OUR LOCAL OUTREACH PARTNERS
Using volunteer labor and donated funds and materials, Habitat provides family housing in safe and healthy neighborhoods. The Habitat ministry in Lafayette began in 1984, and over 300 houses have been completed. At Faith, we partner with many Christian churches and other agencies to help provide this service.
LOCAL EMERGENCY AID PROGRAM (LEAP)
West Lafayette, IN
With the LEAP program, the doors of Faith are opened on the fourth Tuesday of every month to provide emergency funds to distressed families in Greater Lafayette, IN. To extend the love of Jesus Christ to those facing difficult financial circumstances, these funds are directed to help with rent and utility bills.
LUM promotes the interest and involvement within and between member churches to: 1) care for the emergency needs of low income people, 2) increase church involvement in social concerns, 3) improve resources within the low income community, and 4) address the root causes of poverty. With these goals in mind, LUM ministers to the needs of children and families through over 20 programs and services.
Bravely Women's Health (formerly Matrix LifeCare) offers support to women with unplanned pregnancies. Programs include pre- and post-natal education, long-term support even after baby arrives, parenting classes for moms and dads and counseling to women and men suffering from the effects of a past abortion. They also provide services for pregnancy testing, ultrasounds, STD testing, a clothing closet, and much more. All services are free and confidential in a comfortable, homelike, supportive environment.
TIPPECANOE FOOD PANTRY
Tippecanoe United Food Pantry is a client-choice pantry offering a wide selection of quality fresh and packaged food goods. Their partnership with Food Finders allows them the opportunity to provide such a variety of foods to those in the community. Twice a year, groups of volunteers from Faith Presbyterian are organized to give out the food.
Trinity Life Ministry is a Christ-centered, non-profit ministry which provides life transformation programs for men focused on addictions. They restore men during a 21-week, faith-based life recovery program which includes housing, addictions education, life skills training, mentoring, spiritual transformation and family reconciliation counseling. To help support the program, they operate two thrift stores located in Lafayette and Crawfordsville, Indiana.
Through the Gate is an intensive discipleship program tailored to help adult women struggling with addiction. Under the compassionate care of staff, former graduates, mentors, and volunteers, residents are immersed in the hope of the gospel of Jesus Christ. “We are not just a faith based treatment center, we are Christ-centered.” Their program focuses on redefining world-views, developing constructive thought patterns, and fostering an examined heart.