Community Outreach Efforts
Food Distribution, Mobile Pantry
The Mobile Pantry provides fresh produce and other nutritious food directly to families and individuals in Orange County who struggle to make ends meet or have an unexpected need. The mobile pantry vehicle is a refrigerated beverage truck converted for use by Second Harvest. With each delivery the truck transports at least 5,000 pounds of fruit, vegetables and dry goods directly to the communities where low income individuals live. Supplying a crucial lifeline to the hungry in Orange County helps the surrounding community and prevents over a million pounds of produce from being destroyed while those in need face another day without food.
Second Harvest partners with our church to distribute food directly to those in our community. This partnership gives our guests the opportunity to select the food they need most, and organizations like ours avoid a number of issues caused from food storage, refrigeration and transportation. You will be greeted by our staff with a smile, and respected completely throughout the process. There are no restrictions on age, income but we do ask parents to volunteer along with their children.
Our mobile pantry is consistently offered to the Huntington Beach community and surrounding areas on the Fourth (4th) Saturday of each month beginning at 12:30 PM. Guests are encouraged to sign in and reserve a place in line after 11:30 AM. We accept all walks of life and everyone is welcome, no one will leave with an empty bag or sad heart. If you are struggling, need a helping hand, or just want to give back to your community, we provide the opportunity with our monthly food distribution.
Volunteers are needed and encouraged to come out and help. If you would like more information on how to get involved please email Lee Selby or call the the church office during business hours @ (714) 536-3537.
“Reaching out and sharing the love of Christ in the community”
Zumba: Fitness, Flexibility
Led by instructor Adrianna, Zumba class meets once a week, Tuesday evenings from 6 – 7 PM. This program allows everyone in attendance to improve fitness; burn calories; improve balance; and, learn a few dance moves along the way. Zumba is a free fitness class designed for all ages, all levels and each class is completely filled with participants who enjoy fitness, fellowship and having a good time. Class is free but a $4 donation will support this outreach for a healthier community.
Don’t miss the good times! come out for the fun and fitness, who knows you might even see the pastor getting her groove on.
The first Friday of each month is “Messy Church Friday”. Starting at 5:30 pm, this time of fellowship. All walks of life are welcome and we encourage you to join our family for this fourfold experience.. Materials, lessons and food are provided. To learn more, click here.
In addition to our community outreach activities, we provide a place for community groups to meet.
On Tuesdays during tax season from February 1st to April 14th, AARP tax counselors prepare taxes in the Dowdell Chapel. Appointments are only made online. Although tax season is over, volunteers will be needed for the next tax filing season. Click here to learn more about Tax-aide and how to volunteer to be part of the HB team that will be preparing tax returns next year.
Every Wednesday in Room 5 at 2 pm and every Friday Room #5 at 7pm.
Apple Creek Cloggers
Every Monday in Room 34 at 2 pm and every Friday Room #5 at 7pm.
One group meets on Tuesdays at 7 pm in Room #5 and second group meets on Saturdays in Room #34 at 8 AM. Click here for a meeting locator.