For far too long, the church has been known for what it is against. We want to be known for what we are for.

Find out ways below to serve the community, the world, and the church. 




You can build relationships and be a part of something bigger than yourself by serving in the church. You can use your gifts and interests to help others find a place to belong.

If you would like to use your time, talents, and energy to serve in the church, sign up and we will contact you.

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You care about the community and want to make a difference. But maybe you don't know where to start. We can connect you with a variety of opportunities to impact our schools, neighborhoods, and city. 

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Building Bridges (formerly Circles of Joplin) helps participants find better ways to budget, resolve conflict, and gain the skills needed for successful employment. Visit buildingbridges4states.org

Christian Prison Ministry evangelizes, encourages, and equips believers in all 23 Missouri state prisons and the federal prison in Springfield. To get involved in this ministry, visit christianprisonministryofmissouri.org

College Heights Christian School is a private, non-denominational school (Pre-K—grade 12) glorifying God through excellence as a Christ-centered learning environment that produces servant-leaders with a Biblical worldview. Visit collegeheights.org

Cookson Hills is a home, school, and therapy haven for at-risk children. Cookson Hills is designed to help kids take responsibility for themselves both now and in the long run. Visit cooksonhills.org.

Crosslines Ministry provides food, household items, clothes, and assistance to people in the Joplin area. To find out about donations needed, visit crosslinesjoplin.org.

God’s Resort provides clean, safe, and affordable housing as well as relationship-based programs, events, and activities intended to empower residents as they learn and grow. Visit godsresortjoplin.org.

Life Choices provides confidential services to help individuals make informed decisions about their sexual health. For more information, visit choicesmedical.org.

Neighborhood Life House provides mentoring, education, and physical and spiritual partnership to empower people to be who they can be with the help of God. Volunteer in the after-school program, community programs, or special events. Visit neighborhoodlifehouse.org.

Maranatha Bible Camp focuses on challenging children and youth, to know Christ and mature in him. MBC hosts summer camp, family camp, junior bash, and worship retreats, among other events. Visit maranathabiblecamp.org

Spring River Christian Village is a retirement community providing resident-centered, cost-effective health care services and programs to each resident. To learn ways you can volunteer, visit christianhorizonsliving.org.

For more information, contact Josh Beck, Outreach Minister, at jbeck@chjoplin.org.




If you have a heart to serve people not just in your immediate community but around the world, the first place to get plugged in is our Global Outreach Team.  




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Global Outreach TEAM ("GO TEAM")

The entire church is invited to join the Global Outreach Team. The GO Team is divided into several Impact Teams that focus their attention on one area of need within the global outreach ministry. The team meets on the second Monday of each month at 6 PM in the Atrium.  We eat a meal together, meet as a large group, then break into our smaller Impact Teams.  We learn, pray, share, meet our Global Partners, and have fun. We also have a special time for the kids to learn about what God is doing around the world.



Every person deserves the chance to hear the "good news" and decide for themselves if they want to accept it. We have partnerships around the world in some of the least-reached places on the planet.Due to the areas in which some of our Global Partners serve, we cannot disclose their names or organizations. We have partners in Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe, North Africa, Northeast Africa, and Taiwan/Hong Kong serving among the Tai Dam, Bosniaks, Rifi Berber, and other people groups.