Jesus showed us an example of rendering willing service to the people around him. After having served his disciples, by washing their feet, he said: “I have set an example for you, so that you may do as I have done to you” (John 13:15).
The Matteson Alumni Committee offers the possibility to be a part of a week of service, where you can strengthen the Christlike mindset of service and at the same time help God’s work at Matteson to go forward.
Here is a tentative program (click to see larger version):
There are two possibilities to participate in this week:
1. Leadership training & Service week
The leadership training is exclusive for Matteson Alumni, and we offer four different leadership training opportunities throughout the service week:
Arrival would preferably be on Friday, Aug 9. On Sunday, Aug 11 you will work together with a staffmember and prepare for making the Service Week run smoothly. The same evening, the staff will leave on a retreat while the service week is running.
On Friday, Aug 16 there will be a debrief and reflection on how you feel it went.
A description of some of the elements included in each training opportunity:
2. Service week
If you would like to train servicemindedness, you are welcome to come and help and make the service week become a reality. The different tasks and experiences consists of:
Depending on the number of people, it might be that not everyone will get to to all the different tasks, but we will strive towards that everyone gets a good experience.
Register and apply
Here you can register and apply for service week 2019!