guest preacher leads our chapel service at 5:00 p.m. There, we spend time
singing and hearing about God’s love.
Meal – 5:30 p.m.
and 180 of your new friends from the neighborhood will have time to catch up
with what is going on in their lives, over a great meal, of course.
Choice Market – 5:30 p.m.
We have transformed our food
pantry into community choice. Our neighbors, with the help of personal
shoppers, now "shop" for the grocery items that will take home to
help them make it through the week. It takes more people to make the market
work. Come help us and give dignity, choice and joy to our friends in Cedar
Grove. Join the fun and the joy!
Clothes Closet- 5:30 p.m.
Our friends in Cedar Grove get to
"shop" in other clothes closet.
Community Men’s And Women's Fellowship Group - Tuesday6:30-7:30 p.m.
The community meets to share, discuss, read scripture and community with
one another. We learn much from each other. Come join us!
After School Reading Program
We are partnering with Atkins
Technology Elementary School to provide after school tutoring to first and second graders focusing on improving their reading skills.
tutoring on Mondays and Wednesdays afternoons from 3 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. We
need committed tutors and substitutes to spend time with the children of Cedar
Grove to help strengthen their reading skills. If you are interested in making
a difference in the lives of our children, please contact Allison Valcho at
Summer Day Camp
the summer months, Common Ground has a summer day camp with educational and
spiritual activities. We are looking forward to our seventh year of camp
this coming summer. Last year, 30 children from the community joined us
for fun, crafts, games and field trips.
COMMUNITY GARDEN AND
East 68th Street from the center is our Community Garden and Greenhouse.
Throughout the year, we grow vegetables, flowers and other items. Kids love the
garden, and we are out there whenever we can find an excuse! The
greenhouse has been recently renovated and will soon house our first crops that
we hope to sell or share with the community.