The Outreach Committee helps to make the decisions about where funds will be distributed to best help the community and the world.
Kairos Prison Ministry
Kairos is an interdenominational Christian ministry whose programs are designed to be presented in state and federal men’s and women’s correctional institutions. The Kairos weekend consists of a 3-day short course in Christianity for the selected residents, conducted in the institution by a team of laity and clergy in cooperation with the chaplain of the institution.
Kairos International website
Family Promise of Baldwin County is an Interfaith Hospitality Network and St. James hosts Family Promise four time per year, once a quarter.The mission of Family Promise of Baldwin County is to provide temporary shelter, related services and nurturing support to homeless families with children and to assist them with obtaining suitable and permanent housing.
Homeless in Baldwin County
In a country concerned for it's children, we are shocked to learn that over half of the homeless are women and children and that families are the fastest growing segment of the homeless population.
Family Promise of Baldwin County is a community response to the issue of homelessness in Baldwin County, specifically homeless families with children. The Baldwin County School System counted 642 homeless school age children in school last year.
Find out more on the Family Promise website.
Read Aloud Baldwin
Read Aloud Baldwin reads one-on-one with children at all three of the Head Start Centers in the county each week, and representatives visit Crossroads for story time twice a month. Contact Randal Wright, firstname.lastname@example.org if you should have questions about this program. @ReadAloudBaldwin
Cursillo (“Cur see yo”) is a three-day weekend that introduces people to simple methods for nurturing and growing their relationships with Christ. It provides an experience of living in a Christian community centered in worship, prayer, study of scripture, and interaction with other Christians. Its mission is to build up our parish churches by encouraging and empowering its members to prepare for doing the work of the church- the spreading of the Gospel.
Find more information, pilgrim listings and applications at CoastalPilgrims.com