Whether it be regular visits to the local Salvation Army Center of Hope, filling shoeboxes for needy children at Christmas, or serving meals to low-income residents of the Charlotte area, Central’s Outreach Ministry strives to be the hands and feet of Jesus to local communities and the world at large.
Central Church is involved with the following ministry organizations that are giving back to local communities in the Charlotte area and beyond:
Alexander Youth Network
Beauty for Ashes
Bethany Christian Services
Common Heart/Common Cupboard
Compassion for Others Ministry
Christian Family Services, Inc.
Crisis Pregnancy Center of Gastonia
Dove’s Nest Ministries
Elon Homes and Schools for Children
Faith Comes by Hearing
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Harding University High School Football Team
House of Pearls
Jackson Park Ministries
Motor Racing Outreach
Operation Christmas Child
Orphan’s Lifeline International
Progressive Baptist Church
Salvation Army Homeless Shelter, Center of Hope
The Least of These-Carolinas
The Light House Boys
With Open Eyes
Youth and Family Services, Foster Care of Mecklenburg County
To find dates for upcoming outreach events, click on the "Events" button above. To learn more about the various ways that you can help make a difference, click the "Volunteer" tab above.
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Central assists with many outreach projects in the Charlotte area, so there are plenty of opportunities for you to make a difference. Check out the current projects below, and we'd love for you to join us at one or more. Fill out the form at the bottom so that we can contact you with more details.
We serve dinner at the Salvation Army Center of Hope homeless shelter monthly from January through October from 4-6pm. Our team serves pizza and ministers to the women and children staying there.
Volunteers are needed to collect food brought in for our Food Pantry at various locations around the Charlotte Campus. Collection dates vary; times are 8-8:45am and 10-10:45am.
Volunteers meet in the Varsity Building on Fridays from 3-5pm during football season to serve the team their pregame meal and talk with the students and families.
Volunteers set up games, crafts and other fun activities at the weeklong summer VBS held at Central's Charlotte Campus for the children of Jackson Park. Dates and times vary each year.
There are various opportunities to serve dinner and minister to groups throughout the year. Check the monthly bulletin and website for details.
Opportunities to serve during the holidays are available through our partnership with Operation Christmas Child/Samaritan's Purse and our annual Outreach Dinner and Adopt-A-Family program.
Please check monthly bulletins and the website for the most up-to-date information. More opportunities to serve on your own are listed in the "Reach Out" publication, which can be found in the Sanctuary Lobby.