Ministry Partners

Through your tithes and offerings, SouthWoods is able to financially support the following ministries.

International Conference on Missions  - http://www.theicom.org/ 
The National Missionary Convention provides an opportunity to meet those working to expand God's Kingdom on a more intimate scale, offering exposure to where God is at work in the world and through whom He is working.  It is a chance to learn, network, to be exposed to different mission opportunities and to be inspired by those who greatly sacrifice to further God's Kingdom.   

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Rachel House - http://www.rachelhouse.org/
Rachel House is a non-profit medically-based pregnancy resource center, offering free services to young women who find themselves in an unplanned pregnancy.  With a goal to build healthy families, the clinic provides counseling, life skills and family development support.   The clinic reaches a poverty-stricken area of Jackson County with majority of clients at or below 200% poverty level.

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The Citywide Prayer Movement (CPM) -  http://www.citywideprayerkc.com/
The mission of the CPM is to promote unity among pastors, leaders and believers through building covenant friendships, compassion-based partnerships and persistent prayer for revival and transformation of our communities in the KC region.

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Christian Evangelizing Association of Kansas (CEA) -   http://www.ceakansas.com/
The CEA’s mission is to establish new churches, assist existing churches in need, and to promote a spirit of brotherhood among Christian churches in the state of Kansas.   SouthWoods Christian Church was originally started through the vision and generous support of the CEA in 1990.  We’re proud to be partners with them in launching other churches throughout the state of Kansas.

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Nexus Church Planting - http://www.nexus.us/ 
Nexus Church Planting exists to empower church planters who can plant healthy, magnetic and multiplying churches - beginning in the Kansas City area and then moving into the Heartland of the United States - that will help connect people to God and subsequently change the world.  Its job is to develop relationships that will encourage people to pray, serve and give in order that new churches can be planted.   We regard SouthWoods as one of the partnering churches, lending our prayers, financial support, training and encouragement to a new church.

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HERO Makers  - http://www.heromakers.org/
HERO Makers is a non-denominational Christian organization that enables and inspires ordinary people to do extraordinary things through first-hand experiences aiding children at risk.   HERO Makers provides multiple short-term mission opportunities, such as building homes and centers for orphans and children at risk, in locations throughout the world.  SouthWoods Men’s Ministry is actively involved in HERO Makers efforts through participation in an annual mission trip and special fundraising activities. 

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Agua Viva Children's Home - http://aguavivahome.org/The Agua Viva Children's Home is a non-denominational Christian home that helps meet the physical and spiritual needs of hundreds of impoverished children.   Its goal is to nurture and educate these children in a loving, Christian environment so that they will become successful Christian adults with the desire and ability to help others.

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Asian Christian Mission (ACM)  - Jesse Yangmi  - Asian Christian Mission Facebook Page
ACM was formed in 1975 to preach the message of Christ to the Lisu people of China. The Lisu Bible Institute was formed in 1998 to train indigenous pastors.  They serve the area between Tibet and Burma ministering to the millions of displaced Burmese people in refugee camps.

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Avenue Of Life - http://www.avenueoflife.org/ 
Avenue of Life is a non-profit, non-denominational faith-based ministry whose vision is to break the cycle of the poor and homeless in Kansas City.  Avenue Of Life is an equipping day center that provides a centralized location for the homeless and less fortunate to receive targeted services for their emotional, spiritual and physical needs.  Their mission is to equip and empower the people they serve to be self-sustained and independent.

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True Light Family Resource Center - http://www.truelightfrc.org/
The mission of True Light is to rebuild community through rebuilding the lives of at-risk individuals, youth and families. They achieve this mission by proclaiming the Gospel message of Jesus Christ's transforming love and meeting basic needs of the poor and homeless in the community.

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Living Israel Congregation - http://www.living-israel.com/
Established in 1995, Living Israel is a messianic congregation of Jewish Israelis who believe in Jesus Christ.   They support local pastors in nine cities within Israel with a School for Discipleship, a Rehabilitation Ministry and a Ministry of Mercy.  The Living Israel congregation is non denominational with close relationships among protestant, catholic and orthodox churches. 

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ACM International - http://acminternational.com/
ACMI began in 1947 as African Christian Mission and over the years has grown to become the Alliance of Christian Missions - ACMI. We believe that God has called some to go and He has called some to support to those who go! Both are callings. Both are essential to the success of every mission. The call is important as we begin each partnership and it is vital throughout our ministry together. ACM International relies heavily, daily, on the direct intervention of the Spirit of God in each individual life. It is our continuous challenge to “Accept Christ’s Call” day by day… Make that minute by minute!

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American Family Association - http://afa-ksmo.net/
The mission of the American Family Association is to inform, equip, and activate individuals to strengthen the moral foundations of American culture, and give aid to the church here and abroad in its task of fulfilling the Great Commission.

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Christ In Youth - http://www.ciy.com
For more than 40 years, Christ In Youth (CIY) has called students and leaders to boldly live for Christ through the hope of the Gospel message and a call to Kingdom action. By amplifying the call of Christ on student lives, three generations of servants, workers, missionaries and church leaders have responded to that call and populated the harvest field.

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 Manhattan Christian College - http://www.mccks.edu
Manhattan Christian College was founded in 1927 as a four-year undergraduate institution of higher education. The campus was purposefully located in the center of Manhattan, Kansas directly across the street from Kansas State Agricultural College, now Kansas State University. This proximity to a major university has provided students with unique educational opportunities as well as a combination of cultural, recreational, and evangelistic opportunities.

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Student Mobilization - http://www.stumo.org
Student Mobilization is a non-profit, college campus organization that exists to build spiritual leaders for Christ from the college campuses of the world. Our passion is to build up student laborers into future leaders. The students of today will be tomorrow’s business men and women, church leaders, missionaries, educators, community leaders and parents. Our desire is to equip them to live for Christ wherever they may go. We currently support Anna Hrebec and Adam and Misha Hutchison.

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The Traveling Team -  http://www.thetravelingteam.org
Putting "mobile"  into mobilization since 1999 "The Traveling Team has been stirring university students all over the country to rise up and join God in reaching the world for Jesus Christ. Think of us as a missions conference on wheels. With thousands of campus meetings behind us and speaking engagements that include Urbana, Campus Crusade Winter and Summer Conferences, and Baptist State Retreats, it has been an incredible privilege to mobilize college students alongside some of the nation's best campus ministries.  We currently support Callie Coglizer on The Traveling Team!

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North American Christian Convention -  http://www.gotonacc.org
The NACC began in 1927 as a convention for vocational Christian leaders. Since the 1960s, the NACC has been an annual four-day summer convention attracting many vocational and non-vocational Christian leaders and their families. This is an annual gathering of Christians for worship, preaching, teaching, fellowship, and networking. We have no official denominational organizational structure or polity. The only statement of faith of our 1.6 million members is the New Testament Scripture, and our only creed is Christ.

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