Where do the dollars given for the Missouri Missions Offering go?
Deer Creek Church participates in the MMO-Missouri Missions Offering each Fall yearly. The money donated for the Missouri Missions Offering support ministries in four areas:
- SHARING Christ’s love throughout Missouri – includes disaster relief projects; Missouri Baptist Children’s Home; hunger funds; “safe home” ministry; youth evangelism and missions; multi-housing ministry; international student missions conference; Baptist Builders; Hispanic and deaf youth camps; Christian Women’s Job Corps; and State Fair evangelism.
- SENDING Missouri missionaries – includes partnership missions in Mexico, West Africa, Upstate New York, Iowa, and Northern Ontario; sports evangelism; collegiate summer missionaries; and associational partnerships.
- STARTING more Missouri churches – includes “next-step requests” that provide financial assistance to church planters; “Reach the Nations,” which helps plant churches among people groups living in Missouri; and health insurance for church planters.
- STRENGTHENING Missouri churches – includes pastoral ministries; Minister’s Juggling Act; church plant childhood ministry resources; Hispanic pastors and wives retreat; LifeWay’s Women’s Ministry Forum; and the annual Worldview Conference.