Get Involved in Local-Domestic Outreach

  • Join a Habitat for Humanity work crew building homes in Paterson.
  • Go with a group to help sort clothes at Star of Hope Ministries or serve meals at a food kitchen, such as Eva’s Kitchen in Paterson.
  • Join a short-term missions project sponsored by OMTouch The World Ministries, or Grace Church.
  • Collect baby items or throw a baby shower for residents of the Lighthouse Pregnancy Resource Center, a home for unwed pregnant girls.
  • Offer to help with Christian Overcomers, a ministry to the physically disabled. Volunteer to help with their summer camp ministry.
  • Plan to be at the InterVarsity triennial missions convention at the University of Illinois at Urbana.
  • Check the website of a particular mission which serves an area that interests you. See if they offer short term opportunities, or look for stateside volunteers.


Athletes in Action
Caleb Project
Chosen People Ministries
Christ for the City International
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
Precept Ministries International
Touch The World Ministries
Wycliffe Bible Translators – USA
Youth for Christ
Daystar University
Habitat for Humanity Habitat – Paterson chapter
Mendenhall Ministries
Star of Hope Ministries