Christian Service Center
The Christian Service Center for Central Florida seeks to eradicate local poverty through the provision of services and resources that foster hope, well-being and empowerment. To achieve this goal, the Christian Service Center has four ministries: Family & Emergency Services, focusing on households that have encountered unexpected financial crisis; Daily Bread, providing food to anyone who is hungry – no questions asked; Fresh Start, a short-term residential counseling program for men; and KidsFOCUS, a program that provides tutoring and academic monitoring for children, as well as family assistance.
Check out the Christian Service Center here.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity, Greater Orlando Area, is a not-for-profit, Christian organization transforming the lives of low-income, hardworking families through homeownership. It brings together families in need, volunteers of all faiths and backgrounds, and community resources to build homes and strengthen communities.
Check out Habitat for Humanity, Greater Orlando Area, here.
Shepherd’s Hope Health Centers
Shepherd’s Hope Health Centers provide free, quality, non-emergency, walk-in medical care to the uninsured by connecting them with volunteer physicians and other healthcare professionals, schools, hospitals, and faith congregations.
For more information, check out Shepherd’s Hope Health Centers here.
Accept Pregnancy Center
Accept Pregnancy Center is a Christian crisis pregnancy center in Winter Garden providing counseling, healing support and resources such as parenting classes and adoption services.
Check out Accept Pregnancy Center here.
Bag Sundays at Church of the Messiah
On the first Sunday of each month, Church of the Messiah members and guests are invited to bring non-perishable food items to church services to benefit the food pantry at the Christian Service Center in Ocoee. Check our latest bulletin for what goods are most needed!
For more information about the Christian Service Center, check out its website here.
S.T.A.R.S. of West Orange
S.T.A.R.S. of West Orange (Supplies To Assist ouR Students) coordinates community donations of financial support and back-to-school supplies for elementary, middle-school and high-school students. It is a 100-percent volunteer-run organization, with 100-percent of all donations directed into the project.
Check out S.T.A.R.S. of West Orange here.
Operation Christmas Child
Operation Christmas Child, a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse, spreads the joy of Christmas and love of Christ around the world by delivering a “shoebox” full of toys and hygeine items to a child who may not otherwise get a Christmas gift at all. Youth Minister Janie Walton spearheads this love-sharing project at Church of the Messiah. Stay tuned for details around Christmastime!
Check out Operation Christmas Child here.
Our Disaster Action Response Team coordinates our church’s response to Hurricanes and other disaster related needs around our Parish and community. If you would like more information or would like to serve with our team please contact Murph Borno @ [email protected].
Our Outreach Team coordinates our volunteer efforts with Dillard Street Elementary School, the Jessie Brock Community Center, and other local Outreach efforts to serve our community. If you would like more information about our Outreach Team please contact Doreen Stachowski @ [email protected].
Back 2 School Bash & Backpack Blessing: Calling all students, teachers and parents! Join us August 5th, at 4:30 for our Back to School Celebration. We'll gather together for prayer and some sweet treats. Bring you backpack, bag, or briefcase and we'll pray over them...