Missions at Brookside Church
The folks at Brookside Church view the opportunity to work with and assist local and international organizations as a vital part of our everyday church living. Here are some of the projects and local organizations that Brookside Community Church partners with to impact our local community and the wider world.
The Community Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center is located in our neighboring community of Morristown. The Soup Kitchen provides nutritious meals in a warm, safe and caring environment, free of charge, no questions asked, to anyone who comes seeking nourishment. As part of the their mission of hospitality, the soup kitchen also encourages and assists their guests in accessing community resources, services and educational programs. For more information about the Community Soup Kitchen, visit their website at cskmorristown.org.
Every other month on the third Saturday, Brookside Church purchases fresh food and provides volunteers to prepare and serve food to the Soup Kitchen's guests.
Appalachia Service Project is a Christian ministry, open to all people, that inspires hope and service through volunteer home repair in Central Appalachia.
All year long, a team from Brookside Church partners with the Morristown United Methodist Church to raise funds and prepares for a weeklong summer service project with ASP where they volunteer to making homes in Appalachia warmer, safer and drier.
For more information about the ASP, visit asphome.org.
Founded in 1968, the Dover Child Care Center is a private, non-profit agency of the United Way of Northern NJ and sponsored by the department of Human Services. The Dover Child Care Center's goal is to expand the pre-school experiences children, newborns to the age of 5, by providing quality and affordable full-time education in preparation for school.
Brookside Church has had a relationship with Dover Child Care for over 50 years! From its founding until today, the folks at Brookside have provided support, resource, and funding for the center.
For more information, visit njdoverchildcarecenter.com
Brookside Church also provides funds, resources, and assistance for the following community and regional programs and organizations.
- Edna Mahon Correctional Facility – Christmas gift collection for inmates’ children
- Interfaith Food Pantry - http://mcifp.org/
- Market Street Mission Coat Drive – BCC collects coat for this annual event
- Refugee Assistance Morris Partners (RAMP) http://www.rampnj.org/
- Lancaster Theological Seminary https://lancasterseminary.edu/
- Hoffman Homes for Youth http://www.hoffmanhomes.com/