Reach Local Calendar

At RDF Church we want to be known as much for what is going on in our community as what happens on our campus. This fall we want to intentionally help you GO! into your neighborhood and make an impact where you live, work, and play.

Click HERE to download a pdf of the Reach Local fall calendar!

OCTOBER

Halloween in your ‘Hood: Oct 31
Not sure how to engage your neighbors on Halloween? Check out our Halloween in your ‘Hood Idea Guide!

Neighborhood Block Parties: Oct 31
Some families in our church are throwing Block Parties to get to know their neighbors and you can be a part! Volunteer to help at a Neighborhood Block Party, donate candy or snacks, or even host a Block Party of your own. Click HERE if you are interested in being a part of our neighborhood block parties! Click HERE for our idea guide on how to throw your own block party!

NOVEMBER

Boxes of Love:
Bless a local family in need by donating a Thanksgiving meal! You can even engage your friends and neighbors by giving them a box or a bag to fill with food that you can collect and bring back to RDF for Canning Hunger, a non-profit, to distribute the week of Thanksgiving.
Box Distribution: Oct 29 & Nov 5 | Collection: Nov 12

Friendsgiving:
Grab some neighbors, friends, co-workers, and more and invite them to a potluck thanksgiving dinner at your house, front lawn, or wherever, and get to know them a little better!

DECEMBER

Solidarity Toy Drive and Christmas Store:
Donate toys or volunteer to help at the Christmas Celebration and Store!
Lists Available: Nov 19 & 26 | Collection: Nov 26 & Dec 3
Volunteer at the Christmas Celebration and Store: Dec 16

Solidarity (a non-profit impacting two local low income neighborhoods) creates a neighborhood Christmas celebration and store where parents can purchase low cost gifts for their kids in a dignifying way. The donations from the parents support Solidarity’s year round neighborhood programs. Donate toys or volunteer to help at the Christmas Celebration and Store!

Friends with Global Students Christmas Party:
Saturday, Dec 2 | 7:00 pm
Each year we throw an American Christmas Party with Christmas cookies, decorations, carols, and the Christmas story. You can join us by volunteering to help host the party or donate presents for our international friends. For more information, please contact Linda LeFeuvre at linda.lefeuvre@ifcfriends.org

Christmas in the Cul-de-Sac:
Whether you live on a cul-de-sac, street, or lane, opportunities abound at Christmas time to be a part of a neighborhood celebration!Coming up short on ideas? Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered with 31 ways to have Christmas in the Cul-de-Sac.