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Outreach

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DEACONS:

Bread Patrol - Delivering bread to visitors attending worship.

Deacon’s Assistance Fund - Fund that helps local residents in need of mortgage/rent, utility assistance, etc, and also funds the following needs:

Darke County Families in Need, Local Food Banks such as FISH, Community Unity, and Grace Resurrection Center, Mission Needs, Haitian/International Relief, Youth Activities.

SPECIAL PROJECTS

Head Start Christmas & Easter - Delivering children in need presents, clothing, basic necessities.

Darke County Home - Delivering residents personal care items, and quarters for bingo and other activities.

Download: Outreach Brochure

CARING MINISTRIES:

Stephen Ministers – pastoral care and counseling for those in need, homebound, crisis, job loss and other changes life brings. Stephen Minister classes are available, call the church for more information.

Pastoral Care – Pastor John provides time for counseling, grief care, times of reflection and much more for congregants and families.

Prayer Chain – chain of church members that start prayers for those in need, those suffering with illness, those mourning, etc. These congregants have a chain of about 25 people who look to the Lord for strength and help for those on the prayer chain. To place a loved one on the prayer chain, please call the church office. These loved ones may also be placed in the bulletin upon request.

Caring Cooks – This group of congregants organize and cook dinners for those who are ill or recovering from surgery or suffering loss. The Caring Cooks also plan and make meals for families to be served after funerals and visitations when requested.

Hope In Recovery – Hope in Recovery is a fellowship of men, women and teens that have been affected either directly or indirectly by the abuse of any mind altering chemical or compulsive behavior. We believe that as we look to a loving God for help, put into practice the 12-Steps, and live by His Word, we shall find both the strength and freedom we need to live productive and happy lives.

We welcome anyone who has a desire to stay clean and sober; anyone who has a desire to rise above the pain and turmoil engendered by the addiction of a loved one; and anyone wishing to break the bondage of compulsive behavior. We are here to share experiences, strength, and hope with one another. Contact Rev. John Wiltshire, Program Director, at 937-621-4297 . No childcare provided. Visit the Hope in Recovery website.

"Tuesday @ Two" Meeting

2:00 - 3:00 pm

Meetings are held every Tuesday afternoon (upstairs) and focus on a better understanding of the 12-Step Program and how to implement it.

Hope in Recovery Friday

Night Meeting

7:00 - 8:15 pm

Meetings are held every Friday night (upstairs) and focus on ongoing issues of maintaining sobriety based on working the 12-Step program. Meetings are filled with encouragement and support. A lead speaker shares their story the last Friday meeting of every month.

Hope in Recovery Friday Night

"Hope-a-non" Meeting

7:00 - 8:15 pm

Meetings are every Friday night (upstairs). This is a support meeting for family and friends of loved ones who are abusing alcohol or drugs. Members give and receive comfort and understanding through experiences, strength, and hope.

Hope for Teens

Friday Night Meeting

7:00 - 8:15 pm

Meetings focus on ongoing issues of maintaining sobriety especially designed for teens based on working the 12-Steps coupled with educational and support material.

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