Established in 1999, The Pumphouse Ministries reaches out to the community of Ashland by "meeting people at their point of need, providing them opportunities to develop their God-given potential." Their services include a food pantry, men's shelter, work re-entry program, African projects, short-term missions, and other community programs. They also have an international store and a five-star restaurant! For more information, check out their website.
The Luminus Network
"Luminus is a network of young adults joining together to seek, know and represent the living God in the real world. Our desire is to live out the teachings of Jesus as a seamless lifestyle that authentically expresses our gratitude for His love and to shine God's beauty, truth and love wherever we are. " The Luminus Network provides the opportunity to serve at the Ashland Breakfast Center, feeding those in need, on Saturday mornings. For more information, check out their website.
The Cleveland City Mission
The City Mission seeks to reach out to the hurting, the hungry, and the homeless in Cleveland. Their mission is to "provide help and hope to all people through the transforming power of God’s love." There are many ways to volunteer. For more information, check out their website.
Youth With A Mission (YWAM)
Founded in 1960, today YWAM has grown into "one of the world's largest Christian missions organizations. Our many ministries fit into three main categories: evangelism, training, and mercy ministry. We are currently operating in more than 1000 locations in over 149 countries." For more information, check out their website.
Adventures In Missions (AIM)
"AIM focuses on discipling and emphasizes prayer and relationships in their work among the poor. We believe that by giving people the opportunity to hold orphans, bring hope to the hopeless, and pray for the sick, lives are transformed. Our vision is that God would use us to raise up a generation of radically committed disciples of Jesus Christ! " For more information, check out their website.