#BetterTogetherLA is Story City Church’s generosity initiative to serve the communities that sustain us. When there is a need in our community, we want to run to it and serve. We facilitate this generosity through groups from all over the US who help us fulfill our servant role in our city. It's our pleasure and deep conviction to be givers and not takers, as we believe Christ was and calls us to be.
#BETTERTOGETHERLA WEEKEND // AUGUST 2-4, 2018
We believe in a church that uses it's time, talents, and treasures sacrificially in order to seek the peace and prosperity of our neighbors (Jeremiah 29:1-7; Isaiah 58:12). The truth of the gospel we proclaim is verified by the work of the church in our community (Matthew 5:14-16).
We believe a church FOR the city does the following:
- Engages the city with acts of service and mercy (Matthew 25:31-46)
- Faithfully proclaims the gospel in word and deed (Romans 11:36)
#BetterTogetherLA Weekend is one expression of our desire to be a church FOR the city.
Here are some of the opportunities we are currently hosting:
- Free Haircuts
- Free Backpack Giveaway
- Free Head shots
- Free Family photos
- Free Parents Night Out Childcare Service
- Free Computer Repair
- Free Car Wash
- Free Minor home renovation project
- Foster Family Day Out
- Free Mobile Health Clinic
- more to come....
*** All activities and projects are free to our community. We do not charge participants or compensate volunteers for service.
If you have an idea for a project that is not listed, please email email@example.com.
2018 UPCOMING PROJECTS
- KICK FOR KIDS KICKBALL TOURNAMENT. Middle school, high school, adult, and co-ed divisions. Prizes, giveaways. Part of the proceeds go to support Dawn of Hope, a foster care initiative in our city. August 18, 2018.
- FREE OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT! Over 2000 people have attended our free movie nights! Summer dates to be released.
- ALMOST FREE FAMILY PHOTOS. Want professional family photos but don't want to pay the expensive price to have them done? We have a professional photographer that will photograph your family for a 25-minute spot and give you the digital photos to print at your convenience. Each family will receive at least 5 professional photos in a digital file. Cost is only $10. Summer 2017.
- PARENTS NIGHT OUT. Free childcare for parents of kids through 5th grade. Babysitting is expensive. Enjoy a night out on us.
- CHRISTMAS SOCK DRIVE. We donated over 1,500 pairs of Socks to the homeless in our community through Burbank Temporary Aid Center.
- 2017 & 2018 LA EASTER EGG DROP. One of LA's largest easter egg hunts with over 25,000 eggs in age divided drop zones. Inflatables, games, photo booth, face painting, balloon animals, music, giveaways, and more. Free but registration required at www.laeggdrop.eventbrite.com. Saturday, April 8th at Luther Burbank Middle School.
- COOKIE BLAST. We're cheering on our local businesses here in Burbank. We're making thousands of cookies and distributing to local businesses in Magnolia Park.
- FREE GIRL SCOUT COOKIES! You missed out on those delicious girl scout cookies or already ripped through your box(es)? We purchased hundreds of boxes of cookies and gave them away for free!
- FREE OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHTS! Over 2000 people have attended!
- WATER BOTTLE/FREEZE POP GIVEAWAY. For all you hikers at Griffith Park and metro stations riders in North Hollywood!
- FREE ICE CREAM IN THE PARK. Ice cream, you scream, we all scream for FREE ice cream. At Verdugo and Olive Parks in Burbank.
- GAS BUY DOWN. Gas under $2? In LA? Yep. But only on gas buy down days!
- FREE DONUT DAY. We know it's LA but cmon, who doesn't like the sugary blessing of a Krispy Kreme?
- HOMELESS HOPE. Over 50,000 in our city living homeless. We take basic hygiene products to those in nearby parks.
- FOOD TRUCK GIVEAWAY. We're buying down the cost of your meal at select trucks at Magnolia Park Food Truck Nights.
- FREE HOPE ENCOURAGEMENT. Everybody needs a little encouragement. We love giving out handwritten notes and a smile.
If you’d like to be engaged with these projects or have a suggestion for one, please email Tyler Miller.