Missions

Inviting our Neighbors into Central

Connecting members and friends of Central Presbyterian with the community and the community with Central Presbyterian, by participating in events, providing ministry support, and inviting the public into the church to meet us.Christmas-JubileeBack-to-School Jubilee

Help provide much needed clothing and school supplies for children from nearby Miller Elementary School in early August.

Christmas Jubilee

Work with Lafayette Urban Ministry in mid December to provide Christmas toys, books, food and stockings to Lafayette area families.

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Host the annual Lafayette Urban Ministry Thanksgiving meal for local area residents.

Family Promise Ministry

Provides a short term, hands on mission opportunity for four weeks each year to provide overnight accommodations and meals in our church building for carefully screened homeless families. Volunteers cook and serve meals, play with children, help with homework, or stay overnight, all under the supervision of an experienced coordinator.

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Working in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Lafayette and area Presbyterian churches “to give witness to the good news of Jesus Christ by building affordable housing, nurturing families, and strengthening communities.”

 

Trinity Community Meals

Volunteers help prepare, transport and serve a meal prepared at Central Presbyterian for the Trinity Mission two times a year.

 

 Sharing God’s Abundance Around the World

Making a Difference in the World

At Central Presbyterian we desire to make a difference in our local community, and to reach out in Christ’s name to the entire world. By supporting ministries and participating with our own members in ministries around the globe, we seek to share the Good News and compassion of Jesus Christ.

National Missions

Plan, promote and participate in mission trips around the U.S., involving members and friends of Central Presbyterian.

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International Missions

Central Presbyterian reaches out throughout the world through Presbyterian Church USA’s Mission Partnership program. PC USA’s World Mission equips participants to engage in God’s mission: to proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ, help the most vulnerable—women and children, and promote reconciliation within cultures of violence.

Mission Budget/Grant Writing

Oversee the distribution of Central Presbyterian’s funds for missions in the community, nation, and world.

To sign up to become involved in any of these missions please use the Time and Talents Form