aspiremovement.org

Jason Williams, Founder & Executive Director

Aspire Movement seeks to transform youth to reflect Christ and restore their communities by equipping mentors to develop and deploy leaders through mutually transforming relationships.

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE:

  • Mentor students
  • Provide apprenticeships in your workplace

HOW TO PRAY:

  • That God would supernaturally provide the board and team with financial resources and wisdom to move forward with Launchpad
  • That God would provide mentors for the 20-plus kids waiting for mentors
  • That God would save our kids from their sins and give them a purpose for life

csmission.org

Tracy Hipps, Executive Director

Christian Service Mission exists to connect resources with needs through relational partnerships to help communities thrive.

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE:

  • Construction, warehousing, sorting, and food box prepping
  • With communities in Birmingham and in many other communities

HOW TO PRAY

  • For the unity of the churches in Birmingham
  • For CSM and its impact in our city with churches
  • For God to be glorified in all we do

 

grace-house.org

Pamela Phipps, Executive Director

Grace House provides stable, Christian homes for Alabama girls in foster care on their residential campus in Fairfield. Grace House’s comprehensive approach seeks to end the cycles of poverty and abuse prevalent in the lives of the girls that they serve by educating, equipping, and empowering them to become mature, Godly women.

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE:
Tutor and/or mentor students
Participate in a serve day (campus projects, lawn care)
Host a monthly fellowship dinner in a home
Hold a supply drive to collect commonly needed items (toiletries, household, etc).

HOW TO PRAY:
For the 40 girls who call Grace House home and their relationships with the Lord; their overall health and well-being; their education, friendships, and family
For the house parents, education staff, and volunteers to be given grace, patience, and wisdom as they work with the girls every day
For the girls who have left Grace House, girls who are at Grace Hand, and girls who are coming to Grace House in the future to experience and believe in God’s abundant love

hopehealthcenter.org

Tom Edwards, Executive Director

Hope Heath Center is a non-profit clinic serving children and adults located in the heart of Fairfield, AL. The mission of Hope Health Center is to share the hope that is found in Jesus Christ by providing excellent, whole-person healthcare to a medically underserved community.

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE:
Call patients to confirm their appointments (basic computer skills required)

HOW TO PRAY:
For the clinic to hire a full-time nurse
For the Thanksgiving ministry, delivering Thanksgiving Baskets to 100 patients and their families
For Christmas in Fairfield, where again this December through the generosity of Covenant, 130 kids and their families will be blessed
For patients and staff to see our amazing Jesus and be drawn closer to Him through both the Thanksgiving and Christmas outreach ministries

kingshome.com

Lew Burdette, President

King’s Home provides homes for youth, women, and children seeking refuge, hope, and help from domestic violence, neglect, abandonment, homelessness, and other difficult and impoverished conditions and circumstances. Their purpose is to serve Christ by serving youth, women, and mothers with children.

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE:
Donate gently used goods to and/or shop at King’s Home Thrift Stores
Volunteer through fundraising, landscaping and grounds upkeep, decorating, building maintenance and repair (painting, HVAC work, etc.), construction and remodeling, vocational training, tutoring, administrative help, and event assistance

HOW TO PRAY:
For strength and grace for the house parents and support staff serving in the homes; for peace and unity to reign supreme within the homes and staff; and for compassion, patience, and provisions
For healing of physical and emotional wounds from domestic violence and trauma; for healing and restoration in families; and for victims to know they are safe at King’s Home
For spiritual growth for the youth, women, and children entrusted to King’s Home, that each individual will grow in their understanding of Jesus Christ and his unconditional love

mpowerministries.org

Dalton Smith, Executive Director
Maura-Ellen Bryan, Head of Operations, Director of Education Center

M-POWER is an organization dedicated to addressing the needs of those stuck in generational poverty. M-POWER engages with the people of Birmingham and provides paths out of poverty through their Education Center and Health Center.

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE:
Volunteer physicians, teachers, tutors, and mentors are needed
Provide lunches for students

HOW TO PRAY:
That students and patients will see Jesus through the staff and volunteers, and that the Lord will call those who do not know him to saving faith in Jesus Christ
For Maura-Ellen as she teaches a weekly Bible study to students
That the Lord will continue to bring new faces to the health and education centers
Praise the Lord for provision of staff, volunteers, and clients

restorationacademy.org

Brian Goessling, Executive Director
Ty Williams, Associate Director

Restoration Academy seeks to advance the two greatest commandments in the life of each student: love God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength, and love others as ourselves.

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE:
Volunteer as tutors and mentors
Sponsor a classroom, athletic sport, or event for the school
Provide a scholarship for a student to attend Restoration Academy

HOW TO PRAY:
For God’s provision, protection, and people that he would have be a part of the ministry of Restoration Academy

savalife.org

Lisa Hogan, Executive Director

Sav-A-Life recognizes the complex range of emotional, physical, and spiritual needs associated with unplanned pregnancies and has developed a comprehensive ministry to meet those needs.

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE:
Client advocates
Education mentors
Baby shower hosts for clients attending childbirth education classes
Mom’s/Dad’s Night Out group hosts – small groups and families can provide and serve dinner for a Thursday night class, mingle with clients during and after class, and model a healthy family for them

HOW TO PRAY:
For women seeking abortion to find Sav-A-Life’s services and seek out appointments
For staff as they work with clients, for protection from spiritual warfare and the heaviness of the abortion-seeking clients

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Betsy Morris, Director

Schaeffer House is a PLACE and a home in in downtown Birmingham, within walking distance to UAB, where we live and seek to share the love of Christ with international and graduate students through hospitality, study, and service. We host regular Monday night dinners in our home, meet with students one-to-one and for Bible study, and serve students in practical ways, all in an effort to build deep gospel relationships.

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE:
Provide food for Monday night dinners
Provide rides to grocery store, errands, and appointments
Donate furniture
Teach international students to drive
Build a quality relationship with an international student

HOW TO PRAY:
That our friendships with students will naturally lead to spiritual conversations
That God will send students already seeking him to the Schaeffer House and that he will open their hearts to the gospel
That Covenant members will get involved and develop relationships with students
That Betsy and Henry will have wisdom in leading the ministry and will follow the leading of the Holy Spirit

foundryministries.com

Brandon Lackey, Chief Program Officer

The Foundry Ministries restores hope and rebuilds the lives of the addict through Christ-centered Recovery.

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE:
Come and share an encouraging, biblically based, 20-minute success story from your life during a ministry meal
Serve as a mentor
Teach Bible studies
Provide career coaching, sharing your expertise and passions

HOW TO PRAY:
For program participants as The Foundry makes significant changes to their recovery program
Pray for the team and staff—for encouragement, strength, wisdom, and health both mentally and physically as they serve in a challenging and unique ministry

loveladycenter.org

Melinda MeGahee, Executive Director

The Lovelady Center empowers women recovering from addiction through faith-based initiatives so they can return to society as wellequipped women of God. The program is about empowerment, hope, and a belief in the value of each and every human life.

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE:
Stock toys and wrap gifts in the Santa Shop
Teach a class or hold a workshop
Rock babies in the Kidzone, read the children a book, host a small Christmas party for a particular age group

HOW TO PRAY:
For revival at the Lovelady Center; for clients and children to have a personal relationship with Jesus
For safety for all of the clients, in the building and while being transported to and from Lovelady
For provision for all the financial needs to be met
For educators to help meet the children’s needs academically and emotionally
For children to develop a passion for God and people, that their previous trauma would stop negatively impacting their future, and that Romans 8:28 would reign over each situation
For all volunteers and donors, that the Holy Spirit would continue to work in them

unboundgrace.life

John Steakley, Founder

Unbound Grace seeks to see men and women find freedom from alcohol and substance use disorder by experiencing spiritual health through relationship with Christ and community with others. As an arm of the Church, Unbound Grace points people bound by addiction to God’s unbound grace through counseling, discipleship, and community.

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE:
Become a discipleship volunteer (to be mentors)
Join our junior board (young professionals)

HOW TO PRAY:
For the ministry partnership with The Foundry
For the potential ministry partners that are waiting on more guidance
For the staff: Tyler Harris, Emily Brooks, Liz Estess, Logan Cheong
For the hearts of the participants in the program, for repentance and healing
For humility for the staff and participants

urbanhopecc.com

Alton Hardy, Lead Pastor & Founder

Urban Hope Community Church exists as a missional community devoted to growing disciples of Jesus who are confident of their true identity in Christ and are agents of Hope in Fairfield, AL, and beyond.

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE:
Provide monetary and other resources, along with people with business and entrepreneurial expertise, educators, construction expertise, etc., as Urban Hope gains momentum in their church-planting movement among the urban poor.

HOW TO PRAY:
For Pastor Hardy and his leadership; for his wisdom, discernment, energy, and time to think and reflect; and for spiritual protection from pride and the enemy attacks

bhamurbaneast.younglife.org

Sedrick Moore, Area Director

Young Life is a Christian ministry that reaches out to middle school, high school, and college students in all 50 of the United States and in more than 100 countries around the world. Birmingham -Urban Young Life’s goals are to help students:
-Develop and grow in their relationship with Jesus
-Graduate high school with a plan for the future
-Graduate without a felony record
-Make marriage a priority before parenthood
-Love and respect themselves and others

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE:
Donate or deliver food to students (pizza, Chick-fil-a, etc.) at clubs at each of the participating schools
Provide leader care through prayers and donations (gas cards and gift cards that leaders can spend on students)

HOW TO PRAY:
That Urban Young Life leaders would chase after lost and hurting kids

birminghamcentral.younglife.org

Jason Zinn, Metro Director

Young Life is a Christian ministry that reaches out to middle school, high school, and college students in all 50 of the United States and in more than 100 countries around the world.

OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE:
Join the YL committee and get involved with leader care, Capernaum, financial stewardship, prayer, alumni and friends, and special events
Become a volunteer leader and “go therefore and make disciples teaching them all that I have commanded”
Attend prayer from 11:30-12:30 on Thursdays

HOW TO PRAY:
For a team for John Carroll Catholic High School
For a Young Life Training Venue space at UAB
For a deepened spiritual health among our committee, leaders, and staff

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