Elmhurst CRC maintains great relationships with several local social-service organizations. Our Local Impact ministry exists to highlight the many opportunities for our members and friends to serve our broader community. We encourage everyone to get involved where and when they can.
Interim Overnight Program offers families and individuals a safe and warm sleeping environment. Volunteers assist staff in providing dinner, breakfast and a bag lunch; sleeping space, and support activities. Have a couple hours? Or can you pick up chips or yogurt? This once monthly opportunity is easy to plug in. Check MARCH's Opportunities.
(Love, Interact, Neighbor, Kneel) is a ministry at Elmhurst CRC through which we reach out to the homeless and others in need in the community. We work with existing organizations in the area: Bridge Communities and PADS.
Lampstand Ministries is a Christian outreach that serves the inner city of Chicago by offering help and hope to people byproviding resources that meet their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. Contact: Chris Langkamp
My Brother's Kitchen is a collaborative ministry, bringing together suburban and urban people to serve a meal to the community and eat together. You can help one time or numerous times - whatever works best for you. Interested? Contact Bob Keizer.
Caring Network Illinois works to prevent unplanned pregnancies, and provides emotional support, spiritual counsel, and practical help to anyone dealing with the effects of an unplanned pregnancy. Many free services provided. Interested? Contact: Diane Van Drunen
Elmhurst CRC collects food for Yorkfield Food Pantry on the third Sunday of every month.
We support the Elmhurst Walk-In Assistance Netowrk, where the people of the Elmhurst faith communities, service organizations, businesses and caring individuals unite in partnership to provide compassionate and effective emergency assistance to people in need in our community.
New To You is a resale store that supports Christian Education through the following schools: Chicago Westside Christian School, Daystar School, Humboldt Community Christian School and Timothy Christian Schools. You're encouraged to donate unwanted and reusable items to New to You.