SERVE THROUGH MISSIONS

The International and Local Missions Ministries at MPPC strive to follow Christ’s example and call to love our neighbors as ourselves—by sharing the Good News of God’s grace in our lives, standing with the poor and needy, and giving a voice to the voiceless. Whether that means we are walking across the street, helping out across town, or traveling to other countries, members of MPPC are learning what it means to be the hands and feet of Christ through missional partnership and mutual service with others.

Local Missions

The heart of Local Missions at MPPC is to connect with children and families in need, sharing the love of Christ in empowering and life-giving ways.
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Our Vision is that all children will have loving and stable families and a nurturing community empowering them to lead successful lives.

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Our mission is to prevent abuse, protect children and heal families. We partner with caregivers, professionals, and the community

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I-Beam is a mentoring program that pairs elementary school children with a caring adult once a week, during the school year, to cultivate a love of reading.

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East Cooper Habitat for Humanity (ECHFH) is a non-profit, Christian housing ministry that believes that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live.

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We serve nutritious meals to all homebound residents east of the Cooper, regardless of age or income.

Founded as an emergency relief effort in 1989, East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) has grown into a permanent resource for the community in need with three main program areas: Basic Needs, Health Services and Empowerment.

ESOL offers beginner, intermediate and advanced conversation classes for adults who want to learn English.

Hope, Safety & Opportunity For Young Women – Our overriding goal is to help each young mother take ownership of her pregnancy and her life by offering residential and family development programs.

Our common goal is to provide school uniforms and basic school supplies to needy students.

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To function as a hospital hospitality house and provide a Christ-centered, safe, secure, temporary home-away-from-home for individuals and families in need.

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Metanoia works with the residents of communities that have experienced decline due to lack of investment and capital flight.

The MPPC cookbook is a collection of family recipes that have been handed down through the years that also contains local restaurant favorites too. With proceeds being donated to Florence Crittenton Programs, this cookbook is a useful and meaningful gift during the holidays. You may pick up a copy in the church office ($30, cash/check) or purchase online below ($31). Click here to order with shipping ($36).

 

One80 Place provides food, shelter and hope to end homelessness and hunger one person at a time, one family at a time.

Ronald McDonald House is a “home-away-from home” where 35 families can stay while their children undergo extensive medical treatment. Here, parents and children lead a life as normal as possible during these traumatic times without the financial burden of costly hotel and travel expenses. Every night a volunteer group prepares the evening meal for these families. Members of Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church have been preparing this meal on the last Thursday of every month for more than 15 years. With your support, we can continue to provide a monthly meal ($300 per month) to 70 individuals. We hope that you will consider supporting this worthwhile cause as a volunteer or through your generosity. To learn more, contact Bruce McAdams.

Providing help, hope, and healing through behavioral, educational, and therapeutic interventions which enhance social functioning and well-being, ensures safety, and works to achieve positive permanency for children and families in our community.

International Missions

The International Missions Ministry at MPPC seeks to share God’s love with our neighbors all over the world in ways that are life-giving, empowering, and sustainable. Learn more about our international partners below or to sign up or pay for a mission trip, please check out the links below.

LAMB is a Christ-centered, multifaceted ministry based in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. We seek to share the hope found in Christ Jesus as we care for, educate, protect, and empower those suffering extreme poverty, abuse, and exploitation in Honduras.

Habitat for Humanity Honduras is an apolitical, non-governmental, non-profit, private civil development association, with a Christian foundation, which manages its own assets. It supports low-income families to create a better habitat where they can live through a program of credit and subsidies.

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In the face of governments that are riddled with corruption, the development of servant leaders with integrity is the greatest need in Africa today. Daystar graduates are leaders prepared to do just that – stand up for truth in a world that seems to offer no hope for a solution.

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MPPC partners with Haiti Outreach Ministries (HOM), a North American NGO, and the Mission of the Christian Church of Cite Soleil (MICECC), a group of Haitian leaders. HOM/MICECC has been ministering to the people of Haiti since 1989 through evangelism, education, building projects and health care. Although there are many needs, we are recruiting for a medical mission and construction. We are currently planning a trip for the spring of 2020.

The CDCA’s mission is to enable communities to become self-sufficient, sustainable, democratic entities.

MPPC is temporally partnering with Heifer International and the local mayor of Trinidad de Copan, Orlando Jimenez building schools, employment skills and community based health care.

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