We believe every Christian has a responsibility to take the message of the Gospel into the world. While this responsibility begins at home, it extends around the globe.
PURPOSE: “Helping the CCF Body make disciples of Christ through local and world-wide missions”
1. IDENTIFY, EVALUATE, & EDUCATE the CCF body on opportunities and current outreach.
2. EMPOWER, INFORM, & SUPPORT leaders and team members.
Here are some ways we seek to share the message and hope of Jesus both near and far... Please contact the Missions Committee if you would like further information on these outreach opportunities.
Our "In-house" disciple making program that utilizes the sport of archery to teach kids ages 9-17 about Jesus Christ and helps them grow in their Christian faith. Classes typically meet on Tuesday evenings throughout the year. His Pins uses the concepts of archery to teach the Gospel to kids here in Centerville. No archery background? No problem, His Pins could still use your help.
No Longer Strangers in downtown Dayton assists a large refugee community residing in the Dayton area. They are from war-torn countries in eastern and central Africa such as Eritrea, Sudan, Egypt, and Congo and were resettled in Dayton from various refugee camps. The purpose of the ministry is to offer genuine Christian friendship to the refugee community as they learn to live in a new country. The ministry needs volunteers to help tutor elementary through high school age refugees and hopes to re-instate an English as a Second Language ministry.
The Miami Valley Women’s Center in Kettering, Xenia, and Huber Heights is a Pregnancy Resource Center that serves women, men, and their families with life-affirming information and pregnancy-related care. The Center is a Christ centered outreach, offering God’s compassion and truth, which affirms the lives and futures of women, families and their unborn children. The need for volunteers in every capacity remains great. The MVWC needs volunteers for peer counseling, discipleship programs, board membership, grounds keeping, cleaning, office administration, sorting baby clothes and much more.
The Gospel Mission in downtown Dayton exists first and foremost to exalt the Lord Jesus Christ through the preaching of the Word of God and for assisting in the work or temporal relief of the poor. Their services are for anyone in need; physical, emotional and spiritual support is given freely. Services include a food pantry, thrift store, gym, daily meal, after-school children’s programs, and an adult Bible institute. There are opportunities to serve in these and other capacities every day, including evenings and weekends for those who work during the day.