Our Community Outreach & Mission Ministry strives to make disciples of Jesus Christ through Selfless Service in our community, nation, and the world.
More slaves today than any point in history. Fighting modern day sex slavery through education & partnership with Justice Ministries.
Supporting students, families & teachers through our partnership with Pinewood Elementary.
Supporting the quest to end homelessness in Charlotte and provide food for the hungry locally & globally.
Supporting new cutting edge revolutionary mission churches, such as New Story Church in Winston-Salem and Haywood Street Church in Asheville, and support our Missionaries and the Methodist Church in Ecuador.
Our mission related opportunities:
Participation in an event or service for a supported non-profit organization.
Monetary donations or the purchase of needed goods or supplies for a supported non-profit organization.
Training and presentations to learn more about the need and/or the organization; for example, Human Trafficking and Justice Ministries.
The Hard Truth
There are more slaves today than any point in history, around 27-30 million people.
The fastest growing criminal industry in the world with $32 Billion a year in revenue.
The average age of victims is 13 years old
Charlotte ranks 8th in the nation for the trafficking of minors
NC ranks in the top 10 for Human Trafficking nationally
Committed to combating sex trafficking & exploitation Focusing on Reach Out, Rescue, Rehabilitation and Rise Up.
With a focus on prevention, opportunities are mostly financial, some training/awareness classes and limited hands-on needs. Justice Ministries calls on our church as needs arise, such as providing gifts for newborn babies or household items for the new Justice Ministries’ safe house.
Support teachers in helping students reach their potential by being a Reading or Math Buddy or Classroom Help. Demonstrate appreciation for teachers with school supplies, gift cards, snacks for teacher meetings or classroom events. Support the Media Center in re-shelving books and helping with the Fall and Spring Book Fair. Share your talents by leading an activity at their Genius Hour club night, two Thursday evenings a month (6PM-7PM) for six weeks in the fall and in the winter/spring.Connect about Pinewood Elementary
Each week 10-20 backpacks are filled with food to provide 2 lunches, 2-3 breakfasts, and snacks for children in need of food over the weekend. Volunteers may purchase food, pack backpacks, deliver backpacks to Pinewood. Financial Donations always welcome.Connect about Backpack Ministry
There are more slaves today than any point in history. Join our team and fight modern day sex slavery through education & partnership with Justice Ministries. We are committed to combating sex trafficking & exploitation. Focusing on prevention, opportunities are mostly financial, some training/awareness classes and limited hands-on needs. Justice Ministries calls on our church as needs arise, such as providing gifts for newborn babies or household items for the new Justice Ministries’ safe house.Connect about Justice Ministries
At the Urban Ministry Center, soup and sandwiches are prepared and served to approximately 250 guests. We provide these meals the first Monday of every month. At the Men's Shelter, dinner is prepared and served for approximately 350-400 men for the Uptown Men’s Shelter locations. We provide these meals the third Monday of every month. Sign-up individually or as a group.Connect about Hunger & Homelessness
Each year our church collects a special Christmas Eve offering with 100% given to two organizations selected to receive this offering. Gifts have gone to Urban Ministry, Justice Ministry, Pinewood Freedom School, Haywood Street Church in Asheville, and New Story Church in Winston-Salem. Our Christmas Eve service offerings have exceeded $70,000 and we are excited to continue to pour into and uplift our Charlotte community again this year.Connect about Christmas Eve Offering
Stop Hunger Now gets food and life-saving aid to the world’s most vulnerable people, and works to end global hunger; they have provided over 225 million meals in 74 countries. Our church holds meal –packing events periodically to provide 15,000+ meals to feed the hungry which includes all ages, children, adults and senior adults.Connect about Stop Hunger Now