Jeremiah Fund – Kevin McLaughlin: Loaves and Fishes

Carrie Givens Outreach

Inspired by God’s words to the exiles in Babylon through the prophet Jeremiah, Church at Charlotte’s Elders established The Jeremiah Fund which focuses on engaging our congregation to seek the welfare of the city of Charlotte. Grants are distributed through CAC members to local non-profit organizations they actively serve. Grants are awarded for $750 to these organizations if certain criteria are met. Learn more and …

Jeremiah Fund – Sonshine Britton: SOUL 139

Carrie Givens Ministry Highlights

Inspired by God’s words to the exiles in Babylon through the prophet Jeremiah, Church at Charlotte’s Elders established The Jeremiah Fund, which focuses on engaging our congregation to seek the welfare of the city of Charlotte. Grants are distributed through CAC members to local non-profit organizations they actively serve. Grants are awarded for $750 to these organizations if certain criteria are met. Learn more …

Jeremiah Fund – Lee Connellee: UrbanPromise Charlotte

Kristen Pittman Outreach

Lee Connellee was first introduced to UrbanPromise Charlotte when he heard Executive Director Jimmy McQuilkin speak at a City Series luncheon at Church at Charlotte. Launched in the fall of 2013, UrbanPromise Charlotte’s mission is to provide Charlotte’s children and youth with the spiritual, academic, and social development necessary to be Christian leaders determined to restore their communities. “I was …

Jeremiah Fund – Mark Nemitz: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Carrie Givens Outreach

Mark Nemitz first became aware of and involved in the Charlotte affiliate of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network after his wife Dianne was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in July 2011. PanCAN creates hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer, by advocating research, community involvement, and patient support. “Most recently PanCAN has adopted the motto “Wage Hope,” which echoes their purpose …

Jeremiah Fund – Elaine Leander: Changed Choices

Kristen Pittman Outreach

Elaine Leander’s introduction to Changed Choices came through Norma Ricci and Church at Charlotte’s involvement with the organization. Changed Choices is a non-profit that provides a range of support services to female inmates in local, state and federal systems, including mentoring, counseling, and Bible studies. Upon the their release, the organization also provides women who demonstrate a high capacity for …

Jeremiah Fund – Julie Silander: Project 658

Kristen Pittman Outreach

Several years ago, a friend visited Julie Silander’s house, bringing with her a six-year-old boy whose family had just arrived in the United States after fleeing Somalia. It was her first experience with Charlotte’s refugees, but it certainly wouldn’t be her last. The Silander family first served our city’s refugee population through the Refugee Support Services of the Carolinas and …

Jeremiah Fund – Russell Peeler: USO-NC

Kristen Pittman Outreach

The United Service Organizations of North Carolina (USO-NC), founded in 1941, is the lead organization charged with supporting military servicemen and women in our state. With five centers in North Carolina, USO-NC serves about 650,000 troops each year. During his time in the military, Russell Peeler received comfort from the USO throughout his career, and, as a veteran, he wanted …

Jeremiah Fund – Andra Eason: Joni and Friends

Kristen Pittman Outreach, Stories

Fulfilling Jesus’ command to love and serve “the least of these” landed Andra Eason at Joni and Friends, a ministry that communicates the gospel and equips Christ-honoring churches worldwide to evangelize and disciple people affected by disabilities. “I’ve seen firsthand how difficult their lives can be on a daily basis. It is not uncommon to hear stories from families that …