LOCAL OUTREACH

 

rise against hunger
July 19 | 6:30pm | nexgen

Everyone is welcome to help assemble meals that will be sent around the world to people in need. "Rise Against Hunger" (formerly Stop Hunger Now) is a mission outreach project where volunteers work in an assembly line to package high protein, vitamin rich meals. Volunteers are also needed to help unload the truck and set up the stations beginning at 5:00 pm.
The event will cost about $3,000.00. Donations are appreciated. 

All volunteers should register by clicking the button below so that we know how many people are coming.

Contact | nancy.friend@mycrossroads.co


Document Shredding & Backpack Buddy Food Donation
september 17 | 1:00pm-3:00pm | Laurel Park Clubhouse

Document Shredding & Backpack Buddy Food Donation Come by the Laurel Park Clubhouse on Sept 17 between 1-3pm to shred your sensitive information while enjoying a hotdog. Help stock the Backpack Buddy pantry by bringing non-pershible food items. This event is sponsored by Thrivent Financial.

Contact | jan.wauters@thrivent.com or nancy.friend@mycrossroads.co 


 

 

-BACKPACK BUDDY PROGRAM-

Crossroads is working with Weddington Hills, Carl A Furr and Long schools to help feed hungry families.
Many children receive free breakfast and lunch at school each weekday, but do not eat much at home on the weekends.
Please help fill backpacks to send home with children for the weekend by donating non-perishable food.  There are lists of needed items in the Missions Corner.  Donations can be dropped off in the Missions Corner or the NexGen Lobby.
Contact Cindy Tubbs at 704.467.3115 tubbscynthiamarie@gmail.com

 

-MISSIONS MARKETPLACe-
crossroads cafe

Open on Sundays from 9:15AM– 12:30PM

Shop for hand-made items made by members of Crossroads Church, and by Christians in other countries, and help raise funds for missions. Books written by Pastor Lowell, Tammy Blackburn and John Freeze, paintings by Lisa Albinus, and wooden signs painted by Denise Cabrero are available. Beautiful jewelry made by Patti Wesley, Ruth Winterowd and Beauty from Ashes; cards made by Michelle England, girls socks by Pam Barnard, and bowl covers by Sue Rink and more!
If you would like more information about donating hand-made items for the Marketplace or about being a vendor please contact: Nancy at 704.707.1150 or nancy.friend@mycrossroads.co

 

-Crisis Assistance Ministry-
Crossroads Church

We accept applications from people in our community who are in need of financial assistance with their rent/mortgage, utility bills, medicine, etc. who find themselves in a crisis due to a job loss, sudden illness, etc.
Applications are processed in the Church Office by Nancy Friend and Aleida King.


MINISTRY PARTNERS

 

-Cooperative Christian Ministry-
246 Country Club Drive NE, Concord

The mission of CCM is to provide immediate assistance to members of our community who are experiencing crisis in the areas of food, shelter, or finances while engaging them in a series of actions that will empower them to move beyond crisis.
If you would like to volunteer at the Crisis Center to greet clients, assess their needs, help them choose food items, pick up food donations from businesses or help stock the food pantry contact Lorie Williams at 704.490.4245 or lwilliams@cooperativeministry.com or go to their website for more information about all the services they offer

 

-My Father’s House-
August 21-24 & November 27-30
769 Sunderland Ave, Concord (Housing Ministry of CCM)

My Father’s House provides an interim solution for families facing homelessness. Each family has a private room and the case management they need to get back on their feet. Crossroads Church commits to 3 nights every other month. 
If you would like to provide dinner please contact Carolyn Potter at cprettygir@aol.com or 201.270.6812

 

-Mother & Children’s House-
(Housing Ministry Of CCM)

This CCM program helps moms and their young children who would otherwise be homeless. The facility holds 5 families. 
If you would like to provide a meal or interact with the kids contact Pam Smith at 704.918.1484 or psmith@cooperativeministry.com

 

-Project Independence-
(Housing Ministry Of CCM)

This CCM program helps families in a housing crisis to regain stability and reestablish independence in their lives. They start by providing them an affordable place to live. Families are helped through case management and classes to identify the cause of their homelessness, and develop the disciplines needed to sustain themselves in a home.
CCM has over 20 homes for families. They frequently need repairs, yard work, furniture,
etc and Crossroads has sent groups to help. 
If you would like to serve in this area, contact Tricia Duckworth at tduckworth@cooperativeministry.com

 

-Samaritan’s House Night Shelter Salvation Army-
october 1-7
216 Patterson Ave SE, Concord

The Salvation Army provides a safe place for people to sleep, shower and laundry facilities, along with breakfast and dinner for their overnight guests. Crossroads commits to serve 4 weeks each year. Volunteers are needed in 2 areas from 7:00-8:30 PM each evening: to prepare and serve dinner and to help check in the guests. This is a great way for groups or families to serve together to bless formerly homeless people. The Mission fund will help cover the cost of the food.
Contact Jenny Greeson at 704.467.2170 or jenny@woodlandsnc.com

 

-Latino Medical Clinic-
Forest Hill UMC in Concord

One Sunday a month 2:00–6:00 p.m.
Volunteer medical professionals are needed to provide free medical care for the uninsured. 
Contact Laura Tolbert at 704.788.4229 or rick.laura@hotmail.com

 

-Evangel Medical Warehouse-
484 Cabarrus Ave W, Concord

Volunteers are needed to help sort medical and humanitarian supplies to be shipped around the world to people in need. 
Contact Denise Cabrero at 704.763.3994 or DCN4God@aol.com

 

-Present Age Ministries-

Redefining love, one day at a time....
PAM is committed to combating the sexual abuse, exploitation and trafficking of teen girls. Their services help survivors rebuild trust, restore hope and redefine love Training for advocates is provided.
For more information click on the button below or email info@presentageministires.org

 

-Cabarrus Women’s Center-
163 Winecoff Ave NW, Concord

Cabarrus Women’s Center provides a safe place for women with unplanned pregnancies to talk with someone regarding their situation and discuss options for the pregnancy. Consultations are free and confidential. Volunteer medical professionals and prayer intercessors are needed. Donations of new baby items are appreciated. 

 

-Gate Pregnancy Resource Center-
3824 Hwy 49 South, Harrisburg

Volunteer to sort donations, as a prayer intercessor, or minister to the clients. Donations of new or gently used infants – 24 months size clothes, pack-n-plays, and diapers size 3, 4 & 5 are needed.
Contact 704.455.5200 or gateprc@windstream.net

 

-CVAN-

(Cabarrus Victims Assistance Network) provides safety, shelter and support for battered women and their children in Cabarrus County. Their hotline, 704.788.CVAN (2826) is answered by a trained advocate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to answer calls about staying safe, and the services they offer. They have a shelter to house women and children and need donations of household items, gift cards to grocery stores, food, etc. Volunteers are also needed to provide childcare during classes, do yard work and home repairs. They need donations for their thrift store, CVAN’s Cool Used Stuff, located on Hwy 29 in front of Kmart, and volunteers to help sort the donations. 
For more information call 704.788.1108

 

-Capstone Climbing & Adventure, Inc.-

Capstone’s programs challenge people from all ages, abilities, and backgrounds to go beyond their perceived limits, build stronger communities, and grow through outdoor adventure. It is our mission to facilitate fun, safe, and family friendly adventure experiences that encourage individuals to be all they were made to be. We accomplish this through mentoring programs for youth, scouting, personal and corporate development activities, high and low ropes challenge courses, canoeing/kayaking, rock climbing, hiking/ backpacking, camping, as well as other services and programs available at Cedar Grove Retreat Center.
For more information or contact Lenny Stallings at 704.783.6969 or lenny@capstoneclimbing.com

 

-Concord House Of Prayer-
62 Union Street S, Concord

The Concord HOP is voluntarily “staffed” by Christians from many different churches and is open for the whole city to come in and experience the presence of God. They offer various two-hour meetings throughout the week where you can experience Intercessory Worship, Prophetic Worship, Worship with the Word and Devotionals.

 

-The Opportunity House-
72 Corban Ave SW, Concord

The staff and volunteers minister to the needs of the homeless and those needing employment. They have a computer lab, clothes closet and offer Bible studies, breakfast and lunch on weekdays. Donations of food and clothes are needed. 
For volunteer opportunities, contact Pastor Virginia Herron at 704.786.4020

 

-redeeming joy-

Redeeming Joy provides a restoration home for survivors of sex trafficking.
Volunteers are needed to do home repairs, landscaping. Training for advocates is provided.
Contact 704.904.8525 or info.redeemingjoy@gmail.com