Mission Work at CPC
Compassion and caring drive the mission work of Christ Presbyterian Church.
Lifehouse and the Ecumenical Association for Housing
On the west side of the Christ Presbyterian Church property sits a 12 unit afford-able housing complex for developmentally disabled adults. This facility, opened in 1981, is a partnership between CPC, Lifehouse, and the Ecumenical Association for Housing (EAH). CPC provides the land, EAH manages the property, and Lifehouse works with the residents. The long-term lease of the land in effect subsidizes the rent of each resident set at 30% of their Social Security Benefit. www.lifehouseagency.org
The Rafael - Marin Post Acute
Once a month members of Christ Presbyterian lead a worship service for residents of The Rafael, a skilled nursing facility.www.marinpostacute.com/
CPC is a big supporter of this program. The Canal Alliance has served our community for 35 years with the following goals.
Vision – Build a pathway to success for immigrant families to overcome poverty and injustice, so they can become tomorrow’s leaders.
Mission – We help low-income, Spanish-speaking immigrants acquire the tools they need to thrive.
Strategy – Because people living in poverty face significant personal challenges, Canal Alliance utilizes a wraparound strategy that includes a full range of services designed to help people overcome barriers to the acquisition of the tools they need to www.thrive.canalalliance.org
Boy Scouts of America
Christ Presbyterian has chartered Troop 76 and Cub Pack 76 for more than fifty years. The Crew, a co-ed older youth arm of the BSA, was chartered in 2010. We are proud that these groups have an inclusive and nondiscrim-inatory membership policy. The troop meets in our facility rent free. Troop 76 Facebook Page
Four Elements Earth Education
Christ Presbyterian has partnered with Four Elements Earth Education (4EEE) to provide a 3-day community nature camp. The purpose of the camp is to guide youth and their families towards a pure connection with the earth and with God through direct nature experiences. CPC subsidizes the cost of this program. www.4eee.org
San Francisco Marin Food Bank
Last year the Food Bank distributed 2 million pounds of food in Marin County. We support the Food Bank through food collection, volunteers, and monetary donation.
The Food of the Month!
The Mission and Outreach Committee has come up with a new approach to engage more of CPC members in donating to the Marin Food Bank. Each month, we will suggest a featured item and we’ll collect the same item all month long. All you have to do is add that one item to your shopping list and bring it to church on Sunday. (You are welcome to make other donations as well, if you prefer.) Let’s see how we can do if we are all on the same page to support the Food of the Month. We will give you weekly reminders in the Newsletter and in the bulletin, but if you like to plan ahead, here’s what is coming up (Reminder that the Food Bank DOES NOT accept expired use or sell by date.).
Thank you for your continued support of this ministry.
If you have any questions please talk to Kay Noguchi.
Westminster Woods (WW) purpose is to build meaningful relationships -with Christ, one another, and creation in a redwood forest. Each year we send five youth and developmentally disabled adults to WW’s week long summer camps. We support WW’s ministry through scholarship assistance and providing our pastor for one week of camp. www.westminsterwoods.org
Christ Presbyterian helps families in our community who have lost loved ones, providing pastoral care and support.
Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
Each spring we take a special offering (One Great Hour of Sharing) to support Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. When a disaster strikes our money arrives within days to assist people around the world. In the last year PDA money was at work in Europe (Refugee Crisis), Equador (Earthquake) and Madagascar (Flooding). In the U.S. aid went to Tennessee (Wildfires), W. Virginia (Floods), Tornadoes and Wildfires across our country. www.pda.pcusa.org
Shared Mission Support of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
CPC supports all the mission efforts of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) nationally and internationally through our annual gift. This includes:
- Compassion, Peace, and Justice
- Church Growth
- Racial and Gender Justice
- Education in the faith
- Training Church Leaders
- Assistance programs around the world
More Light Presbyterians
Christ Presbyterian has been a member of More Light Presbyterians since 1991. The mission of More Light Presbyterians is to work for the full participation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people of faith in the life, ministry and witness of the Presbyterian Church (USA). At CPC all people are welcomed into membership regardless of race, class, or sexual orientation. It is our vision that this become the Presbyterian standard everywhere. www.mlp.org