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].
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.
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].
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 a hot lunch Monday through Friday to anyone who’s 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
West Orange Habitat for Humanity is a not-for-profit, Christian organization transforming the lives of low-income, hardworking families through home ownership. It brings together families in need, volunteers of all faiths and backgrounds, and community resources to build homes and strengthen communities.
Check out West Orange Habitat for Humanity, 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.
If you're struggling with chronic illness or pain, or are caretaker for someone who is, please join us, Saturday, December 8th, from 9am-2pm, for a day focused on Hope and Healing. This Women's Advent Retreat will have talks, reflection time, and end with a healing...
November 16th-18th Join with men from Church of the Messiah, and around the diocese for a weekend retreat.The event begins with dinner on Friday at 6:00pm and ends after lunch on Sunday. It is open to men of all ages. A time for: Eating great food and playing sports...
Thursday, November 8th 6-9 p.m. An evening for you to relax, unwind, socialize, shop, and be pampered. Bring Your Friends! The event is free. Local vendors will have a selection of crafts, gifts, home and beauty items available for purchase. A percentage of all...