We are supportive of the following ministries as a congregation or through the efforts of Sunday School classes, individuals, or groups within our church.
Open Door of Hope Men’s Shelter
We provide meals at the local men’s shelter.
Luther Luckett Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Luther Luckett Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is the only Disciples church in the United States housed within a prison – at Luther Luckett Correctional Complex in LaGrange, Kentucky.
Habitat for Humanity
Angel Tree and Food Baskets
Each year, at Christmas, we deliver gifts to dozens of food baskets and Angel Tree gifts to families throughout the Shelbyville community.
Sponsored by First Christian and three other Shelbyville churches, Arriba Ninos is a tutoring program that provides academic assistance to Hispanic students. Students and tutors gather at First Christian Church on Monday evenings during the school year for a meal and a time of educational instruction.[divider top=”1″]
Christian Care Communities
Our CWF (Christian Women’s Fellowship) takes a very active role in volunteering with the Christian Care Communities.[divider top=”1″]
Week of Compassion
Week of Compassion is the relief, refugee and development mission fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada. Week of Compassion seeks to equip and empower disciples to alleviate the suffering of others through disaster response, humanitarian aid, sustainable development and the promotion of mission opportunities.[divider top=”1″]
Disciples Mission Fund
Disciples Mission Fund is the common fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Disciples Mission Fund supports 72 ministries of wholeness as close as your local congregation and reaching around the globe. As a Global Mission church, we understand that equipping congregations for mission includes learning from, learning with and offer support our partners beyond the borders of the United States and Canada.[divider top=”1″]
Recognizing that the body of Christ is made up of members from every tongue, hue and culture, we welcome you to our journey toward wholeness at God’s abundant table. As one of the four mission priorities of our Church, Reconciliation Ministry welcomes you to our intentional effort to become a Pro-Reconciling/Anti-Racist church – a church where the gifts of all of God’s children are honored and shared.[divider top=”1″]
Christian Church in Kentucky
We are 30,000 committed followers of Jesus who worship and witness in 240 local congregations. We are outdoor ministries in two locations, retreats, conferences, workshops and mission trips for women, men, young adults, youth and children. We are the hands that bless, serve, break bread, and offer welcome and hospitality. We are nearly 500 ordained, commissioned and licensed ministers serving in a variety of vital ministries. We are the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) In Kentucky, “a movement for wholeness in a fragmented world.”[divider top=”1″]
Operation Care is a community ministry that assists in providing for the for the physical, spiritual, emotional, and social well-being of people in need in a loving, compassionate environment in the name of Jesus Christ.[divider top=”1″]
Collected shoes have two purposes; keep used shoes out of landfills and raise money for water projects. The shoes are sold to an exporter who takes the shoes to the same countries that EDGE does water /hand pump repair projects and sells them to micro business owners (at affordable prices) to help them to have a sustainable living for their families. Shoes are expensive in many of these countries and having affordable shoes is another life saving tool as they protect the owner’s feet and overall health from foot abrasions, parasites and mites.
We also collect items for the following items, all of which can be delivered to our church during office hours –