After doing a story for WHAS 11 about the heartbreaking reality of so many children in our community not having beds, church member Rachel Platt knew she wanted FCC to get involved in an effort to change that.
There are about 13,000 homeless children who attend Jefferson County Public Schools. A conservative estimate is that 3,000 of those children have no bed on which to sleep.
Working with the Build a Bed project, FCC members and friend built 25 beds for homeless st
For the third year in a row, First Christian Church has provided financial support for a vital prison ministry.
New Life in Christ Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is a faith community affiliated with Mission Behind Bars and Beyond.
It is located at the Dismas House Charities' Dierson House - a woman's halfway house in Louisville, Kentucky. Weekly Bible studies, life skills classes, mission projects and worship services are conducted by the church.
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Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria each wreaked their own havoc across Texas, the southeastern United States, Florida, Puerto Rico, and other islands and places in the surrounding coastal areas. Their damage was immense. Lives and livelihoods were lost and the recovery will take decades, at the least. Week of Compassion, the benevolent arm of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) stands ready to assist in just such situations—with on the ground partnerships, they are able
The winters in Louisville can be cold! This is especially true for our city’s homeless residents. Seeking to use her talents for knitting and crocheting, church member Marsha Jonas requested a grant that provided her with the materials needed to make blankets, what she calls “Warm Hugs.” Together with other volunteers, Marsha and her team are providing some loving care for those who are most vulnerable among us. Her hope is not only to help the homeless fight off the cold, b
ElderServe is a non-profit agency in Louisville, KY serving older adults since 1962. Their mission is to empower older adults to live independently with dignity. Through a variety of services, ElderServe creates a supportive advocacy and resource center to address the various needs of older adults and their loved ones. Our wide range of expertise not only provides a safety net for older adults but also helps the older adult as they navigate the aging process.
On the Sunday before Easter, 35 children, youth, and adults from First Christian Louisville participated in a Lent-themed service project at Christian Care Communities. With a campus located in downtown Louisville, Christian Care Communities is Kentucky’s largest faith inspired, non-profit provider of senior living communities and long-term care. Volunteers from FCC Louisville worked with residents at Christian Care Communities on three separate art murals to be displayed in