Benevolence and Mission Programs

Our mission giving is set at 10% of our annual envelope receipts for the previous year.  This tithe is used to support the following Christ Centered ministries:

Athletes In Action: (  To help sports-minded people think and live biblically at the intersection of sport and Christianity.  Steve & Bonnie Burak missionaries.

Bridges International: (www.bridgesinternational.comBridges International is a caring community of Christ-followers committed to serve, promote social connections and engage in spiritual conversations with international students so that students become leaders internationally.  Bart & Joan Trowbridge, Missionaries.

Camp Lackawanna: ( Presbytery of Lackawanna, Camp Lackawanna is the living sanctuary where people of all ages come to experience God's creation and the grace of Jesus Christ through prayer, fellowship, and learning to care for the natural world and one another.

Child Evangelism Fellowship: ( Good News Club® is a ministry of Child Evangelism Fellowship in which trained teachers meet with groups of children in schools, homes, community centers, churches, apartment complexes, just about anywhere the children can easily and safely meet with their parent's permission. Each week the teacher presents an exciting Bible lesson using colorful materials from CEF Press.

Cru: ( Formerly Campus Crusade for Christ.  Andrea Buczynski, VP of Global Leadership Development.

Focus on the Family: ( Focus on the Family is a global Christian ministry dedicated to helping families thrive.

FPC Elmhurst Board of Deacons: (www.fpcelmhurstpa.orgFollowing their ordained duty to minister to those who are in need, to the sick, to the friendless, and to any who may be in distress both within and beyond the community of faith.

International Needs: (  Transforming lives and changeing communities by helping Christians serve both God and neighbor within their own countries.

Missionary Retreat Fellowship: ( Missionary Retreat Fellowship, nestled in the mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania, seeks to provide affordable housing for missionaries on home assignment. Founded by Bob and Bess Butters, MRF was incorporated in 1965 to serve all evangelical missions. It is non-profit, evangelical, and interdenominational.

Northeast Pennsylvania Youth for Christ: ( YFC reaches young people everywhere, working together with the local church and other likeminded partners to raise up lifelong followers of Jesus who lead by their godliness in lifestyle, devotion to the Word of God and prayer, passion for sharing the love of Christ and commitment to social involvement.

Project Re-Entry: Prison ministry, Anna Young, Coordinator.

The Navigators: ( The Navigators® is an international, interdenominational Christian ministry that helps people grow in Jesus Christ as they navigate through life.

World Vision: ( Child sponsorship program.

WPEL Christian Radio: ( Your Stations for Information and Inspiration in Northeastern Pennsylvania and New York's Southern Tier.

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