For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and the Gospel’s will save it. (Mark 8:35)
St. Andrew’s is home to a variety of missions, both local and global. Use this page as a brief introduction to prayerfully explore how God may be calling you to put love into action. We each have different gifts, but we are all made for service.
For more information, contact the missions committee chair.
Blessing Bags are care packages created for distribution among the Little Rock homeless.
Contact: AJ Green
The CALL recruits and trains people from the Christian community to become foster and/or adoptive parents of children in the Arkansas foster care system and offers monthly informational support meetings.
Pulaski County – Mary Millsap
Statewide – Doody Keet
Learn More: thecallinarkansas.org
Disaster Response enables the body of Christ at St. Andrew’s to respond to natural disasters in our region, with an emphasis on working through local churches in the affected area.
Contact: Gary Shires
Growing in Grace (GiG) is a ministry of grace and recovery with special emphasis on issues of substance abuse and addiction. Meets weekly on Wednesday nights.
Contact: Rev. Tony Davis
GiG kids is a ministry for the children of the parents who attend Growing in Grace. Through Bible stories, games and art they are shown who Jesus is and introduced to his amazing love for them.
Contact: Karen or Amanda Brymer
Immerse Arkansas partners with foster youth and provides them with professional and emotional support. We are preparing our foster youth for a successful tomorrow and helping to make that transition possible.
Contacts: Robert Cook
Learn more: immersearkansas.org
International Friendship Outreach (IFO) matches American families willing to share the love of Christ with international students who are studying in Little Rock.
Contacts: Nathan Tumlison or Lisa Tumlison
Learn More: ifoarkansas.org
Kairos brings Christ’s love and forgiveness to all incarcerated individuals, their families and those who work with them in order to assist in the transition of becoming a productive citizen. This ministry holds bi-annual outreach weekends, as well as weekly prayer and share gatherings in the prisons.
Women: Susan Reasoner, Kim Cook
Men: John Rogers
Learn More: kairosprisonministry.org
Kairos Outside supports women who have relatives, family or themselves been incarcerated in the county’s local, state or federal correctional facilities. KO provides a Christ-centered two-and-a-half-day weekend experience with continuing ministry through quarterly reunions and monthly support groups around the state.
Contact: Ginger Ritchie
Learn More: kairosprisonministry.org
Live Thankfully is a non-profit upscale resale shop designed to bless the community. All profits will go to local ministries to benefit women, children and teenagers in need in our community.
Contact: Kimberly Cook
Learn More: livethankfullylr.com
Mamie’s Poppy Plates is a donation supported non-profit whose mission is to provide tangible mementos to families who suffer stillbirth, infant and child death.
Contact: Rebecca Scaife
Learn More: mamiespoppyplates.com
The Manor is the assisted-living community across the street from St. Andrew’s Church. We serve them with church once a month and with a weekly Bible study, as well as other service projects during the year.
Contact: Gail Douglas
Through Explore Ministries, Randy and Brett Likens participate in fulfilling the Great Commission by engaging adults in the process of relational evangelism and discipleship through personal example and training that equips others to do the same.
Contact: Randy Likens
YoungLife introduces adolescents in Little Rock to Jesus and helps them grow in their faith. Young people’s lives are dramatically influenced when caring adults come alongside them, sharing God’s love. Young Life is the first step of a lifelong journey; the choices they make today, based on God’s love for them, will have an impact on future decisions.
Contact: Erin Green
Learn More: younglife.org
YoungLife Capernaum is a non-profit outreach that works through one-on-one relationships to impact Little Rock teens. Young Life Capernaum works specifically with young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Contact: Amber Waldron
Learn More: younglife.org
Western Hills Elementary School Partnership provides students at Western Hills elementary with tutoring, mentoring and support. From helping learn how to write their name in kindergarten to providing school supplies each year, St. Andrew’s is committed to supporting Western Hills Elementary School and building relationship with the families that attend the school.
Contact: Mary Carole Smith
Diocese of Kibondo, a new diocese in northwestern Tanzania, is overseen by St. Andrew’s consecrating bishop, Sospeter Ndenza. We are partnering with the Anglican Church there to support the training of local pastors and the building of new churches in this rapidly growing community of believers.
Kingdom Mission Fund (KMF) supports mission projects all over the world engaging mission with new approaches that maximize impact. KMF provides resources to innovative mission projects that use creative methods to solve problems and reach people. KMF also works to ensure all mission projects are sustainable and scalable allowing other missions to follow the template KMF created.
New Anglican Missionary Society (NAMS) is a global and dispersed community of men and women raised up by God for the 21st century, but rooted in the life and faith of the first century. NAMS exists to help spread the gospel to all people, train and equip disciple-making disciples and leaders, and send trained and equipped people all around the globe.
St. Simon and St. Jude is an Episcopal congregation in Platon Balai, Haiti, and our sister church/school. Our ministry to them is one of support and encouragement through evangelism, education, community development, health care, prayer and friendship.
Nathan and Anna Fields Nathan is engaged in campus-ministry work that advances conversation and enriches community among graduate students and faculty. He is also involved in InterVarsity’s Disabilities ministry, where they strive to make campus discipleship opportunities accessible to differently abled students.
Joshua Hetzel is serving as a nurse, along with other medical professionals, at the Ukarumpa Medical Clinic in Papua New Guinea (PNG) with Wycliffe. They will provide medical care for the 500-600 people who live on and around the center and the local PNG nationals in villages that are further away.
Carolyn Tillman Krupa is serving with Modern Day Missions in Slovakia as an English teacher at a Christian school. Carolyn has a passion to share Christ with her students through her teaching and every day life.
Contact: Carolyn Krupa