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.
Saturday, October 6th 10-11:30am Calling all Pre-K through High School students! Join us to create and take home your own mythical creature. Elementary students will meet in the Youth Hall with Deacon Julie to make their creatures come to life using clay and pastels...
Sunday, September 30th, 4:30 pm Bring your pet for a special blessing, as we honor St. Francis! All pets are welcome, but please bring them on a leash or in a crate (or other container for their protection). Meet at the Main St. sign. We'll sing, pray, and give thanks...
Saturday, September 22- 5-9pm Bring your friends and join us for a night if Bingo. $20 for 17 games. Additional game cards are available for purchase. Child Care is provided: $5 per child includes movie, popcorn and crafts. 50/50 raffle the night of Bingo. Raffle...