The Global Missions Ministry partners with Common Hope in Guatemala to serve youth and their families. Common Hope's philosophy is to provide opportunities and tools for families to improve their lives. Emphasis is on education, health care, housing and social services. For more information about mission teams and dates of the next trip, please contact Shannon Hardwicke.
Our local ministry partners are:
Located in the Gardenland Northgate neighborhood of Sacramento, California. They offer after-school tutoring, mentoring, spiritual development, and leadership development for under-resourced youth.
River Life liaison:
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship/USA is a vibrant campus ministry that establishes and advances witnessing communities of students and faculty. We minister to students and faculty through small group Bible studies, large gatherings on campus, leadership training, thoughtful discipleship and life-changing conferences and events.
River Life Contact:
Team Will is a community of cyclists of all skill levels and ages committed to raising public awareness and funds for childhood cancer research and family resources through a mixture of cycling activities and events. Team Will's mission focuses on providing a coherent, credible voice to educate society about childhood cancer achieved by working with cycling communities and interested individuals.
River Life Contact: Ken Scarberry
Website: teamwill charilty.org
World Relief Sacramento
California's capital city hosts many newly-arrived refugees from conflict-ridden regions of our world. World Relief Sacramento works in partnership with the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, the Office of Refugee Resettlement, and other resettlement agencies and service providers to facilitate the resettlement of refugees into the local community. This includes everything from paperwork processing to airport pickup to doctor appointments to apartment set-up. In community with the local Church, World Relief envisions the most vulnerable people transformed economically, socially, and spiritually.
River Life Contacts: Erin and Jay Gilbert