We support these organizations financially and/or with volunteers:
CareNet Pregnancy Services
Care Net Pregnancy Services of DuPage works to prevent unplanned pregnancies. It also provides emotional support, spiritual counsel, and practical help to anyone dealing with the effects of unplanned pregnancies. CareNet offers a 24-hour hotline, counseling for post-abortion clients, an Abstinence Outreach program, the Bridges program, and Adopt-A-Mom.
Call 630.493.1340 for more information.
The DVC Ministry Center reaches out locally—providing a place for the local deaf and their families—as well as a national conferencing center for workshops and conferences for those involved in deaf ministry.
Contact David Stecca, 630.221.0909
Ecumenical Support Services for the Elderly (ESSE)
WBC and several other local churches financially support this senior adult daycare center. It provides a secure, protective social environment for the frail, somewhat disabled, or mildly confused older adults who might otherwise require institutional care. This objective is achieved by providing stimulating physical, social, and spiritual activities overseen by caring staff and volunteers.
Contact Donna Pilkington, 630.876.8215
Outreach Community Center
The mission of Outreach Community Ministries is to become a catalyst to help people from the community and members from our local churches extend compassion and service to those in need.
Contact LaTanya Gatewood, firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Action to Deliver Shelter (P.A.D.S.)
P.A.D.S. provides food and shelter to the homeless of DuPage County. Our church supports this service on the first Wednesday of every month at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Carol Stream
Contact Melanie Gardner, 630.589.4875
Repeat Boutique has clothing, and household items to help refugees, missionaries and other Christian workers. This ministry is entirely supported through donations and volunteer support. Each year more than 65 men and women, including many from WBC, share their time and talents at the boutique.
Contact Al and Ruth VanderKlay, 630.665.810
South Asian Friendship Center
The South Asian Friendship Center is located in a Chicago neighborhood of immigrant Muslims and Hindus from India and Pakistan. We proclaim the uniqueness of Jesus Christ among these people through our Christian bookstore, meeting people at their point of felt need, evangelism, and equipping Christians and churches to share their faith with their Muslim and Hindu neighbors. A church plant, South Asian Fellowship, has grown out of this ministry.
Call 773.764.6846 for more information.
Neighborhood Food Pantries
Neighborhood Food Pantries have six sites that provide basic food items for those who could not otherwise afford to buy them, as well as monetary assistance for housing (rent/mortgage/short-term shelter), utilities, prescription medications and other medical related needs, and transportation.
Call 630.375.7185 for more information.
Christian Motorcyclists Association
The Christian Motorcyclists Association is seeking to change the world, one heart at a time through evangelistic outreach primarily, but not exclusively, to the motorcycling community. It is our desire to equip our members in ministry training that aligns itself with Biblical truths, demonstrating a servant's attitude to the world and to our members. For more information, visit cmausa.org, or contact Chip Flagg, 630.231.9085.