INTERVARSITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP – COLBY PUTNAM – Who grew up in Windham and worshipped at WPC, is now Director of Philanthropy for InterVarsity. He'll be developing relationships with high-capacity ministry partners in the Northeast US and working with them to fund the mission of InterVarsity at a high level.
PRAY FOR partners and advocates with vision to resource the NE campuses and empower InterVarsity to grow.
LAZARUS HOUSE MINISTRIES – LAWRENCE, MA – is a privately funded faith-based organization whose aim is to provide what is needed most by families and individuals facing material poverty, homelessness and food insecurity in the areas of Shelter, Clothing, Advocacy and Community Resources. Currently, WPC collects and delivers new and used clothing, small items, etc. to the Lazarus House Thrift Store. Classes are offered by women of the church in using a sewing machine and following a pattern.
PRAY FOR Lazarus House and all the different ministries they offer to those who are in such great need.
FAMILY PROMISE OF SOUTHERN NH – NASHUA, NH - their mission is to guide families through safe housing and education, as they rise out of homelessness to sustainable independence. For over 15 years they have helped homeless families and parents achieve the skills they need to change their futures forever. Every other month, a group of faithful cooks prepares a meal to feed all the families in residence.
PRAY FOR the families they serve that they would learn the skills they need to move on to their own home and independent lives.
PLACE OF PROMISE – LOWELL, MA – is an adult long-term residential program for people with drug/alcohol addictions. Residents focus on knowing God and entering into a growing relationship with Him. Today they have 4 residential homes: Men’s Level I & II, and Women’s Level I & II. In Level I they focus on God, healing, relapse prevention and life skills. In Level II those skills continue while the residents return to school or enroll in job training.
PRAY FOR this program which allows them to come alongside the men and women and spend the necessary time with them as they rebuild their broken lives.
SHEPHERD’S PANTRY – AT WPC – founded in 1992, it is a joint outreach of WPC and St. Matthew’s Catholic Church. Made possible by a dedicated group of volunteers, the pantry serves over 100 families weekly providing each with one or two bags of groceries, personal/health items and seasonal vegetables.
PRAY FOR all the families who are served at Shepherd’s Pantryandfor the Pantry to be continually stocked to help provide for the some of the needs of these families.
HOPEFORCE INTERNATIONAL - AARON STETSON HopeForce, a disaster relief organization, endeavors to become a leading volunteer response force, bringing hope to those affected by crisis or disaster. Aaron serves as Disaster Response Coordinator, leading deployments to areas hit by natural disasters. Along with reconstruction support, they also provide emotional and spiritual care. Prior to HopeForce, Aaron served as Youth Director here at WPC for 10 years.
PRAY FOR ongoing partner support, for continued volunteer reservists to respond with HopeForce to help with disaster relief.
KAIROS PRISON MINISTRY – CONCORD, NH MEN’S PRISON
This is a Christian faith-based prison fellowship. The mission of Kairos Prison Ministry is to share the transforming love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ to impact the hearts and lives of incarcerated men, women and youth, as well as their families, to become loving and productive citizens of their communities.
PRAY FOR lives to change as they are shown the love of Jesus Christ through Christian fellowship.
THE BELIEVERS’ MEETING – JIM & LYDIA O’LEARY – SALEM, NH – for over 15 years the O’Leary family, in conjunction with the Believers’ Meeting, have welcomed those who are broken, addicted and/or hopeless to their home, providing shelter to over 100 men, women and children. Their mission is to see transformation in the individual lives, to bring people to a full understanding of their value as human beings and to have the knowledge that God loves them!