Christmas Drive-thru Event

Bring the Light and serve your city DURHAM at Christmas with CEF, and one of its ministry partners, the Durham Rescue Mission. CEF is seeking volunteers to help them on December 23rd during a “Drive-Thru Christmas” event. CEF will be giving Christian / Gospel-centered books, activity booklets, and materials to each child that drives or walks through with their family at this event. Volunteers are needed to help distribute items and/or prayer walk between 10am-2pm. Sign Up for 1-2 hours.

Past 2020 Events

The following are past events during 2020 in which CEF Durham organized and offered, or through collaboration, CEF participated and ministered to children alongside its friends and ministry partners.

January-June     Teen Tennis Academies, Good News Clubs held in local communities and schools, character education workshops being held at local middle schools and communities COMPLETED until COVID-19 April

April 14     Global 4/14 Day: Pray for children locally and around the world was held online

May 4-8     CEF International Conference at Ridgecrest Conference Center was CANCELLED due to COVID-19 restrictions

May 7     National Day of Prayer: Durham and other city locations ALTERNATE METHODS & VENUES were offered via Zoom online and neighborhood prayer walking

June 15-July 23     Koortbojian Foundation Summer Reading Camp for city kids grades 3-6 M-F each week 8:00 am – 2:00 pm was held at the Durham Nativity School (literacy, Bible via 5-Day Clubs, etiquette classes, snacks, game times, art, and character education were offered)

June 15-July 16     Camps for City Kids were to be held M-Th afternoons 1:00-4:00 pm with each of the 5 receptive weeks dedicated to a different sport: Tennis, Basketball, Soccer, Futsal, Fitness, Blacktop/Field Games but CANCELLED due to COVID-19 restrictions

September-December     All Good News Clubs will be held online via interactive platforms and/or using CEF COVID-response resources for kids and community engagement events practicing current COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines.

2019 Select Event History

February-May      CEF conferences and workshops (speaking and leading re. City Kids) in North Carolina, Colorado, North Dakota, Wisconsin, and other western states

May 25     Community Worship Event 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at Long Meadow Park Durham

June 1      Church-wide Kingdom Celebration in Music 2:00-7:00 pm at Durham Central Park

June-July      5-Day Clubs in various locations in the Durham area until 8:00 pm M-F

June 17-July 26     Koortbojian Foundation Summer Reading Camp for city kids grades 3-6 M-F each week 8:00 am – 4:00 pm and to be held at Durham Nativity School and the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs Downtown Durham (literacy, Bible, and etiquette classes, sports, games, as well as discussion sessions around race and other social concerns)

August    Back-to-School events in neighborhoods and with other ministries

September-November     Teen Tennis Academies, Good News Clubs started, and character education workshops held

December     Birthday Parties for Jesus and Christmas clubs