But let justice roll down like water, and righteousness like an ever flowing stream. – Amos 5:24


Ministries of Mercy

There are many people in our area who are in need of someone to help them.  Sometimes the need is created by circumstances beyond their control and other times the need is caused by choices that have been made. Regardless, there is a need.

At the House of the Carpenter we believe it is important to address the most basic needs of our neighbors – food, clothing, and shelter.

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Ministries of Transformation

There are many people who are told to remain where they are – don’t cry out, don’t desire to change – whether through cultural and social forces or systemic struggles.

At the House of the Carpenter we aim to offer opportunities for children, youth, and adults that are educational, experiential, and enriching, which we believe to be transformative. Ministries of Transformation are those programs that are designed to help individuals and families find the hope and skills they need to improve their quality of life.

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Spiritual Formation

While undergoing a period of temptation, Jesus makes a statement that has a continuing influence on the way the HOC goes about ministry.  Jesus said, “One does not live by bread alone, but by the very word that comes from the mouth of God.”

The ministries of the House of the Carpenter are available to anyone regardless of race, nationality, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, or age.  Yet, in all of the ministries offered, we seek to embody the teachings of Jesus in all that is said and done…

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Volunteers and Staff

The House of the Carpenter is a ministry that is able to fulfill its mission because of the large number of volunteers that make it all possible.  In 2015, 16,711 volunteer hours were donated to the HOC helping provide leadership and support for nearly 30 different ministries. Some volunteers are here 2 or 3 times a week while others come for a day or for special projects. Every volunteer is important, our ministries could not happen without them. Opportunities for volunteering are diverse as the people who work with us. For more information feel free to check out our Getting Involved page or contact us and we can help you find the right service opportunities for you.

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