Local Missions

Blessing Bags are care packages created for distribution among the Little Rock homeless.
Contact: Ginger Ritchie

The CALL recruits and trains people from the Christian community to become foster and/or adoptive parents of children in the Arkansas foster care system.
Contacts: Pulaski County – Mike Farris; Statewide – Doody Keet

Disaster Response Team enables the body of Christ at St. Andrew’s to respond to natural disasters in our region, with an emphasis on working through local churches in the affected area.
Contact: Gary Shires

Esperanza Clinic is a medical clinic staffed completely by volunteer medical, administrative and bi-lingual individuals, which is intentionally placed in the heart of southwest Little Rock to best serve our uninsured and underserved neighbors. We are honored to provide dinner for the clinic’s staff on Thursday nights in March, June, September and December.
Contacts: Staffing – David Neale; Meals – Lynn Laurenzi

Immerse Arkansas partners with foster youth and provides them with professional and emotional support. We are preparing our foster youth for a successful tomorrow and helping to make that transition possible.
Contacts: David Neale

International Friendship Outreach (IFO) matches American families willing to share the love of Christ with international students who are studying in Little Rock.
Contact: Nathan Tumlison

Kairos brings Christ’s love and forgiveness to all incarcerated individuals, their families and those who work with them in order to assist in the transition of becoming a productive citizen. This ministry holds bi-annual outreach weekends, as well as weekly prayer and share gatherings in the prisons.
Contacts: Women – Susan ReasonerCaroline Pugh; Men – John Rogers

Kairos Outside is dedicated to supporting the families of men and women who are, or have been, incarcerated in the country’s state or federal correctional facilities, as well as county jails or offender programs. Christ’s love is shared during a two-and-a-half-day weekend experience, quarterly reunions and monthly support groups around the state.
Contact: Sari Miller

Wilson School Ministries offers a range of ministries to bless the children and families of Wilson Elementary.
Contact: Mary Carole Young

Back-to-School Festival Kicks the school year off with school supplies, uniforms, medical screenings and entertainment.
Contacts: David JungKaren McKinneyMary Carole Young

Christmas Blessing is an annual holiday celebration where St. Andrew’s welcomes the families of Wilson Elementary into its doors for food, fellowships, gifts and a Christmas service.
Contacts: Kimberly CookLeigh Ann Raper

Encouragers provide support to Wilson students through consistent one-on-one tutoring. Encouragers meet once a week with two students during a one-hour session.
Contacts: Carol McMathCarol Nichols

YoungLife is a non-profit outreach that works through one-on-one relationships to impact Little Rock teens. Young Life Capernaum works specifically with young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Contacts: Area Director – Erin Green; Capernaum – Amber Lewis