Year-Round Ongoing Missions
Backpack Ministry – Weekly during the school year. Volunteers pack and deliver 30 to 50 weekend food bags to two HEB ISD elementary schools.
Beacon House Resale Shop –Weekly Fridays and Saturdays from 9am to 1pm. Volunteers sort price and hang clothes, shoes, jewelry, books and small household items for resale. Money is used to help fund church missions.
Martin Community Pantry –The Pantry provides some household essentials to residents of the HEB area. Examples of essentials are: toilet paper, paper towels, shampoo, laundry soap, dish soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, bar soap, deodorant, safety razors, etc. Volunteers are needed for a few hours during the week to prepare the bags and/or on Saturdays from 0830 to 1030 to distribute the bags. Distribution is done at the church.
Helping Hands – Volunteers assist residents of Bedford with expenses such as: utilities, prescriptions, groceries, gasoline, rent, etc. Many of these are via various gift cards.
Kairos Prison Ministries –Volunteers write cards, bake cookies and also have the opportunity to attend a closing at a prison facility.
Meals on Wheels –Volunteers deliver meals to shut-ins, one or more Thursdays during the month. Meals are provided for a specific route of names and addresses.
Ramp Building Ministry – Volunteers build wood wheelchair ramps, in conjunction with the Texas Ramp Project. This is done as needed, typically on a Saturday for 4 to 5 hours. No skills necessary.
Morning Glory Circle – This group of volunteers assist various groups throughout the community. Recently they built and erected a Lending Library on the church grounds. These books are available to anyone in the community and books are replenished by the Circle members as needed. The group also provides small items of value for our Community Pantry customers, youth and children involved with our church.
Peacemaker Quilters – This group creates various item for various needs in the community. Recently they made Christmas tree skirts and pillow cases for the Women’s Shelter and pillows for Texas Oncology patients.