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Service Opportunities

Tutoring Metro students through Wesley/Canterbury Fellowship

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After School Mentoring

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 3:45-5:45 pm Wesley/Canterbury students meet at St. Augustine’s and travel to the 61st Avenue United Methodist Church to mentor inner city children in Nashville.

Spring Break Mission Trips

Every Spring Break a group of students joined with other area volunteers (staff, faculty, etc) pack their bags and hit the road to provide service to those in need around the world. We work hard, eat well, enjoy each other’s company, make new friends, and help God’s people. We have been to such exotic places as Mexico City, Cat Island (Bahamas), Santa Rosalia, Baja California Mexico, and Spring Hill, Louisiana. To find out more about Spring Break, contact Mark Forrester at m.forrester@vanderbilt.edu

Room In The Inn

Wesley/Canterbury Fellowship hosts Room in the Inn from November through March. Room in the Inn is a Nashville-based program that feeds and houses the homeless during the winter months at many Nashville-area churches.  Homeless people are feed dinner, breakfast and given a sack lunch.  They are able to take a shower and have their clothes washed during their stay at the church.  Wesley/Canterbury hosts Room in the Inn on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings during the winter months.

Valentines for Veterans, courtesy of your overly excited WCF team!

Other Activities

Vandy WCF also participates in a variety of other service opportunities throughout the year such as Valentines for Veterans.

Check our Calendar and Facebook Events for future activities.

To find out more about service, contact our service chair, Rebekah Austin, at rebekah.a.austin@V

MLK Day of Service, January 14: Mid-year school supply drive for Metro

Sign-Up: MLK Weekend of Service!

“The time is always right to do what is right.”


-Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK Weekend of Service
January 13-15, 2012

Sign up for a service project for MLK Weekend of Service!
New projects listed daily! There will be nearly 30 project opportunities listed by January.

To Sign Up for a Service Project:
1.) Go to www.hon.org/vanderbilt.
2.) Click on the green “Login” button in the upper right hand corner of the screen.
3.) Click on “Register.”
4.) Fill out the required information to create a “Hands on Nashville” account.
5.) After registering, you should be taken back to the main www.hon.org/vanderbilt page.
6.) Scroll to the bottom of the page. Type “Vanderbilt” in the Invitation Code page.
7.) The next page will list all of the MLK service opportunities. Click on an opportunity to read more details about the project.

8.) Once you have decided your project, click on the green “Sign-Up” button!

Interfaith Habitat build, date TBD

Interfaith Opportunities:

Passport Project with the Divinity School: Travel to Scientologist,
Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, and Jewish houses of worship (dates TBD)

President’s Interfaith and Community Service Challenge

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