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Serve – Local

We want to encourage you to share your time with others—reaching out either at a one-time event or on an ongoing basis. Mission Hills is proactive about reaching out with Christ’s love to people in our own community. There are many opportunities to serve.

In order to be as effective as possible, we have four key focus areas.

Key Focus Area

Many world communities are caught in cycles which prevent them from hearing the Gospel. The most immediate need they face is often for clean water, food, and the ability to provide for their family. Jesus had a heart for people; He met the physical need before addressing the eternal. In meeting the most basic needs of those we serve, we earn the right to also share God’s love. By educating locals, teaching hygiene, providing access to clean water, establishing sustainable businesses, and creating jobs, we are part of community transformation.

Learn more about our Key Focus Areas

COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION

  • Spiritual Foundation
  • Immigrants
  • The Poor
  • The Unreached
  • Family

KIDS AT RISK

  • Spiritual Foundation
  • Orphans | Fatherless | Motherless
  • Trafficking: Sex & Labor
  • Troubled Youth & Kids

WOMEN IN NEED

  • Spiritual FoundationEducation
  • Vocational: Marketable & Employable
  • Discipleship

LEADERS OF THE FUTURE

  • Leadership Development
  • Mentoring | Discipleship
  • Evangelism Training
  • Business as Mission Training



Life Center

The Life Center vision is Transforming Communities Period. We live this out by investing in one life at a time by sharing the hope and love of Christ while meeting immediate needs and providing long-term solutions to empower people to live the life that God has for them. We offer services including a language center, counseling, food bank, severe winter shelter, and more. (John 10:10)

VISIT LIFE CENTER WEBSITE to find our more and get involved.



Local Partners

Over 87% of the people in our communities do not know Christ. When we serve in our neighborhoods and cities, we not only share the transforming power of the Good News, but we also become more like Jesus. Join us in transforming lives and communities by serving with our local partners. Click a partner below to get involved!

ALTERNATIVES PREGNANCY CENTER

Denver, CO

Serving Denver-area women, Alternatives seeks to educate clients and youth about abstinence before marriage and give those with an unplanned pregnancy an alternative to abortion. In addition, women with conflicted emotions about a past abortion are helped through post-abortion support groups. For more information, please contact Janice Sabin.

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DENVER RESCUE MISSION

Denver, CO

The Denver Rescue Mission is changing lives in the name of Christ by meeting people at their physical and spiritual points of need, with the goal of returning them to society as productive, self-sufficient citizens. For more information or to learn more about volunteer opportunities, contact Melanie Aronhalt or call the volunteer hotline at 303-953-3955.

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DENVER STREET SCHOOL

The Denver Street School believes that a quality education is the most effective approach to transforming many underprivileged members of our society into productive citizens. They serve the population of students in the Denver metro area who have struggled with public school – either having dropped out or been expelled – helping them toward self-sufficiency through education. For more information, please contact Vicki Tanin.

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INC.

Auraria Campus

ISI is a nationwide friendship organization that offers help to international college students, scholars, and their families, helping them discover American life, improve their English, and more. We offer airport pickups, friendship partners, fun social activities, and spiritual discussions for those living in the Denver metro area. For more information, please contact Gene Congdon or at 303-789-9070.

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LOVE INC

Littleton, CO

Love INC connects people in need with the most appropriate resources – agencies, non-profits, and church ministries volunteers – who can help. For information, please contact Kathryn Roy.

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NORTH LITTLETON PROMISE

Littleton, CO

North Littleton Promise builds life-giving relationships with immigrant kids and their families and mobilizes local partners to transform the northeast Littleton neighborhood through Christ. For more information, please contact Kristen Sarfraz.

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OPEN DOOR MINISTRIES

Denver, CO

To provide practical help and hope to people in Denver’s inner city who are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless. For information on volunteer opportunities, please contact John Zolman.

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Join a short term trip to Open Door Ministries to learn more.

SAVE OUR YOUTH

DENVER METRO AREA

Save Our Youth transforms the lives of at-risk youth through mentor relationships, providing the skills for success in educational, emotional, and spiritual development. For information on how to become a mentor, please contact Joyce Sanchez.

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SECOND CHANCES

Denver, CO

Second Chances is a unique employment readiness program incorporating individual mentoring with on-the-job training for individuals who are victims of domestic violence, drug abuse, sexual abuse, poverty, homelessness, incarceration, increased mental issues, and neglect.  We provide this job training and life skills development program through the operation of a commercial cleaning service.  Our goal is to work with individuals in all stages of recovery and tailor a plan for their success through our intensive programs.  Our mission is to educate and empower individuals to overcome the obstacles in their lives and become employable and self-sufficient. For more information, please contact Dianne Sager.

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