Impact & Partnerships

 

Together, we can be a compelling force for good in the world.

We hope to create change worldwide and in our own neighborhood. While we could “be about” a hundred causes, we leverage our resources carefully, we simplify, and we zero in on just a few important things. Below are photos and links to learn more about the partnerships through which we are making an impact here in Canton and around the globe.

Serving at Refuge of Hope

Serving at Refuge of Hope

Once a month, we get the chance to serve alongside this incredible organization meeting the needs of people facing tough times.

Serving at Refuge of Hope

Serving at Refuge of Hope

Once a month, we get the chance to serve alongside this incredible organization meeting the needs of people facing tough times.

Honduras Medical Mission Trip

Honduras Medical Mission Trip

Have a background in the medical field? FCC has another medically-oriented mission trip to Jardín de Gracia in central Honduras in ...

Serving at Refuge of Hope

Serving at Refuge of Hope

Once a month, we get the chance to serve alongside this incredible organization meeting the needs of people facing tough times.

Serving at Refuge of Hope

Serving at Refuge of Hope

Once a month, we get the chance to serve alongside this incredible organization meeting the needs of people facing tough times.

Ministries and organizations we partner with

Ability Ministry

Ability Ministry

First Christian Church supports Ability Ministry as one of our local missions and impact partners. Ability Ministry is an independent Christian non-profit ministry that strives to enhance the lives of persons affected with disabilities. read more

Lifeline Christian Mission

Lifeline Christian Mission

For more than 30 years Lifeline Christian Mission has been restoring hope by meeting the physical and spiritual needs of people around the world while carrying out the Great Commission to go make followers of Jesus. read more

Refuge of Hope

Refuge of Hope

Refuge of Hope provides daily meals (Monday-Saturday) for homeless, hurting, and hungry people along with a 36-bed men’s emergency shelter. Their mission is to worship God by serving those in need. read more

Christian Children’s Home of Ohio

Christian Children’s Home of Ohio

The Christian Children’s Home of Ohio exists to bring healing to hurting children and families in Jesus’ name. They provide growth and enrichment opportunities for kids in foster care, and assist in foster and adoption services throughout Ohio. read more

Habitat for Humanity of East Central Ohio

Habitat for Humanity of East Central Ohio

Habitat for Humanity of East Central Ohio is working hard to eliminate poverty housing. They serve Stark, Carroll, Tuscarawas, Harrison, and Jefferson Counties, and their mission is to put God’s love into action and bring people together to build homes, communities, and hope. read more

Mashoko Christian Hospital

Mashoko Christian Hospital

Mashoko Christian Hospital is a medical facility led by Dr. Zindoga Bungu that provides care for 60,000 patients, trains and sponsors new nurses and doctors, and develops churches and leaders in Zimbabwe Africa. Everyone who’s trained and cared for at Mashoko has the opportunity to hear the gospel. read more

The Morden Family

The Morden Family

For 20 years, Gene and Melba Morden have worked with Christian Missionary Fellowship to bring clean water and the hope of Jesus to the Turkana people of Kenya. Their work to bring wider access to food and water is significantly contributing to the declining death rate and increasing levels of education of the Turkana peoples. read more

The Fittro Family

The Fittro Family

We partner with church-planters and youth movement catalysts, David and Teresa Fittro in Birmingham, England. They are working with Christian Missionary Fellowship to bring spiritual revival to England through their church plant work. read more

Round Lake Christian Camp

Round Lake Christian Camp

Round Lake Christian Camp is a unique place where the Gospel of Jesus Christ is experienced. They provide provide summer camps, year-round retreats, and rentals for private retreats. read more

Canton Christian Home

Canton Christian Home

Canton Christian Home is a faith-based retirement community offering Independent, Assisted, and Nursing Care living options. They exist to empower seniors to live life fully, continuing to impact their world and enjoy the endless adventure of the Christian life. read more

Cincinnati Christian University

Cincinnati Christian University

Cincinnati Christian University, founded in 1924, has a mission to develop students into selfless, well-rounded leaders who follow Christ and positively impact their community, country and world. A number of First Christian Church's staff (past and present) attended Cincinnati Christian University. read more

Kentucky Christian University

Kentucky Christian University

Kentucky Christian University, founded in 1919, exists to engage students in a transformative educational experience that equips them as effective Christian professionals providing servant leadership for the church and society. A number of First Christian Church's staff (past and present) attended Kentucky Christian University. read more

Global Impact

 

For more than 30 years Lifeline Christian Mission has been restoring hope by meeting the physical and spiritual needs of people around the world while carrying out the Great Commission to go make followers of Jesus.

We partner with Brad and Susan Hammond and Sonlight Ministries as they reach and train Haitian people to reach and train others for the kingdom of God by effectively communicating the gospel through lifestyle and words.

We partner with church-planters and youth movement catalysts, David and Teresa Fittro in Birmingham, England. They are working with Christian Missionary Fellowship to bring spiritual revival to England through their church plant work.

Mashoko Christian Hospital, is a medical facility led by Dr. Zindoga Bungu that provides care for 60,000 patients, trains and sponsors new nurses and doctors, and develops churches and leaders in Zimbabwe Africa. Everyone who’s trained and cared for at Mashoko has the opportunity to hear the gospel.

For 20 years, Gene and Melba Morden have worked with Christian Missionary Fellowship to bring clean water and the hope of Jesus to the Turkana people of Kenya. Their work to bring wider access to food and water is significantly contributing to the declining death rate and increasing levels of education of the Turkana peoples.

Local Impact

 

For over 20 years, Common Goods has operated out of First Christian Church in Canton, Ohio. We clothe and feed hundreds of families each month as part of our commitment to make an impact for Jesus.

Since 1985, Pregnancy Choices (formerly Pregnancy Support Center) has provided members of our community with support and education in the matters of crisis pregnancy, sexual lifestyle, and sanctity of human life from a Biblical worldview.

Refuge of Hope provides daily meals (Monday-Saturday) for homeless, hurting, and hungry people along with a 36-bed men’s emergency shelter. Their mission is to worship God by serving those in need.

The Christian Children’s Home of Ohio exists to bring healing to hurting children and families in Jesus’ name. They provide growth and enrichment opportunities for kids in foster care, and assist in foster and adoption services throughout Ohio.

Habitat for Humanity of East Central Ohio is working hard to eliminate poverty housing. They serve Stark, Carroll, Tuscarawas, Harrison, and Jefferson Counties, and their mission is to put God’s love into action and bring people together to build homes, communities, and hope.

Round Lake Christian Camp is a unique place where the Gospel of Jesus Christ is experienced. They provide provide summer camps, year-round retreats, and rentals for private retreats.

Canton Christian Home is a faith based retirement community offering Independent, Assisted and Nursing Care living options. They exist to empower seniors to live life fully, continuing to impact their world and enjoy the endless adventure of the Christian life.

Cincinnati Christian University, founded in 1924, has a mission to develop students into selfless, well-rounded leaders who follow Christ and positively impact their community, country and world.

Kentucky Christian University, founded in 1919, exists to engage students in a transformative educational experience that equips them as effective Christian professionals providing servant leadership for the church and society.

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