Church Mission

    Home - Ministries - Mission Outreach The Presbyterian Church in Orland Park participates in local, national and international mission work. The following are many of the missions that we support financially and/or support with direct involvement of our church members.

    Mission budget of the PCUSA for supporting missionaries, doctors, educators and evangelists around the world, and for starting new congregations.

    One Great Hour of Sharing Offering for disaster relief around the world.

    ONE GREAT HOUR OF SHARING:  
    The One Great Hour of Sharing Offering is one of our major mission contributions each year. Each year we ask for contributions and each year people give generously. Our church has given so generously to mission in the past that it is hard to ask for more. Yet, the need goes on.  Your One Great Hour of Sharing contribution goes toward disaster assistance, hunger, and self-development of people and communities.  Please give generously, once again. When we give to the One Great Hour of Sharing, we are giving to those in need better life.  

     

    Peacemaking Offering to aid areas of the world where religious, cultural or territorial conflicts exist, and bring people closer together.

    Hearts in Motion mission work in Guatemala with orphanages, building schools, and with the training of EMT and fire fighters. Three church members worked on site in Guatemala in 2006.

    Feed My Starving Children mission supplies packaged meals for starving children and adults. Many members of our church have volunteered to help package meals that are sent to areas of need around the world.

    Our annual Chili Cook-Off to support Feed My Starving Children.  Look for more photos in the Photo Gallery!

                                                       
    Chili Cook-Off Fundraiser to support "Feed My Starving Children."  Over $816 raised for this organization.

    Appalachia Service Project is a mission that serves families that are in desperate need of housing repairs in order to be warm and dry. Our high school youth and their leaders have served at ASP for over a decade.

    Christmas Joy Offering supports servants of the church who are in need of financial aid. It also supports students who attend racial or ethnic schools and colleges.

    Jones Center in Chicago Heights is supported with our financial gifts throughout the year.
    Ways to Give: Calling for diapers!  The Jones Center is in need of disposable diapers to help keep the littlest ones warm and dry. 

    Morning Star Mission in Joliet is supported with our financial gifts at Thanksgiving, and this fall we collected new hats for adults and new socks for adults and children to support the ministry of MorningStar Mission.

    Bible Study at Stateville Prison is supported with gifts of Bibles. One member of our church serves as a leader of Bible study sessions.

    Camp Scholarship program sends underprivileged children to enjoy summer camping at the Chicago Presbytery Youth Camp.

    The Giving Tree Program allows the church family to purchase gifts at Christmastime for children from Kemmerer Village.
    Featured Ministry: Kemmerer Village
    Kemmerer Village is one of the many organizations we support.  “The Mission of Kemmerer Village is to help the Presbyterian Church fulfill its responsibility to minister to children and families who face stress and turmoil in their lives.” Kemmerer Village is able to help families by assisting individuals to advocate for the needs and rights of children and families in their community.  During the holidays we donate gifts to the children and last spring we participated in a volunteer work day.  To learn more about Kemmerer village and ways you can help please visit www.kemmerervillage.org


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