We are dedicated to bringing hope and healing through the gospel to people near and far. Working together, we can bring the good news of the Kingdom to many people in Fort Wayne and across the world. Consider how you may play a role in making disciples through our partners, mission trips, or volunteering.
A HOPE CENTER
Motivated by the love of Christ, A Hope Center heals hearts and saves lives by providing free pregnancy services, resources, and education to nurture sexual, emotional, and spiritual health.Volunteer
The Phoenix Alliance
The vision of TPA is to come alongside victim-survivors of human trafficking. Our Indiana ministry focuses on advocating for and mentoring survivors and preventing future exploitation within our community.Volunteer
New Mercies Ministries
New Mercies Ministries is a gospel-centered organization providing supportive connections, safe housing, and restorative services for women and families, empowering them to gain stability and ultimately live independently.Volunteer
Redemption House is about a fresh start in life providing a network of transition homes for women who desire to redeem their lives from past destructive behavior by developing a faith-based lifestyle and by gaining the skills necessary to achieve and maintain success.Learn More
Inasmuch is a benevolence ministry in downtown Fort Wayne focusing on food, clothes, household and hygiene items, bus passes, obtaining birth/death/marriage certificates, and limited financial assistance for housing and utilities.Learn More
Place of Grace
Place of Grace provides Christ-Centered residential recovery services to help women break cycles of destructive behaviors related to addiction, trauma and poverty. They serve women exiting incarceration and inpatient substance abuse treatment who need support for their next steps.Volunteer
The Rescue Mission
Fort Wayne Rescue Mission and its associated ministries provides restorative care to men, women, and children experiencing a homeless crisis. Their ministry serves Fort Wayne, Allen County, and its eleven surrounding counties. Their mission seeks to provide, through the power of Jesus Christ, a home for the homeless, food for the hungry, and hope for their future.Volunteer
International House is a non-denominational Christian organization committed to sharing the love and light of Jesus Christ with refugees and other Internationals living in the Fort Wayne area. They assist and cooperate with Christian churches that desire to develop or expand their outreach to the international community in the Fort Wayne area.Volunteer
Youth for Christ
YFC Northern Indiana has an aim to reach students who are lost — those desiring to feel known and in desperate need of the restorative love of Christ. This aim is unique in each community they serve. Every day at high schools, middle schools, community centers, juvenile institutions, coffee shops and local hangouts, YFC staff and volunteers meet with young people who need Jesus so they know they are not alone. They are rural and urban and are always about the message of Jesus.Volunteer
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
FCA desires to lead every coach and athlete into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and His church using camps, equipping coaches, pursuing discipleship in all, and engaging with the community.Volunteer
Mark and Kim Searles
Tri-Grace Ministries, Utah
The Searles role in Ephraim, Utah is in evangelism and working with college interns. They do this through proclaiming the Gospel, defending the trustworthiness of the Bible, and serving those impacted by Mormonism. The Searles are from Emmanuel Community Church.
Dave and Cathie Datema
Frontier Ventures, California
Dave's job is to gather "intelligence" from the mission world that can help stimulate and guide thought leaders in the mission enterprise. The focus is on barriers that prevent the gospel from gaining entrance into unreached people groups. In his role, Dave serves on the Lausanne Least Reached Peoples Network, a global network seeking to bring the gospel to the unreached, and is Board Chairman for UB Global.
Adam and Ola Löffler
Josiah Venture, Poland
Adam and Ola work throughout Poland mentoring volunteer youth leaders in multiple churches to impact young people in their area. They also provide leadership to "Plan A" which trains future youth leaders in Poland.
Korban and Tanya Miller
Josiah Venture, Poland
The Millers have been serving in Poland since 2013, launching and leading Poland's Fusion ministry. Fusion equips Polish believers to reach the next generation through high-energy rock bands and choirs. Korban and Tanya love how Fusion combines their passion for both music and discipleship. They've had the privilege of training 11 churches across Poland to use music as a tool to build relationships and share the love of Jesus with teens in their communities.
Brian and Rachel Glunt
Good Soil Community Center, Thailand
The Glunt Family is in Thailand where they serve through a community center in an urban neighborhood. They provide services such as teaching English, visiting homes, and leading ministry to children. Their focus is on building relationships with the local community to be a blessing. In Thailand, less than half of 1% of ethnic Thais are Christian. It is common for a Thai Buddhist to live their entire life without ever knowing a Christian. The Glunt family is from Emmanuel Community Church.
UB Global, Macau
Jenaya Bonner has worked in Macau since 2010. Before COVID, she taught English, facilitated discipleship multiplication, and served in a variety of other ministries. God has opened the doors for her to complete a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education at a local Macau university. This will give her a visa, expanded credentials to teach in Macau, connections to local schools, connections to local schools, and contacts with people in the community. She is from Emmanuel Community Church.
Chris and Kelly Lillpop
Josiah Venture, Poland
Chris and Kelly serve in the US on the JV International team in the area of partner development. They are working to expand and deepen JV’s partnerships with churches and universities across the US. Previously, they served for 8 years in camping ministry with JV Poland. The Lillpop's attend Emmanuel Community Church.
UB GlobalM serves through community development, church planting, and education in a restricted-access country. She has faithfully served there for decades. M has many ties with ECC.
ECC works with the Palacios family and team in Barranquilla supporting and sending teams to work with the local church and a Christian school, Rosa de Saron, in medical ministry, sewing ministry, work with children, construction, relief work with Venezuelan refugees and church planting in little reached areas.
UB Global is the mission arm of United Brethren (UB) in Christ churches in Canada and the U.S. For nearly 200 years, they've been working with churches, organizations, and individuals to impact some of the most Gospel-deprived places around the world. Their vision is to mobilize, send, partner, and pioneer into new areas.
Prayer is vital to all we do for Emmanuel Community Church and we would love to have you pray with us for the youth and our ministries. Interested in being part of our prayer team?