If you come to Lakepoint Community Church at the Keizer Civic Center this Sunday, don’t expect a normal church service.
More than 200 Lakepoint volunteers will be putting on the seventh annual ServeFest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., providing a number of free services for citizens.
ServeFest encourages Lakepoint regular attenders to be the church, which they do by serving critical needs within their immediate community. All are welcome to join Lakepoint members in volunteering.
Lakepoint will provide 3,200 lunches, family photos, haircuts, manicures, wellness clinic, including vaccinations (must bring medical identification card), bicycle repair, a children’s activity center and many other free services for the community. Lakepoint will be giving away free school supplies, personal care items, clothing for people of all ages and surprise raffle items.
ServeFest wasn’t originally at city hall, but was moved there after outgrowing the original location.
“Our first year of ServeFest was 2009 at McNary High School,” said Rachel Taylor, the event coordinator. “We were thinking maybe 500 people would show us and 1,500 did. It was confirmation for us to keep going.”
Keizer Civic Center is located at 930 Chemawa Road North. For more information, contact Taylor at the church at 503-428-3141 or firstname.lastname@example.org.