Local Missions

Art and Jesus in jail

Rosemary Oliver

A team of artistic, creative women from Central go to the St. Louis County Jail in Clayton on Mondays and Thursdays. Using art as a vehicle, they share Jesus, scripture, Bible stories, and prayers with the women in jail. Central provides Celebrate Recovery to many of the female inmates at County Jail with a study of the Bible.


The Carver Project

231 Westgate Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63130
Shelley Milligan


Carver Project works to cultivate Christian leaders at the intersection of university, church, and society. They work toward uncommon community, focused engagement, and creative dialogue by hosting a regular dinner and discussion group for 20-25 Washington University faculty from law, business, engineering, English, art, anthropology, physics, geochemistry, genomics, pediatrics, surgery, cardiology, religion, history, and linguistics.

Central Harvest

Sara Kramer

Deb Sommer

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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 outreach and relational events.

Child Evangelism Fellowship-St. Louis

1851 Sherman Dr.
St. CharlesMO  63303
Cindy Wells


CEF is a Bible-centered worldwide organization evangelizing boys and girls with the Gospel of Christ, discipling them in the Word of God and establishing them in the church.

Churches for Life

P.O. Box 411752
St. Louis, MO 63141

CFL works primarily with local churches and Life Teams to nourish them as gospel-driven champions of life. They accomplish this using strategies to build infrastructure and relationships through the gifts of God’s people and the expertise of life-affirming agencies. Central has its own Life Team made up of our members who have a heart for life issues.

Crisis Aid International

P.O. Box 510167
St. Louis, MO 63151
Pat Bradley


Today Crisis Aid concentrates efforts in Ethiopia and in the United States, serving children and families who are in crisis situations. Whether it be famine, disease, natural disaster, or sex trafficking, Crisis Aid is there. 

We are committed to "helping the helpless" with relief efforts locally and globally and equipping those who are beyond the crisis to take responsibility by providing programs which train, inspire, and move them to independent, self-sustaining living.

Crossroads Counseling Center

1023 Executive Pkwy Dr, Suite 10
St. Louis, MO 63141

CrossRoads Counseling Centers is a non-profit corporation committed to therapeutic excellence. A team of distinguished professionals known for their giftedness and maturity combine innovative clinical counseling with a redemptive worldview to restore people to emotional health, relational unity and a hopeful future.

First Light

PO Box 32033
St. Louis, MO 63132
Sean Maney


FirstLight comes alongside churches to minister to those struggling with sexual issues.  Christ’s love extends to our sexuality, offering hope and forgiveness.  Through Jesus, the sexually broken can step out of darkness into “the first gleam of dawn, shining ever brighter till the full light of day” (Proverbs 4:18).

First Step Back Home, INC.

Paul Kruse, Founder & President
18 Auvergne Dr.
Lake St. Louis, MO 63367


First Step primarily serves single, transient, or homeless men who are experiencing critical, chronic, temporary, working homelessness in St. Charles, Lincoln, and Warren Counties of Missouri.

Friends of Adams

Bill and Diann Wichman

Friends of Adams provides support for Adams School, an extraordinary public school in the Forest Park Southeast neighborhood. The goal is to inspire a community willing to learn, interact, encourage, and support. Through communicating, volunteering, providing needed supplies, and contributing financially for special projects, they work to accomplish this goal.

Hope Unlimited, INC.

Serving the youth in the Meacham park neighborhood of southeast Kirkwood

PO Box 221573
St. Louis, MO 63122



Dedicated to building relationships that change lives through one-on-one tutoring, mentoring, Bible study, discipleship, summer camps, sports, and field trips, Hope Unlimited is a non-profit youth outreach working with at- risk youth in the metropolitan St. Louis area and introducing them to Jesus.

Iranian Church of St. Louis


The Gharabeygi family serve at the Iranian Church of St. Louis. He is the pastor of the Iranian Church of St. Louis. They share the gospel of Jesus Christ with Iranians in St.Louis and in Iranian. They have a worship service in Farsi (language of the Iranians) every Sunday morning in person and online at West County Assembly of God Church. Also, they have group studies and discipleship during the week.

Jail Ministries for Men

Ted Winters

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.

Joni and Friends-International Disability Center

P.O. Box 190884
St. Louis, MO 63119
David Smith

The St. Louis office of Joni and Friends is working together with local churches and organizations forming outreach programs throughout the community and ministering hope and the message of Christ to those who face the daily challenges of life with a disability.

Refuge & Restoration (Jubilee)

4231 N. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63107
Andy Krumsieg


Jubilee Development Corporation works to strengthen the local community surrounding Jubilee Community Church by encouraging revitalization in the lives and environment of its residents. The organization focuses on housing improvement, economic empowerment, construction skills training, and Christian discipleship, in addition to helping neighbors become credit- worthy for home ownership and facilitating neighborhood redevelopment.

Mission Gate

PO Box 6644
Chesterfield, MO 63006
Rick and Trish Mathes

Mission Gate shares the Gospel with inmates, their families and ex-offenders in Missouri and Southern Illinois. This prison ministry offers a clear understanding of Scripture in order to bring changes to individuals' lives and to the local community.

One Heart Family Ministries

13250 S Outer 40 Rd
Town and Country, MO 63017
Emily Nienhuis


One Heart Family Ministries believes that serving children in need is part of showing God’s love. They recruit, assist in training, and support Christian families who foster and adopt children in the Missouri state foster care system.

Promise Christian Academy

13260 S Outer 40 Rd
Town and Country, MO 63017
Meredith Wiggers Heintz


Promise Christian Academy is a team of caring professionals who love children and are dedicated to developing the gifts God has given children with disabilities. Specific special services are implemented to create a positive learning experience, enabling the children to grow and mature into all that God wants them to be.


Raymond Gharabeygi-Iranian

Abbas Emamajome


Sunshine Ministries

1520 N. 13th St.
St. Louis, MO 63106
Carol Clarkson


Sunshine Ministries provides high quality social services to the poor and needy of St. Louis, sheltering men, women, and children from poverty, homelessness, substance abuse, and violence.


4331 Lindell Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63108
Bridget VanMeans


Thrive defends the unborn by supporting women and those close to them during crisis pregnancies, encouraging men and women to adopt a Godly view of sexuality, challenging men to fulfill their responsibilities in positive ways, and leading those served to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.

Urban K-Life

2900 Prairie Ave
St. Louis, MO 63107
Jason Julian


Urban K-Life brings lasting hope to urban teens one relationship at a time through outreach, fellowship, mentoring, and discipleship.

Urban Young Life

PO Box 2194
St. Louis, MO 63158
John Holmes, Director


St. Louis Urban Young Life introduces adolescents to Jesus Christ and helps them grow in their faith. This is done through mentoring, weekly “club” meetings, summer camps, and other activities rooted in positive relationships with adult leaders.