Community Missions & Outreach

Jesus tells us that we are to love our neighbors as ourselves (Matt. 22:39), and that's the goal and focus of our Community Missions. We want to be a light on the hill for those in Locust Grove and the surrounding communities.
Below are just some of the ways we are Making Christ Known in our community. If you'd like to get involved, click the link below to signup!

Let us train you to be on Mission for Christ.

A ministry for adults with special needs.

Living Water Community Clinic, a mission of The Lake of the Woods Church in partnership with area churches, organizations and businesses, serves uninsured patients whose household incomes do not exceed the 300% federal poverty level.

The Lake of the Woods Church in partnership with area businesses provides local children with the necessary supplies to head back to school feeling confident and ready to learn.

Thursday’s for lunch and Saturday’s for breakfast shine your light and join us as we give of ourselves on behalf of the hungry.

Good News Club is an outreach to children in Primary and Elementary School teaching
them about Jesus.

Home helps is simply loving our neighbors as we offer home repairs and simple home care to the elderly, shut-ins and single parents.

Good News Across Sports began in 2013 as a way to unite churches and mission boards of like mind and purpose in fulfilling the call to reach boys and girls with the Good News of Jesus.

With its existing infrastructure and caring congregants, The Lake of the Woods Church and its community of believers can be the solution to the local foster care problem.

Acts 2 Ministry is a mission of interpretation. Many Hispanic individuals come through the doors of Living Water Community Clinic. Due to the language barrier, we may not be able to give them the proper care that they might need. That’s where Acts 2 Ministry goes into action.

The purpose of the Benevolence Ministry at the Lake of The Woods Church is to rally together and extend aid to not only our fellow brothers and sisters in our church family but also those in the community during times of financial crises in order to demonstrate and promote Christ’s free gift of love and grace.

Life Skills Institute provides 4-8 week training and classes on skills that can help put expendable income back into the pockets of those who take the courses.

The Lake of the Woods Church takes a yearly mission trip to help the Navajo community in the northwestern corner of New Mexico.

We believe that any addiction or substance that has control over you can be conquered through the power of God, prayer, and through the support of friends.

Lifetree Café is a weekly, hour-long interactive experience that features real people’s real stories on film, guided conversation, biblical insights, and time to build relationships.

Mechanics Ministry helps take care of basic vehicle maintenance for those who cannot do so themselves.

Cub Scouts Pack 197, Boy Scouts Troop 197, and Venture Crew 197 meet at The Lake of the Woods Church cabins. Boy Scouts has been a wonderful opportunity for The Lake of the Woods Church to reach out to boys in the community and their families.