Compassion Ministries

Churches expressing God's love and compassion, serving their communities, and reaching out with the gospel to the vulnerable among them.

Come and Serve

Urban Community Development Worker
Rural Community Development Worker

Prayers

1

Pray for God's guidance as we seek to better incorporate compassionate outreach into everyday ministry across our field.

2

Pray that we may act as a catalyst for the church to reach out to the fragile and vulnerable within our communities.

3

Pray for workers to join this ministry team to walk alongside local churches in developing sustainable expressions of holistic mission.


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