Consider How You Can Help A Child
As followers of Jesus, we are called to care for and serve the fatherless and abused children in our community. Crossway is helping interested members connect with ministries and organizations who serve orphans and children in need. We pray God stirs your heart to catch His passion for the fatherless.
Provides services to the survivors of domestic violence - required time depends on the volunteer opportunities available.
To learn more, visit www.myharmonyhouse.org
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters pairs up children facing adversity with professionally screened kind, caring, and fun adults. We put these friendships together and professionally support them for at least a year.
To learn more, visit www.bigbro.com
Rare Breed Youth Services provides assistance to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth ages 13-24 through outreach and housing. Necessities, support services and opportunities are provided to youth to help them safely become self-sufficient while ending homelessness, sexual exploitation and abuse.
To learn more, visit https://www.thekitcheninc.org/our-programs/rare-breed-youth-services/
Good News Club
Teaching children about Christ - requires two hours per week during the school year.
To learn more, visit www.cefonline.com
Advocating for children in foster care - requires 5-10 hours per month.
To learn more, visit www.casaswmo.org
Missouri Baptist Children's Home
Respite Care - providing short term care as needed.
Foster Care - providing a temporary loving home for children in need.
Adoption - opening your heart and home to children in need of a forever family.
To learn more, visit www.mbch.org
Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA)
BACA exists with the intent to create a safer environment for abused children. We exist as a body of Bikers to empower children to not feel afraid of the world in which they live. We stand ready to lend support to our wounded friends by involving them with an established, united organization. We work in conjunction with local and state officials who are already in place to protect children.
To learn more, visit http://missouri.bacaworld.org/home/missouri/southwest/
Foster Adopt Connect
Foster Adopt Connect's Family Advocacy program is the first stop for families seeking advice and guidance on the common challenges and barriers experienced by foster/adoptive families and the children in their care.
To learn more, visit https://www.fosteradopt.org/southwest-mo/
Sons and Daughters Foster/Adoption Ministry
A ministry within Crossway Baptist Church that supports families who are in the process of adopting or have adopted as well as those who are fostering or have fostered children. We also welcome families who feel God may be calling them to consider this path. We desire to build strong connections between these families and the body of believers at Crossway.
To learn more, contact the church office at 417-865-7311