Partnering for Economic Empowerment and Renewal. Transforming Lives.

Events

Great Gatherings to Experience and Extend the Kingdom

Upcoming Events

7Ws Gatherings

  • What: Training and encouragement of our Boston-based PEER Servants. We also have a fantastic potluck each gathering, so please bring your favorite entree.
  • When: Periodically on the first Saturday evenings (5-8 pm) of the month throughout the year (with a summer break). Dates in 2019 include: January 5 (Annual Meeting, 9 am to 2 pm), February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4, September 7, October 5, November 2, December 7.
  • Where: Room 205 of Grace Chapel’s Adult Learning Center, 2 Militia Drive, Lexington, MA (except if noted otherwise).
  • Who: Everyone is welcome. Please join us!
  • Cost: None.

Walk for Economic Empowerment

  • What: A fun opportunity to join a global community of people wanting to make a lasting and meaningful difference in the lives of the extremely materially poor. 100% of the funds raised through the crowdfunding and generosity of the walkers will go to one of PEER Servants’ global partners or programs. Our corporate sponsors will make it a great day for the entire family with food and games following the Walk. Click here for the Walk webpage to get all of the Walk info, access to our crowdfunding page, and to support your favorite walker.
  • When: Saturday, June 1, 9:30 am to 2:00 pm.
  • Where: The Gazebo on the Wakefield Town Green (adjacent to Lake Quannapowitt), 1 Church Street, Wakefield, MA.
  • Who: Everyone is welcome. Please join us!
  • Cost: None, and walkers who raise/donate $200+ will get a free Walk T-Shirt.

Lydia Awards Celebration

  • What: An evening to celebrate the transformation in the lives of the inspiring micro-entrepreneurs served by our global partners. Come hear the stories of our three Lydia Award finalists who, like Lydia of Acts 16, are using their businesses to bless their communities. Then determine who you will vote for as your favorite and celebrate the announcement of the 2019 Lydia Award recipient. Enjoy the cuisine from the three finalists’ countries in what many consider their favorite PEER Servants event of the year! (Check back in July to vote online for your favorite Lydia Award finalist.)
  • When: Saturday, August 3, 6:00 to 8:00 pm.
  • Where: Room 205 of Grace Chapel’s Adult Learning Center, 2 Militia Drive, Lexington, MA.
  • Who: Everyone is welcome. Please join us!
  • Cost: None.

Fall Fundraising Banquet

  • What: Our biggest celebration event of the year as we gather to invest in enabling the last to become first, thereby further extending the kingdom of heaven to earth. Sponsor a table or join some friends at theirs to invest in special projects and global partners that are on the front line of empowering the extremely materially poor. Enjoy a delicious meal and great fellowship with a community that is committed to making a difference.
  • When: Saturday, October 26, 5:30 to 8:00 pm.
  • Where: TBD.
  • Who: Everyone is welcome. Please join us!
  • Cost: $250/table (of eight), $130/half-table (of four), or $35/ticket. Check back in September for ticket sales.

Additional Details on Upcoming Events

Join Us for Our March 16 Concert

Do you love live music, inspiring stories, and desserts from virtually every corner of the planet? Come join us for our 2019 Concert for Economic Empowerment. It’s a great opportunity for you to discover how you can use the skills and experiences God has given you to extend His kingdom...
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The Banquet Offering Surpassed $100,000!

Thank you to everyone who gave or pledged to our 2018 Banquet Offering – the total has surpassed $100,000! This is going to make a HUGE difference in the lives of the materially poor as it provides more funds for revolving loan capital, education of children and refugees, empowering young people...
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Our Fall Fundraising Banquet is October 28

We’d love to have you join us for our 2018 Fall Fundraising Banquet on Sunday, October 28, 5:00-7:30 pm at Lexington Christian Academy. It will be a fun evening of great food and fellowship, global music, and inspiring stories of micro-entrepreneurs, students, and young people from around the world. Our goal...
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A Record-Setting Walk for Economic Empowerment!

The final donations are in for our 2018 Walk for Economic Empowerment and a whopping $87,555 was raised – 100% of which will go to programs empowering inspiring micro-entrepreneurs, hard-working students, and kingdom-minded young people. Thank you to all of you who walked and reached out with your crowdfunding and/or...
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Congratulations to our 2018 Lydia Award Winner!

Congratulations to our 2018 Lydia Award winner, Minda Esparraguerra, along with our Filipino microfinance partner that serves her, The Center for Community Transformation (CCT), and our volunteer team that serves CCT, Team Philippines! Minda’s dream of starting her own ice cream business has grown and prospered, starting with her first...
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