The Women’s Center of Northwest Indiana: Supported through our finances and volunteers. This is a crisis pregnancy center, which assists women in making life-affirming decisions for the unborn babies. To find out more, check out their website,www.thewc.org.
Back-To-School Fair: This is an event held at Spencer Park in the beginning of August. Churches, businesses and local organizations team up to collect and distribute school supplies to local school children. We also use this opportunity to make the children and parents aware of what church ministries are available to them in our community.
Celebrate Recovery: A ministry to the community to help people who are struggling with hurts, habits or hang-ups. Check out more about that ministry here.
Helping Hands: Helping Hands is an organization supported by the churches of our county, that assists residents of Jasper County in need of financial help for basic needs such as rent and utilities. There are two offices, one in both the north and south part of the county. If you are in need of assistance call the main office at 219.394.2339 to set up an appointment.
Fair Haven Center for Women (Highland, IN): Is a ministry to victims of rape and sexual abuse. We support this ministry through budget finances, by purchasing Christmas Star gifts for clients, and by purchasing hospital rape response bags. Our own Kelly Vates heads up this ministry. For more information on this ministry, check out their website: http://www.asafeport.org/.
Royal Family Kids Camp: This camp is specifically for foster children of NW Indiana. We support them financially, with collections, food and many wonderful volunteers.
Gospel to All Peoples (India): This all-India mission consists of ten churches, and children’s home, a farm, Bible translation team, and has even sent out one of their own as a missionary. Our missionary contact is Benny Kurian.
Bhutan: We help support an Indian missionary who has started a mission to Bhutan on the adjoining border with India. Our missionary contact is Santosh Sirisha.
Macedonia: We help support a Campus Crusade staff person, Lijana Toveska, who is ministering to high school and college students in her country.
We also help support two missionary families, Aaron Boon family (Tanzania) and Brett VanderMolen family (Cambodia).
– Aaron Boon and his family minister in Tanzania. One of their ministries is Sifa Threads which helps women develop sewing and artistic skills to help support their families.
– Brett VanderMolen Feb. 2018