Koukaki (Athens), Greece
Food Banks / Distribution to the Needy
Clinics / Hospitals / Staffing
Outreach, Home- and Community-Based Care
Referrals / Access to Needed Services / Documentation (e.g. for vulnerable populations)
Information Access & Utilization / Critical Thinking / Life Skills
Addictions & Recovery
Significant Spiritual Conversations with Not-Yet Believers
Small Groups Studying Scripture with Unchurched (Like Discovery Bible Studies)
Mentoring and/or Personal Discipleship
Follow/Obey Jesus through Huddles or Other Small Groups
Service/Outreach in Order to Meet Needs in the Community (Being the Hands & Feet of Jesus)
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We focus on serving the many needs of our community. Whether it be a hot meal or drink, we provide a friendly environment for people to come and find friendship. We also distribute clothing and blankets and provide people a place to take a hot shower.
Twice each week we open our ministry center for a light snack
We also rent a center we call the “Sfina.” Once a week we invite the neighborhood kids to come and play games, use the internet and also hear the word of God. Once a week our church youth meet to study God’s word,
Hosting community service projects provides ways to clean the pedestrian streets, parks, and playgrounds, and pass out devotional calendars to shop owners.
Finally, we distribute a care package to 10 families in our community each month. The package contains food staples and hygiene supplies. We visit the families in their homes to distribute these packages which
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INTEGRATED COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION
When we enter a community, we seek to relate to and understand the community through the eyes of Jesus. This includes pre-training and ongoing on-field research.
EVALUATE and ENGAGE
We repeat a collaborative cycle that aims to work alongside others in the community to identify and assess both needs and resources. Alongside the community, we encourage initiatives guided by a strategy and help implement them.
As transformation takes hold in a community our role changes. We avoid creating unhealthy dependencies and focus on what Jesus is doing within the community. This typically leads to expansion as transformation impacts surrounding communities.