OUTREACH & MISSIONS
CrossRoads partners with several organizations locally and around the world that believe in making a difference as much as we do. Here's a little information about each. Visit their websites for more information or to connect with that organization.
CrossRoads Cares reaches out into the community to share the love and compassion of Jesus Christ in various ways including but not limited to:
- lower arranging and delivery
- Participate/facilitate activities in local nursing homes
- Partnering with Room in the Inn, Lake Charles to provide meals to people experiencing homelessness in our community
- Visit and pray with those homebound
- Provide meals and care packages to new mommas returning home with infant.
- Sewing ministry that meets weekly
- Provide meals to elderly/homebound
Community Chest, Inc. has been providing temporary emergency assistance for the Moss Bluff, Gillis, and Ragley communities since 1990. Their purpose is to provide materials means of assistance to those who truly have a need. By help with the material needs they hope to show, by example, God's Love. In addition, their friendly and professional staff is here to answer any questions you may have about services. Visit mossbluffcommunitychest.org for more information.
Glean makes it easier for our community to support local non-profit organizations. Each month, Glean spotlights one non-profit organization, communicates their needs and facilitates various collection sites. Glean: gathering bit by bit. For more information, visit the Glean Facebook Page.
New Life Counseling, Inc. is a non-profit, independent, non-political and non-sectarian organisation dedicated to reaching out to women with unplanned pregnancies. Since opening their doors in 1984, they have helped literally thousands of young women choose life for their babies and a brighter future for themselves. Their goal is to assure each woman that she is not alone. Visit their Facebook Page to see more.
The Association of Related Churches, ARC, is an an association of relational churches working with church planters and leaders to provide support, guidances, and resources to launch and grow life-giving churches. Weather you are looking to launch, connect, or equip your church, ARC is for you. For more information about what ARC does, visit arcchurches.com.
We are Jerry and Sarah Lastrapes, World Outreach Ministries missionaries to Guatemala. We hope you find this website, thelastrapes.com, informative and encouraging as we seek to share with you our journey of faith as God guides us in this ministry. Jerry and Sarah are called to work with pastors to first build brotherly relationships and help to better educate them in their role as pastor. The Lastrapes will be working with a team of missionaries with many years of experience in missions and church education and look forward to the work God has called them to.
Orphan Relief and Rescue works with orphans in West Africa that have simply been forgotten, that no one else will help. We are a grassroots organization delivering much-needed aid, construction, training and child development programs.
We work alongside honest, caring orphanage directors that genuinely love orphans, and with local governments to rescue kids from abuse, neglect, and trafficking.
Our desire is to redeem a lost generation of children. For more information visit www.orphanreliefandrescue.org.
Friendships is a faith-based humanitarian aid organization based out of Lake Charles, LA at Port Mercy. Friendships travels the globe providing relief and aid to those in need of it the most. All of the crew of Friendships is volunteer based and they always welcome help, whether in the form of time or donations. For more information, visit www.friendships.org.