From participating in events, joining us in worship, or donating to different ministries or programs, each decision has an impact that is felt and echoed throughout the church and its mission of serving God.
Christmas in a Shoebox
This is a youth sponsored event that collects various gifts of clothing and personal care items for children at our local community helping center.
Global Mission Gift Fair
This is an annual event that benefits local and international projects for people and communities in need through “alternative gift giving”, such as school supplies, teacher training, medicine, or livestock. Gifts assist individuals and families in places as diverse as India, Africa, and South America. Donations can be self-initiated or made on behalf of friends, family, or loved ones.
Sharing and caring food drive
The monthly Sharing and Caring food drive (our community food bank) is held the 1st Sunday of each month. Bring canned and dry goods, baby formula, toothpaste, shampoo, soap, and laundry detergent to the lobby of the Christian Life Center.
Magazine donation collections the 1st Sunday of each month are distributed to the Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, Oncology Center waiting room, and Magnolia Manor senior citizen center.
sPONSORED BINGO GAMES
Volunteers assists bingo games the 4th Thursday of each month for residents of the Emerald Coast Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.
backpack food sunday
Backpack Food Sunday is the 3rd Sunday of each month during the school year and provides weekend meals for needy children at Edwins Elementary School. The program is managed by the Feeling the Gulf Coast Food Bank in Milton as part of the Feeding America national program. Bring individually-packed nutritious food items to the lobby of the Christian Life Center. A specific shopping list is available at the church, and monetary donations are also welcome so food items can be purchased.
LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF CARE KITS
Personal Care Kits are collected in support of Lutheran World Relief. Needed items include light-weight bath-size towels (dark colors recommended), adult size toothbrushes in original packaging, sturdy combs, bath-size bars of soap in original wrapping, and metal nail clippers.