Share the love and hope of Jesus Christ with people affected by HIV
and AIDS by offering prayer support, notes of encouragement, special
projects, phone contacts, visits and deliveries, and/or serving once a
month at After Dark Outreach Center.
Biblical approach using small groups to bring about life changes and
healing. Worship leaders, snack providers, children’s leaders for
Celebrating Kids, small group facilitators, including DivorceCare and
Veterans, are ways you can serve.
Once a week men travel to Ozark Correctional Center in Fordland, MO to lead the inmates in the Celebrate Recovery Ministry.
Bring hope and encouragement to the grieving by co-leading a 13 week study on grief recovery. Training provided.
Equip people to learn, apply, and teach God’s financial principles through a 9 week study.
There are many ways to serve, including, but not limited to,
visiting, reading, writing letters, and even planning birthday parties.
Please prayerfully consider this wonderful ministry.
Food preparation, housekeeping, transportation, medical and security
are all needed when Ridgecrest is called upon to be a disaster shelter
or during a pandemic. Join a team to work a shift and show God’s love in
a critical time.
Qualified interpreters are needed for worship services to translate songs and the spoken Word.
Assistants help people learn to conduct a job search, build an effective resume, and polish their interview skills.
Opportunities include: teaching, decorating, working events and administrative duties.
Top Stitchers: Ladies who bless those in need through sewing.
Newborns in Need, blankets for the homeless, clothing for kids in Africa
and more. Non-sewers are needed to cut patterns, press garments, donate
fabric or trimming.
Share a cup of coffee and build a relationship with a homeless person
who is coming into The Gathering Tree on Sundays from 11 am - 1 pm. On a
rotational basis help provide breakfast snack items and/or serve coffee
to the homeless in downtown Springfield.
Reading Mentor: Help a child
improve his/her reading skills by being a reading mentor for 30 minutes
once a week during school hours. Training is available via DVD.
Jeffries’ Cents of Pride Store: Help children learn and practice life skills. Children will earn school
bucks to buy items in the store. You can serve by donating items for
the store or you can help run the store.
Enjoy meeting people from different countries while teaching English
as their second language to adults. Shuttle drivers are also needed to
transport students to and from MSU campus on a rotational basis.