Adelina Fischer, from a Methodist Church near Detroit, explains, “I volunteer because I want to change the world, and I’m going to start with Detroit.” Through Hands4Detroit, volunteers aren’t traveling around the globe to serve—they’re fighting hunger near home. Another volunteer adds, “God’s blessed us with many things and we just want to share those blessings with other people, as well.”
Sustainability and organic farming aren't words you'd typically hear in a theology class, but that's why Methodist Theological School in Ohio is different. At Seminary Hill Farm, a new vocabulary reflects a shift in culture: that our life's work requires a commitment to preserving, nurturing and generously sharing the earth's gifts that are given to us.
AfterHours Denver isn't your typical congregation. Every time they get together, they make PB&J lunches that they give away to the homeless the very next day (Service in the service). They don't claim to have it all figured out, but they do have a great time trying.