Bob and Elaine Hopkins. At the Haven of Rest, we are responsible for the Alumni Program. This ministry is an outreach ministry to the men and women leaving the Mission’s residential programs. The alumni programs provide additional encouragement and accountability during the transition from the mission to the world. Our Alumni Program is a three-faceted ministry and consists of residential relationship building, AfterCare, and the Men’s Alumni Association. – Residential relationship building is an attempt to try to connect with… Read more.
Esley and Chris Patsch. Summit Missions International (SMI) is a non-denominational Christian mission that exists to mobilize the church and community to respond to the physical and spiritual needs of people in Eastern Europe through relief products and service projects as a visible model of God’s love. SMI operates in the context of serving and strengthening the national churches and in partnership with established missionaries. SMI is committed to mobilizing the church and community to respond to human needs worldwide… Read more.
Wayne Morgret, Executive Director of Pregnancy Solutions & Services (PSS). PSS is a life-affirming pregnancy resource center whose purpose is to share the gospel of Christ by offering practical, emotional & spiritual support to women, men & children facing pregnancy & abortion-related concerns. PSS provides free pregnancy testing, limited ultrasound, pregnancy options consulting, post-abortion support and educational programs. PSS operates Image Clear Ultrasound, a mobile ministry serving Summit & adjacent counties, as well as Emma’s Closet, which provides clients with… Read more.
ICU Mobile (pronounced “I See You”) is the pioneer and leader of mobile pregnancy center and mobile ultrasound ministry. We partner with and serve pregnancy centers and other life-affirming ministries to help them go mobile – to GO to women in crisis rather than wait for them. We provide a full turnkey approach that includes all the equipment, pre-deployment consulting, comprehensive training, and ongoing consulting and guidance. Founded in Akron, Ohio in 2003, ICU Mobile was incorporated on November 25,… Read more.
Sue and I were both privileged to grow up in families where our parents loved the Lord and lived for him. Sue’s dad left them when she was very young but God blessed her with a godly stepfather. We both trusted Christ and attended church from the time we were children. We both lived at least nominally for the Lord during our high schools years, but it was in college where God worked in our hearts to bring us to… Read more.
Dennis & Tamela Shawhan and John & Debbie Wiseman Broken Chains Ministry is a non-denominational missions organization headquartered in the Summit County Jail in Akron, Ohio. Their mission is to form relationships with those that are incarcerated, evangelize, disciple, equip and aid in re-entry of these individuals back into the community. Approximately 16,000 men and women from our community are incarcerated each year, 700+ men and women are incarcerated in this maximum security facility each day. Their goal is to… Read more.
Truly Reaching You Ministries is a relationship-based reentry organization that reaches out to men who have served their sentence and are returning to their communities. Through relationships, mentorship, training and education, T.R.Y. provides a healthy support system for those who have made the commitment to surrender their old lifestyle, gain self-respect and renew their outlook on life. Inspired by unconditional love, T.R.Y. encourages these men to continue surrendering to God while learning self-motivation, pursuing meaningful goals, building healthy relationships as… Read more.
The mission of Faithful Servants Care Center is to provide urgent care services with a Christ-like compassion for those without insurance and the economic means to access traditional health care, and to assist in identifying continuity of care. Volunteer doctors, nurses, assistants, and support personnel treat minor illnesses and injuries for those who have no insurance coverage and live at or below 200% of poverty level.
David and Laurel Derry joined the staff of FamilyLife in September 2011 to serve as full time missionaries in the greater Akron/Canton area. Prior to sensing God’s call on their lives to serve in this capacity, David served as an Associate Pastor for 8 years and then started a new church where he served as the pastor for 9 years. They were both blessed to inherit godly legacies from their families. David and Laurel each accepted Christ at an early… Read more.