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

Save-the-date for the Indoor Missions Garage Sale scheduled for Friday, August 6 and Saturday, August 7, 2021.

Please check back for event updates over the next several months as the CDC and the State of Ohio provide COVID guidelines which may affect our garage sale event.

Questions? Call (440)237-7958 ext. 252

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.
  • Contribute by check made payable to RRLC; write “HeavenTrain” on the memo line.
  • Provide new small toys or children’s books for the Scripture memory “treasure box.”

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.
  • Contribute by check made payable to RRLC; write “HARP/Local Repair” on the memo line.
  • Pray for our teams and those we help.
  • Reach out to [email protected] and express your interest.

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?

  • Join the February 2022 team.
  • Pray teams will be able to return to the Dominican in February 2022.
  • Contribute to mission work with a check made payable to RRLC; write “DR Mission Project” on the memo line.
  • Reach out to [email protected] and express your interest.

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?

  • Text “give” to (216) 208-6839.
  • 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.
  • Reach out to [email protected] and express your interest.

St. Herman's F.O.C.U.S. 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.
  • Contribute by check made payable to RRLC; write “St. Herman’s” on the memo line.
  • Visit sainthermans.org for more ways to serve and give.
  • Reach out to [email protected] and express your interest.

Building Hope in the City

Support and engage with Cleveland-area immigrant and inner-city populations through a myriad of volunteering opportunities including mentoring, teaching, childcare, neighborhood projects, and more. How can you support this mission?

  • Visit buildinghopeinthecity.org and look for an area that interests you.
  • Contribute by check made payable to RRLC; write “Building Hope” in the memo line or visit their website for more ways to give.
  • Reach out to [email protected] and express your interest.

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.