Local Impact

At CFC we desire to be the hands and feet of Christ to our community. We have opportunities throughout the year to serve our neighbors and share Christ’s love through classes, events and community partnerships. 


BLESS represents 5 practices in your everyday life which demonstrate love for your neighbors. Neighbors is being defined as those who physically live near you and also those around where you work and play! Where you spend time regularly.

Community Classes

Community Partners

Campus Crusade for Christ (Cru)

Partnering with Here’s Life Inner City

For a complete listing of ministries and volunteer opportunities, go to jacksonville.cru.org/innercity. The local office may be reached at (904) 448-0737.

City Rescue Mission

Serving the Homeless

City Rescue Mission serves the homeless and needy through the love and compassion of Jesus Christ. The breadth of programs includes emergency services, as well as structured programs to help the homeless get off the streets and back on their feet. For more information, go to crmjax.org or email volunteers@crmjax.org about volunteer services.

Family Support Services

Safety and Security for Children

Our mission is to help prevent child abuse and neglect, to promote a healthy family environment and to provide safety and stability to our community’s children including foster care, adoption, and mentoring. Contact volunteer@fssnf.org or Click Here to volunteer..

First Coast Women’s Services

Providing Alternatives to Abortion

Empowering women to make informed choices about their pregnancy. Our purpose is to prevent the tragedy of abortion by offering truthful information, emotional support and practical assistance to individuals who are facing unplanned pregnancies. We present sexual abstinence as a positive lifestyle for singles and provide opportunity for healing for those hurt by abortion. For more information go to Friendsoffirstcoast.org or contact Cathy Perry, Center Director in Mandarin at cperry@fcwsprc.org

Hadassah’s Hope (formerly Just Friends)

Ministry to the Adult Entertainment Industry

Hadassah’s Hope is a ministry that goes into local strip clubs several times a month. The goal is to demonstrate love and to speak the Word of God into their lives of those who work in the club. Volunteers pray, cook food for delivery, carry food and give encouragement in the club and serve as security/prayer warriors outside the club. Support for those leaving the industry is being developed. Questions: contact@hhjax.com

Hart Felt Ministries

Helping Seniors Stay Independent

Demonstrate love and provide, at no charge, non-medical services that build relationships, enhance environments, and preserve the independence of frail seniors Clients are seniors, age 70 and greater, who are living independently and diagnosed with a chronic illness or disability. Services include grocery shopping, visiting, light house keeping, correspondence, minor home repairs, limited transportation, wheelchair ramp construction, etc. Specific need for assistance for seniors in zip codes: 32256, 32224, 32246, 32216, 32217, 32257, 32223, 32210. Contact: hartfelt.org or (904) 861-2799. More info, Click Here

Rejoice Transforming Ministries

Prison Ministry to Women

The mission of RTM is to proclaim the good news of salvation through Jesus Christ and saturate Lowell Correctional Institution with the Word of God using different creative ways, leaning on God’s promise that His Word never returns void.

You can help us in this ministry by:

• Praying for our incarcerated ladies.
• Volunteering for our visitation team.
• Becoming a pen pal.
• Becoming a financial supporter and/or partner.

Please contact RTM ministry through our contact page.

Salvation Army

Helping the Disadvantaged & Needy

The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Our mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination. One in every eight citizens of Northeast Florida are touched through our programming.

They include these broad areas of programming:

• Homeless/Social Services

• Child Development Center

• Holiday Cheer
• Disaster Services

• Correctional Services

For more information go to: Salvationarmyflorida.org

Seamark Ranch

Support for Children in Unstable Homes

Seamark Ranch is a nurturing Christian home and family system that gives children from families in crisis the tools they need for a brighter future. Volunteers can help in the school, stables, barn, or garden; in the home such as cooking meals for our families; as well as a variety of administrative functions.

Please call (904) 529-1951 or email volunteer@seamarkranch.com

Seniors on a Mission

Engaging Seniors through Service

Senior adults participate on team-oriented mission trips to local nonprofit organizations. Our seniors find meaningful work, purpose, and friendships while lending their helping hands, engaged minds, and seasoned skill sets to area charities and ministries.

For information contact: info@seniorsonamission.org or call (904) 509-4784.

Thursday Bible Forum

Exploring Eternal Truth in the Workplace

Thursday Bible Forum (tbf) is a workplace ministry that sponsors monthly lunch meetings in office buildings and other business settings featuring prominent local ministers. Invite a friend to attend at a location near you! Learn more at Thursdaybibleforum.org or email info@thursdaybibleforum.org

Isaiah 117 House

Isaiah 117 House provides physical and emotional support in a safe and loving home for children awaiting foster care placement. Click Here to Volunteer