Local Missions

Join or start your own.

Hope's Lantern

We work with Jonathan Alder Schools and Tolles Career Center to provide weekend supplemental food bags and hygiene items for kids in need. Currently we are providing this supplemental food for over 100 kids. Each bag contains two breakfast, three protein meals, snacks and fruit.

Area Served - Plain City area, Jonathan Alder Schools and Tolles Career Center

Address - 9060 Oak Ridge, Plain City

Dates - weekly during the school year

Mission needs - food and monetary donations

How to get involved - follow us on Facebook or visit our website,

Contact - Rebekah Kennedy

Email - [email protected]

Phone - 6147383540

Meals for the Homeless

When: 4th Saturdays every other month at 3 p.m.

Where: Hoge Presbyterian Church

Are you or your group looking for ways to serve? Barry and Kathy Schieferstein have been serving food for the homeless at Hoge Presbyterian Church 4th Saturdays of every other month and are inviting others to join with them.

Would you be interested in:

  1. praying for the Schiefersteins and those they serve
  2. donating food or money for dinners
  3. cooking and serving food during dinners

Email Kathy if you have any interest in this mission: [email protected]

International Friendships, Inc.

International Friendships, Inc (IFI) is a registered Ohio State University student group and Christian community organization that partners with Christians in churches. Through IFI you, your family, and your cell group can do missions’ work without leaving Ohio. Volunteers welcome, show hospitality, and befriend students, scholars and family members from all over the world by providing English help, short homestays, rides from the airport, holiday meals, and food for events and Bible discussion groups.  

IFI provides a training to equip you for ministry. For more info and to get started, please visit: or email Leila at: [email protected]

International students are alone in their dorm rooms or apartments and in need of friendship and special assistance now more than ever. Please consider being a friend and helping in one of the ways below. 

Ways you can help!

·    Drive student(s) to the Airport

·    Help Students Move

·    Interim and extended Housing

·    Take students grocery shopping

·    Virtual Conversation Partner (no in-person contact required)

·    Deliver Groceries to Students (no in-person contact required)

·    Pray for & Encourage Staff (no in-person contact required)

Volunteer Info

Sign up to Help at:

Sponsor a Child in Honduras

We’ve had an amazing response from our LCC Family members who currently sponsor children in Honduras. If you’re curious about the sponsorship or would like to sponsor a child yourself, head over here for more information.

We have partnered with Allen and Trish Sowers in Honduras as they train local pastors and support the local schools. Look for ways throughout the year you can specifically help out with their ministry. And stay up to day with all that goes on with Sowers4Pastors over on their blog.

Looking for More?

We have an ongoing and updated resource you can check out including other missions opportunities not listed above. Click the button to view and download it.