Outreach in Christ's Name
The North Hills CRC Community reaches out to a wide variety of organizations that serve the needy. Click here to see a recent project.
In addition to CRC ministry shares for Christian Reformed Home Missions (CRHM) and Christian Reformed World Missions (CRWM), World Renew (CRWRC), and quarterly Change Beyond the Walls initiatives, North Hills supports many Faith Promise Partners such as . . .
- Arab American Friendship Center (AAFC) is located in Dearborn. The center works with the large Arab-American population in the Metropolitan Detroit area through Bible studies, worship, language studies, and other vocational and civic classes.
- Baldwin Family Soup Kitchen-This program provides a well-balanced meal to 300-350 people, five days a week, every week of the year. In 2007, 45,071 meals were served.
- Bethany Christian Services offers counseling, parenting, and adoption services in the U.S. and around the world. North Hills supports a local branch in Madison Heights.
- Bible League - Provides Scriptures and Bible study materials; trains local Christians to use them to lead people to Christ and grow God’s family in number and in spiritual maturity.
- Cadets is a boy's club, similar to scouting, for 1st through 8th graders. The volunteer counselors model Christian life and manhood in Bible lessons, merit badge work, handicraft projects, and outdoor activities.
- Community Assistance Program (CAP) is a community assistance program established by the CRC and RCA in the Nardin Park Church in Detroit. North Hills is one of 10 reformed churches that support CAP both financially and through donations of food and clothing.
- Crossroad Bible Institute (CBI) is a ministry that provides in-depth prison inmate discipleship and growth using Bible studies. Several North Hills members function as instructors for one to two hours a week. See Anita Beem if you are interested in how to minister to those behind bars.
- Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries (DRMM) Founded in 1909, DRMM is committed to providing food, shelter and services to intervene where homelessness and substance addiction occur. DRMM shares the gospel of the love of Jesus Christ by providing hope to the hopeless, abused, disadvantaged and homeless men, women and children of our community in "rebuilding one life at a time". By ministering to the total person, body, soul and spirit, together we can help them to become faithful Christians, discipled into a local church, rehabilitated, employed and living productive lives in restored families.
- GEMS (Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior) is a relationship-building girls’ club program. The purpose of GEMS is to help bring girls into a living dynamic relationship with Jesus Christ.
- Gleaners Community Food Bank - For more than 32 years, Gleaners has been "nourishing communities by feeding hungry people.” Last year, Gleaners distributed more than 30 million pounds of emergency food to over 430 partner soup kitchens, shelters and pantries in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Livingston and Monroe counties.
- The Luke Society supports indigenous Christian health professionals dedicated to medical missions. The Luke Society works with those who have a vision to reach their own people. They know the language and culture of their people and have ideas for solving their own problems. The Luke Society helps provide the resources to bring their God-given visions to fruition.
- Oakland Christian School - is committed to providing excellence in education in an environment which is supportive of Bible-believing, Christ-centered families and their churches, and to nurturing individuals to become caring, contributing members of the body of Christ and society. ACSI
- Oakland County Food Bank - mission is to "Assist in the alleviation of hunger in Oakland County by educating the community and securing, storing, and distributing food and household products through a network of member volunteer emergency food providers. "
- Rehoboth Christian School was founded in 1903 by the Christian Reformed Church as a boarding school for Native American students and a ministry to the Native American peoples of the Four Corners region. A day school now, Rehoboth continues its ministry through education with multiculturalism as a backdrop, serving approximately 70% Native American students, 20% Anglo students, and 10% students of Hispanic descent and other ethnic minorities.
- The Gideons International focuses on distributing complete Bibles or New Testaments. These Scriptures are printed in more than 80 languages and are either given directly to certain individuals or placed in selected public locations where large numbers of people who may be searching for answers will have the ability to encounter the Word of God.
- Troy People Concerned (TPC) is an information and referral agency. They assist the Troy residents who find themselves in a crisis situation by providing referrals to area agencies or by directly providing financial or other assistance.
- Missionaries - Mary and Scott Crickmore have worked in Mali, West Africa, since 1985. Mary now serves as World Renew West Africa Coordinator. Richard and Margie Toepler work with the English Language Institute/China. ELIC exists to place passionate people in contact with students across Asia through the medium of teaching English.