Loving our Neighbor locally and globally
To Educate, Equip, and Empower the community of Memorial to initiate Real. Life. Change.
Our Local neighbors
“Love where you live!”
Sharing the love of Jesus with our neighbors by providing Wednesday night meals, building relationships with kids and families, gathering together for related events, and serving in our community.
In the city, For the city. A Morning of Worship Through Service. Memorial joins with churches throughout our community as we give back to our city on Sunday morning in April.
Coming along side our county’s children’s division and other local churches, Memorial receives need requests from case workers for preventative foster care measures.
Common Ground Community Building is an ecumenical ministry supported by Jefferson City churches. The program uses a rehabilitated building at the corner of Clark Ave. and Atchison St. to host after-school mentors, community meetings, sewing and computer classes, Fair Trade Store, benevolence office, HALO and other ministries.
Jefferson City Project Homeless Connect is a one day event mean to help those persons who are homeless or near-homeless overcome as many barriers to permanent housing as possible. Through the help of local social service agencies, local churches, local businesses, and many volunteers this event is possible.
We are partnered with Central Missouri Foster Care and Adoption Association. Supporting local foster/adoptive families and caring for both the spiritual and physical needs of children in foster care. Memorial supports CMFCAA, hosts monthly training nights and transitional programs for teens aging out of foster care.
Our Global Neighbors
Memorial has partnered with Global Orphan as they seek to strengthen vulnerable families on the brink for orphan prevention in Haiti. GOProject works with Haitian partners and their communities to help supplement orphan prevention / family strengthening.
Brian and Tracy Doyle lead GLOBAL SERVE INITIATIVES – a new missionary agency focused on deploying millennials (and others) to “find their story” in God’s mission – they offer numerous short term teams, summer placements and gap year programs to numerous countries around the world. Bryan is also serving The International Sports Federations based in Atlanta, GA sending athletes to deposit Jesus into the sporting world.
Slingshot is a small home church located close to the downtown area in Sudbury, Ontario. Slingshot started as a men’s bible study in the pastor’s living room. God is growing Slingshot to reach lost and broken people of all walks of life. God has led Pastor Kevin to share Christ for those in prison and other institutions and seeing God doing miraculous things.
Sierra, West Africa
Sharing the love of Christ to orphans, street children and widows of Sierra Leone.
Kids Against Hunger’s mission is to significantly reduce the number of hungry children in the USA and to feed starving children throughout the world. They ship meals to families in over 60 countries worldwide.
The world’s largest Christmas project of its kind, Operation Christmas Child, uses gift-filled shoeboxes to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to children in need around the world.
For coffee to be great it should be great for everyone.