The Shepherd’s Staff: Bringing Light and Hope Through Jesus

The mission of The Shepherd’s Staff is to bring light and hope through the truth of Jesus Christ to the broken – especially those in the ranks of the fatherless and the forgotten. It is a ministry that helps through prayer, discipleship, and necessary resources to strengthen families and individuals. The concept for this ministry […]


Neighbors Walking Together Towards a Better Community

When Candace Cain moved to Montgomery in 2016, she was reminded often that we are a “sent” people – people called to be good neighbors. And she prayed, dreamed, and imagined a house in Alabama that would serve its neighborhood through walking toward a better community. She sought counsel and approval from the city of […]


YoungLife: Deepening Relationships
with God

As a former Young Life student, Kenyatte Hassell can attest to the profound impact the organization had on his spiritual development – providing him with a supportive community, caring mentors, and opportunities for growth that helped him become a better person. It is an organization he has been involved in for over 30 years – […]


First Choice: Speaking to the Hearts of Moms and Dads

First Choice Women’s Medical Center is not just about being pro-life but also pro-abundant life. Those at the center know that each time a mom chooses life for her baby, she needs a lot of support to bring that baby into the world. “And ultimately, we know the truth is that the greatest need of […]

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Closet of Love: Providing Compassion and Necessities for Foster Care Children and Families

Sonya Sheets took her passion to care for children and turned it into a growing ministry that offers compassion to those in the foster care program and throughout the department of human resources. Closet of Love, founded in 2019, collects new and gently used infant, child, and teen-related items and gives them to those in […]


Ministries for Mom: Community, Encouragement, Spiritual Growth

Moms who pray together, and for each other – and who understand the spiritual and community benefits of gathering – find that connection matters. They meet locally in groups – large and small – and find ways to give to each other and the region, and do so through prayer, outreach, and through the hopes […]


Let God Arise Ministry: Ministering God’s Love in City and County Jails

When Tom Bridges walks into jails and prisons to minister to inmates, he has one goal: that they understand what unconditional love of Jesus Christ is. That they understand it is not what they “get” in life, but what they give away.That life is not always about receiving, but what we provide our neighbors God’s […]


Rooftop Friends: Come Ready to be Loved

Rooftop Friends provides caregivers the freedom to sit alone with a cup of coffee, while at the same time, offer joy, laughter, and new “buddies” for children and young adults with disabilities. The ministry of Young Meadows Presbyterian Church in Montgomery serves families by providing respite times for caregivers in conjunction with activities and events […]

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theLAUNCHmission: Finding a Faith Community After High School

Tommy McGregor remembers not connecting well witha Christian community his first couple of years in college –and becoming a self-described wanderer. While he grew up in an ideal Christian environment inhigh school, the transition to college didn’t include the fourmajor influences he believes Christian high school students need to help them grow in their faith: […]

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Young Adult: Rooted Disciples Who Disciple Others

There is a vibrant world of Young Adult groups in churches that live on faith, friendship – and most importantly, the word of God. They are in their 20s, 30s, and 40s, and use ages in terms of -ish, because they don’t want to exclude anyone from any decade. They work together to dig into […]