Local Missions

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

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 and offers monthly  informational support meetings.
Contacts: Pulaski County – Mary Millsap; Statewide – Doody Keet; website

Disaster Response 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

Growing in Grace (GiG) is a ministry of grace and recovery with special emphasis on issues of substance abuse and addiction. Meets weekly on Wednesday nights.
Contact: Rev. Tony Davis

GiG kids is a ministry for the children of the parents who attend Growing in Grace. Through Bible stories, games and art they are shown who Jesus is and introduced to his amazing love for them. 
Contact: Karen or Amanda Brymer

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: Robert Cook

International Friendship Outreach (IFO) matches American families willing to share the love of Christ with international students who are studying in Little Rock.
Contacts: Nathan Tumlison or Lisa 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 ReasonerKim Cook; Men – John Rogers

Kairos Outside supports women who have relatives, family or themselves been incarcerated in the county’s local, state or federal correctional facilities. KO provides a Christ-centered two-and-a-half-day weekend experience with continuing ministry through quarterly reunions and monthly support groups around the state.
Contact: Ginger Ritchie

Live Thankfully is a non-profit upscale resale shop designed to bless the community. All profits will go to local ministries to benefit women, children and teenagers in need in our community.
Contact: Kimberly Cook

Mamie’s Poppy Plates is a donation supported non-profit whose mission is to provide tangible mementos to families who suffer stillbirth, infant and child death.
Contact: Rebecca Scaife

The Manor is the assisted-living community across the street from St. Andrew’s Church. We serve them with church once a month and with a weekly Bible study, as well as other service projects during the year.
Contact: Gail Douglas

Through Explore Ministries, Randy and Brett Likens participate in fulfilling the Great Commission by engaging adults in the process of relational evangelism and discipleship through personal example and training that equips others to do the same.
Contact: Randy Likens

YoungLife introduces adolescents in Little Rock to Jesus and helps them grow in their faith. Young people’s lives are dramatically influenced when caring adults come alongside them, sharing God’s love. Young Life is the first step of a lifelong journey; the choices they make today, based on God’s love for them, will have an impact on future decisions.
Contact: Erin Green

YoungLife Capernaum 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.
Contact: Amber Waldron

Western Hills Elementary School Partnership provides students at Western Hills elementary with tutoring, mentoring and support. From helping learn how to write their name in kindergarten to providing school supplies each year, St. Andrew’s is committed to supporting Western Hills Elementary School and building relationship with the families that attend the school. 
Contact: Mary Carole Smith