community outreach opportunities

Find your passion and join our vision of reaching out to our  community.  Check out  the ministries below that we at Hope are involved in supporting.   You will find the different ways you can help those in need.

Outreach Spotlight
one of our Core Values at Hope is being Engaged Outreach by loving others abundantly.

Different ministries will need different support at various times.  You will find them listed below. 

  • Pregnancy Resources Fundraiser

    In September, the Outreach committee is hosting a Baby Bottle Drive to benefit Pregnancy Resources.  Due to the pandemic they have had to “pause” their service to the community but still are incurring costs for the building and personnel.  Pregnancy Resources provide services free of charge for women who are making reproductive choices.  They provide information about the expected benefits and the risks of all options, including all types of abortion.   Clients are supported in a confidential, caring environment. There are parenting classes, post-abortion support, and mentoring is with the staff chaplain.

         This fundraiser is different than the take home baby bottles we have done in the past.  We have one large baby bottle to put coins in on a table in the Narthex beginning September 6 and ending on September 27.  There is also a gift bag on the table for checks or large groups of coins in recloseable bags.  For everyone who is not yet ready to come back to the church grounds, you can mail a check to the Hope Office but please mark it for “Pregnancy Resources.”  Contact Sister Lois Diebel for more information.

  • food pantry - Food on the First

    Our Food on the First will be a dual collection in September for the South Brevard Sharing Center and The Children’s Hunger Project. For the SBSC healthy cereals, Chef Boyardee products, rice, dried beans, pasta, canned meats, and canned fruit and vegetables or any food items would be appreciated.  For TCHP, the list is very specific since they would like to have a standard kind of child-friendly food package for the children.  Their donation list is as follows: no sugar added applesauce (6 pk) in individual plastic containers; 8 oz. shelf stable chocolate milk (Hershey); Kind Breakfast Bars—Honey Oat only; Nutri Grain Breakfast Bars; Craisins (1 oz. box/ 1.16 oz. pouch);  fruit cups in plastic individual containers—any variety; Chef Boyardee (pull top 7.25 oz.); 100% fruit/vegetable juice in individual boxes; 100% apple juice. As always, monetary donations are welcomed by both organizations.

  • ministry of the month- promise in brevard

    Promise in Brevard was established in 2009 and was designed to provide affordable, independent housing for individuals with cognitive and physical disabilities. The vision included “empowering residents with social, educational and meaningful employment opportunities by actively supporting full inclusion within the community to live a life never thought possible.” The model community that was envisioned became reality in 2018 when the Promise campus opened at 4105 Norfolk Parkway in West Melbourne. There are 124 adults who live there, ages 19 to 60. For more information, check their website at promiseinbrevard.com.

     

  • Homeless kits available

    The homeless handout kit supply has been replenished, and thanks to the Coopers for doing the shopping and the assembling. Don’t forget to pick up a kit or two to hand out.

     

  • hope cares

    Everyone needs help at different times and we want to be intentional and more responsive to the needs of our church members.  If you have any questions, please contact the church office or ask Pastor.  Prayerfully consider ways that you can help and we will not "over use" you in your offer and ability to provide such help.    Thank you for being part of our church family.

  • knitting ministry

    Beginners welcome!  Thanks to our knitters at Hope we gave the warmth of a sweater to those in need in Minnesota.  Fifty sweaters and 52 caps were made!  If you are interested in this ministry, please contact the church office email. 


    Contact Linda Miller for more information.

  • Additional Community support

    • Operation Christmas Child
    • Brennity Independent Living
    • Children's Hunger Project
    • Daily Bread, The Sharing Center, His Place Ministries
    • Family Promise of Brevard
    • Haitian Ministry Palm Bay
    • Habitat for Humanity
    • Hygiene Care Kits
    • LCMS and LWML
    • Pregnancy Resource Center
    • Seven AA Groups