LOCAL MISSIONS

YOU CAN STILL GET INVOLVED!

Many of our mission partners are still operating, and we encourage you to safely get involved by supporting our local mission partners financially. Learn more about what our partners are doing during COVID-19 and how you can give to them here.
 


Mobile Loaves & Fishes is the largest prepared feeding program to the homeless and working poor in Austin.
Volunteers are needed to prepare food and load the truck, or join the truck run and distribute essentials throughout Southwest Austin.

 

 


Volunteer

Street Youth Ministry strives to know, love, and serve street-dependent young adults in Austin by providing them with basic physical necessities, in addition to providing guidance in the setting of goals that lead to stability, sobriety, and a re-connection with God. Volunteers can join the SYM cooking team at SHPC, participate in events, sign up for street stories, as well as collect and deliver needed donations.
 

Volunteer

 
RST is a resettlement agency that partners with local churches to resettle legal refugees from all around the world. We need volunteers and donors to help get refugee families settled here in the Austin area. 
 
 
 
 
PCHAS specialists serve to strengthen trust and communication in families experiencing crisis, train and license foster care families, and provide free access to open adoption resources. SHPC provides ongoing support by funding programs directly and sharing in-kind through the Back-to-School Drive, Souper Bowl of Caring, and the Christmas Angel Tree.
 
 
Four mornings a week, our bread run ministry picks up day-old bread and pastries from two area HEB stores
and delivers them to local food pantries. Pickups begin at 7:30 a.m. and usually take 45 minutes to an hour.
 
 
 
Manos de Cristo provides a dental clinic, educational classes, food pantry, a clothes closet, and school supplies to assist those in need. 
 
 
 
Through Kids Hope USA, we work with children at Williams Elementary as one-on-one mentors. These partnerships take on the enormous challenge of kids at risk – One Child, One Hour, One Church, One School at a time. 
 
 
 

 
When there is an international disaster PDA is able to respond immediately. A portion of the mission budget is earmarked so we can send funds promptly to a responsible agency like the Red Cross, World Vision, or Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. 
 
  
 
 

MRC creates opportunities for refugee livelihood through training, education, and community connections. 
 
 
 

 
Freeze Night takes care of our homeless neighbors that camp in the Oak Hill area on nights that are freezing, from November to March. Partnering with the Oak Hill Community Alliance, volunteers have the opportunity to assist with set up, cooking, serving meals, or hosting guests at the Oak Hill United Methodist Church cold weather shelter.