Through Kairos Prison Ministry
we share the good news of Jesus Christ with unreached inmates, and equip incarcerated Christians to follow Christ. There are a number of opportunities for both men and women to participate. Life Church takes several trips each year inside the prisons to minister to the inmates.
2. CC Mason:
Through the Education Connection program
, we partner with C.C. Mason, a local school in Cedar Park, providing food for under-resourced families, and tutoring for children that need help improving literacy skills.
3. Angel House Soup Kitchen:
The Soup Kitchen
, located in Austin, serves the poor who suffer from the lack of basic human needs: material needs, such as food, clothing, and household necessities; psychological needs, such as motivation, self-esteem, and rehabilitation; and social needs, such as support systems and meaningful relationships. A group from Life church volunteers at the soup kitchen the 3rd Sunday of every month.
4. Community First! Village (CFV):
People from Life Church volunteer at CFV
on a regular basis. CFV is a 27-acre master-planned community that provides affordable, sustainable housing, and a supportive community for the chronically homeless in Austin. The list of ways to get involved is broad: Fund and build a micro-house, befriend a resident, farm development, fruit tree care, coop care, lunch for ROADS artists, garden maintenance, harvest & preservation,, food distribution, rabbit care, composting, grounds beautification, etc. Families are invited to serve.
5. Reveal Resource Center(RRC): RRC
is a nearly 100% volunteer operated organization dedicated to being the hands and feet of Jesus by serving families through food and clothing distribution as well as providing spiritual resources. Life Church serves on RRC's board, and also helps provide financial and volunteer resources. There's a number of ways that you can get involved. You can: Adopt a family. Volunteer your time, give financially, donate food and clothing.
6. Christian Resource Center (CRC): CRC
helps to network ministries, churches and individuals working together for the restoration of individuals, families, and the greater Austin community. CRC provides life skills, household items, food, clothing, specialized resources, education (GED, ESL, trades), employment, counseling, discipleship and other services/goods that are identified as needs of families in the community. CRC's goal is to promote spiritual growth, connection with a faith family and financial stability to bring families to wholeness and sustainability. There are many ways to volunteer and participate in this goal.
7. Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN):
Life Church is a participating partner of ADNR
, an organization comprised of over 175 Greater Austin churches and thousands of trained volunteers bringing hope into crisis and times of disaster. ADRN’s network enables and empowers church members to organize, prepare, mobilize, and respond quickly to help themselves and others in the event of disaster, great or small. ADRN also rebuilds and repairs survivor homes and provides immediate assistance to those in crisis. There are many ways to get involved in ADRN.
For more information on how to get plugged into one of these local missions efforts please contact: Tim Schlung.