Local & Domestic Mission Partners
LOCAL MISSION PARTNERS
MINISTRIES FOCUSED ON CHILDREN AND YOUTH
Omaha Young Life
Young Life brings the good news of Jesus Christ into the lives of adolescents with an approach that is respectful of who kids are and hopeful about who they can be. it starts with adults who are concerned enough about kids to go to them, on their turf and in their culture, building bridges of authentic friendship. Currently the ministry of Omaha Young Life is at the following High Schools: Omaha North, Omaha South, Burke, Millard West, and others!
Omaha Street School - John Parsons
Working in the Omaha metropolitan area to meet the challenge of at-risk youth by providing a school that offers personalized education, a moral code, and tools for self sufficiency. Among the caring and compassionate instructors, staff, and volunteers, students find hope and gain self-esteem while increasing valuable self-sufficiency skills along with their education.
North Omaha Good News Bears - James & Susianne Patterson
The North Omaha Good News Bears (NOGNB) Club was created to provide a positive influence in the lives of at risk youth ages 4 to 17. The club reaches children in a contemporary way at the point of their greatest need. It is established through building relationships with adults in settings children enjoy - field trips, games, awards, recognition, etc. with special activities including inviting notable public figures to help inspire them.
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship - Eric & Stacy Rafferty (Nebraska Directors), Brendan George & Alee Forsythe (Creighton University)
In response to God's love, grace and truth: the purpose of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is to establish and advance
at colleges and universities witnessing communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord: growing in love for God, God's Word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture and God's purposes in the world.
Campus Crusade for Christ - Tom & Pat Swartz
Helping to fulfill the Great Commission in the power of the Holy Spirit by winning people to faith in Jesus Christ, building them in their faith and sending them to win and build others; and helping the Body of Christ do evangelism and discipleship.
MINISTRIES FOCUSED ON HOMELESSNESS/UNDER-RESOURCED HOUSEHOLDS
Heartland Hope Mission
Our mission is to provide food, clothing and promote self sufficiency for people in need. We provide a weeks' supply of groceries, along with hygiene products, clothing items, and household goods to the working poor. In addition we assist clients with various needs by providing eligibility screenings and referrals.
Siena Francis House
Founded in 1975, the Siena/Francis House is Nebraska’s largest shelter, providing food, emergency shelter & clothing, along with outreach/case management to homeless families and individuals from Omaha and surrounding communities. The Siena/Francis House also houses a residential chemical addictions treatment center, a day services center, an employment training program, and a medical clinic. The Siena/Francis House has an “open door” policy, in that we try to never turn away any person or family who comes to us in need, regardless of the circumstances that led them to seek our help.
Open Door Mission
Open Door Mission is a Gospel Rescue Mission providing basic needs and life-changing programs for the homeless and needy.
MINISTRIES TO THOSE CURRENTLY IN OR RECENTLY RELEASED FROM PRISON
Good News Jail & Prison Ministry - Chaplain Morris Jackson
Good News Jail & Prison Ministry is a non-profit organization formed for the purposes of organizing a visitation program for the benefit of inmates of institutions in the State; witnessing to inmates and their families; aiding in a physical and spiritual rehabilitation of men and women upon their release from an institution; and provision of an educational program within the institutions to encourage continuance of formal education among the inmates, as permitted by said institutions.
Compassion in Action - Teela Mickles
MINISTRIES TO THE COMMUNITY
Abide Network - Ron & Twany Dotzler
Our dream is to see Omaha, Nebraska and cities around the world have NO INNER CITY! Our mission is to involve caring people in the lives of children, youth, and families in under resourced areas. Abide Network has been actively involved with civic, community, corporate and religious organizations and their leaders. Conferences and news stories have featured their presentations of reconciliation between racial groups, mobilization of a vast volunteer base and the strategic networking of resources from corporations, community and government toward the specific goal of building relationships and strengthening the community. The staff of Abide Network reside and work within the urban community and have experienced firsthand the complex issues and problems that exist. Their determination, experience and collaboration efforts are building a strategic leadership and transforming the community.
Iglesia El Buen Pastor - Benjamin & Dulcinea Vasquez
DOMESTIC MISSION PARTNERS
St. Dennis Parish - Father Charlie & Sister Loretta - Crow Agency, Montana
Project Homecoming - Presbytery of South Louisiana/Presbyterian Disaster Assistance -
New Orleans, Louisiana
Pine Ridge Young Life - Kelly Francis - Pine Ridge, South Dakota