needed basis.  Volunteer for fund raising events (ex. Heritage Farm Day and Trail Ride).

Kindred Hospice Our involvement with Kindred Hospice will be an effort to show compassion and love during a very difficult time for individuals and their families.  God has called us to make a difference in other people's life's. Volunteer opportunities :  Provide companionship for patients, such as talking with, reading to and helping with hobbies.  Offering expert services such as pet therapy, accounting, music, etc.  Provide domestic and skilled help at the home of hospice clients, become prayer partners, etc.

Samaritan Clinic The mission of Samaritan Clinic is to provide medical care for those who would not have access to it, and to do so in as skilled and respectful manner as limited resources and circumstances allow.  The primary targeted service populations are the homeless, women from House of Ruth, and inmates at Houston County Community Corrections Work Release. Volunteer opportunities :  Provide funds to purchase medical supplies and equipment.  Medical professionals can volunteer their time and expertise in providing care to the clients on a weekly basis.  Financial assistance for prescription fulfillment needs.  Share the Gospel and meet spiritual needs of the incoming clients.

Wiregrass Hope Group Faith based non-profit organization that has been serving Dothan and the surrounding communities since 1983.  The organization has expanded their pregnancy programs and services to include marriage and pre-marriage counseling, character and relationship education, fatherhood program, and women's counseling. Volunteer opportunities :  Serve as a mentor to pregnancy clients or be a dad mentor, host a baby shower for the Women's Hope Center, provide administrative assistance, assist with building/grounds projects and providing services for special events.

The Ark The ministry is intended to meet the total needs of humanity - spirit, soul, and body for the homeless community.  The commitment is to introduce individuals to a personal relationship with God through faith in Jesus Christ.  Further, their desire is to disciple individuals so that they can grow in spiritual maturity, discover their God given purpose and live out that very purpose. Volunteer opportunities : Construction projects, mentoring, Bible study, job placement, and work/project opportunities.

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