We firmly believe that Hope Starts Here! The SHV Food Bank exists to feed the hungry and serve the poor. And while food helps, it doesn’t heal. The Food Bank also offers monthly employment interviews, additional assistance resources, family legal services, prayer ministry, and more.
Food Bank of the Rockies (FBR) is the largest private hunger-relief organization in the state of Colorado. SHV partners with FBR to receive food deliveries, providing a large amount of the food given away.
The Vineyard Movement is a network of over 1,500 churches worldwide, committed to seeing each generation reached. With a view to embrace integrity in Christian character along with an authentic relationship with Jesus, each Vineyard church seeks to be an outpost of God’s compassionate love in a broken world.
Acts of Mercy
Located in Chennai, India serving widows and orphans, and striving to empower them to walk toward a better tomorrow.
Whenever people ask “what are we doing as a church about sharing Jesus with the 1.6 billion Muslims in the world, ¼ of the world’s population?” Through our relationship and monthly financial support of Carl and Chris Medearis, we are on the ground influencing thousands of Muslims to follow Jesus. We are influencing world leaders and the Middle East with Carl. Whenever you hear about a conflict involving Muslims, Christians, and Jews, know that we are working with people who are bringing the only real hope and possibility for change through Jesus.
Inspired by generosity, the Donaldson family founded Convoy of Hope in 1994. The kindness they experienced after the loss of Mr. Donaldson, who was killed by a drunk driver in 1969, was the foundation of an organization that now serves over 70 million people. The goal is to bring help and hope to those who are impoverished, hungry, and hurting. SHV is proud to be on the ground with Convoy of Hope to provide disaster relief, along with the ‘One Day to Feed the World’ offering and ongoing financial support.
India Gospel League works through indigenous pastors to bring the good news of the Gospel to those living in rural India. By empowering ministries to be self-sustainable IGL is paving the way culturally to a new tomorrow. More than 78,000 village churches have been planted by IGL in the past 25 years, and from these, hope is shining out to a world darkened by desperate poverty.
Kenny and Carla transitioned off of SHV Staff to become full-time missionaries in South Africa. They are currently working with Living Hope, an organization providing assistance and relief, and to bring Jesus to those suffering from HIV.
Steve Moore, frequent teaching pastor at SHV, started an organization that works with and trains the next generation of leaders.
Ric and Joy serve the poor in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. They planted their church in 2007. The purpose of the church is threefold: to provide a community of faith for those desiring to connect with others living part-time or year round in Puerto Vallarta; to provide a contemporary worship service for English speaking residents and visitors; to provide helping hands and hearts to the various nonprofits and other ministries in our community.
Anna works with organizations bringing aid and relief to Syrian refugees.