Outreach Programs


Unchained Youth

Seeks to draw young people into the supportive experience of a loving, accepting group seeking to understand what it means to emulate and follow Jesus while giving back to their communities.

Leader: Amanda Kercher                            Director: Hannah Kercher

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Thursdays: ages 12-15  (Middle/High School)                                                                (older teens may come to be a role model and help leaders)        After School Program: 3:30pm-5pm                                                  Unchained Youth Discussion: 5pm-7pm     

Fridays: Ages 16+ (High School/College)                                                               After School Program: 3:30pm-5pm                                                  Unchained Youth Discussion: 5pm-7pm                                                                 Bible Study: 7pm-9pm 

After-School Program

After-School Program is for School aged kids to receive homework help Thursday and Friday 3:30 – 5 pm. At the After-School program they will receive mentorship, a snack, homework help and life skills training (help with job search, writing resume and cover letter, banking, and budgeting etc.).



Through the Adopt-a-Block program, SSDC volunteers and partner churches deliver hundreds of lunches and bags of groceries every week to families in need. SSDC outreach teams also identify practical and spiritual needs as they interact with youth and families served and offer assistance in these areas.


Metro Kidz

Metro-Kidz is a children’s after school Bible club, offering games, stories, activities, and mentorship to young children. Each week, SSDC interacts with hundreds of at-risk, elementary-age children in Auburn through their Metro-Kidz program.

Family Food

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Through our Family Food program, families in need of extra food assistance can apply to receive groceries every month. Call our office at 253-235-3731 for more details.

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