Local Mission

While walking the streets of her neighborhood, Anna Jackson noticed things she hadn’t before. What she saw led her congregation to make some changes.

As one church seeks new methods of outreach, it discovers ways to help victims of human trafficking right in its own community.

How a kids’ summer camp led to an ecumenical youth movement along the Mississippi.

Oakland, California, is a city divided. Oakland City Church (RCA) is working to change that.  

In north central New Jersey, one RCA congregation is making a big difference through the simple act of prayer—in many forms. 

Walking into Community Church of Keyport at lunchtime is like walking into an episode of Cheers: “Everybody knows your name.”

Sharing space isn’t always easy—but one congregation finds that working through the challenges is more than worth it.

Scott Zeilenga reflects that any gospel-minded person, with a few skills and a few tools, can be sent by the Lord to help with the needs of people nearby.

Church of the Master in Warren, Michigan, had a choice: do more to reach the community or fade into obscurity. 

Reaching out to the neighborhood transformed Wednesday night ministry at Ross Reformed Church in Gary, Indiana.