There are plenty of opportunities to serve right in your back yard,

or at least close to it. From helping refugees settle into a new community to promoting fresh starts for those in tough situations, find your calling locally.

Serve with Local Ministries

Interested in partnering with local ministries? Get started at Transform Summit NEO.

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Pray for Local Ministries

Interested in becoming a prayer partner for specific local ministries? Join the email lists here.

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Local Ministry Initiatives

Restoration Chapel

Restoration Chapel serves men between the ages of 12-18 incarcerated at Cuyahoga Hills Youth Detention Center with a weekly worship service, bible studies, skills classes and participate in the weekly orientation intake process.

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Crossings

Crossings is our ministry to refugees in Akron. God is bringing people from all over the world to our community, and we have the incredible opportunity to make Jesus famous.

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International Friendship Connection

International Friendship Connection (IFC) is our ministry to international students at Kent State University.

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Local Ministry Partners

Broken Chains

Helping people successfully return from incarceration to a purpose-driven life

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Faithful Servants

Providing free urgent care services for those without insurance and economic means

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First Glance

Offering students a safe place where they are loved and valued

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Haven of Rest

Sheltering, clothing and feeding the homeless in Northeast Ohio

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Legacies of Success

Improving the neighborhoods and housing for those in North Akron

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Mobility Worldwide

Mobilizing those outside of the United States who cannot afford a wheelchair

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Pregnancy Solutions

Providing prospective parents options for their unborn child

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RAHAB Ministries

Aiding women trapped in the life-and-death struggle of prostitution and drugs

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Restore Addiction Recovery

Offering a long-term addiction recovery program that is biblically based, clinically supported, and strategically aligned to transform the lives.

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South Street Ministries

Unlikely partners taking shared risks to renew our community for Christ’s sake.

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Transform Summit NEO

A coalition of Christians who refuse to ignore social injustice and are committed to the sanctity, restoration, and respect for each life in Summit County.

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True North Ministry

Assisting young men and women who have been incarcerated

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Truly Reaching You

Reintegrating men who have served their sentence and are returning to their communities.

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Urban Vision

Improving troubled communities and empowering people to make a difference

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