It is our vision to encourage youth and adults to put their faith into action by reaching out to the hungry, the poor, and the needy in our congregation, our community, and the world.
Casas Por Cristo
A Big Step:
Collects donations for Head Start programs at Prince and Laguna Schools to purchase new shoes and socks in the Fall.
Anna E. Lawrence School Pantry and the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona:
Help provide nutritious food to children and their families in a convenient, familiar and safe location.
Collect diapers for local agencies through our Craft Fair and Fall Festival, and various times of the year.
Feed My Starving Children:
Once a year members hand-pack meals specially formulated for malnourished children, which are sent to partners around the world where they're used to operate orphanages, schools, clinics and feeding programs to break the cycle of poverty.
F.L.I.M. (Fund for Leaders in Ministry):
Hosts annual golf tournament where proceeds help defray costs of seminary tuition for future ELCA Pastors.
Two major food drives a year to support Interfaith Community Services, Impact of Southern Arizona, Marana Food Bank, and the Gospel Rescue Mission.
God Answers Prayers (GAP):
Program that supports Resurrection’s Child Development Center Scholarships local foster children.
Gospel Rescue Mission:
Help serve meals several times a year and food donations.
Grand Canyon Synod of the ELCA: Ministries of congregations throughout Arizona and parts of Nevada and Utah are supported.
Impact of Southern Arizona:
(Formerly Catalina Community Services) General areas of service are the basic needs of food and clothing, senior programs, youth activities, and community education and serve the areas of Catalina, OroValley, SaddleBrooke, Northwest Tucson, Southeastern Pinal Co., and Greater Vail.
Interfaith Community Services:
A nonprofit, volunteer-based organization that is supported by Resurrection. ICS helps seniors, disabled individuals and people in financial crises achieve stable and independent lives. Programs include: A Food Bank, Emergency Financial Assistance, Care Giving Services, Mobile Meals and Health Advocacy.
Lutheran Campus Ministry:
Serve dinner twice a year to U of A Students.
Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest:
Collected donations and gifts are given to Refugee Focus and Luminaria clients in Southern Arizona.
Resurrection Quilters give Southern AZ Veterans Hospital quilts throughout the year.
Primavera Shelter for Homeless Men:
Prepare and serve dinners on the fifth Tuesday in a month and serves lunches on the following month on the 4th Friday.
Resurrection Women of the ELCA:
Promotes awareness and supports women and family issues locally, nationally and globally.
Sister José Women’s Shelter:
Help provide shelter for women.
World Vision is an international partnership of Christians whose mission is to follow our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation, seek justice, and bear witness to the good news of the Kingdom of God.(as per the World Vision website: www.worldvision.org)
World Hunger Appeal:
Collect funds during Lent that assist the ministry of Lutheran World Relief.
Wycliffe Bible Translators:
Collect donations to help Resurrection translators in Mexico. They translate the Bible into the Mixtec language.
Youth On Their Own:
(YOTO) is a community non-profit organization that is “dedicated to support the high school graduation and continued success of homeless youth by providing financial assistance, basic human needs and guidance.” Resurrection participates in fundraising and volunteer service events to turn these dreams into reality.