Local Giving

New Heights CCDA

New Heights Auto Services

  • 50 repairs
  • 9 vehicles provided
  • 38 donated vehicles

Community Food Network

  • 180 people served twice a month
  • 11,000 meals provided
  • 16,500 lbs of food provided

Goals for 2021

  • Open a laundromat in Benton Heights.
  • Rehab a house and provide it to someone in financial need.
  • Serve 100 people via New Heights Auto Services


Carol’s Hope

Engagement Center

Oct. 2019 – Sep. 2020

  • 140 Overnight stays
  • 234 Same day treatment referrals
  • 734 Peer recovery support calls

Oct. 2020 – March 2021 (1/2 year)

  • 124 Overnight stays
  • 271 Same day treatment referrals
  • 1,479 Peer recovery support calls

Goals for 2021

  • 24/7 Virtual access to peer recovery coaches & services
  • 400-500 people served with referrals/resources


Life Plan

Benton Harbor + Niles

  • 1,579 Total visits (up from 1,028)
    Note: 80% of all appointments include a spiritual discussion or Gospel presentation while 90% of all appointments include prayer with the client.
  • 33 Ultrasounds
  • 4,343Volunteer Hours
  • 11,570 Goods Given

Goals for 2021

  • ReMade Youth Conference: How the Gospel directs our sexuality.
  • Groundbreaking for LifePlan campus in South Bend


Global Giving

India: We support 4 barefoot pastors who are planting churches and spreading the good news of Jesus throughout India.

Lebanon: 1000’s of refugees are shown the love of Jesus, and many have come to know Jesus through Heart for Lebanon.

Malawi: The Ministry Center we built is a training center for pastors. An additional major work project is being planned.

Paraguay: Our partnership with Paraguay spans two decades of building churches and training pastors and leaders.

South Dakota: The Pass Creek Mission, led by Tim and Kim Wardell, is an outreach to the Lakota tribe in the reservation.

Haiti: The House of Blessings Orphanage is home to 25 students.


Partner with First Church

"For I testify that they gave as much as they were able, and even beyond their ability." - 2 Corinthians 8:3