How We Serve

Here’s what we’ve done in Mission for Christ:

Our Impact in the World

We celebrate Southminster’s service to our brothers and sisters in need throughout the world. Through the giving of our members’ time, talent and treasure in 2017:

  • 1 family moved into a new Habitat for Humanity home we helped build
  • 1000s of Guatemalans will be able to worship in the new Faith in Practice chapel furnished by our church
  • 11-year-old Evelyn in Guatamela is able to go to school and she receives gifts and letters on her birthday, Christmas and Easter
  • 400 Christopher House families had a Thanksgiving meal…100 people had Christmas presents under the tree…60 new mothers received items to care for their babies
  • 15 students at Kemmerer Village have computers thanks to our collection of Box Tops for Education
  • 100 kids and families were supported at Ronald McDonald House through our collection of pull tabs on soda cans
  • 20 seniors were delivered Meals on Wheels during the month of August
  • 25 kids at an Indian reservation and 350 men, women and children somewhere in the world now have good shoes to wear to school and work
  • 50 University of Illinois at Chicago students received emotional and spiritual growth through the Inclusive Collective Ministry
  • 1000s of children throughout the world were fed with nutritious food we packed for Feed My Starving Children
  • 45 people on average received food and shelter at our PADS site every Thursday night from October through April
  • 100 people received hygiene kits we packed for the Night Ministry in Chicago and 30 people needing emergency care received kits
  • 50 families picked up food donated by Southminster to the Wheeling Township Pantry
  • 5 kids received backpacks full of school supplies and 3 kids received winter coats at The Shelter
  • 380 children around the world received Samaritan Purse boxes for Christmas
  • 6 people walked in the Crop Walk, raising $750 to alleviate hunger
  • 7 local nonprofits caring for hundreds of people helped through our Community Service Day project