Local Missions

We partner with up to 10 carefully selected local organizations that uniquely express the heart of Jesus in our community—we call them the big ten.

RAHAB Ministries

RAHAB Ministries (Reaching Above Hopelessness And Brokenness) began in 2002 serving survivors of human trafficking in Akron. Now serving across northeast Ohio in outreach, drop in homes, case management and minor mentoring RAHAB’s mission is to provide Christ-centered transformational services to those directly affected by sex trafficking.

Youth for Christ

Youth for Christ reaches young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other like-minded partners to raise up lifelong followers of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to prayer and the Word of God, passion for sharing the love of Christ, and commitment to social involvement.

Youth for Christ ministers to Students in Public and Private Middle Schools and High Schools. Incarcerated youth and Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing youth.

Emergency Assistance Center

Supporting our neighbors in need by providing food and other basic necessities while leading a collaborative community effort  to access resources that promote healthy lives.

The City Mission

The City Mission is a wraparound services ministry that exists to serve men, women, and children at their point of crisis by empowering them toward stability, through adequate housing and employment. The City Mission provides help and hope to all people through the transforming power of God’s love. The Mission is known for faithfully proclaiming the Gospel and they are dedicated to being a catalyst for positive change in Cleveland.

International Friendships

IFI is a Christian organization that works with Universities and volunteers to promote friendship and hospitality for International students and scholars. IFI links international students with American volunteers from local churches who are interested in cross-cultural exchange and who help meet the various practical needs internationals face in living in another culture.

Building Hope in the City

The mission of Building Hope in the City is to Advance the Good of the city, Magnify the mission of Jesus and Unleash the capability of underestimated people. Building Hope in the City’s mission comes to life through equipping city ministry leaders, partnering with Cleveland’s refugee and immigrant population at The Hope Center, strengthening neighbors and neighborhoods through community development and affordable housing efforts in the Clark-Fulton and Stockyards neighborhoods, and engaging in business ventures through two thrift stores (Common Threads) and a candle and home fragrance business (Peripeti Home).

True Freedom Ministries

True Freedom Ministries is an independent, evangelical, non-profit organization dedicated to reaching those locked behind steel doors in jails and prison cells all across Ohio, those trapped in homelessness on the streets, those affected by the incarceration of their loved ones, and those shackled in addictions with the message of true freedom that is found only in Jesus Christ.

Care on the Square

Care on the Square is a Christian ministry to homeless men, women and children in Cleveland Ohio. Initially a ministry focused on the public square area, COTS now serves the greater Cleveland area. Their goal is to share the love of Jesus Christ by providing food and encouragement. They are completely volunteer based, and all of their funding comes through donations.

Cleveland Pregnancy Center

The Cleveland Pregnancy Center exists to provide biblical, life-affirming resources and services to those affected by unplanned pregnancy. For more than 30 years, the Cleveland Pregnancy Center has been Restoring Hope, Healing Hearts and Saving Lives. In a trusting environment, the pregnancy center offers FREE and Confidential services from skilled professionals and volunteers who provide support for clients.