Local Ministries

Abba's House

A ministry of hope to troubled teens and their families.  946-5350
They also have a local resale shop located at 1775 Garfield Ave., TC,
called "Hope Chest & More Mission Market".


ACCESS Child Care and Family Resource Guides

A directory of child care and family resources 941-4933

AWANA International - Northern Michigan

Mark & Diane Britton are the AWANA Missionaries of Northern Michigan. 
Mark & Diane Britton Office: 231-369-3622 
Awana is a nondenominational ministry that assists churches in reaching children and teenagers with the gospel of Jesus Christ and training them to serve Him. Awana Clubs International supplies programs, materials and training for more than 12,000 churches in over 110 countries. Their message to churches is simple: We're here to serve you with a ministry that is all about fun with a purpose — to win and grow kids for Christ!

Reaching our young people is very important. That’s why Awana offers a series of clubs and programs geared to the needs of a particular age or grade. As a vital part of our local church ministry, Awana clubs and programs effectively reach young people with the good news of Jesus Christ.


Bethany Christian Services

Bethany Christian Services
1055 Carraige Hill Dr., Suite 2 Traverse City,  Michigan 49686
A nonprofit organization caring for orphans and vulnerable children. Their services include adoption, foster care, pregnancy counseling, families in crisis support, and international sponsorships. Bethany's mission is to demonstrate the love and compassion of Jesus Christ
by protecting and enhancing the lives of children and families around the world.


Bread of Life Food Pantry

A ministry that assists the community by offering a helping hand.  They are open to everyone the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month, from 6-7pm, or anytime by appointment.  They are located just 1/2 mile south of K-mart on M-66.  For info, 231-547-4300.

Community Bible Study

Meets at Faith Reformed Church 1101 E. Front Street in Traverse City.

An international in depth interdenominational Bible Study program that meets at the Faith Reformed Church.

Community Meals Program

Holiday Meals...Contact Gwen - 231-409-2894

Father's Love Ministries

Father's Love Ministries is committed to sending the gospel of Christ as commissioned in Matthew 28: 18-20 to "make disciples and change the world."  It is our hope that by sharing the Good News people will come to know Christ in an intimate and personal way that is based on a personal relationship.  For info:  http://flministry.net/WeeklyDevotional.aspx.

Forgotten Man Jail Ministry (Grand Traverse)

Chaplain Dave McIntyre leads this ministry that is under the umbrella of Forgotten Man Ministries. 922-4545.  dasuemcintyre@charter.net

Freedom Builders

The Mission of Freedom Builders to serve those in need JOINTLY with the Family of God and to share the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.

Friendship Group

A ministry for developmentally disabled adults.  947-6520

Gideon's International

Area businessmen dedicated to Bible placement.  947-1138

God's Love Tree

A Christmas ministry providing gifts for inmate's children. 

Grand Traverse Area Right To Life

Local pro-life organization.  231-946-9469

Grand Traverse Area Teens For Life

Local student led pro-life organization.  231-946-9469

Grand Traverse Region Habitat For Humanity

A ministry for local housing for the needy.  231-941-4663

Homosexuals Anonymous

E-mail: tcha.1@juno.com.  231-922-1957

Legislative Legal Research Center

Legislative research and information dealing with family issues.  231-267-5081

Life Chain

A prayer chain for life, the first Sunday of October.  325-3685

Love In the Name of Christ (Love INC.)

Love In The Name Of Christ is a local ministry to the needy.  231-941-5683

Moms In Touch

A prayer ministry of moms for children and their schools.  231-938-0481

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS)

A prayer ministry of moms for children and their schools.  231-938-9277

More Jesus Movement (More Jesus)

To share the good news of Jesus Christ and to spread His message.
He is the way, the truth and the life.  No one comes to the Father except through Him.  
Everyone needs more Jesus! 
231- 995-0525

NMC Campus Ministries

A ministry at the Northwest Michigan College.  231-995-1555

Northwest Michigan Jesus Ministry

The Northwest Michigan Jesus Ministry seeks to provide a network of disciplemakers, within the body of Christ to promote prayer, evangelism, discipleship and education.
For more information call Lisa Lempke at 231-946-1400


Operation Christmas Child

Fill Shoebox Collection ministry for Children
231-409-1962 occnwm1@gmail.com
Laura O'Conner

Papa Joe's Solid Ground

Weekly devotional thoughts from Joe Patanella.

Pregnancy Care Center

A ministry to area women with crisis pregnancies.  231-929-3488


A ministry to those going through physical, emotional or spiritual recovery.  231-938-8056

T.C. Defenders

Semi-professional christian men's basketball team. Players must be over 18 years of age. Call Jim Barbera for more information.

Walking With Him Ministries

Walking with Him
To help believers experience God in a prayer life that is deep, sincere and consistent.
89.9FM, WLJN