We believe that compelling relationships with others should extend past the door of our church. And even past the Madison County border. We partner with local and international organizations to meet needs and to share the gospel.
Join us for Serve Day this October 13! Fellowship will be tackling four major projects for our community this year, and we could really use your help! We are hoping to have 200 volunteers participate. We hope you’ll join the fun and bring a friend as we flesh out what “me for you” looks like in our community! Join us on October 13 at 8 am at the Ministry Center for a time of prayer before we send everyone to their volunteer assignments!
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2018 Serve Day Projects:
Haiti Meal Pack: Help us pack 20,000 meals for Haiti! Partner with Fellowship and Food Aid International, Inc. to work together to package, weigh, seal, and box up meals to feed the hungry in Haiti. Volunteers are also needed for load in and clean up. We are asking for volunteers for two shifts: 9am-11am and 11:30am-1:30 pm. We need 60 people per shift, and families with children are welcome!
Habitat for Humanity Landscape Project: Fellowship will be working with other organizations on updating landscaping at 6 homes in East Jackson. Work will be complete by noon. We need 40 volunteers for this project.
Bemis Area Painting Project (South Campus focus): The City of Jackson has asked us to help out an elderly couple who are in desperate need of exterior painting. It is a small house that can easily be scraped and painted in a single morning. We need 16 volunteers for this project!
Jackson Madison County School Project: We are working with the central office to determine which school is in most need of our help. This work will primarily focus on landscaping and interior painting. We need 40 volunteers for this project.
Area Relief Ministries partners with churches to serve those in need while protecting their deserved dignity. It is a pleasure for Fellowship to serve with them. Whether Room in the Inn, the Hub Club after school program, or the Utility Assistance Program, join us in supporting them. To learn more about Area Relief Ministries, visit their website: areareliefministries.org.
RIFA is a Christian nonprofit organization that feeds, clothes and trains people in need by combining life-changing resources from area churches, businesses and individuals to demonstrate Christ’s love to all who come through their door. Fellowship partners with their many ministries, including their Soup Kitchen, Snack Backpack ministry, and many more. To learn more about RIFA, visit their website: rifajackson.org.
Fellowship is proud to support Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Since 1954, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes has been challenging coaches and athletes on the professional, college, high school, junior high and youth levels to use the powerful medium of athletics to impact the world for Jesus Christ. FCA focuses on serving local communities by equipping, empowering and encouraging people to make a difference for Christ. To learn more about FCA, visit their website: fca.org.
Young Life doesn’t start with a program. It starts with adults concerned enough about kids to go to them, on their turf and in their culture, building bridges of authentic friendship. These relationships don’t happen overnight — they take time, patience, trust and consistency. Young Life is active in various high schools and middle schools in the area and Fellowship is excited to partner with such a caring ministry. To learn more about Young Life, visit their website: jackson.younglife.org.
Fellowship gives to The Dream Center, a beacon of hope to all families and individuals who have a strong desire to change their way of life by implementing Biblical principles so that the cycle of chronic homelessness shall be broken. They house families and individuals who have experienced crisis and assist them in finding gainful employment with local established companies, financial recovery classes, and much more. To learn more about the Dream Center, visit their website: dreamcenterjackson.com.
Fellowship supports Youth Town of Tennessee, a Christ-centered residential treatment facility for boys ages 12 to 18. With more than 50 years of experience counseling young men battling addiction and behavioral problems, Youth Town has become a place of hope for families in need. To learn more about Youth Town, visit their website: youthtown.net.
Habitat for Humanity believes that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. We here at Fellowship have partnered with Habitat for Humanity in Jackson; we build and repair houses all over the community and have taken the lead in framing 23 houses. Habitat’s partner families purchase these houses through no-profit, no-interest mortgage loans or innovative financing methods. Your work, combined with the work of fellow believers, can help eliminate sub-standard housing in our community. To learn how to participate, email Randy Pierson at firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more about the local Jackson affiliate for Habitat for Humanity, visit their website: jacksonhabitat.com.
Fellowship supports Birth Choice, a safe, pro-life place where women can feel free to ask questions and objectively weigh their options, free-of-charge and with confidentiality. The compassionate staff offers understanding, judgment-free consultation and takes the time to listen and understand each individual situation. To learn more about Birth Choice, visit their website: yourprivatechoice.com.
Child Evangelism Fellowship is the world’s largest evangelistic outreach to children. Last year, CEF reached over 14 million children in over 183 countries! With their unique ministries, training, and materials, Fellowship is proud to support them as they carry out the Great Commission. To learn more about CEF, visit their website: cefonline.com.
ARISE2Read Jackson, a church/school partnership program for Jackson-Madison County schools, is recruiting volunteers for Team Read. Invest one hour a week to help a 2nd grader learn the foundational words of reading. No tutoring experience is necessary; a 45-minute training session is required. Team Read is an impactful program. Last year, with the help of 525 volunteers, students increased sight word recognition 103 percent. However, more significantly, students who were coached twice a week increased 291 percent! Our church is supporting this ministry, and we need you. To learn more or to volunteer, contact Tiffany Howard at email@example.com.
Fellowship sponsors thirty-three children in two partner orphanages and one family home in Haiti. You can read about our partner orphanages at www.fontanashopeforhaiti.org and www.povertyresolutions.org. Sponsorship provides each child with a Christ-centered education, food, shelter, clothing, and basic care. Sponsorships are $35 per month, a one-year commitment, and renew every October.
Several times a year, mission teams go to Haiti to serve the kids in the orphanages and the people in the village of Williamson. In the past, the teams have built a church, a dorm room, a brick privacy wall, painted homes, planted trees, and many other projects. Randy Pierson and Melissa Workman coordinate the teams and efforts for our Haiti mission.
Our mission teams stay at and serve through Mission of Hope Haiti. Through partnering churches, Mission of Hope Haiti strives to bring the hope of Jesus to every man, woman, and child in Haiti. To read more about Mission of Hope Haiti, visit their website www.mohhaiti.org.
Mission to Missionaries (MTM) exists to serve missionaries who are home on furlough and provide them with some rest.
For more information please visit www.missiontm.org.
Fellowship has connections with missionaries across the globe, and we are proud to support missionaries in Haiti, Italy, and East Asia.