Outreach and Mission

Our mission is to reach out and serve the world.

We have a rich history of working hand-in-hand with local agencies to provide meaningful outreach opportunities that make a difference in our community. We’ve been blessed to play a role in the creation of groups such as Habitat for Humanity, Crisis Assistance Ministry, and Charlotte Family Housing. We’re proud to continue supporting many others.

On a global level, we’ve established a strong relationship with the Diocese of Costa Rica by helping build childcare centers and even a church.

Along with providing monetary support to agencies, we seek to equip our parishioners to be servant leaders in our city, our nation and our world. We provide opportunities for all ages to serve as the hands and feet of Christ. 

Current Outreach Opportunities

THANKSGIVING meals

Thanksgiving offers an opportunity to share our blessings with Rama Road families who are unable to provide loved ones with a Thanksgiving meal. Our Rama Road site coordinator, Dee Perez, identifies families in need. Volunteers provide and deliver a meal that will feed 8-10 adults, consisting of a turkey or ham, two side dishes, rolls, and a pie/dessert, to be delivered on Wednesday, November 27. Click here to learn more and sign up to help »

 

Serve-A-Bration, November 3-9:  For more information or to sign up, click here. 

Snacks for Rama Road Girl Scouts. The Girl Scouts at Rama Road Elementary need snacks for their after school meetings on an ongoing basis. Contact Anne Schmitt for details or Click here to sign up. 

Warm sleeping bags for Rama Road Girl Scouts.  The girls need warm sleeping bags for their camp outs and over night trips.  Please consider donating a new or gently used, adult sized sleeping bag.  Donations can be delivered to Laura Konitzer at the church office. 

Hurricane Dorian Relief: We continue to pray for those who have been affected by Hurricane Dorian. We pray especially for those who have lost their lives and for their loved ones, and for those who have lost their homes and livelihoods. In addition, we pray for the 60 students at St. Augustine’s College , an Episcopal HBCU in Raleigh, who call the Bahamas their home as they await news of their families. And we pray for those who are already working to bring relief to those who are in desperate situations. 

The most effective way you can help is to give to Episcopal Relief and Development. Go to www.episcopalrelief.org to donate. To help the students at St. Augustine’s specifically, you can donate to the Diocese of NC via Paypal at www.dionc.org. The open plate offering from Sunday, September 8 will be split evenly between these two sites. Thanks to your generosity, we are sending nearly $1400 to each organization.

Men's Shelter Volunteers: Christ Church has an ongoing commitment to the Men's Shelter of Charlotte to serve dinner at the Statesville Avenue location. We are currently looking for volunteers to serve over the next several months. This is a great way for individuals or families to make an impact on the Charlotte community. To sign up or for more information, visit  www.christchurchcharlotte.org/shelter.

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