“Let us not love with words or tongue,

but with actions and with truth.” 

I John 3:18

 

LOCAL

Benzie Area Christian Neighbors (BACN) – Promoting a whole and healthy community by meeting basic human needs.  Services include a food pantry, a clothing center, financial assistance, and educational programs.

Habitat for Humanity of Benzie County – A non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing organization serving Benzie County.

Love In the Name of Christ (LoveINC) – Brings Christian churches together, across denominational lines, to help the poor by meeting immediate needs such as food and clothing; to longer-term responses through relational ministries such as life skills training in our Family Life Center program.

Boy Scout Troop 10 – Sponsored by Blaine Christian Church. The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

Cub Scout Pack 141Sponsored by Blaine Christian Church. Being a Cub Scout means you are a member of a worldwide youth movement that stands for certain values and beliefs. Cub Scouting is all about the boy you are and the person you will become.

Kids Hope USA One simple thing will make a big difference in the life of an at-risk child: One-on-one, positive attention from a responsible, caring adult. Blaine Christian Church, in partnership with Betsie Valley Elementary School currently has 15 mentors in the school each week.  One child. One hour. One church. One school. 

 

REGIONAL

Christian Church Michigan Regional Office – Located in Lansing, MI – To nurture and support congregations, witnessing and serving from our doorsteps “to the ends of the earth” (Acts 1:8).  Missions, STEM and Women’s Ministries. 

Crystal Conference Center – Disciples of Christ Summer Camp on Crystal Lake, Frankfort, MI.  Use this link for camp registrations.

 

 NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL

Christian Church (DOC) – To be and to share the good news of Jesus Christ, witnessing, loving,and serving from our doorsteps to the ends of the earth.  Teaching children to love Jesus, helping adults to live Christ like lives.

Disciples Home Missions – Disaster response and volunteering for hands on missions, church tools, and resources.

Week of Compassion – The relief, refuge and development fund of the Christian Church (DOC).  “Around the World-Around the Year”

Global Ministries – The Christian Church (DOC) and United Church of Christ work together to address critical needs around the world: health, education, justice, and community development.

Church World Service (CWS) – Relief development and refugee assistance ministry of 35 denominations in the United States.  CWS works worldwide to meet human needs and foster self-reliance for all who’s way is hard.  Tools and Blankets Program and CROP Walk.

Operation Christmas Child (a project of Samaritan’s Purse) – Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ.

UNICEF – Priorities include child protection, girls’ education, immunization of childhood diseases, work to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS and create protective environments for children.

theHungersite – Click on “Give Free Food” button to fund food for the hungry around the world.