Make the most of your Christmas when you give your time and possessions to help those who need you.  These serving opportunities are sponsored through a Rooftop ministry. Contact Justin Stone, director of the Rooftop Service Team at for info about ongoing service projects.

Give Your Time

Homeless Outreach

Mondays, Dec. 4 & 18 and Thursdays,Dec. 14 & 28 | 5:45 p.m. | North Downtown - St. Louis

Bring the kids? Older children with adult supervision
Join one of two teams that help feed and distribute winter clothing to the homeless just north of downtown. The teams meet every other Monday or Thursday at Rooftop to carpool to the site. Help restore dignity and encourage those in need of the hope of Christ this holiday season. More info or to RSVP: Justin at 314-269-3172 or
ore info or RSVP: Justin at 314-269-3172 or

Affton Christian Food Pantry

Thursday Dec. 21 | Time: 5:30 - 8 pm | 4960 Heege Road, 63123

Bring the kids? Older children with adult supervision
Stock the shelves and help clients shop at the food pantry. Rooftop is
usually responsible for the pantry on the 3rd & 5th Thursday of every month. Or drop food donations in the Rooftop lobby. More info: More info:

Nursing Home Ministry

Sunday, Dec. 6 | 2 - 4pm  | 9645 Big Bend Blvd

Bring the kids? Yes
Help residents at Bethesda Dilworth Nursing Home get to and from chapel services. Connect with residents and show them love for an afternoon.  When they smile, it will be worth it. 
More info: Nursing Home Ministry or

Christmas Comedy for a Cause

Saturday, Dec. 9 | 6 and 8 pm Shows | at Rooftop Church | Buy Tickets Here

Rooftop’s Christmas celebration will look a whole lot different this year. It’s not just a party. It’s a mission. Here’s how you can give back.

Come LOL - Christian comedian Jonnie W. will highlight the event. Admission is $5. All proceeds will go to Oasis International, a partner ministry that supports refugees and immigrants here in St. Louis.
Bring Canned Goods - We’ll take your donation to the Affton Christian Food Pantry.
Grab a Gift Tag - Pull a donation tag from one of our giving trees to support the Homeless Outreach and Mexico Mission Trip to Reynosa. 
Make a Christmas Craft - Kids can make a simple ornament to donate to the residents at a local nursing home.
Encourage Missionaries - Write a hopeful message in a Christmas card we will send to missionaries around the world whom we support.
Volunteer to Serve - We need people to greet, usher, make coffee and watch kids at the Comedy for a Cause event. Sign up online or email Beth Moore at

New City Fellowship Work Day

Saturday, Dec. 9 | 8:30 am - 1 pm | New City Church, 3502 Grace Ave. 
Bring the kids?  Older children with adult supervision
Rooftop partners each month with New City Fellowship to serve refugees, needy families, and the elderly in St. Louis City. Work includes home repairs, clean up and other projects. More info:  

Christmas Eve at Rooftop

Sunday, Dec. 24 | 5:30 pm | at Rooftop | RSVP to
Help greet guests or make coffee for a special service open to the community.

Give Your Things

Mexico Mission Giving Tree

Rooftop is sending a team to Reynosa Mexico just after Christmas to build houses for poor families. Bless the people of the Colonia by donating cash so the team can buy furnishings once they are in Mexico. Pick an envelope off a Mexico tree in the lobby. Return your donation in the sealed envelope to the offering bags during the service or in the box on the lobby counter by Sunday, Dec. 19. More info: Colleen Echterhoff or  Polly Whitchurch

Adopt a Homeless Friend

Pick a tag from the Homeless Outreach tree in the Welcome Center and bring back a special gift from a wish list for our special friends. All gifts must be wrapped and returned by Sunday, Dec. 17 so the team can give away the donations by Christmas. More info:

Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Gift Catalog

Celebrate Christ with a life-transforming gift. Give of a bucket of grain or a goat to a needy family from the Samaritan”s Purse Christmas catalog. Gifts range from $9 to feed a baby for a week  to $150 for hospital equipment. Give guides can be found at the connections counter at church or online . More info:

Got a Bed to Donate?

The Mexico Mission team is looking for new or gently used beds to give to families on their trip this month. They need three twin beds and one double/full sized bed - all with the metal frames. If you have a bed to donate, please email Steve Schrage.