Thank you for partnering with us in the 2020 Christmas Offering!

Near the end of 2020, we walked through the Letter of James together. After learning what it means to be doers who act, we decided to call the 2020 Christmas Offering MERCY.

Mercy is about acting. It’s about using what God has given us to relieve suffering and choose compassion and kindness over judgment.

But we don't just leave this mindset in 2020, we want to carry it with us into the new year. We still have amazing opportunities to put our faith into action, to partner together in God’s Kingdom work, and to show His Mercy to those around us.

With the 2020 Christmas Offering, we raised a total of $173,509 towards human trafficking, local Kingdom expressions, and the refugee crisis in Lebanon.

The Exodus Road

This means that $57,836 will go towards the fight against human slavery and human trafficking with our partners The Exodus Road.

On any given day, there are around 25 million people in slavery in this area. Over the next 2 years we want to walk with the Exodus Road in expanding their investigations in SE Asia into the Philippines. They are developing an after-care pilot program called “Beyond Rescue” aimed at young women and men who are over 18 and want to leave the sex industry but have few options. Because these precious people are not underage, there are very few resources available to help. This effort will provide temporary shelter and job training.

The Pando Collective & Weigh Out Ministries

Because of your generosity, $57,836 will seed The Pando Collective - resourcing local Kingdom expressions all over Colorado Springs.

Through the Pando Collective, we are looking for local expressions of the Kingdom that we can partner with and support. Weigh Out Ministries is a youth mentoring ministry on the southeast side of town. We get to come alongside them to launch community centers that will be hubs for teens and families in under-resourced communities on the southeast side of town.

1,000 Lighthouses & Tyre Church

$57,836 will be given to 1,000 Lighthouses & Tyre Church to provide the resources they need to continue establishing lighthouses that serve refugee camps.

UNICEF estimates over 15 million displaced people in the region. The Lighthouse ministry that was started at Tyre Church develops community centers that serve refugee camps in 5 middle eastern countries. These centers meet tangible needs for food, job training/income, clothing, education, medical care and the Gospel.

More on the blog!

Christmas Offering 2020 | Mercy

November 5, 2020

With this year’s Christmas Offering, we have the opportunity to put our faith into action, to partner together in God’s Kingdom work, and to show His Mercy to those around us.

Mercy | The Exodus Road

November 12, 2020

What does it look like for us to start praying with our feet – to take up the cause of the oppressed and marginalized?

Mercy | The Pando Collective

November 19, 2020

How can we as believers spread out to produce new growth in our city by partnering with Weigh Out Ministries through The Pando Collective?

Mercy | 1,000 Lighthouses

November 25, 2020

A lighthouse is a structure designed to be a beacon of light. And just like a lighthouse, we were made to give hope and light during times like these.