Local Outreach and Missions

The Carver Project

Shelley Milligan


The Carver Project works at the intersection of university, church, and society. We empower Christian faculty and students to serve and connect university, church, and society, working toward uncommon community, focused engagement, and creative dialogue.

Central Harvest

Sara Kramer

Deb Sommer


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.

Central Jail Ministries

Pastor Ben Tzeng

Central Jail Ministries ministers to inmates by providing anger management classes, fathering classes, prayer classes, art projects, and when requested, one-on-one basic Christian counseling. 

Child Evangelism Fellowship-St. Louis

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

Carol Fouse

CFL works primarily with local churches and Life Teams to nourish them as gospel-driven champions of life. Central has its own Life Team made up of our members who have a heart for life issues.

Crisis Aid International

Pat Bradley


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. Together with our partners, we are refusing to do nothing.

Crossroads Counseling Center


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

Sean Maney


FirstLight comes alongside churches to minister to those struggling with sexual issues. 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


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

Pastor Ben Tzeng

Friends of Adams provides support for Adams School in the Forest Park Southeast neighborhood. The goal is to inspire a community willing to learn, interact, encourage, and support. 

Jubilee Christian Services

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, focusing on housing improvement, economic empowerment, construction skills training, and Christian discipleship.

Mission Gate

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.

Oasis International

Mark & Joni Akers
(314) 353-3800

Oasis International serves families seeking refuge right here in the greater St. Louis area. Founded in 1989, Oasis was birthed out of a desire to live out their faith in Jesus in very practical ways by loving and welcoming our new neighbors who often arrive with very little. 

One Heart Family Ministries

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

Meredith Wiggers Heintz


Promise Christian Academy is 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.

Restore St. Louis

Andrew Stern

Restore St. Louis (RSL) promotes a network of Christian ministries that desire to show God’s love to the poor, widows, orphans, immigrants and refugees of St. Louis. RSL is under the oversight of New City Fellowship of St. Louis.

South City Comm School

Michael Treadwell


South City Community School exists to be an intentionally accessible Christian school in the City of St. Louis, to provide students a feast of ideas preparing them for their next academic endeavor.

Sunshine Ministries

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.


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 Young Life

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.