Our experience is that the Holy Spirit moves in people when they are in a safe and welcoming environment. When people feel physically unclean it's challenging to feel clean mentally and accept the promise of Jesus to forgive sins and live at peace.
Thank you for partnering with us to expand the kingdom of God especially in a neighborhood of "crime and grime." God has not forgotten this blighted area of Kansas City and plants ideas into us in this unlikely location and with unlikely people to bring peace and love everywhere in God's world.
Worship and Holy communion Saturday and Sundays followed by a Meal. Average Attendance: 60
"Do Drop In" Wednesday Mornings for Breakfast, Lunch, Fellowship, Prayer, Pastoral Care, and Devotions. Average Attendance: 15
Successful Fund Raising to Keep the Church Open in 2018 with a Budget of $73,000/Year.
Successful Recruitment of Volunteers within and Outside the Neighborhood
Neighborhood Volunteers Fill in as Janitors, as We Cannot Afford Janitorial Services
Neighborhood Volunteers Helped the Pastor Prepare over 12,000 Meals Last Year ... the Pastor has the Kansas City Food Manager Credentials
Suburban Congregations Prepare Half the Saturday Lunches
Host Holiday Meals: Thanksgiving,
Christmas, Easter, Valentine's Day
Most Sundays People from the Congregation Sing Solos as We Cannot Afford a Musician
Provide Worship Space
for a Congolese Congregation
Raised Funds to Send 25 Congolese Children to a week at Hollis Day Camp
Host Mission Groups
Sixteen Days During Summer
Provide Space and the Pastor for Neighborhood Funerals
and Memorial Services
Bible School Sixteen Days in the Summer
Established a Small Garden Space
Provided Simple but Clean Facilities Where Needy People Took More than 1,500 Showers
Did Almost 800 Loads of Laundry for the Needy — an Average of more than 30 Loads Each Week
Distributed Over 15,000 Articles of Free Clothing – About 300 Items Each Week
With very little, you can help very many.