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 missions@royred.org

St. Herman House - FOCUS Cleveland

Since 1977, St. Herman’s has been committed to sheltering and supporting homeless men on the path to well-being and independence, and meeting the basic survival needs of the homeless in Ohio City and Cleveland. St. Herman’s is operated by FOCUS North America. How can you support this mission?

  • Place new, unused winter gloves, hats, thermal underwear, socks, and handwarmers in the labeled collection bins (located in the Commons and outside of the Gathering Room) throughout November.
  • Cook a Thanksgiving turkey to be delivered to St. Herman’s. (Contact Art Boehm for specific instructions.)
  • Gather a team of four (4) people to cook and serve a meal for 50-100 people. (Contact Art Boehm for specific instructions.)
  • Pray for the men at St. Herman’s and the work that gets done there, too!
  • Reach out to missions@royred.org 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.

Email Art Boehm at artboehm@gmail.com or visit St. Herman’s to learn more.

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.

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?

  • 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 anthony@buildinghopeinthecity.org 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 artboehm@gmail.com.
  • 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 missions@royred.org 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?

  • Reach out to missions@royred.org 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.

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 missions@royred.org 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.

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 missions@royred.org 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.

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.

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 missions@royred.org.
  • 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.

Missions Garage Sale

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