Community Ministry Ideas for MSBA Churches

  1. Partner with Food Bank to be a food distribution location.
  2. Provide a clothes closet in your church.
  3. Promote Bless Every Home among your church members to encourage prayer for your neighbors.
  4. Visit Door to Door with offers to pray for your neighbors and share information about your church and the gospel.
  5. Work with Shelby County Schools to become a Virtual Learning Center or partner with an area church that is already serving in that way.
  6. Provide gifts and/or meals to local First Responders.
  7. Open your doors to the community for prayer during specific times when members can be there to assist.
  8. Partner with an area homeless shelter to provide meals, counseling, or clothes.
  9. Work with local schools and professionals to provide career guidance to high schooler by mature believers. This can be an event or ongoing service.
  10. Contact a local school to see what needs they have during this season. Look towards adoption and long-term relationships.
  11. Provide mentors to single moms in your community.
  12. Provide jobs training (interviewing skills) for the unemployed.
  13. Partner with an area church plant to assist in their community outreach events.
  14. Host a drive-in movie in your parking lot on an outside screen.
  15. Set a day for your church to prayer walk the area around the church – wear the same t-shirt for recognition. Promote it on area social media outlets.
  16. Equip a technology care team of people from your church to go to church members and the community to help them solve basic technology needs so they can better connect during the pandemic.
  17. Host a virtual or social distanced party for graduating seniors to celebrate the milestone in their lives. 
  18. Offer a daily prayer or devotional thought online.
  19. Have a clean-up day in the community. 
  20. Partner with community organizations.
  21. Host a virtual Day Camp:  
  22. Provide a group of men to help with basic home repairs for the community.
  23. Partner with local authorities for gun safety classes.
  24. Partner with local business to assist with employment.
  25. Facilitate home and personal street discipleship.

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