June 11 - July 25
Lexington is the home of 500,000 people with thousands of businesses and nonprofit organizations. There are ample opportunities to serve and invest your time and energy in our city! Will you to join us this summer as we engage with some of these local business leaders and non profit organizations? Over a six-week period, the Lexington City Project will help you grow in your faith through trainings, socials, and service projects. The cost is only $200, which covers your materials, socials, some meals, and all other costs associated with the activities.
Lexington City Project Schedule
On Tuesday nights, you will meet with the whole group of Lexington Project students at Tates Creek Presbyterian Church.
We'll all attend the Tates Creek Presbyterian Church together during the summer.
We've got some fun socials planned like trips to the Red River Gorge or to a Lexington Legends game, as well as several service projects across the region.
We've also worked with some local non-profit organizations to plan service projects that directly help the Lexington community (scroll down to learn more).
You'll meet once per week with a small group of students, led by a Campus Outreach staff member.
Service Project Opportunities
Amachi is one-on-one mentoring for children and teens impacted by parental incarceration. Mentors commit to spending a hour a week with their mentee for one full calendar year.
Urban Impact is site-based group mentoring with a focus on academics. There are a number of sub-programs that are a part of Urban Impact. They have The Academy which is an after school program for elementary school children, Read to Succeed, which is reading out-loud with an adult, for elementary children who are falling behind in their reading curriculum, and two middle school groups, and two high school groups that we meet with during school hours.
The Fatherhood Initiative offers support and classes to promote responsible fatherhood. Our Fatherhood program seeks to restore, equip and deploy fathers and male leaders in families, the faith community and throughout Lexington’s communities through a comprehensive, collaborative, neighborhood-based strategy.
The Prayer Room
The Prayer Room is a space for believers to practice concepts of Adoration, Contemplation, and Intercession. The Prayer room partners with a number of different congregations and ministries and hosts a "School of Prayer", has worship daily, and hosts different Bible studies and prayer groups.
Lighthouse is a ministry that serves dinner for those who are homeless in Lexington.
Assurance is a non-profit, state-licensed special health clinic providing free medical services and accurate information on all options regarding unplanned pregnancy, including abortion, adoption and parenting. Assurance also provides compassionate support to women who have had abortions in the past.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity is an organization that builds houses for under-resourced families. Our Habitat builds would be on Friday June 15th and Friday June 23rd.