God desire for His church to go into our community and our city to make a difference in the lives of people in need.
Reach people in your city and share the love of Christ by connecting with one of our local ministry partners. Ministry partners are local ministries that Olathe Bible Church has selected to actively and continually support – through financial gifts and serving opportunities – in order to reach our local communities.
For more information about how you can get involved in Local Missions, check out our Missions Blog or contact our missions pastor, Chris.
The Care Portal is used in counties across Kansas and Missouri. It brings the needs of hurting children and families to our attention. Child Welfare workers uncover the needs. The Care Portal makes local churches aware, giving us a timely, non-threatening invitation and opportunity to respond. Learn more.
Eleos Coffee House
Glorifying God by engaging in Gospel-driven ministries of compassion. Learn more.
Gateway of Hope
They hope to see each woman become all that God created her to be and help transform the lives of hurting women through counseling, groups, coaching and prayer.
Hope Faith Ministries
Hope Faith Ministries is a Christian ministry whose purpose is to alleviate homelessness in Kansas City by providing basic necessities and assistance to empower the homeless to move from dependence to independence. The ministry is dedicated to meeting the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of homeless and impoverished men, women, and children in Kansas City. Learn more.
ISI – International Students, Inc.
Exists to share Christ’s love with international college students.
Outreach to Bhutanese and Latino communities in the urban core of Kansas City. Learn more.
Bringing Jesus to people in need by extending help and hope. Learn more.
Salvation Army Family Lodge
The Family Lodge serves Johnson County families who have minor children and are homeless. The Salvation Army helps them develop independent living skills and obtain a new home systematically, one step at a time.
Youth Mentors is a program in which volunteers spend approximately one hour a week with students. Adult volunteers and schools work together to choose the time to meet, whether it’s during a class period or at a lunch break. The activities include: lunch buddy, tutor, after-school homework helper, mentor, and special projects. Download an application here. For questions and information, contact Wendy Karr, school counselor, at (913) 780-7690.
Urban Scholastic Center (USC)
Developing socially responsible Christian leaders, improving their academic performance, enhancing their leadership skills and empowering them to become leaders in our ministry, the community and the world. Learn more.
This is a mobile church service offered to the poor and homeless in downtown Kansas City every Monday night near the River Market. It provides a opportunity for those living on the streets to participate in a weekly, non-denominational church service. OBC facilitates the service the third Monday of each month. Learn more.
Root 151 is a community garden that connects members of Olathe Bible Church with the extended community as well as non-profit organizations in the area. Individuals, couples, families and groups are invited to lease a plot to garden. Your harvest is yours, but we ask that a portion of your harvest is donated to help those in our community who are in need. Learn more about the Root 151 Garden by contacting Paul Klayder.
Olathe Bible Church also engages in ministry to those who are in or have served time in jail and prison. One program we are involved in is a mentoring program for teens in the juvenile detention system. Another is called Gracious Promise which seeks to help people who have been impacted by incarceration to rebuild their lives. If you would like more information about prison ministry, including how you can get involved, contact Columbus Heard.