FPC Mission Partners
FPC seeks to establish mutually supportive relationships with local and international ministries and other organizations to support their gospel work with prayer and finances and to engage our congregation in their work so that together we may be transformed by the Holy Spirit. Read below about these mission partners - might God be calling you to join with them?
Big Table exists to see the lives of those working in the restaurant and hospitality industry transformed by building community around shared meals and caring for those who are in crisis, transition, or falling through the cracks. This community and care are open to all in the industry without condition.
Blood:Water is an equipping agency that partners with African grassroots organizations to address the water and HIV/AIDS crises. We do this by identifying Africa’s hidden heroes and coming alongside their vision for change. We provide technical, financial, and organizational support so that African civil society organizations have expanded reach and effectiveness in the communities they serve. The Praxis High School students of FPC support Blood:Water through their donations and fundraisers.
Camp Spalding and Clearwater Lodge is committed to providing meaningful Christian programming in an exceptional natural environment, where, away from their daily routine, people of all ages may encounter Jesus Christ and experience greater spiritual depth and renewal. Located on 500 wooded, lakeside acres at the foot of the Selkirk Mountain Range in NE Washington, Camp Spalding offers an outstanding natural environment for Christian summer camps, weekend conferences, and mid-week retreats.
Christ Kitchen is a job-training project providing work, instruction, discipleship, support, and fellowship for women living in poverty in the Spokane area. Through the production and sales of gourmet dried food products and catered meals, this project enables women to learn to work, to become employable and, eventually, to support themselves and their families without reliance on government programs or destructive relationships.
The City Gate
The City Gate is an organization that is first and foremost a church with the purpose of reclaiming, rebuilding and restoring lost and broken lives. We begin this mission by providing a “gathering place” at our downtown location that’s open to the public with no limitation of persons. From the homeless to low-income families, youth on the streets to those who are addicts, from the mentally ill to the outcast, The City Gate provides a place of refuge from the streets in a safe and family like atmosphere.
Cup of Cool Water
We boldly love youth who are homeless in Spokane. In fact, we walk alongside them on their journey of reconciliation with themselves, God, and society. We create an environment where that reconciliation takes place.
Engineering Ministries International
EMI is a network of Christian design professionals who develop people, design structures, and construct facilities which serve communities and the Church. Our vision is to see people restored by God and the world restored through design.
Family Promise of Spokane
One child, one family at a time, with our community of faith, we strive to make a difference in the lives of homeless families by providing shelter, support and the means to sustain their independence.
Habitat for Humanity
Seeking to put God's love into action, Habitat for Humanity-Spokane brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. No matter who we are or where we come from, we all deserve to have a decent life. Every single one of us deserves the opportunity for a better future, and decent shelter is something we all need to thrive
Imara's vision is to empower Kenyan women through education to build a self-sufficient future for themselves, their children, and their community. This is done by providing education and life skills for Kenyan teenage mothers and early childhood education for their children to break the cycle of poverty and create productive members of society.
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
For over 75 years InterVarsity has had a vital presence on hundreds of college campuses, courageously proclaiming Jesus as Lord and Savior, engaging in discipleship around scripture, and loving people of every ethnicity and culture. FPC specifically supports the ministry of Scott Bockstruck and his work in the Northwest region.
FPC established a relationship with the Itapagipe United Presbyterian Church in 1992 with our primary support contributing to their community center (AEPPI). AEPPI provides courses in music, cooking, handicrafts and computing which creates opportunities for sharing of the gospel.
Japanese Evangelical Missionary Society
JEMS has been blessed of God to expand and include many faceted ministries that span the globe today. By the nature of its multi-faceted ministry and outreach into the world which is becoming increasingly multi and inter-racial, JEMS ministries serves Japanese and Japanese American and other Asian Americans. FPC directly supports the ministry of Michael and Chris Mason in the Kansai area of Japan.
Krista Foundation for global citizenship
The Krista Foundation provides mentoring support and Service and Leadership Development Grants for young adults in their twenties who are engaged in a sustained period of voluntary or vocational service as an expression of their Christian faith and values. Through our ecumenical and intergenerational community the Krista Foundation seeks to encourage a new generation of leaders to develop a lifelong ethic of service, civic engagement and global understanding.
Liberty Park Community Development Center
Liberty Park Community Development Center is a neighborhood hub that connects people of all ages to opportunities for spiritual, educational, and social growth. As a mission of the Presbytery of the Inland Northwest, we seek to be a living witness to the Spirit’s work in Spokane. The mission of LPCDC is to share Christ’s love with our neighbors through education opportunities, community connections, and empowering relationships.
Life Services of Spokane
Since 1991, Life Services has been coming alongside women who are facing unplanned pregnancies, offering the practical, logistical, emotional and spiritual support needed for each unique situation. Through the power of Jesus Christ, we are often able to shine light into what might feel like a hopeless situation.
Mid City Concerns/Meals on Wheels
To sustain the independence of those we serve by providing services and activities regarding nutrition, advocacy, education and recreation through the Meals on Wheels Spokane program and the Mid-City Concerns Senior Center.
Mission Community Outreach Center
Mission Community Outreach Center provides free clothing bank services, baby care items and personal hygiene items to low income families in Spokane.
Orphanage at Prachakittisuk
Under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Sirirat Pusurinkham, Prachakittisuk Church near Chiang Rai, Thailand, has established an orphanage and women's project. They welcome orphans for who both parents died from HIV/AIDS to the church’s orphanage and ensure food, shelter, clothing, uniforms for school, school supplies, tutors. The women's project provides training in sewing traditional Thai crafts and an avenue for the women to sell the goods they create.
PCUSA Global Mission - Thompson-Royer
Guatemalan women, particularly those of indigenous origin, struggle to have their voices heard in society, churches, and families. The National Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Guatemala (IENPG) has invited Sandi Thompson-Royer to help Guatemalan women develop leadership skills. In addition to facilitating leadership development opportunities, she will work with leaders of the Women’s Synod Union to strengthen relationships with IENPG institutions and will aid the work of the local committees of the women’s organization.
Roosevelt Elementary School
FPC partners with Roosevelt Elementary, our neighborhood school, as an outreach to our Lower South Hill neighbors. Through mentoring, English language learning support, support for the Bite2Go food program, staff encouragement and an annual before school-year work event, we seek to share the love of Christ with the students,families and staff of Roosevelt.
Sister Mary's Children
We provide aid through grassroots fundraising to support the ongoing work done at our three partnering projects in Mthatha, South Africa. These projects provide residential support for orphaned, abandoned, abused and neglected children and teens and include a facility to support young adults with physical and/or mental disabilities. By providing funding to established organizations on the ground, Sister Mary's Children is able to effectively support key projects and initiatives crucial to the continued success of these programs.
World Gospel Mission
World Gospel Mission partners with individuals and churches worldwide to make disciples of Christ and encourage believers to become missions-active through ministries that reach the whole person—physically and spiritually—transforming communities. FPC supports the work of Steve and Alene Burgert in Kenya in their medical and prison ministries.
World Relief Spokane currently provides refugee resettlement assistance, employment services, micro-enterprise loans, immigration services and works to raise awareness and serve victims of human trafficking. World Relief seeks to empower the local Church to serve these most vulnerable.
World Vision is an international partnership of Christians whose mission is to follow our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation, seek justice, and bear witness to the good news of the Kingdom of God. The majority of financial support and advocacy for World Vision at FPC is led by our middle school students through participation in World Vision's Thirty Hour Famine.
Wycliffe Bible Translators
For more than 70 years, Wycliffe has helped people around the world translate the Bible into their own languages. We also help with language development, literacy and other spiritual and physical needs. FPC supports the Wycliffe workers Joan Spanne (information systems infrastructure) and Mark and Rachel Miller (Malaysia).
Spokane Youth for Christ
Spokane YFC is a local mission committed to reaching the youth and families living in Spokane's most impoverished neighborhoods with the love and hope of Jesus Christ.