GO INTO ALL THE WORLD AND PREACH THE GOOD NEWS TO ALL CREATION. | MARK 16:15

 

 

Everyone Has A Role in Outreach

Outreach isn’t just for missionaries or for church staff members. It’s everyone’s job to follow Jesus to the ends of the earth by making disciples. Maybe your health or stage of life won’t allow you to go on a trip- then pray for a team or help through financial support. Maybe you have the time to go, but you’re not sure you can afford the cost-  then sign up below and pray that someone at Faith Lutheran Church will help send you. Everyone can join God’s mission!

Local 

Connect people to Jesus and create a gospel-centered community of Faith Lutheran Church.

National 

Connect people to Jesus and create a gospel-centered community of our partners within the USA.

International 

Connect people to Jesus and create a gospel-centered community with our partners in other countries.

 

Our Key Focus Areas

Jesus had a heart for people; He met the physical need before addressing the eternal. As we reflect on the needs of communities around the world, we see that several are caught in cycles preventing them from hearing the Gospel. Their physical, immediate needs consist of clean water, food, and the ability to provide for their family. In meeting the most basic needs of those we serve, we earn the right to share God’s love. By educating locals, teaching hygiene, providing access to clean water, establishing sustainable businesses, and creating jobs, we become a community of transformation.

 

 

Outreach Partnerships

 

Sox Place

Locally we work with Sox Place, a shelter in Denver serving street youth and young adults. Many have been abandoned by parents/guardians, some are victims of the foster care system, while most have been tossed aside by society. Several suffer from addictions to drugs, alcohol, and trauma from violence and sex trafficking. Sox Place provides a safe space filled with those working to spread God’s redeeming power.

 

Faith Lutheran supports Sox Place with financial donations, and supplies (socks, hygiene products, winter coats, jeans, etc.) We are currently serving hot meals twice a month on the first and third Tuesday of the month. If you want to get involved, please email us at office@faithcrco.org.

 

Help & Hope Center

The Douglas/Elbert Task Force Help & Hope Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit human service organization dedicated to providing assistance to people in Douglas and Elbert counties who are in serious economic need, at risk of homelessness, or in a similar crisis. They address immediate needs by consistently providing food and other necessities for homeless, low income and the working poor in our community.  

 

Catholic Charities of Central Colorado

Catholic Charities of Central Colorado Castle Rock Office offers services to help individuals and families move toward self-sufficiency, including ESL classes, counseling, family immigration services and a variety of outreach programs. Catholic Charities is also a member of the Douglas County Community of Care Network, a network of agencies working together to address poverty and homelessness in Douglas County, and the Douglas County Cares program, a multi-agency collaborative that provides opportunities for vulnerable residents in Douglas County.  The office primarily serves Douglas, Park, and Elbert counties.

 

Restore Innocence 

They exist to aid victims of human trafficking in the rescue, restoration and reintegration process by providing for physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Restore Innocence was founded as a faith-based 501c3 in 2010 by Jason and Michelle Korth out of a desire to see young women in the United States provided with holistic aftercare in the wake of trafficking. From the outset they formed invaluable and trusted relationships with law enforcement and gleaned from their experiences, which helped them to define the most pressing needs for survivors. To learn more about what they do and how you can get involved please visit their website https://www.restoreinnocence.org/

 

Love2Hope

Their mission is to advocate against human trafficking. They work with audiences across America to understand human trafficking and their role in fighting it. They also serve people and share the good news about Jesus. To learn more about who they are and how to get involved visit their website https://love2hope.com/.

 

Ethiopia – Tarkanfi Sustainable Development

Our congregation has partnered with a Humanitarian Organization in Ethiopia, Tarkanfi Sustainable Development (TSD), which is an indigenous Ethiopian NGO founded in 2011 to improve the quality of life of marginalized rural and urban communities in Ethiopia. The organization focuses on women empowerment, enhancing girl’s education, clean water, income generation, environmental protection, child sponsorship, and public health.

 

 

 

 

Faith Lutheran has partnered with TSD to fund a water well in the town of Dode, Ethiopia.  We have worked with TSD to provide women with beehives, and with chickens, coop, and feed to start their own businesses.  We have donated microscopes, periodic tables, and other supplies to the school under TSD.  Our ongoing partnership is dedicated to sponsoring girls to have an opportunity for an education.

 

Our church is currently sponsoring 10 girls, but there are more girls awaiting sponsorship.  We want more people to get involved in sponsoring girls.  If you are able to sponsor a girl, please email us at office@faithcrco.org.

TeamGeiger 

They enable rural Ugandans to have access to electricity through small-scale and large-scale solar systems. They also drill wells to enable rural Ugandans to have access to improved water sources. They put in water hand pumps and electric pumps that work off solar power. To learn more about who they are or get involved visit their website teamgeiger.com. 

 

Zimbabwe Mission Partnership (ZMP) 

African organization known as HCOC is a mission that exists to feed, pay school fees and provide medical support and other vital services to orphans and vulnerable children. They help to build the infrastructure to provide agricultural capabilities and income-producing enterprises needed to become self-sustaining.  To learn more about this ministry or get involved visit their website zimpartnership.org.

 

Every Nation 

Every Nation is a college-based ministry in London.  London is one of the most multicultural cities in the world and it presents a great opportunity to share the gospel with people of all nations.  Every Nation connects with new students and introduces them to Jesus, helps students grow in their faith and trains students to be leaders in ministry. To learn more about this ministry or get involved visit their website www.everynation.org.

 

Shared Hope International 

Shared Hope International is a Christian organization established to prevent the conditions that foster sex trafficking and to restore and bring justice to victims of sex slavery.  They believe that they can create a world where every survivor is surrounded by trained professionals, an alert community, just law and policy, knowledgeable service providers and appropriate shelter options.  It operates in India, Nepal, Jamaica and the US.  To learn more about this ministry or get involved visit their website sharedhope.org.

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