SERVE AROUND

THE WORLD: MISSIONS

Since 1999, hundreds of Royal Redeemer members have served others locally or traveled to many far off countries to be Jesus’ hands and feet to those in need. People involved in MISSIONS will tell you this: the experience was life-changing for them!

Contact us at [email protected]

Missions Garage Sale 2021

The Indoor Missions Garage Sale is returning Friday, August 6 and Saturday, August 7!  Beat the heat and shop in air-conditioned comfort for huge selections of household items for the home & garden, school, college dorms along with adult & children’s clothing, shoes, jewelry, and MUCH more! Cash only, please.

Friday, August 6,  5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, $5 per person admission
Saturday, August 7,  7:00 am – 12:30 pm, free admission

Donations will ONLY be accepted starting Sunday, August 1 at 1:00 pm
Questions? Call (440)237-7958 ext. 252

Building Hope in the City

Building Hope in the City is a Christian ministry focused on the renewal of urban Cleveland. It uniquely links local congregations and volunteers with the many people it serves to foster relationships and spur personal and community transformation. Their programs and initiatives seek to make the hope of the Gospel tangible across Cleveland.  How can you support this mission?

  • Participate in Rally CLE on September 11! Neighbors and friends gather to complete resident-led projects. Royal Redeemer is a church sponsor, so if you’d like to participate, contact [email protected].
  • Join a Prayer Walk! Prayer walks bring together pastors and committed residents as they seek to connect to the heart of the Clark-Fulton and Stockyards community. (June 27, July 18, Aug. 22, Sept. 26, and Oct. 24) Email [email protected] to join.
  • Volunteer your time! You can serve at The Hope Center as a tutor, serve in a neighborhood cleanup, or help sort donations at Common Threads. For more information on volunteering, email [email protected].
  • Donate! Give through their website at www.buildinghopeinthecity.org or send a check to Building Hope in the City, P.O. Box 93568, Cleveland, OH 44101–5568.
  • Reach out to [email protected] and express your interest.

HeavenTrain

A brightly painted “church on wheels” bus is equipped to reach out to Cleveland’s Central neighborhood children through VBS-style ministry. Children board the bus to hear the Gospel message given by trained leaders. Volunteers of men, women, teens and children (17 or under and accompanied by a parent/guardian) have the opportunity to engage with children and their caregivers through Scripture memory verses, sports activities, distribution of healthy lunches, and pray with them. How can you support this mission?

  • Indicate your interest through REALM by joining the HeavenTrain Group or reach out to [email protected].
  • Volunteer on the 2nd or 4th Saturday during the months of May through early December.
  • Provide new small toys or children’s books for the Scripture memory “treasure box.”
  • Contribute to mission work with a check made payable to RRLC; write “HeavenTrain” on the memo line or donate online through Realm by selecting “HeavenTrain” on the drop-down list.

H.A.R.P. (Helping Appalachian Rural People) & Local Repair

Teams help Cleveland area residents and Caldwell, Ohio seniors, disabled adults, victims of domestic assault, natural disaster victims, and low-income families on one-day or weekend light construction projects. (Visit H.A.R.P. Inc. for more details.) How can you support this mission?

  • Join us and donate your time and talents. Don’t have construction skills? No worries, we can teach you.
  • Pray for our teams and those we help.
  • Reach out to [email protected] and express your interest.
  • Contribute to mission work with a check made payable to RRLC; write “HARP” on the memo line or donate online through Realm by selecting “HARP” on the drop-down list.

Dominican Republic

Teams travel to Los Alcarrizos in February to minister through construction projects, children’s Vacation Bible School, and women’s Bible studies.  The next mission trip dates are Friday, February 25-March 5, 2022. This a great mission experience for men, women, and youth (12-years and older). How can you support this mission?

  • Reach out to [email protected] and express your interest, or join the Dominican Republic Mission Team group on Realm.
  • Pray teams will be able to return to the Dominican in February 2022.
  • Join the February 2022 team if teams can resume traveling to the DR.
  • Contribute to mission work with a check made payable to RRLC; write “DR Mission Project” on the memo line or donate online through Realm by selecting “DR Mission Project” on the drop-down list.

Cleveland Pregnancy Center

Restoring Hope. Healing Hearts. Saving Lives. There are many ways to be involved with this ministry to women and men who are facing a crisis pregnancy. How can you support this mission?

  • Reach out to [email protected] and express your interest.
  • Visit their website at Cleveland Pregnancy Center to volunteer or donate. (Click “save more lives, donate” button.)
  • Contribute by check made payable to RRLC; write “Cleveland Pregnancy Center” on the memo line; or donate online through Realm by selecting “CLE Pregnancy Ctr” on the drop-down list.

St. Herman House - FOCUS Cleveland

Help the Cleveland homeless population through food, clothing, and monetary donations. Visit sainthermans.org for more information about their programs. How can you support this mission?

  • Make sack lunches – an easy family/small group service project.
  • Donate clothing during our November clothing drive.
  • Reach out to [email protected] and express your interest.
  • Contribute to mission work with a check made payable to RRLC; write “St. Herman’s” on the memo line or donate online through Realm by selecting “St. Herman’s” on the drop-down list.

Alaska VBS

Teams travel to Scammon Bay in mid-July to spread God’s love and Word through VBS in this remote Eskimo village.

National Disaster Relief

Royal Redeemer partners with LCMS Disaster Relief Network in an early response to provide supplies to affected areas in America who suffer from a natural disaster.

Operation Christmas Child

Royal Redeemer partners with Samaritan’s Purse, an international relief organization. We collect gift-filled shoeboxes to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to children in need around the world.

Haiti

You may sponsor a child’s education for $250 per year at Cap Haitian Premier Lutheran Church & School. Pray for Haiti and for the opportunity to assist with future construction projects to improve the lives of the Haitian people.

MOST Ministries (Mission Opportunity Short Term)

Royal Redeemer collects gently used eyeglasses for MOST Ministries.  The eyeglass mission then provides the recycled eyeglasses to people living in developing nations around the world.