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Our church has a keen sense of mission. We are committed to local/global mission in the name of our Savior. The following are examples of ways we reach out:

to the world:
Haiti Outreach Ministries (HOM) - earthquake relief and support
HOM - Blanchard Christian High School construction in Cite Soleil
HOM - on site mission teams in clinics, schools and residences (see trip videos here)
Campus Crusade for Christ - youth ministry in Russia
Mission Aviation Foundation - support aviator missionaries worldwide
Marion Medical Missions - drilling deep wells in Africa

to the region:
Peace River Presbytery - Cedarkirk retreat funding
Eckerd College - Presbyterian student scholarships
• Disaster relief - home rebuilding in Mississippi after Hurricane
Katrina
Immokalee Beth El Farm Workers - monthly trips to feed & clothe migrant workers

to the community:
• Thanksgiving Baskets and Christmas Food and Gift Program
New Operation Cooper Street - tutoring children and other support
• Support local Food Pantries
Charlotte County Homeless Coalition - financial help and weekly feeding program
• Port Charlotte Women’s Club - treats for troops/mailing expense
• Disaster relief - home rebuilding after Hurricane
Charley
Habitat for Humanity

We can't ask members to tithe without being an example of such giving. We make certain that our discretionary giving is at or above a tithe ... not counting special seasonal offerings or events. Burnt Store Presbyterian Church ...
reaching up (in worship, prayer and adoration), making disciples (as we know, love and follow Jesus) and changing lives (as God directs our witness and our work).