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St. Francis Anglican Parish Ministry Partnerships








Bread of Life Ministries   Contact: John Paschal

Bread of Life Ministries is a non-denominational community outreach committed to impacting our neighborhood by demonstrating God’s love to all people(s). We firmly believe it is our responsibility to serve our fellow man, our neighbor. Our purpose for being is to help where needed, listen when needed, teach those who need it, provide positive “attainable” role models, feed the hungry, clothe those who lack, encourage the downcast, walk alongside our neighbors until they can walk on their own…and be a consistent friend.












The BreadBasket    Contact: Debbie Wicker (Member)


Mission: to provide a free hot meal to those individuals who cannot afford one and who otherwise would go hungry if these meals were not provided.  There is no intent to provide meals for those who are financially able to pay for their own. However, we do not question, nor is there a needs test to ensure the recipients are in need. We simply trust the integrity of those taking advantage of this service and that their financial situation fits the mission of The Breadbasket.















Christians United Outreach Center      Contact: Bob Nelson (Member)

Mission: To provide basic needs of food, clothing or spiritual guidance as may be appropriate during crisis situations to residents of Lee County.














Reach Out Pregnancy Center     Contact: Dianna Andrews


Reach Out Pregnancy Center is a local, non-profit, life-affirming, Christ-centered ministry. We provide a safe environment for the spiritual, emotional, and practical well-being of any woman in an unplanned pregnancy. Reaching out in the love of Christ with accurate information, we hope to end the tragedy of abortion.
















Family Promise     Contact: Samantha Martin (Member)


Family Promise of Lee County (FPLC) is a program based on the model and principles established by the Interfaith Hospitality Network. Family Promise is a non-profit organization that provides assistance to homeless families in Lee County. FPLC is successful due to the fact that local congregations work together as partners and provide an outreach ministry focusing on the needs of the homeless families in our community.


Family Promise of Lee County helps homeless families transform their lives by providing emergency shelter and family stability services, such as employment and life-skills programs, through which families can quickly obtain and sustain stable housing. We keep all types of families together during the crisis of homelessness and provide individualized blends of services during and after their Family Promise stay to help them achieve long-term family stability.


Family Promise utilizes the idea of cost-effective mobilization of community resources. Seventy-five percent of families achieve lasting independence at a third the cost of traditional shelters.












Haven     Contact: Rosa Portillo


HAVEN is a non-profit 501 (c ) (3) organization committed to providing safety to victims and survivors of domestic violence and rape/sexual assault. Supported by state and federal grants, United Way of Lee County, foundations, and the generosity of community members, churches, civic organizations, small businesses and large corporations, HAVEN works with partner organizations to help create violence-free relationships and a violence-free community. HAVEN is the only confidential violence prevention/sexual assault program and shelter serving all of Lee County.













Helping Hand Clinic, Inc.    Contact:  Dr. Marty Pate (Member)


The Helping Hand Clinic seeks to provide compassionate and competent medical, dental, vision, mental health referrals and pharmaceutical services to underserved and uninsured residents of Lee County who are making a sincere effort to help themselves and their families.









Meals on Wheels   Contacts:  Brian and Karen Haynes (Members)  


Since 1973, women's groups from local Sanford, NC churches have been supporting a Meals On Wheels program for residents living within the city limits of Sanford. The meals and daily contact by caring volunteers provide one hot, nourishing meal a day to temporarily or permanently homebound persons who are unable to provide meals for themselves.


Mission: To promote the dignity and independence of the disabled, the elderly, and other homebound persons by personal contact and delivering economical, nutritious meals to their homes.

  1. If anyone has interest in receiving Meals on Wheels please contact us at (919) 708-4181.

  2. If anyone has interest in volunteering for meal delivery (minimum of 2 hours per month), please contact us at (919) 708-4181.














Outreach Mission, Inc.   Contacts:  Hamer Carter, Board President and  Paul Tate, Shelter Director                                                           

Our mission is “to reach out to any person or persons in need providing food, clothing, a hot bath, shelter and emotional support.” Outreach Mission helps people turn their lives around by giving them hope and a desire for a better quality of life 365 days per year.


Our Office is located at 705 Chatham Street in Sanford, North Carolina. We are a “Low-Barrier”  24 hours a day, 7 days a week emergency shelter. Eligible participants must be currently HUD homeless by definition, i.e., people who are living in a place not meant for human habitation.  Clients must be 18 or older, or accompanied by a parent or guardian if less than 18. Our men’s shelter does not take children. 










Reach Out Pregnancy Center     Contact: Dianna Andrews


Reach Out Pregnancy Center is a local, non-profit, life-affirming, Christ-centered ministry. We provide a safe environment for the spiritual, emotional, and practical well-being of any woman in an unplanned pregnancy. Reaching out in the love of Christ with accurate information, we hope to end the tragedy of abortion.




















Rwandan Sister Parish    Contact: Dr. Marty Pate (Member)

Mission: To grow in relationship and partner together as brothers and sisters in Christ to build God’s kingdom.  St. Francis works with Bishop Assiel Musabyimanaof the Kigeme Diocese in Rwanda to foster kingdom relationships that encourage both parishes to grow in their love for Jesus Christ, his mission in the world, and for his global church.














Spiritual Twist Productions    Contact: Leslie Hanna (Member)


Spiritual Twist Productions (STP) is a Christian youth theater that is one of the best kept secrets in the Triangle. Beginning their sixth season in their Garner location, STP provides year-round theater opportunities for students of all ages, producing ten major musicals a year.  Their mission is to produce real musical theater with a spiritual twist, speaking truth and showing hope, every time their young actors and

actresses hit the stage.








Stevens Center      Contact: JJ Cuff (Member)     

Stevens Center is a non-profit organization that was founded after Jane Stevens donated 16 acres of land in the hopes that a facility would be built “where individuals with disabilities are treated as first class citizens.”

The building was completed and dedicated in 2002. While we offer a myriad of programs at our facility, our primary focus is providing services out in the community.


The Stevens Center’s Mission is to “provide personalized support for individuals with developmental disabilities to live fulfilling lives in a welcoming community.”









Young Life  Contact: Trina Garrison (Member)


Introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith. 


We accomplish our mission by . . .

  • Praying for young people.

  • Going where kids are and building personal relationships with them.

  • Earning the right to share the Good News of Jesus Christ.

  • Providing fun, adventurous, life-changing and skill-building experiences.

  • Inviting kids to personally respond to the Good News and walking in friendship with them regardless of their response.

  • Preparing kids for a life-long relationship with Christ and a love for His word, His mission and the local church.

  • Working in community alongside like-minded adults (volunteer leaders, committee members, donors and staff).

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