Charlotte Campus
5301 Sardis Road
Charlotte, NC 28270
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Lake Park Campus
3624 Lake Park Road
Indian Trail (Lake Park),
NC 28079
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Wilmington Campus
3801 Wilshire Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28403
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Contact the church for more information regarding any of the ministries listed.

• Central Church Jail and Prison Ministries
• Alexander Youth Network
• Caleb Ministries
• Christian Family Services, Inc.
• Compassion in Action
• Crisis Pregnancy Center of Gastonia
• Elon Homes for Children
• Hope Cancer
• House of Pearls
• Jackson Park Ministries

• The Lighthouse for Boys
• Lois’ Lodge

• Operation Christmas Child
• Progressive Baptist Church

• Salvation Army Homeless Shelter, Center of Hope
• Senior Government Housing
• Speedway Children's Charities

 

 
Central Church Jail and Prison Ministries

5301 Sardis Rd, Charlotte, NC 28270
Those incarcerated in our local jail system are often frightened and unsure of what their future holds. We are there to exhibit the love and compassion of the Lord Jesus Christ and to guide inmates to an understanding of God’s plan of redemption for them. We help men, women, and young people grow to maturity in their walk with the Lord. A correspondence Bible study course offers the inmate an opportunity to grow in the Word of God.

You can help by:
• Traveling with the prison outreach team into the prison facilities of North and South Carolina.
• Volunteering in our jail outreach in Mecklenburg, Union or York Counties.
• Helping in our discipleship ministry, reaching inmates through a Bible correspondence course.

Find us at centralchurchofgod.org/ministries/jail-and-prison


 
Alexander Youth Network

6220 Thermal Rd, Charlotte, NC 28211
Alexander Youth Network provides quality professional treatment to foster children of Mecklenburg County with serious emotional and behavioral problems. They deliver an effective and efficient array of services, enabling children and their families to exercise self-determination, achieve their potential, and find long-lasting positive ways to connect with their community. Alexander has continued to pursue its vision of providing a full array of behavioral healthcare services to children from 5-18, and delivering more treatment services to them in the community and in the home, additional services for older children, several new community-based programs, and a shelter for runaways and children in crisis.

You can help by:
• Mentoring.
• Tutoring.
• Becoming a lunch or dinner buddy.
• Becoming a recreation volunteer.

Find them at alexanderyouthnetwork.org

 

Caleb Ministries

PO Box 470093, Charlotte, NC 28247
Caleb Ministries is a Christian organization that helps women and their families who struggle with infertility, who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, early infant death or who are post-abortive.

You can help by:
• Forming support groups.
• Holding Bible studies for pregnancy loss and post abortion situations.
• Sewing, knitting and crocheting items needed for ministry.

Find them at calebministries.org

 

Christian Family Services, Inc.

PO Box 36426, Rock Hill, SC 29732
Christian Family Services is an adoption agency, licensed as a child placing agency in South Carolina. They join with other agencies, organizations, and individuals in South Carolina who are concerned with providing positive alternatives to abortion, assisting those in crisis pregnancies, and assisting those seeking adoption services.

You can help by:
• Donating maternity clothes.
• Housing a birth mother during her pregnancy and several weeks after.
• Providing transportation for a birth mother.
• Giving office support such as answering the phone and secretarial duties.
• Referring Christian families who want to adopt and women who struggle with unintended pregnancies.

Find them at christianfamilyservices.org

 

Compassion in Action

2315 Union Rd, Gastonia, NC 28054
Our food pantry at Central Church at Union Road (Gastonia) serves residents of Gaston County preparing weekly  groceries for approximately 100 families. Compassion in Action needs volunteers. On Mondays, strong bodies are needed to both load and unload a truck with donated food items. On Tuesdays, volunteers are needed to pack groceries. To volunteer, call 704.864.9493.

 

Crisis Pregnancy Center of Gastonia

800 Robinson Rd, Gastonia, NC 28054
A nonprofit pro-life organization of committed Christians sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ and actively helping women, men and families in crisis pregnancy situations.

You can help by:
• Serving on the board.
• Committing to pray 15-30 minutes on a specific day of the week.
• Serving as a receptionist.
• Sew clothing for clients.
• General duties.

 Find them at cpcgaston.com

 

Elon Homes for Children

1717 Sharon Rd W, Charlotte, NC 28210
Elon Homes and Schools for Children provides a safe haven, life skills and education to over 1,000 children and families a year in North Carolina. In all their programs and schools across eleven North Carolina counties, high quality care and education are offered. Following the passage of the 1997 Adoption and Safe Family Act, which mandated significant reform in the national child welfare system, more children are placed in foster care than in residential campus settings. Elon Homes and Schools for Children continues to expand its foster care program to help meet the increasing need for good foster care programs.

You can help by:
• Sponsoring special events or games and bringing gifts during the holiday season.
• Serving as a homework buddy or lunch buddy.
• Organizing cookouts and bringing refreshments to their young people throughout the year, for holidays or birthdays.

Find them at elonhomes.org



Hope Cancer

PO Box 19967, Charlotte, NC 28219
Client base consists of cancer patients, caregivers or people who are grieving the loss of a loved one to cancer. Each client receives an "in-take" interview in their home by a client coordinator and a volunteer coordinator. The purpose is to assess the individual's or family's unique needs. Every client is then matched with a trained volunteer who will walk with them, a prayer partner who will pray for them, and a card partner who will routinely send cards of encouragement. Hope Cancer services are free of charge.

You can help by:
• Becoming a one-on-one partner with a client (cancer patient, caregiver or someone grieving a loss).
• Writing cards of encouragement each month to clients.
• Cooking and delivering meals to a client's home.
• Providing transportation for a cancer patient to his/her medical treatments or doctor appointments.
• Becoming a phone buddy to encourage a client.
• Helping at a special event like the benefit concert, Kate's Race Memorial 5K Run/Walk or the Changing Leaves, Changing Lives 10K race.
• Assisting in the office with mass mailings or clerical work.
• Providing handyman services at the Hope Cancer office or at a client's home.

Find them at hopecancer.org

 

House of Pearls

PO Box 516, Monroe, NC 28111
A non-profit Christian home dedicated to helping women rebuild their lives through the love of Jesus Christ. House of Pearls is a halfway house for ladies coming out of jail, prison, addiction, or who have made wrong life choices and want to change.

You can help by:
• Mentoring.
• Providing general landscaping assistance.
• Serving as a sewing assistant.

 Find them at houseofpearls.org

 

Jackson Park Ministries

5415 Airport Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208
Jackson Park Ministries exists to transform the lives of distressed low-income families and at-risk children. Their ministry moves families and individuals from societal dependence to financial independence and toward personal accountability and development.

You can help by:
• Organizing and cleaning areas of the campus.
• Organizing donations for food pantry and clothes closet.
• Cleaning nursery toys and other general cleaning.
• Packing food boxes to aid in outreach.
• Helping in various life skills training and mentoring classes.

Find them at jacksonpark.org

 

The Lighthouse for Boys

336 Skyland Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205
Goals for boys, ages 5-12, are to focus on spiritual guidance, the development of social skills, personal grooming, and light exercise. We help develop good eating habits, teach manners, assist with homework, strengthen reading habits, writing skills, musical talents, art projects, and planting vegetables in our own garden. Contact Karl Schueneman for more information at 704.243.3457 or karl@cps4jobs.com.

You can help by:
• Becoming a mentor for boys.
• Tutoring.
• Working with kids on developing life skills.

 

Lois' Lodge

1301 Hemlock St, Charlotte, NC 28203
Lois' Lodge is a Christian nonprofit organization whose mission is to help women and families experiencing an unexpected pregnancy. Residents and families are provided counseling and support to assist them through this time of transition.

You can help by:
• Being spiritual mentors of residents.
• Providing meals and fellowship to residents.
• Offering cooking, parenting, finance and other life skill classes.
• Tutoring residents who are working toward their degrees.

Find them at loislodge.org


Operation Christmas Child

7100 Forest Point Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28217
Dedicated volunteers work year-round to promote and pray for Operation Christmas Child. Teams of people are coming together around the country to serve in the specific areas of prayer, church relations, community relations, media relations, and shoebox collection. Opportunities are available to use your gifts in these areas. To find out more and to sign up, go to http://www.occvolunteersignup.com.

You can help by:
• Joining Central’s team to inspect shoeboxes for packing from 9:00am-1:00pm on designated dates. Check the church bulletin for upcoming dates and contact the church office.

 Find them at samaritanspurse.org



Progressive Baptist Church

1600 Clanton Rd, Charlotte, NC 28208
YouthQuake is a Christian summer day camp to keep kids off the street. The camp is for nine weeks of the summer, for ages 5-17. YouthQuake provides campers with a daily Bible study/devotion, arts and crafts, games, lunch, snacks, field trips and much more. Contact Precious Mack, the YouthQuake director, at 704-376-3819.

You can help by:
• Teaching and serving throughout the summer program.

 

Salvation Army Homeless Shelter, Center of Hope

534 Spratt St, Charlotte, NC 28206
The shelter seeks to provide daily stability and a permanent way out of homelessness. As Charlotte's only 24/7 year-round emergency shelter, the Center of Hope—a 36,000 square-foot facility with 224 beds on-site and 100 beds in satellite locations—routinely operates at capacity. Center of Hope offers a comprehensive program of on-site services, including the nation's only Boys & Girls Club within a homeless shelter.

You can help by:
• Aiding the front desk with telephone calls, 8-5pm, Monday – Friday
• Tutoring children after school in the Boys & Girls Club, 4-6pm, Monday – Thursday
• Assisting adults in the Computer Lab, mornings & early evenings, Monday – Friday

Find them at salvationarmycarolinas.org

 

Senior Government Housing

Support is provided for elderly/disabled residents within government housing. All programs and activities help to achieve the goal of ensuring that elderly/disabled residents age in place to the greatest extent possible. Contact the church office if you are interested.

You can help by:
• Assisting or creating a Bible study, a worship group, or arts and crafts program, such as flower arranging, jewelry making, pottery, etc.
• Sharing information on living wills, power of attorney and hospice care.
• Grief counseling.
• Educating on frauds and scams, rental assistance, and understanding forms, such as taxes, SSI & SSA, lease agreements, etc.
• Teaching housekeeping and personal hygiene.
• Leading activity therapy for stimulation of the mind and improvement in motor skills.
• Supporting and strengthening the community network.
• Teaching life skills classes such as diet and health, money management, vocational training, etc.

 

Speedway Children's Charities

5555 Concord Pkwy S, 7th Floor, Concord, NC 28027
The mission of Speedway Children's Charities is to care for children in need of educational, financial, social and/or medical help that they may live productive lives.

You can help by:
• Becoming an enthusiastic team volunteer to help at events or in the office.

Find them at speedwaycharities.org