Mission work comes in many forms, on the front lines and behind the scenes.
People who attend Open Range love to grow in their walk with Christ, and in gratitude come to know the satisfaction and significance of serving in return. Acting as the “hands and feet of Christ” is the goal – not salvation or personal glory.
Some find that their donation of time is the best fit to fulfill a prompting by the Holy Spirit. In some situations, just being there to have a personal conversation helps encourage someone, reflecting the love God has instilled in us.
Visiting the VA Retirement Center in Warrensburg, MO
Others may have received talents, skills, or hobby interests from the Lord earlier in life, and now they find a way to incorporate their use into weekly or monthly volunteer service or projects of all kinds.
Gathering before a service, Christian bikers and cowboys pause to pray for a member of the Christian Motorcyclists Association. Area riders representing multiple CMA chapters attend Open Range.
Mechanical ability + career skills = hands-on building the Kingdom!
Some people help by simply sharing their treasure, donating money so it can be divided out for various projects.
Funds assist in the spread of the gospel message internationally, as well as locally through eastern Jackson county food pantries, youth ministry assistance with disabled kids’ camps, or for other varied projects to support, encourage, and disciple those in need.
Guatemala cattlemen and rancher group support for house churches, assisting DaybreakInternational.org. Slideshow with Captions
Volunteers fill Christmas supply bags for the homeless.