All Nations Community Church/Friends of Internationals
All Nations is a satellite ministry/church of Liberty Church in Pensacola, Florida. All Nations is Christ-centered, a family of nations worshipping and serving Jesus. They do a lot of pastoring and mentoring of young married couples and students. Under All Nations, there is Refuge Outreach Ministry and Friends of Internationals, an international outreach for international students at the University of South Alabama. It is directed by David & Anna Chavali, former students. They have welcome dinners, activities and outreach for the students. There are over 1200 international students at this university from Saudi Arabia, India, China, Japan, and all over Europe and Africa. Many do not know Christ. Their goal are to making loving relationshis, witnessing by word and action as to who Christ is.Tim and Melanie Little, P.O. Box 628222, Orlando, FL 32862 http://www.ccci.org e-mail - Tim.email@example.com 970-364-4025. Campus Crusade for Christ International is an interdenominational ministry
Campus Crusade for Christ International
Tim and Melanie Little, P.O. Box 628222, Orlando, FL 32862 http://www.ccci.org e-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org 970-364-4025. Campus Crusade for Christ International is an interdenominational ministry committed to helping take the Gospel of Jesus Christ to all nations. They cooperate with millions of Christians from churches of many denominations and hundreds of other Christian organizations around the world to help Christians grow in their faith and share the Gospel message with their fellow countrymen.
Melanie and Tim have served with Campus Crusade since 1989, the year they got married. They enjoy being on the front lines of ministry around the world. They have served with the Europe team, and in April 2007, they began serving the Asia team. After a reorganization in 2009, they began working with the East Asia Orient team. East Asia Orient is one of the 14 regions that CCC has divided the world into. East Asia Orient (EAO) includes 7 countries, North and South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Mongolia, and Pakistan. As the sole representatives for EAO, they focus their attention on developing financial resources to supply God’s work through Campus Crusade for Christ in Asia. The major thrusts they are workin on is campus ministry expansion, church planting, and leadership development. They are also working to help each country develop indigenous funding both for in country ministry and to give outside their country. Although the headquarter of Campus Crusade is in Orlando, the Littles, who have six children, live at 25 County Rd. 4435, Grand Lake, CO 80447.
Campus Crusade, Family Life Ministries
Jim & Sharon Timmer, P.O. Box 628222, Orlando, FL 32862. email@example.com 501-258-1041. Family Life is a subsidiary of Campus Crusade. The purpose of Family Life is to have every home be a godly home. They present marriage conferences all across the United States and in 100 countries around the world. They have a daily radio broadcast called Family Life Today and a website where resources can be purchased at www.familylife.com. They have a ministry called Hope for Orphans where they help prospective adoptive parents. It has trained more than 1000 staff and associates who have launched ministries across five continents, and it is a partner with the worldwide staff of Campus Crusade of Christ to build family ministries that are culturally relevant, but remain biblically sound. Jim Timmer works in the video department at Family Life. His position requires him to travel extensively. Sharon does Radio Broadcast Transcribing, works one day a week in the Donor Department, and homeschools her son Tommy. They also have a daughter Candace. They live at 6 High Trail Drive, Maumelle, AR 72113.
Chosen People Ministries
Richard and Julie Freeman, 1015 Old Boynton Rd., Boynton Beach, FL 33426 561-737-1431 www.chosenpeople.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Chosen People Ministries exists to evangelize and disciple Jewish people and help others do the same. They emphasize evangelism, discipleship, and equipping the saints to participate. Richard is the Vice President and Director of Church Ministries and Conferences for Chosen People Ministries. The Freemans work in southeast Florida, the second largest Jewish population in the United States. The Messianic congregation they are involved in has seen new people attend and both Jewish and non-Jewish believers saved, discipled, and growing in their faith. They also have a conference ministry and Impact Israel trip ministry. Rich travels weekly to churches throughout the United States. A Messianic Center was purchased in April, 2007 on two acres in Boynton Beach. They started with administrative offices and then will expand over the next few years. Rich is involved in fundraising one million dollars for the expansion.
Church Resource Ministries
The goal of CRM is to empower leaders for the church around the world. The U.S. Ministries has 10 teams scattered throughout North America that ministers to pastors, church planters, and leaders representing dozens of denominations and thousands of churches. The International Division has staff who live and minister in 27 nations, developing leaders for the church on every continent.
We support the Dallanegras. Todd and Evie recently returned from serving CRM in Sergy, France. They have now moved stateside. They have three children – Matthew, Kyrsten, and David.
Crossroad Bible Institute
P.O. Box 900, Grand Rapids, MI 49509 http://www.cbi.fm E-mail: email@example.com 616-530-1300 CBI equips the church to disciple people in prison with the Word of God, free of charge, wherever they are incarcerated. It is a personal in-depth and long term program that is designed to help incarcerated persons grow dramatically in a life transforming relationship with Jesus Christ, preparing them for and assisting them in successful re-entry upon release. In addition to serving prisoners in the U.S., they have 5 international distribution centers – in Canada, Australia, Colombia, Nicaragua, and New Zealand. The Nicaraguan distribution center is being run by Emerson and Martina Wilson, who are global mission partners of FPC.
301 1st Avenue South, Lake Worth, FL 33460 5 61-233-9009 Our contact is Viviane Fils-Aime. http://www.crosministries.org E-mail – firstname.lastname@example.org Founded in 1977, the mission of Christians Reaching Out to Society (C.R.O.S. Ministries) is to enable people of all faiths to identify unmet needs in the community and collaborate with community groups in creating solutions to meet those needs. The programs of C.R.O.S. include four food pantries, a hot meal program, evening and weekend meals, providing an after school snack for 200 children daily, three all day summer camps, two residential camps and gleaning. They serve people in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast.
Dunklin Memorial Camp
3342 S.W. Hosannah Ln., Okeechobee, FL 34974. e-mail: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org 772-597-2841 www.dunklin.org
Dunklin Memorial Camp started in 1962 and is a Christian training center dedicated to the spiritual regeneration of male alcoholics, drug addicts, and their families. They also equip recovered addicts by providing educational opportunities to train and help them to receive the accreditation needed to qualify as certified addiction counselors. In January, 2007, the camp opened a Refuge Ranch for women. In 2006 a ministry was started called Gethsemane Ranch, a ministry to kids teaching them how to ride horses and having rodeos for kids at the rodeo arena. The leaders of the camp also serve communion to inmates in Okeechobee and Martin County jails on Christmas eve.
About 60% of the Dunklin Camp budget of $5 million is supported by their cattle, citrus groves, and lumber yard. The rest comes from donations from companies and businesses. In addition to the industries, they have classrooms, a seminary, medical center, print shop, computer operations, butcher and bakery operations, and a medical clinic, all located at the camp.
Feeding South Florida (formerly called Daily Bread Food Bank)
Headquarters: 2501 SW 32 Terrace, Pembroke Park, FL 32023 954-518-1839 . Palm Beach distribution center: 426 Claremont Drive, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 561-659-5070. www.feedingsouthflorida.org email: email@example.com Feeding South Florida empowers other South Florida not for profit organizations to feed needy people and improve their lives. They do this by providing food and other grocery products and by educating and engaging our community to fight hunger and poverty. It is the largest food bank in Florida and is an affiliate of America’s Second Harvest.
First Care Family Resources, Inc.
Sharon Brewer, P.O. Box 15198, West Palm Beach, FL 33416 www.first-care.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 561-688-2163 First Care began in 1982. First Care has six pregnancy resource centers in Belle Glade, Boca Raton, Lantana, Tequesta, and two in West Palm Beach, providing confidential and free services including free pregnancy tests with immediate results, education about pregnancy, abortion, fetal development, parenting, adoption, sexually transmitted diseases, post abortion support and peer counseling, Life Enrichment and Parenting Classes (LEAPP), maternity and baby items, community referrals, and a 24 hour option line – 1-800-395-HELP. Their mission is to uphold the sanctity of human life by providing practical assistance, education, and loving encouragement to women, men and youth concerning abstinence, pregnancy, and post-abortion issues, while sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ in word and deed.
Gathering/USA of Palm Beach County
Bob Schuemann, 717 Prosperity Farms Rd., North Palm Beach, FL 33408 www.gatheringpb.com E-mail: email@example.com. 561-622-4913
In 1989 a group of men met to consider developing an affiliate of The Gathering/USA in Palm Beach County. They decided there was a need to develop a ministry to men, and in the fall of 1989 the first event was held – an Outreach Breakfast with Pat Williams attended by 300 men. The ministry continued to grow so that by 1997 Bob Schuemann became the full time director. The Gathering/USA is an appealing and effective way to reach men for Christ by mobilizing Christian men to invite their friends to a non-threatening outreach event in a secular setting. They hold discipleship training classes, evangelism training events, including Men’s outreach breakfasts and weekly luncheons, leadership training, and life coaching.
Bob and his wife Margaret are parents of five children.
The President of the local Gideon camp is Dr. Ron Warncke, a member of First Pres. www.gideons.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 561-707-2244. The Gideons International serves as an extended missionary arm of the church. Their sole purpose is to win men, women, boys, and girls to a saving knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ through association for service, personal testimony, and distributing the Bible in the human traffic lanes and streams of everyday life.
Great Commission Ministries
Brandon & Stacy Shore, 5519 NW 166th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32653 www.gcmweb.org and GatorChristianLife.com E-mail: email@example.com 352-222-4486. The mission statement of Great Commission Ministries is “bringing college students to Jesus Christ and preparing them for a lifetime of service.” The Shores work through the Great Commission Ministry on the University of Florida in Gainesville campus, ministering to students and couples. They provide a church on campus that is tailored to the needs and desires of college aged students. This requires giving sermons, getting students to serve, leading small groups, discipling, sharing the gospel on campus, and various administrative duties. They also homeschool their young daughter, Ella. Their son, Miles, was born on 8/25/07. They live at 379 Maguire Village #6, Gainesville, FL 32603
Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County
6758 N. Military Trail, Ste #301, West Palm Beach, FL 33407 www.habitatpbc.org 561-253-2080. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County, founded in 1986, is a non-profit corporation whose mission is to build homes for low-income people who qualify for the program. Through volunteer labor, management expertise, and tax-deductible donations of money and materials, Habitat builds homes with the help of the homeowner, who agrees to put in 500 hours of sweat equity helping to build their home and others. Homes are funded by donations from individuals, corporations, and foundations. The Board of Directors, made up of community volunteers, contribute time and talents, select families, and raise funds.
Habitat has built approximately 60 homes locally and currently has six homes under construction, mostly in the Westgate area. They also operate the Habitat for Humanity Thrift Store. If you would like to volunteer in any way, call Bernadette, Volunteer Coordinator, at 561-433-3351.
Hannah’s Home of South Florida
Hannah’s Home of South Florida provides a safe and loving environment for single pregnant young women, where they can develop life skills and continue their education in a Christian atmosphere.
ITEC- Indigenous People’s Technology and Education Center
Steve Saint, President; Doug Leppard, Director of Partnerships. ITEC’s address is 10575 SW 147th Circle,Dunnellon, FL 34432. Phone: (352) 465-4545. www.itecusa.org. Email: email@example.com. The purpose of ITEC is to: 1)Develop, produce and distribute unique tools and training systems for frontier areas. 2) Train and equip indigenous God-followers to care for the physical and spiritual needs of their people, and 3) Build bridges of understanding and partnership between Christian churches in developed nations and those in frontier areas.
The founder, Steve Saint ,was born and raised in Ecuador where his parents were missionaries. His father, Nate Saint, was the “Jungle Pilot” who was one of five young men killed in 1956 by the Waodani Indians (known as Aucas) whom they were trying to reach with the gospel. Steve founded and currently leads the ministry I-TEC (Indigenous People’s Technology and Education Center) with the vision of finding better ways of doing missions and giving indigenous God-followers the tools they need to fulfill their role in the Great Commission. Steve has authored three inspiring books: The Great Omission, End of the Spear and Walking His Trail.
www.kairosprisonministry.org Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact’s address: 12612 Woodmill Drive, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418 561-624-0260.
Kairos is a prison ministry started in 1979 that is active in over 260 prisons. Since December, 2001, more than 150,000 incarcerated men and women have been introduced to the Christian community of Kairos, and the current rate of introduction exceeds 20,000 per year. Kairos programs have been presented by dedicated Christians who, over the past 25 years, have filled more than 145,000 volunteer positions. The current volunteer force numbers approximately 23,000. Once a person commits to serve on a team, he/she has committed to 8 meetings for team preparation, 3 days of the weekend event conducted in the prison, and to a monthly reunion of team and residents each month for 12 months.
Many of the released prisoners that have gone through the Kairos program become Kairos volunteers. Others are active in their own ministries, some pastoring churches, others running re-entry programs, counseling and mentoring ex-offenders.
The Kairos Men’s Ministries support address is P.O. Box 30343, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420. Through their 3-1/2 day weekends, they bring the gospel of Jesus Christ to over 300 men in four area prisons: the Glades, Martin, Okeechobee, and South Bay. They continue to minister to hundreds of men as they return to the prisons each month for fellowship and accountability. Contact is Jim Bennett, 561-797-4619. E-mail: email@example.com.
Matthew 25 Ministries
701 S.W. 9th St., Okeechobee, FL 34974. Address for donations: P.O. Box 5690, Lake Worth, FL 33466 www.matthew25ministries.org . Maggie Witherow lives at 2152 Rostan Lane, Lake Worth, FL 33461. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. 561-432-9072. Founded in 1990 by Dick and Maggie Witherow, Matthew 25 Ministries is a multi-faceted prison ministry. Dick passed away in 2012. The ministry conducts chapel services and participates in evangelistic outreaches in several prisons. It also conducts teaching and support groups for those in recovery from chemical and sexual addictions in a number of jails and prisons. All of their teachings are based on Scripture. The main focus of the ministry is assisting men and women in transition from prison back into their communities. This is accomplished through the transition houses and by networking with other prison aftercare ministries. They are one of just a few ministries that are willing to assist sex offenders that are at low risk to re-offend. They strive to provide a compassionate recovery program for inmates and ex-offenders who are willing to learn how to make viable choices, take responsibility for themselves, and strive to achieve future success. They go to 3 correctional institutes in Okeechobee County – Glades Correctional Institute, Okeechobee Jail, and Okeechobee Correctional Institute, to hold chapel services and lead weekly meetings such as Alcoholics Victorious, sexual purity, and anger management.
The Mordecia Network connects people to resources and experiences that awaken their God-given identities and destinies. Special attention is given to the challenges facing orphaned hearts (Project Destiny), women helping women take their place in God’s Story (Esther Connection), and developing creative, culture-changing resources that engage the world we live in (Kingsgate Creations). Gary and Luci Stanley, who live at 2855 Rock Creek Circle #243, Superior, CO 80027, founded the ministry.
Gary and Luci are academic pioneers with decades of international experience. Gary is a professor, best-selling storyteller, and part of an ongoing team of culture-shaping academics working on five continents. Luci is a musician, missionary, networker, and teacher. She works with women to facilitae healing for orphans and women initiatives locally and internationally.
New Creation Missionary Baptist Church
P.O. Box 530153, Lake Park, FL 33403. The New Creation Missionary Baptist Church is located on 7th and Sapodilla Street. It is an intercity church with Ellis McKenzie as pastor. They are a small church with one service at 11:00 Sunday mornings. Their congregation is made up of many from A.G. Holley Hospital and the homeless. Ellis’ e-mail is email@example.com.
North County Home Delivered Meals, Inc.
www.northcountymeals.org. Lori Vassalotti is the director of this organization. Her email is firstname.lastname@example.org. 561-745-8000. Address: 17 Balfour Road, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418. Their mission is to provide an affordable, balanced meal to the homebound in Northern Palm Beach County. Started in 1981 by various local churches, Home Delivered Meals, Inc. serves the community from Tequesta to Riviera Beach. Jupiter Convalescense Pavilion and Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center prepare the meals. Meals cost $4.00 each and financial aide is available. Over 100 volunteers from a dozen different churches deliver 20,000 meals a year to their needy neighbors. It is a non-profit, volunteer effort.
P.O. Box 440, Pittsford, NY 14534 www.oneby1.org E-mail: email@example.com. 508-687-9097 Jeff Winter is the chairman of the organization. The main precursor to the inception of OneByOne was a national conference sponsored by a PC(USA) church and Presbyterian Renewal Ministries in 1994. The focus of the conference was two-fold: to minister to those struggling with homosexuality, and to teach the Body of Christ how to support and minister to those seeking to come out of homosexuality. A group of PCUSA pastors, elders, and lay people discussed how to meet these needs, and as a result of this meeting, OnebyOne was conceived.
OnebyOne’s mission is to educate and equip the church to minister the transforming grace and power of Jesus Christ to those in conflict with their sexuality by serving as a resource for educational material and to help create and/or support local ministries to those struggling with sexual brokenness, including, but not limited to homosexuality. OneByOne representatives provide seminars and workshops to church leaders and members who want to learn how to minister Christ’s compassion without compromising Christ’s standards.
Open Door/Mentors for Teen Mothers
www.mentorsforteenmothers.org. 561-329-2191. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Deena Cerniglia, a member of First Presbyterian Church, started this organization. The Open Door mentors teen mothers into independence through the love, grace, and accountability of Jesus Christ. They desire to work through the local church in matching each teen mom with a Christian mentor who will invest in bother her life and the life of her child as she receives life skill classes, such as parenting, job skills, healthy relationship practices, and the knowledge of her Creator.
Presbyterians for Renewal
8134 New LaGrange Rd., Suite 227, Louisville, KY 40222 502-425-4630 www.pfrenewal.org E-mail: email@example.com The mission of Presbyterians for Renewal is to mobilize leaders of congregations within the PCUSA to be biblically faithful and missionally minded in their service to Jesus Christ. As a result of many of the actions of the 2008 General Assembly in San Jose, PFR began an in-depth study and proposal for a reshaping of the PCUSA. They hosted regional gatherings speaking to over 3000 Presbyterian leaders and have concrete proposals for the future. PFR has several ministries including Wee Kirk (small membership congregations), Congregational Life & Renewal, Seminiary minisries and Network of Presbyterian Women in Leadership.
R.J. Hendley Christian Community School
The R.J. Hendley Christian Community School, a non-profit inter-denominational Christian School, opened its doors to children as the Greater Bethel Primitive Baptist Church Tutorial Program. In 1993 the school officially became a private school. The success of that tutorial program fanned the desire of Elder R.J. Hendley, Jr. and the congregation of Greater Bethel Primitive Baptist Church to establish a permanent Christian School. The purpose of the school is to educate and train children to the fullest extent by re-establishing Christian principles in the academic process. God is the center source and foundation of learning, regardless of race, color, creed or national origin. The school serves children from pre-K through 8th grade. It is accredited with the Florida Council of Independent Schools and the Florida Kindergarten Council PreKindergarten 4 through 8th grade.
Real Life Children’s Ranch
Scott Fraser, 7777 U.S. 441 S.E., Okeechobee, FL 34974 www.rlcr.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org 863-763-4242. Real Life Children’s Ranch is a therapeutic group foster home working with abused, neglected, and emotionally distraught children in a loving, caring environment. They have four homes with a professional house parent couple in each. The Ranch began in 1957, and has helped the lives of hundreds of children who have had difficult pasts to become productive and useful members of society.
www.therefugeranch.org 772-597-0992. 24240 S.W. Martin Hwy., Okeechobee, FL 34974. The Refuge Ranch, Inc. was birthed out of a 17 year relationship with Dunklin Memorial Church, Inc., which has operated a drug regeneration ministry for adult men since 1962. Fred Beeson, the founder of The Ranch, has been involved with Dunklin since 1989 and has completed both the Servant Leader Training program and the Inner Healing Training program.
In 2001 Fred began to sense a call from the Lord to open a regeneration program for adult women. In 2002 discussions began with the founder of Dunklin and the President of Dunklin as to how this could be accomplished. An initial attempt to open a facility in Tequesta, Florida failed to reach fruition.
In late 2002 God gave Fred a vision of six single family homes near Dunklin that would provide a place for a program for adult women in addiction. In late 2003 God spoke to Fred and Mickey Evans, the founder of Dunklin, and as a result Dunklin gave 120 acres of land to a newly formed 501-C3 public charity called The Refuge Ranch, Inc. Zoning on this land would allow six single family homes to be built.
Through God’s provision from many donors, money was raised to prepare the land and build the first three homes. These homes were completed in October of 2006. The program began January of 2007.
The staff consists of Fred and Melanie Beeson, Jenna Williams and Al and Karen Hendry. Jenna graduated from the Regeneration program, Servant Leadership Training and Staff Training and is currently on staff. Al and Karen Hendry were on staff at Dunklin Memorial Church prior to joining the staff at The Refuge Ranch. The ministry exists to provide a home environment and community for women trapped in chemical addiction and their families so that they can be healed and delivered by the Gospel of Jesus Christ. For this reason the ministry is Christ-centered.
www.restorationministriesinc.org Frances Watson, P.O. Box 2375, Ft. Pierce, FL 34954 772-468-7900 E-mail: email@example.com The purpose of Restoration House is to offer people with life controlling problems (drugs, alcohol, abuse, illiteracy, poverty, etc.) a way out of these problems. They help them find a new way of life and reenter society as productive citizens through drug education, life skills training, employability training, academic and vocational improvement, ensuring a drug-free and self sufficient lifestyle. Restoration House fills a major gap in their community by providing residential and outpatient counseling and treatment for people as they rehabilitate, educate, get a job, and become independent of government assistance. They are taught to develop positive attitudes, such as high self-esteem, trustworthiness, concern for others, and acceptance of responsibility. Restoration House’s women’s residential program is a 12 bed facility located in Fort Pierce and it also operates two 6 bed facilities for men.
Salvation Army of Palm Beach County
Majors Thomas & Stacie McWilliams, Area Commanders, 2100 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33409 561-686-3530 www.salvationarmypalmbeachcounty.org E-mail: Tara_Bennett@uss.salvationarmy.org Tara is the Development & Public Relations Director.
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. Although the Salvation Army is an international organization, each branch, such as the Palm Beach County branch, must generate their own operating money from the local communities to provide the continued support to those in need.
As an example of the work done, from 10/1/08 – 7/31/09, the Salvation Army of Palm Beach County has 1) provided 91,023 meals to hungry families; 2) sheltered 133,760 people who had nowhere else to go; 3)visited 4,191 people in nursing homes and hospitals; 4) sent 2,428 disadvantaged kids to day camp and 65 kids to overnight camp; and 5) distributed 36,684 items to those in need, such as clothing, furniture, comfort kits, nursing home gifts, etc.
P.O. Box 1496, West Palm Beach, FL 33417 www.schoolife.org 561-308-2255 E-mail: LeoAbdella@gmail.com Jack Wells, retired coach and teacher and former Director of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in South Florida, founded SchooLife. Leo Abdella is the president since Jack retired. It is a ministry established to support, encourage, and serve educators and administrators in the public school community. SchooLife coordinates events, luncheons, and school groups using faith-based values and community networking relationships. Because of this ministry, nearly every school in Palm Beach County, and also schools in Broward, Martin, Dade, and Osceola counties currently host regular prayer and encouragement groups for educators and staff.
St. George’s Center
P.O. Box 10584, Riviera Beach, FL 33419 561-844-7713. www.st-georgeschurch.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.St. George’s Center is located in Riviera Beach and provides many services to our needy neighbors. Hot lunches and dinners are served Monday through Friday and bag lunches are provided on Saturdays , serving approximately 1600 meals each week. Dinners are prepared and served by many churches in the area. On the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, First Presbyterian volunteers prepare a hot meal in our kitchen. Other volunteers take the meal to St. George’s, serve, and clean up afterwards.
“Lord, when did we see You hungry and feed You, or thirsty and give You drink?…And the King will answer and say to them, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.’ “ Matt 25:37,40
St. George’s also provides an Out of School/After School program which is funded by the Children’s Services Council of PBC for the neighborhood children. On site services are offered by Florida Rural Legal Services, Social Security Administration, Healthy Mothers/Healthy Babies, Mental Health Department, Veterans’ Administration, and Palm Tran Bus passes. They act as a referral agency for persons with HIV. Many are able to get much needed assistance to put their lives back on track.
Thornwell Home and School For Children
Thornwell Home for Children was established over 135 years ago to provide a home for children orphaned by the Civil War. Over the years, the cases that bring children to Thornwell has changed. Today we serve children who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected, or who come from families that have disintegrated- “orphans of the living.” Serving children from the Synod of the South Atlantic, they come from South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. What has not changed is Thornwell’s commitment to provide the highest quality long-term residential care and to maintain an environment in which the children are safe, where they know they are loved, where siblings can be together, and where they become stronger and healthier physically, academically, and spiritually.
True Fast Outreach Ministries, Inc.
Robert Graham, 638 6th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 www.TFOM1.org 561-366-0005 E-mail: RGraham@TFOM1.org. Brother Bob’s cell is 561-856-6273.
True Fast’s mission is to repair communities by restoring lives through the Gospel of Jesus Christ , expressing His love by providing accessible services that meet the spiritual and physical needs of the community. True Fast helps families and individuals not only meet essential daily needs of food and clothing, but work toward a brighter future with programs such as Christ centered life skills, vocational instructions, job placement referrals, drug and alcohol treatment referrals, community clean-ups, HIV/AIDS testing and counseling, family counseling, medical assistance referrals, and court appointment assistance.
On Tuesday nights believers assemble in the parking lot of their facility to share the love of Jesus through His Word, testimonies, songs, and fellowship, followed by a hot meal prepared by their fellow laborers at JAY Ministries. On Thursdays is their Helping Hands food bag distribution. On Saturdays and Sundays they have children activities and ministries.
Urban Youth Impact
Bill Hobbs, 2823 N. Australiam Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33407 561-832-9220 E-mail: email@example.com
www.urbanyouthimpact.com The mission of Urban Youth Impact is to love, equip, and empower inner-city youth and their families to fulfill their God-given purpose. They are focused on helping children overcome the potential barriers to success so they can become Christ-like leaders in their communities. Bill Hobbs began Urban Youth Impact in 1997 as a sports outreach to a group of inner-city boys in West Palm Beach. After 15 years, it now runs multiple programs out of its 32,000 sq. ft. Dream Center that influences inner city youth and families across Palm Beach County. They provide after school programs, youth group and recreational programs, and activities for families so they all can fulfill their God-given purpose.
Wycliffe Bible Translators
Louise Anderson is our contact. Email Louise_Anderson@wycliffe.org. Remittance address is P.O. Box 628200, Orlando, FL 32862, 2823 N. Australiam Ave, West Palm Beach, FL 33407 561-832-9220 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Young Life – Palm Beach County
www.NPB.younglife.org P.O. Box 14034, North Palm Beach, FL 33408 561-254-6617. The mission of Young Life is to introduce every adolescent to Jesus Christ and given them the opportunity to follow Him. In 1938, Jim Rayburn, a young Presbyterian youth leader and seminary student in Gainesville, Texas, was challenged to consider the neighborhood high school as his parish and develop ways of contacting kids who had no interest in church. He started a weekly club. After graduating from seminary, Rayburn and four other seminarians started Young Life, ministering to suburban high school students. In 1953 Young Life started in France and now ministers in 50 countries. By 1972, Young Life was also ministering to 25 multi-ethic and urban areas. It now is involved in more than 175 urban communities. In the 1980’s they expanded to help middle school students and children with disabilities. The staff has grown to 3000 people, ministering to youth all over the world by holding Bible studies and organizing camp activities. Contributions are sent to P.O. Box 2920, Colorado Springs, CO 80901.
Youth for Christ – Palm Beach County
Bill Hochstettler, 800 Northpoint Pkwy., Ste. 202, West Palm Beach, FL 33407 www.yfcteens.com 561-686-5702. E-mail: Bill@yfcteens.com Youth for Christ reaches young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other like-minded partners to raise up lifelong followers of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to the Word of God and prayer, passion for sharing the love of Christ, and commitment to social involvement. In Palm Beach County, our commitment is to communicate the life changing message of Jesus Christ to every teenager. We have 20 Youth for Christ staff members who partner with over 140 volunteers, including youth pastors, school teachers, college students, moms, and business people. Each week approximately 2000 students are hearing the Gospel on over 30 public middle and high school campuses, neighborhood after school programs, classes for teen moms, and an outreach to young people in the hip-hop culture.