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We love our communities and we are committed to serving them the best that we can. We believe in engaging in our communities to help meet needs, whether they are spiritual or physical. We have local opportunities for your entire family to reach out and give back to amazing local non-profit partners, and those in need right now! Get out, start a conversation, share the love of Jesus!


Looking for more information about some of our local partners? Here are a few of the local non-profit organizations we love and support regularly. We encourage you to contact them directly or join us in our mission to reach and serve locally. 

 

BAG BUDDIES

Each week a group of volunteers meet at Life Church to organize, pack and deliver food that will be placed in the backpacks of students who have been indentified as being at risk of going hungry. Each student is given enough food to get them through the weekend.

BENEVOLENCE

Twice each week we have volunteers that help with our  benevolnece ministry.  They meet with inidividuals who come by the church seeking help with utilities, food, and other assistance. During each interview we share the message of Jesus' love, offer additonal counseling, while assessing their need and how Life Church may be able to help. 

RISING ABOVE MINSTRIES

Rising Above is a minsitry that works with families of special needs children. Their national office is located in Cookeville. Jeff and Becky Davidson, parents of a special needs child, founded and lead this ministry. They sponsor several events each year that require volunteers. You can visit their website at risingaboveministries.org

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Habitat For Humanity provides affordable housing to qualifing families. They are a Christian organization that relies on the help of volunteers and donors. Their local office is located at 728 E. 15th Street, Cookeville, TN  38501. Local phone: 931-528-1711. Visit their website at pchabitat.org

COOKEVILLE RESCUE MISSION

For 38 years, the nonprofit Cookeville Rescue Mission has provided emergency, temporary shelter for the homeless. Offering two residential buildings plus a chapel, general store, salon and dental clinic, the Rescue Mission offers assistance lasting from three to 30 days for men, women and families in need. See more at cookevillerescuemission.org

COOKEVILLE PREGNANCY CLINIC

Cookeville Pregnancy Clinic is a free medical clinic that offers confidential services, such as ultrasounds, pregnancy tests, peer counseling, and practical assistance. They also offer mobile services in communities around the Upper Cumberland. Find out how you can help by visiting cookevillecpc.org

MUSTARD SEED RANCH

Mustard Seed Ranch (MSR) is an interdenominational Christian ministry serving children who have been neglected, abused, orphaned or are in need of a loving family environment. Learn more about how you can help at mustardseedranchtn.org

TEEN CHALLENGE OF THE UPPER CUMBERLANDS

Teen Challenge is dedicated to giving hope in Jesus Christ to those struggling with addiction, and teaching them to be productive disciples for the kingdom of God. They provide a long term Christian discipleship program ministering to women struggling with life controlling issues and transition men and women into other long term Teen Challenge centers, as well as offer drug abuse prevention education to local schools and youth groups. To learn more visit teenchallengeuc.org