Here is a list of missions we support.
Local Missions $60,400 in support this year.
- Campus Students for Christ (Western Ilinois University) – Campus Ministry at Western Illinois WEB
- Axiom at University of Illinois – Campus Ministry at the University of Illinois WEB
- Christian Campus House (EIU) – Campus Ministry at Eastern Illinois University WEB
- Christian Student Fellowship (UIS /LLCC) McGruders – Campus Ministry at University of Illinois Springfield WEB
- Christian Student Fellowship (UIS /LLCC) Lasleys – Campus Ministry at University of Illinois Springfield WEB
- Encounter (ISU) – Campus Ministry at Illinois State University WEB
- Illini Christian Ministries – Helps provide foster care, adoption, counseling, pregnancy support and crisis management for families. Located in St. Joseph, Illinois. WEB
- Inner City Mission – Working with the Homeless in Springfield Illinois to help them back on their feet through wholistic programming. Check out the Stability Project on their website! WEB
- Lake Spfld Christian Assembly – This is the Christian camp attended by our youth during the summer. They serve Christian churches in the Springfield area with camp programs for youth from kindergarten through high school age. Also various programs are provided for adults & families through the year. WEB
- Lincoln Christian University – Located in Lincoln, Illinois, LCU trains preachers, missionaries, and other Christian workers. Many of our past and present ministers and interns have attended LCC, and currently there are several youth from our church family enrolled. WEB
- Nehemiah Ministries – Kent Paris is the founder and executive director of Nehemiah Ministries which provides both Christian pastoral counseling to individuals and families, and offers a teaching/equipping ministry to the church.
- Powerlight – Spfld Greg Cooper heads up the music program, Powerlight, which Brings the latest in Christian music to Springfield & beyond. WEB
National Missions $19,860 in support this year.
- Community Christian Church – (New York City) Led by Sr. Pastor Jeff Butler, this diverse congregation in New York City reaches out in a variety of ways to its local community. WEB
- IDES – International Disaster Emergency Services works with countries all around the world during times of crisis to provide immediate relief and redevelopment. WEB
- International Conference on Missions – This year the convention will be Nov 15-18 in Indianapolis, IN. Three major areas of emphasis of the convention are 1.) Mobilizing churches to become involved in world evangelism, 2.) Recruiting new missionaries, 3.) Providing a national platform for missionaries to speak to USA people and churches. South Sider’s may attend the National Missionary Convention for free each year! WEB
- Pinehaven Children’s Ranch and School – Located in Montana, Pinehaven is a residential, year-round program aimed at providing a stable, controlled, secure environment in which young people can reach the potential that God has placed within them. WEB
- Restoration House – Church Planting Organization in the New England area that helps to start new churches. WEB
International Missions $69,900 in support this year.
- Colombian Christian Mission – Founded by Dale and Jeanie Meade, CCM has helped start numerous churches throughout Colombia South America and trains indigenous leaders who carry out the work. WEB
- Impact Ministry Group – Global Missionary Ministries is involved in spreading the message of salvation, in Jesus Christ, in the post-communist world of Poland, Lithuania, and Czech Republic, and the countries of Belarus and Ukraine. WEB
- Kuki Christian Mission – Trulock Theological Seminary and Kuki Christian Church was started by T. Lunkim in the region of Imphal, Manipur, India.
- Myanmar Agape Christian Mission – Seminary Training, Church Planting and Media outreach in Myanmar. WEB
- North Burma Christian Mission – Ministry that was started by the Morse family from West Side Christian Church. We support Bobby Morse, who works with a children’s hostel and does a wide variety of outreach projects all throughout Burma. WEB
- North West Haiti Christian Mission – Northwest Haiti Christian Mission is an Independent Christian Church organization dedicated to establishing and partnering with indigenous churches to help bring people in Northwest Haiti out of spiritual, physical and social poverty to demonstrate God’s love for all. WEB
- TCM (Training Christians for Ministry in Europe and Central Asia) – Providing seminary and doctorate level training for pastors in Europe and Central Asia. WEB
- Team Expansion – Matt Johnson is serving the churches in Cua Venezuela. It is their goal to plant 120 churches by 2020. WEB