MISSION OUTREACH

MISSION OUTREACH

Ingomar Church supports mission and service projects locally and around the world. Learn more about our mission outreach efforts by following the links below. You are invited to join us in support of any missions that interest you.

Bethany House

Bethany House Academy, Inc. is a nonprofit organization devoted to reducing the negative impacts of poverty and inadequate education within the community of Northview Heights in North Pittsburgh. The organization prepares children, youth, and adults academically, socially, economically, and spiritually for lifelong learning, achievement, health and prosperity. In addition, quality supplemental education is provided for preschool-age 18. You can help: Bethany House Meals Ministry Volunteers from Ingomar Church provide nutritious dinner meals three days per week -Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday…

Brother’s Brother

Brother’s Brother Foundation is a gift-in-kind charity that focuses on medical and educational needs around the world. Brother’s Brother Foundation has served 149 countries worldwide with over 105,000 tons of medicines, medical equipment, textbooks, educational supplies and emergency disaster aid since its founding in 1958. You can help by donating: Contact: Blake McKim at [email protected] or visit brothersbrother.org

Clark Barnard

Clark and Beth Barnard began serving in Youth With A Mission (YWAM) in Mexico in 1982, and since 2005 have been serving in Peru. They pioneered the first YWAM missionary base in Peru in 2005 in Iquitos in the Peruvian Amazon. In 2008 they began pioneering nine more missionary bases in the country. In 2014 they took on the pastoral care for the YWAM missionaries at four bases in Colombia and two in Ecuador. They currently oversee over 100 YWAM…

Daily Bread

Daily Bread (Soup Kitchen), located in Pittsburgh’s Northside, serves meals to those without a home or who are under-employed. You can help: Seven volunteers from Ingomar Church serve on the 4th Tuesday of every month. We also need volunteers to make homemade cookies. Other opportunities are available on Sundays which would be great for small groups. Contact: Paula Dahm, [email protected] or 412-635-9449 or through Church Union website: umchurchunionpgh.org/daily-bread/.

Early Response Team

Ingomar Church has added an exciting ministry. The Early Response Team (ERT) provides a caring Christian presence in the aftermath of a disaster. The ERT is called to a site two or three days after the disaster (typically flooding in western PA), to provide immediate assistance to affected individuals. The team travels within the local district on most occasions, but when a high level disaster occurs requiring a massive response, the team may travel further, or even to other states.…

Eastbrook Mission Barn

The Eastbrook Mission Barn (EMB) is one of a system of Satellite Relief Supply members in the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) Relief Supply Network. UMCOR is a ministry of the United Methodist Church whose “goal is to assist the most vulnerable persons affected by crisis or chronic need without regard to their race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation.” As a member of the Relief Supply Network, Eastbrook Mission Barn shares its inventory with the national UMCOR coordinators, ships…

Enga Bible Translation

Adam Boyd, confirmed as a youth at Ingomar Church, and now an ordained minister, lives in Papua New Guinea, with his wife and three children, where he is translating the Bible into Enga, the language spoken by approximately 450,000 natives in the remote, primitive, and tribal Enga Province. Arriving in Enga 6 years ago, Adam first had to learn the language, which took approximately two years of total immersion in the villages. Having now been in the translation process for…

Global Links

Since 1989 Global Links has been working to redirect still-useful materials away from US landfills to support public health programs in targeted communities throughout the Western Hemisphere. The organization shares its experience and technical knowledge with international and domestic partners, and educates volunteers, donors and the community on issues of global health and environmental stewardship. You can help: Volunteer to pack supplies at the Pittsburgh location with Ingomar Church volunteers Contact Earl Marsh: [email protected] or call 412-366-1021.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is an international, nonprofit housing organization that operates on Christian principles, seeking to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to…

Hair Peace Charities

HairPeace Charities raises funds to provide financial aid to women and girls enabling them to buy wigs while undergoing chemotherapy for any type of cancer. The organization encourages survivors to fight cancer through monthly educational support groups and faith. The vision is to provide a bridge to wellness, and to provide education, resources and support during and beyond cancer treatment. You can help: Contribute through financial donations. You can text an amount to 412-504-7798 using the code “hair” – example:…

Heart and Hand House

Heart & Hand Heart and Hand House, Inc. is a non-profit mission project affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is located in north central West Virginia. It exists because of the clear Christian mandate to minister to the physical, mental, spiritual and emotional needs of in-crisis, low-income people of Barbour County, WV. Ministry programs include a food pantry; a home repair and construction program (the emphasis of Ingomar Church’s annual Youth Mission trip); assistance with utilities, rent, and certain…

HEARTH

HEARTH provides a range of supportive services including housing, empowering families who are survivors of domestic violence. The goal is to enable them to become independent and self-sufficient, preventing homelessness. Ingomar Church is involved in HEARTH’s annual spring shower and Christmas gift program. Donations of home goods and toiletries are accepted in addition to various volunteer opportunities. Web site: hearth-bp.org Email contact: [email protected] Phone: 412-366-9801 Ingomar Church contact: Linda Harrison, (724) 444-6881, [email protected]
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