I (Danny) was so privileged to have been able to attend the Send North America Conference in Nashville Tennessee. 13,000 people gathered downtown to get inspired to live a life on mission. Many times we think that this "mission" is just for the "special ones". You know...your pastor, the deacons at your church, the life group leaders. You know...the big shots. But actually the call to live a life on mission is given to the entirety of the church. Can you imagine the Church of Jesus Christ collectively living a life on mission sharing the hope that is found in Jesus! The impact would be incredible!
So I just wanted to share some of my notes from the trip. I hope that these notes will be especially helpful to you and shoot a fire in you to live a life on mission right where you are. At your job. In your home. In your circle of relationships. In your neighborhood.
Here's jus a few of my notes:
Thank you to everyone who give to Swerve Church. When you do you provide a way for us to be able to serve and connect with the people of Bushwick. Thank you so much for leading the way with irrational generosity! If you've never made a contribution but would like to, feel free to do so online at swervechurch.com/give.
Leading up to the fall we will continue to serve not only Bushwick but other parts of North Brooklyn as we hang some more nets at local courts. SO far this summer we've hung 13 nets! We're hoping to have over 20 hung leading up into the fall.
Thank you for your continual prayer and support!
Swerve Church is a new church plant forming in the community of Bushwick in Brooklyn.
We had an awesome time at our Summer Bushwick Basketball Clinic! What a fun time of learning the game of basketball. Children learned how to dribble, shoot, and pass, along with lessons on working hard and good sportsmanship.
We are so grateful to the Longhollow and GenSend teams who helped to make this clinic happen. We are especially grateful to our parents and kids. It could not have been made possible without you! We look forward to providing more opportunities for the beautiful families of Bushwick soon!
It's been a while since we've posted here on the blog. Mostly because we've really hit the summer full steam and head on. So far the summer has been full of opportunities to serve our neighbors and community.
Check out the highlights from the Bushwick CityFest. Though it was a rainy afternoon, that didn't keep people from spending time out at Irving Square Park right here in Bushwick. We had live music, activities for the kids, awesome BMX stunt bikes, and free food!
Be on the lookout here as well as on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for more opportunities like this one to meet us or to serve alongside.
This Saturday we will be at Irving Square Park right here in Bushwick Brooklyn for CityFest! It will be a fun time of live music, free food, live action sports, and activities for the kids.
Who can you invite? This is a great event to invite you family, friends, and neighbors to. Along with all the great activities the gospel will be shared. We're praying for many people to surrender their lives to Jesus.
You can also come to help us serve. We'll be giving away bottled water and granola bars as a practical way to serve and love on our community. If you want to help, simply look for the blue Swerve Church tent. Well have out flag out as well. What an awesome opportunity to serve our neighbors but also to strike up some conversation with people.
Here's all the details you need to know about this special event:
WHEN: Saturday June 27
TIME: 12 - 5 PM
WHERE: Irving Sq. Park (Halsey St. and Knickerbocker Ave.)
We hope to see you there!
Street 2 Street is a 3-on-3 tournament that takes place throughout NYC every summer. It's a great opportunity for Middle and High Schoolers to compete. At the same time, it is a faith based program which allows time to pray with the athletes and share the gospel.
Well over 100 participants were involved. They received free jerseys, lunch, and water. What a great outreach and opportunity to serve the youth in our neighborhood. Enjoy some of the highlights in the video.
To find out more about Street 2 Street click here.
Swerve Church is a new church coming to Bushwick Brooklyn in NYC.
We're all about loving God, loving people, and serving our community. We had a very practical opportunity to serve our neighbors at the 3rd Annual Shape Up Bushwick.
Every year for Brooklyn/Queens Day the residents of Bushwick get together to celebrate a short march around the neighborhood and enjoy some festivities at Irving Square Park. This year, we were able to participate and set up a table where we offered free waters to anyone who was thirsty.
It's is really a part of our DNA to seek our opportunities to serve our community in tangible and practical way. While we were there we were also able to get to meet some of our neighbors and tell them a little about the new church coming to Bushwick.
This summer is full of opportunities to serve and invite others to be a part of this new life-giving, gospel-centered church in the community of Bushwick. Be sure to stay plugged in via Facebook, Twitter, or sign up for our email newsletter.
Swerve Church is a new church forming in the community of Bushwick in Brooklyn, NYC.
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