Sometimes serving doesn’t mean planning out a big project. Sometimes service just means being available; showing up. Go to a place where there might be an opportunity for service–a farmers market, a cooling center, a park. Be available and ask that God show you how to serve.
Ragan Sutterfield is a writer and Episcopal seminarian sojourning from his native Arkansas in Alexandria, Virginia. He is the author of This is My Body: From Obesity to Ironman, My Journey Into the True Meaning of Flesh, Spirit, and Deeper Faith (Convergent/Random House 2015).