WHO WE SUPPORT

LOCAL MISSIONS


In order to fulfill our vision, we release people who love Jesus and others to a variety of ministries in this area, including:


Hunger First

Family Promise

Young Life

Mountain Vision Ministry


We also encourage Life Groups and individuals in our fellowship to actively be involved in ministry by volunteering with local charities, organizations, schools, and ministries that exist in our community.


Our Life Groups have recently been involved with Hope House, Bays Mountain, 2nd Harvest Food Bank, Kingsport's Fire Stations, a high school football team and a few local families.


NATIONAL MISSIONS


SOMA Asheville, NC - We sponsor this gospel centered church plant in Asheville whose mission is to restore God's beauty and brightness to the city of Asheville by harvesting the seed of the gospel. Click here for SOMA's website.


Middlefork, KY - Our annual youth mission trip over the last few years has been partnering with Middlefork Outreach Ministries in Helton, KY to rebuild existing homes for people in the Middlefork area.


Student Life - In 2018, our students will be attending Student Life's Mission Week in Winston-Salem, NC. This event will help move our students outside their comfort zones with local service opportunities. Click here for their website.


GLOBAL MISSIONS


Nicaragua & El Salvador - We take annual trips through Global Health Outreach for medical, dental, VBS and pastoral training opportunities. Please click Trips We Take for more information or see the GHO booklets on our Missions wall.


Middle East - We currently support a missionary family serving in a Muslim area. For more information, please see their contact card on our Missions wall.


Spain - We also support a missionary family who will be serving in a city where there is currently no evangelical presence.


Operation Christmas Child - Not only do we collect over 200 shoeboxes per year, but we are a distribution center for area churches. Between 15,000 and 20,000 shoeboxes pass through our church each year on their way to kids across the world. Between 15,000 and 20,000 shoeboxes pass through our church each year on their way to kids who will have the opportunity to be discipled across the world. Please see the OCC brochure on our missions wall.