Local Outreach

As we seek the transformation of our lives, our communities, and the world through the renewing work of Jesus Christ, for the glory of God, Central partners with many local organizations who are actively making a difference in the St. Louis region. The ministries and organizations listed below have a variety of volunteer opportunities available. Regardless of your unique gifts, interests, or availability, whether you want to just “dip your toe” or plunge in head-first, there are many different ways to be part of God’s transforming work and “belong to the mission.”

Featured Opportunity: harvest

The mission of Harvest is to share the love of Christ with the international "harvest" God has brought to St. Louis.

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Crisis Aid International

Crisis Aid serves children and families who are in crisis situations. Whether it be famine, disease, natural disaster, or sex trafficking, Crisis Aid is there.

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Bridge of Hope

Bridge of Hope is a day shelter helping families in crisis out of poverty and addiction. They are located in the heart of St. Louis in an area known as The Ville neighborhood. They assist people to live in the same place for a length of time...

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CarePortal exists to help vulnerable children and families. CarePortal creates connections within the Circles of Care around the isolated child. Bringing together the family, church and community to create a holistic, healthy approach to caring...

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Churches for Life

A life-affirming world resulting from a life-affirming Church is the vision of Churches for Life. We strive to make the vision a reality by establishing Life Teams in congregations and providing ongoing coaching to them. A Life Team is made up of...

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The mission of Harvest is to share the love of Christ with the international "harvest" God has brought to St. Louis by connecting with and serving new refugees and maintaining these relationships, primarily by gardening, Bible clubs and other...

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International Students

International Students, Inc. exists to share Christ's love with international students and to equip them for effective service in cooperation with the local church and others. ISI team members impact the world one student at a time. Learn More

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Jail Ministries

In jails and prisons, Jail Ministries For Men provides anger management classes, fathering classes, prayer classes, and when requested, one-on-one basic Christian counseling. Many have come to know the Lord and have been baptized. Learn More

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One Heart Family Ministries

One Heart Family Ministries recruits, assists in training and supports Christian families for children in Missouri State foster care. The purpose of One Heart Family Ministries is to recruit Christian parents for children in need of a foster or...

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