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Everyone wants to leave a legacy for their children, to make the world a better place than it was.
God created you with your talents, skills and an interest for helping others.  Whether you want to serve within the
ministries of St. Timothy, join a local or international mission or find some other way to serve in your community
you will find many options here to use your talents is service to His Kingdom.

Local Outreach

We desire to be a faith community that is recognized for having a heart like Jesus for our local community. In addition to volunteering services at these agencies, We also provide donations of requested goods. Where is God calling you to serve in Jesus’ name?


CareNet Pregnancy Center
demonstrates the love of Christ to those facing a crisis pregnancy through the provision of spiritual, physical, emotional, and educational support at no cost to the client, and by sharing the Gospel message. CareNet is committed to upholding the truth that God creates human life in His image at conception. Volunteers are needed to provide counseling, teaching, men’s mentoring, post-abortion counseling, and office help. Ongoing collection needs include maternity and baby clothing, diapers, and formula. Also needed are volunteers at their monthly “Second Saturday Workday” where the facility is cleaned, organized, painted, etc.  CareNet Website>> 

Life Center for the Homeless is a shelter located near downtown Houston at 4516 Old Yale, 77018.  It provides food, clothing, drug and alcohol counseling, and most importantly, spiritual guidance. St. Timothy is actively involved with assisting its founder and director, Pastor Winston James, with many aspects of this non-profit organization, including bi-monthly Bible study visits with the residents and working on facility improvements.  Donations of food, paper products, and clothing for adults are gratefully accepted.  Pastor James can be reached at 832.292.3235 or via email>>

Lutheran Intercity Network Coalition (LINC) is a combined effort of local churches to plant, nurture, and equip groups of new believers among Houston’s culturally unique communities. St. Timothy’s involvement includes being home to Manantiales de Vida (a Spanish speaking ministry), and hosting drives for the needs of these ethnic communities – food, school supplies, and toys at Christmas.  The LINC Donation Box is the big white box in our parking lot. All donations of clothing, shoes, and household goods are used by LINC as they provide assistance to people in their ethnic churches, many of whom are in need of basic necessities. Please remember this easy way to support LINC the next time you clean out your closets. LINC website>>  

Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) is a nondenominational agency that provides emergency assistance, counseling, shelter, and food to people in northwest Houston. Volunteers are needed in NAM’s resale shops, food pantry, driving for Meals on Wheels, and office help.  NAM website>>  

Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) offers Christian assistance to working homeless families. St. Timothy, on a quarterly basis, provides evening or overnight hosts at the church that houses the families, as well as their evening meal.

Habitat for Humanity builds homes alongside individuals that would otherwise not be able to afford one. We participate in Habitat building days several times a year in cooperation with Thrivent Financial for Lutherans.  Watch for our next Habitat workdate and enjoy the company of other volunteers as we paint, lay tile, hang sheetrock, and raise the roof.  Contact the church office for more specific directions.  Come join us!

Blood Drives are held on the St. Timothy campus several times a year. Donors are always appreciated!  Find out when our next drive will be held and « schedule appointments online » and use Sponsor Code: 1749.

International Missions

Jesus commanded His disciples to tell the world about Him starting in Jerusalem, then moving out to Judea, to Samaria, and finally to the whole world.  As believers in Christ, we have the privilege of sharing our faith with the world in a variety of ways.

 

Living Water International trips share the good news of Jesus by drilling water wells and teaching health and hygiene to villages in Nicaragua, sharing the good news of Jesus by word and deed.  If you are interested in joining either the drilling team or teaching health and hygiene, please call the church office.  Click here for more information on Living Water International.


Going on the trip?  Check out this page to see what you’ll need.  Our scheduled dates are June 13-20, 2015.
 
 
Myan Orphanage in Haiti – St. Timothy has been working with Coreluv (www.coreluv.org)  to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the many orphans in Haiti, specifically those in Gonaives and Myan.  The primary objective is to work in the orphanage and school, and to interact with the children who will be attending.  For more information, contact the church office.
 
 
 
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Vision for Kenya congregations, in partnership with LCMS World Mission, are striving to build strategic partnerships for the sake of the Gospel. The Vision for Kenya invites other congregations to join them in this effort to “use the Great Commandment to accomplish the Great Commission.” Our model is to sponsor health clinics that draw large crowds to various sites in Kenya, often one thousand people a day; each client entering the clinic receives both the Gospel message as well as the treatment for his eyes.  Vision for Kenya Goal – “use the Great Commandment to accomplish the Great Commission”

Salem Lutheran Church in Tomball, TX sends a team to a church in Kenya and St. Timothy members are invited to go along if they so wish. Please pray for great success for the building of God's Kingdom through their work.  If you are interested, please contact Gloria Ruppel.