Saturday, January 18, 2020
Domestic Missions

Domestic Missions

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168 Film

168 is a “mission to Hollywood” with the intent to help disciple filmmakers through training and competitions. Participating filmmakers in the worldwide 168 Film Project competition have 168 hours to create an original short film based on a Bible verse. But more than that, 168 seeks to promote creation of God-honoring media that will change culture. Short-term mission trips are available. Contact:  John David Ware, Founder and Director, 1827 W Verdugo Ave, Unit C, Burbank CA 91506; 818-557-8507; UALC Contact:  Steve Puffenberger, 614-538-1622.  

The Gideons

An association of Christian business and professional men and their wives dedicated to telling people about Jesus through sharing personally and by providing Bibles and New Testaments. While known for our work with hotels, Gideons also share Scriptures in schools and colleges, prisons and jails, hospitals, and medical offices. To date, Gideons have placed over two billion Scriptures around the world in 99 languages. Contact:  The Gideons, Columbus Northwest Camp, P.O. Box 81, Dublin OH 43017; Follow the Gideons Intl. Blog here. UALC Contact:  Jim Harrass.

Helping Appalachian Rural People (H.A.R.P.) Mission

The H.A.R.P. Mission in Caldwell, Ohio, sponsors programs and promotes activities addressing the spiritual and physical needs of Southeast Ohio families. We provide clothing, household items, bedding, appliances, furniture, Christmas presents and school supplies to families in need. Mission teams build wheelchair ramps, make home repairs and offer Vacation Bible School. Contact:  H.A.R.P. Mission, 810 Main St, Caldwell, OH 43724, 440-879-8027.

Hilltop Preschool

Providing at risk 3-, 4-, and 5-year-olds with social experiences and educational tools to be successful in school and life. Contact: Laura Moehrman, Exec. Director; 12 South Terrace Ave., Columbus, OH 43204; 614-279-9991;

Kairos Prison Ministry 

An ecumenical Christian ministry building strong Christian communities in state and federal prisons. For info about the local Kairos ministry, click here. Contact:  Jim Daily, Kairos Prison Ministry, PO Box 14490, Columbus, OH 43214; UALC Contact: Dave Dicke.

Kairos Torch Prison Ministry

Supporting and mentoring juveniles in correctional facilities. Contact:  Jim 

Kindway Prison Ministry

A prisoner re-entry ministry meeting an individual’s needs with dignity while embracing Christian values. Contact:  Christine Money, 6950-F Americana Parkway, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068; 614-501-7322;

Lower Lights Christian Health Center

A not-for-profit family practice in Franklinton that ministers the love of Jesus Christ through high quality health care to all who need it regardless of ability to pay. Contact:  Lower Lights Christian Health Center, 1160 W. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43222; 614-274-1455;

Lutheran Social Services Food Pantries

Serving central Ohio by providing needed food to individuals and families. We collect grocery bags of non-perishable goods to distribute to hungry families. Fill up a bag or two and bring them with you to the LSS bins at Mill Run or Lytham Road. To volunteer, get information here. Contact:  Chris Burger or Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio, Columbus, OH 43205; 614-443-5130;

The Navigators – Church Partners

Providing resources and personalized coaching to pastors, leaders
and churches to help them become intentional disciple-makers. Contact:  Bill and Peggy Mowry, 60 Pocono Rd., Columbus, OH 43235;  614-396-6342;

The Refuge

A faith-based men's treatment facility focused on raising up men out of addiction to being responsible men of God through a free, 13-month residential ministry. Training and equipping the families and volunteers within the community on the West side of Columbus. Contact:  Rebekah Linton, Outreach Director, 614-991-0131;

Pregnancy Decision Health Center

Educates and supports women to help them find the best choice for their life and the life of their child. PDHC, 665 E. Dublin-Granville Rd., Ste 120, Columbus, OH 43229. Contact:  Erin Brown, Community Outreach Coordinator, 614-888-8774; Hotline 614-444-4411;

ReNew Partnerships

A Christian non-profit that provides biblical, multi-ethnic training resources for Christian leaders. Contact:  Chad and Laurie Brennan, ReNew Partnerships, PO Box 4063, Dublin, OH 43016; 614-432-8899;

Serving Our Neighbors Ministries (SON Ministries)

An ecumenical Christian ministry in Hilliard, building relationships across social, racial and class barriers to partner with children and their families in poverty. Programs include: Hilliard Free Lunch Summer Camp for Kids and Family ESL/Kids Club program. Contact:  Kim Emch, Director of SON Ministries, 614-451-3736;
Mission Trips

Mission Trips

Find out how you can participate nearby or across the globe. Or join the home team. Pray for safe travel, offer support and correspond with missionaries. 


Domestic Missions

Domestic Missions

Sometimes the mission field is right in our backyard.


Global Missions

Global Missions

We all are bridge builders, called to cross boundaries for the sake of God's Kingdom. 


Student Missions

Student Missions

College campuses are "fields ripe for harvest."