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Mission Partners

Here is a list of the organizations we partner with to provide support financially and/or by volunteering.
  • Brother Dan’s Food Pantry—A non-denominational outreach ministry of St. Francis Xavier Parish serving Emmet County and the surrounding communities.  
  • Harbor Hall—With inpatient and outpatient services, Harbor Hall provides critical help to those suffering from drug and alcohol addiction. 
  • Manna Food Project—Helps feed the hungry throughout northern Michigan through the Backpack Program, the Food Rescue Program, a Local Food Pantry and the Food Distribution Program.
  • Nehemiah/Mary Margaret House—A faith based non-profit organization providing emergency housing for men, women and children. They provide food and shelter but also focus on building new healthy relationships. 
  • Northern Chaplain Services—This ministry for northern Michigan is a non-profit, non-Denominational Christian Organization, providing spiritual and emotional care within McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital. 
  • The Northmen Den and Harbor Hut—Food pantries set up in the Petoskey Middle and High Schools and Harbor Springs Middle School.
  • Soup Kitchens—Helps to provide meals for those in need in our community.  Our facility is used for meals twice per week and we work with Emmanuel Episcopal and Cross of Christ Lutheran churches. 
  • Young Life of Little Traverse Bay—Staff and volunteers work with kids, focusing on what   matters to them -- fun, adventure, friendship, and a sense of significance.  Serves the communities of Petoskey, Charlevoix, and Harbor Springs. 
  • Women’s Resource Center of Northern MI—provides programs and services for domestic abuse, rape and sexual assault, counseling, education & prevention. 
  • Habitat for Humanity of Northern MI—Dedicated to eliminating impoverished housing by constructing, rehabilitating, and preserving homes, advocating for fair and just housing policies, and providing training and resources to help families improve their living conditions. 
  • House of Help Community Center—Located in the Northwest side of Detroit, House of Help directly serves the area between Telegraph and Berg Rd. and Grand River and Seven Mile. This organization is a non-profit Christ-centered ministry committed to transforming lives in Detroit by providing services that meet practical needs in order to develop strong families and deepen individuals’ faith.
  • Love, Inc—A cooperative effort between churches and community agencies to transform lives and communities in the name of Christ.  They are a vital hub for the intake, processing, and connection between individuals in need and resources. We partner with the local chapter serving Emmet and Charlevoix counties.
  • SAFE Families for Children—A nonprofit, volunteer-led effort to provide support for families in crisis. Clint Cleveland, who is the assistant pastor at Petoskey Church of Christ, serves as program coordinator for Safe Families in the region. He works to grow a list of host families who provide safe and loving homes for kids when their parents are experiencing a crisis situation.
  • Tracy Tooley/JAARS—Tracy serves with Wycliffe Bible Translators through JAARS, a partner organization in the cause of Bible Translation. A former youth pastor at First  Presbyterian Church of Petoskey, Tracy now works to make Bible translation possible in some of the most remote and difficult places on the planet.  Learn more about her work by checking out her latest newsletter
  • AMO in Mexico—Led by Chris and Francelia McReynolds, the mission of AMO (Spanish acronym for “Feed my lambs”), is to produce a Bible-based program that nurtures and educates the whole child, and trains lay Christian to use the program.

Current News

  • First Hand Aid—A humanitarian organization providing medicine, food and resources to the people of Cuba. FPCP has been a partner with First Hand Aid since 2016 and has taken two mission trips down to Cuba.  First Hand Aid has been partnering with Cuba churches and hospitals for over eighteen years. 
  • Holms in Malawi—Dr. Rochelle Holm and Tyler Holm are missionaries in Mzuzu, Malawi. Tyler is a PCUSA missionary teaching theology at the University of Livingstonia and Rochelle is the Manager of the Mzuzu University Centre of Excellence in Water and Sanitation. They have been serving in Malawi since 2007 and on Christmas Eve 2013 they adopted a beautiful baby girl named Mphatso. 
  • Revs. Gregory and Christine Callison—PCUSA missionaries who are working with the National Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Iraq to share God’s love among the Kurdish people and work with the emerging Kurdish church. They bear witness to people who have little or no knowledge of the Gospel and work to connect Presbyterians in the US with Kurdish ministries. 
  • Word of God for Asia—The Word of God for Asia's purpose is to print and publish Bibles in the languages and manuscripts of the various languages used throughout Asia and to distribute those Bibles freely to the many tribes and peoples of Asia. 

Our annual Tailgate Party Soup Kitchen

Volunteering at the retail store for the Women's Resource Center

Apple picking to donate to the Manna Food Project

Volunteering for the Young Life "Amazing Race"

Mission Trip to Cuba with First Hand Aid