First Christian Church, Broken Arrow, OK
You Are Welcome Here! 
2602 S Elm Pl (on Elm between 91st and 101st)

(918) 455-6217 

Outreach/Missions

Through our regular offerings and special offerings of time, talent and treasures…. we are supporting God’s ministries from our doorstep to the ends of the world.”

 

Locally

·         Broken Arrow Neighbors

·         Police and Firefighters Chaplain Program

·         Habitat for Humanity

·         Cub Scouts

·         Blue Star Mothers

·         Night out on Crime

·         H.O.W.

·         D.V.I.S.

·         Sponsor Children’s opportunities to the community

o   Easter Egg Hunt

o   Vacation Bible School

o   Christmas program and gift bags

·         And more…

·         Church members volunteer in a number of capacities. Some are:

o   Meals on Wheels

o   Police Department Office

o   Hospital

o   Red Cross

o   Food for the Hungry

o   Read to children in schools

o   Alzheimer Care

o   Animal/Wildlife Care

 

Regionally

·         Disciples Mission Fund (See Below)

·         Week of Compassion – See Below

·         Camp Christian – Youth and Adult Christian Camp Grounds

·         Oasis – Elderly Daycare

·         Disciples Village – Non-profit Elderly housing

 

Nationally

·         Disciples Mission Fund (See Below)

·         Week of Compassion – (See Below)

·         Church World Service (See Below)

 

Globally

·         Caminante – Program for the children and those who are marginalized of the area of Boca Chica in the Dominican Republic.

o   Financial Support

o   Mission Trip Work – Physical and Educational

·         Disciples Mission Fund (See Below)

·         Week of Compassion (See Below)

·         Church World Services (See Below)

 

Disciples Mission Fund - More than 75 ministries receive support through Disciples Mission Fund and Disciples Mission Fund Special Day Offerings. More than 2,500 congregations allow these ministries to touch the smallest of communities in the U.S. and Canada and reach to every corner of the globe. These include:

·         Local and Regional Children and Youth Camps and programming.

·         Education of Ministers through our seminaries nationwide. Monies to our seminaries supports the academic and spiritual education and training for our parish ministers, missionaries, hospital and hospice chaplains, military chaplains, non-profit agency workers, Christian education teachers, lay-leaders, and more.

·         Regional Ministries such as pastoral support, church support, and various regional programming.

·         National Ministries of the General Church.

·         Local, national, global missions aid and disaster relief.

o   Disaster relief primarily (but not limited to) through these two organizations besides others:

§  Week of Compassion

§  Church World Service

 

Week of Compassion and Church World Service are supported directly and through the Disciples Fund.

 

Week of Compassion"Week of Compassion is the relief, refugee and development mission fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada. We seek to equip and empower disciples to alleviate the suffering of others through disaster response, humanitarian aid, sustainable development and the promotion of mission opportunities." ~ Mission statement from WOC web site.

http://www.weekofcompassion.org/ )

 

World Church ServiceChurch World Service works with partners to eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote peace and justice around the world. Around the world, Church World Service supports sustainable grassroots development, disaster relief, and refugee assistance, and we educate and advocate on hunger-related issues.  In the U.S., we help communities respond to disasters, resettle refugees, promote fair national and international policies, and provide educational resources. Churches often participate through CROP Hunger Walks, the Blankets+ program, and the CWS Kits program.

(http://www.churchworldservice.org/site/PageServer )

 

RELIEF, HUMANITARIAN AND LOVE EFFORTS LOCAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL SITUATIONS

To find out information about relief efforts locally as well as other areas around the world, or to make a direct donation, log on to www.weekofcompassion.org .

              CAMINANTE

First Christian Church - Broken Arrow, along with the Disciples' Regional Church in Oklahoma has a mission focused relationship with the organization, Caminante, in the Boca Chica, Dominican Republic. Caminante works with children at risk, with women, and with the community to assist and educate those struggling with the issues of poverty, neglect and abuse.










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