Love & Light Homeless Outreach Guidelines

Purpose Statement 

Sharing the love of Christ to the poor, the lost and the needy by feeding the homeless in our community and spreading the message of hope found in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  

Psalm 41:1-3 

Oh, the joys of those who are kind to the poor!
    The Lord rescues them when they are in trouble.
The Lord protects them
    and keeps them alive.

  He gives them prosperity in the land
    and rescues them from their enemies.
The Lord nurses them when they are sick
    and restores them to health.

Team Guidelines 

  1. Come with a heart of love, compassion, mercy, and a willingness to serve. 
  2. Arrive at Calvary Chapel Pahrump Valley on Saturdays between 9:45 & 10:00am for group prayer before our departure.  
  3. While serving, stay in pairs of two, within eye and ear shot distance of all group participants, at all times. 
  4. Distribute prebagged food to the Pahrump homeless population. 
  5. Share the good news gospel of Christ our Lord, Savior and Redeemer. 
  6. Offer prayer and a bible to each person we’re ministering to. 
  7. Share your testimony!
  8. Utilize our unique gifts and respect one another’s boundaries and/or limitations.  
  9. Be joyful and have a blessed and fun time in serving the Lord and evangelizing as a team!!! 
  10. Please, do not offer transportation or exchange contact information with those we are ministering to as a safety precaution.
  11. All children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or an approved adult. 

Supporting Scripture 

18 “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me,  for he has anointed me to bring Good News to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim that captives will be released, that the blind will see, that the oppressed will be set free."       - Luke 4:18

And He called the twelve to Himself, and began to send them out two by two, and gave them power over unclean spirits." - Mark 6:7

16 “Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore, be wise as serpents and harmless as doves." - Matthew 10:16

Now go out to the street corners and invite everyone you see.’ 10 So the servants brought in everyone they could find, good and bad alike, and the banquet hall was filled with guests." - Matthew 22:9-10