Associational Missions for Greene County
The Greene County Baptist Association includes more than 80 congregations located primarily in Greene County, Missouri. Their purpose is to glorify God, bless our churches and build God's Kingdom. They are a diverse group of city, suburban, rural and ethnic congregations. Click Here for more information.
The Baptist Home is a Christian Ministry providing Continuum of Care Retirement Communities and Aging Adult Education, Consultation, and Elder Care Services. The Baptist Home provides Independent Living Apartments, Assisted Living, and Nursing Care on each of its three campuses. Aging adults are given the opportunity to live life to its fullest in a loving, Christian atmosphere with the security of knowing that their needs will be met. At the heart of this difference is the commitment of a caring staff to minister to the total person. The Baptist Home is moving forward to provide the very best services driven by Christian values. The Home is reaching out globally to address the various needs of aging humanity. Join us in this endeavor. Consider The Baptist Home as a place to live out your retirement years. Invite our aging experts to educate and consult with you, your family and your older adult church organizations. They want to share with you their expertise from 96 years of experience.
Samaritan's Purse is a non-denominational evangelical Christian humanitarian organization that works worldwide to meet the spiritual and physical needs of people suffering from war, poverty, disaster, disease, famine, and persecution. The organization’s president is Franklin Graham, son of Christian evangelist Billy Graham. The name of the organization is based on the New Testament parable, the Good Samaritan, which Jesus used to teach the people the Great Commandment - how to "Love thy neighbor as thyself".
Samaritan’s Purse works in more than 100 countries around the world. International headquarters are in Boone, North Carolina, with additional U.S. facilities in Charlotte and North Wilkesboro, N.C. Affiliate offices are in Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Hong Kong, Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. Field offices are located in some 20 countries across five continents.
Operation Christmas Child is a 'global Christmas gift exchange' project operated by Samaritan's Purse. Each November it opens thousands of locations, typically at churches or schools, to collect shoeboxes filled with toys, school supplies, personal items, and other gifts. These shoeboxes are then distributed as Christmas gifts to millions of children each year. Gift boxes are collected in North America, Europe, and Australia. Since 1993, more than 100 million gift boxes have been handed out to boys and girls in over 130 countries.