Outreach

Here are several examples of Outreach Ministry events

  • AWARE Tutoring (All Who Are Receiving Education) offers tutoring on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. at the Lafayette Church building to any students who would like help with their studies.
  • Lafayette members partner with the West Central Church of Christ in St. Louis to offer tutoring at the West Central campus on Tuesday evenings during the school year.
  • Each week Lafayette members prepare 15 bag lunches to be distributed to the children being tutored at West Central (see sample letter below).
  • Each year Lafayette members collect school supplies to be shared with students who can not afford to buy them.
  • Twice per month Lafayette members prepare food boxes for distribution in partnership with the West Central Church of Christ (see sample letter below).
  • Each year members from Lafayette partner with the West Central Church of Christ in St. Louis to provide a Christmas Day dinner for people in the neighborhood around the West Central Church of Christ building.
  • Several members of the Lafayette Church of Christ (currently: Kevin Fields, Jan Johnson. and Alisha Tillman) serve on the Board of Directors for Christian Family Services, a parachurch organization dedicated to providing foster care and counseling.
  • Lafayette member Dawn Malcolm has begun an outreach ministry called Lighting the Path.
  • Lafayette is looking forward to participating in the National Urban Ministries Conference.

Sample letter for food boxes

Sample letter for bag lunch preparation