Loving our neighbors presupposes neighborhoods that can support and encourage community, and Christian Community Development focuses on providing training and resources for marginalized areas. Whether providing education, housing, or employment assistance, CCD aims to empower local neighborhoods to be self-supporting.
Listed below are our missions partners whose passion is coming alongside the poor and dispossessed to help them leverage their own God-given strengths and resources to build flourishing communities. Click on their thumbnails for more about their work or to find contact information so you can get involved. OR, click the button at right to return to the LOVE landing page to search by other Ministry Passions, learn more about Third's Mission Priorities, and to see how God is working in our CHURCH, CITY, NATION, and WORLD.
Blue Sky Fund is on a mission to provide transformational experiences for urban youth through outdoor education. We will give every young person the opportunity to discover themselves by actively engaging the natural world. For more information, click here.
Church Hill Academy is a faith based non- profit high school for at risk Church Hill youth, dedicated to helping students achieve academic success, develop positive character and to experience God's grace and love through their interactions with staff.
CHAT (Churchill Activities and Tutoring) - A Christian community development organization that seeks to build community as they tutor, provide life-skills and leadership training, seeking to transform the environment of the Church Hill area.
Christian Arabic Church and Fakhri Yacoub help bring people to Jesus Christ.
East End Fellowship is a multi-ethnic, economically diverse community in the East End of Richmond, seeking God’s joy and justice for our neighborhoods out of love for Christ.
Relationship Foundation of Virginia is “Dedicated to strengthening families for a better community through education, collaboration and mobilization.” Imagine a Richmond with more healthy, lasting marriages, more involved fathers and more teens making healthy relationship decisions...with your help we can do it!
Mosaic Ministry was created to support families with children who have special needs. We provide a range of activities and services, listed below. Monthly email newsletters are sent out giving information on upcoming events, community information and special interest stories. To receive these newsletters, e-mail Kathy White, Associate Director of Family Ministry, or call 282-4645 x 128.
Needles Eye Ministries seeks to build connections between business professionals and matters of faith and to encourage men and women to impact our community with Christ’s values, ethics and love.
Pray for Tim Cole and Strategies To Elevate People (STEP), surrounding and supporting leaders in the urban community with compassion, prayer, and action to defeat physical and spiritual poverty.
Urban Hope - Seeking to strengthen the inner city of Richmond through encouraging financial stability, assisting people in home ownership and affordable rental property.
Youth Life operates Learning Centers in Richmond to develop leaders by making long-term investments in children from at-risk communities.