Please keep in mind Apostles Church's needs change on a monthly/weekly basis. We may have a large amount of work for your team to do, or we may only have enough work for half-days the week of your trip. As you think about your team's schedule, please remain flexible and willing to adjust with the needs of our church.
Important: Contact Willie a few weeks before your trip to get an idea of the amount of work we have for your team. You can then schedule outside mission projects with other local St. Louis organizations, depending on availability.
St. Louis Church Projects
One of the biggest needs our church plant is to be known in our community. We have several strategies including passing out free water bottles with our logo, placing our bookmarks in coffee shops and area businesses, putting out door hangers, etc. Please be willing to help us in these efforts to reach the city.
Please make a list of anyone you know who lives in the Saint Louis area. Setup meetings with them while you're in the city and connect them with Apostles Church—if they aren't already involved with a local church. Personal connections and referrals are one of the strongest ways to build our congregation and reach the people of our city.
Special Ministry Projects
This area encompasses all needs for Saint Louis, which will vary depending on the time of year that you are able to work with us. These projects will include vacation bible school, sports camps, area-wide outreach events, child care help, care bags for the homeless, etc.
STL Area Organizations
St. Louis is filled with local ministries and organizations that desire to help those in need. Some of these ministries and organizations focus on the homeless, while others focus on under-resourced children or the elderly. This section will provide you with a list of contacts so that you can fill your ministry schedule, do good work, and promote what Apostles Church stands for in the community.
Website | firstname.lastname@example.org
2801 N Kingshighway Blvd St. Louis, Missouri 63115
LOVEtheLOU has grown and changed as an organization in many different ways, but our mission remains the same: to unite the City of St. Louis through meaningful relationships with a loving foundation. Since August of 2010, our staff has been planning trip for outside groups to come in and serve the city. We have hosted many more block parties, been a part of several community development projects and built lasting relationships in the St. Louis area.
Bridge of Hope
Website | 314-703-2458
4001 Cottage Avenue St. Louis, Missouri 63113
Bridge of Hope Ministries: Connecting people by breaking down barriers of age, race, culture, economics, and education. We cultivate practical faith by meeting basic needs, providing service opportunities, and discovering Jesus' heart for urban communities together.
Website | 314-421-0400
1321 South 11th Street St. Louis, Missouri 63104
Kingdom House mission is to help people achieve a better life. Through holistic programs and services, we help the economically disadvantaged achieve economic independence, self-sufficiency and a path out of poverty.
Mission Saint Louis
Website | 314-534-1188
3108 N Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63107
Simply put, our mission is to empower people to transform their lives, families and neighborhoods.
AT THIS POINT YOU SHOULD HAVE...
Decided on service projects
Arranged other STL area service work
Created a backup plan in case of rain
Finalized your team's weekly schedule
Partnered with Apostles through giving
NEXT STEP: PREPARE YOUR TEAM
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