We are a community of Help, Hope and Healing.
Support areas include:
Church in the Woods
Church in the Woods, in “circuit-riding” style, brings prayer, food, needed items, friendship and guidance to
the homeless in and around Raleigh. We want to be a bridge for them, helping them take that first step
toward reintegration with society as well as taking the step into Salvation in Jesus.
Mission: (1) To provide people an opportunity to receive salvation in Jesus Christ, spiritual discipleship, and
growth. (2) To locate, and bring the poor or homeless person to the place of healing, where they can enter and successfully complete community job training and other programs, receive low cost housing and reintegrate into society. (3) To work with others in the city to help form programs and policies using our experience with homeless persons. (4) To bring awareness of poor and homeless issues and needs to the attention of the community. (5) To work to change laws which are discriminatory to the homeless and poor, of all nationalities. (6) To legally give services to Hispanic and other refugees. A safe place; a free, Spanish language day shelter with lunch, Bible studies, ESL, counseling, clothing, laundry facilities, bathrooms, showers.
We endeavor to go out into the surrounding communities, and cities to spread the Good News of the gospel of our Lord and Savior, Jesus the Christ and his coming kingdom. We stand on his commandment where over in Matthew 28:19 And he said to them, “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and Son and Holy Spirit.
Assists the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina in sorting and repackaging donated goods on a monthly basis in its Raleigh warehouse.
A support group for adoptive parent(s) or foster care parent(s) where they can share with others information concerning: why/how they became foster or adoptive parents; the placement of the child in their home; the bonding process; the effects on other siblings in the home; the reactions from other family members; provides a means for parents to ask questions and express concerns; part of the Wake County Social Services Faith Partners and can receive professional assistance (speakers, contacts) from the county; provides a forum where children who are in foster care or were adopted can ask questions, express concerns/fears and share their experiences.
Renee Oliver & Overa Reid
Provides support, direction & encouragement to those who are experiencing the loss of a loved one.
H.E.A.L. (Domestic Violence)
Shanita Brown & Susie Rooks
Designed to help families that have experienced various forms of domestic and sexual violence with the love of Christ. We will NOT provide counseling; however, offer awareness and empowerment programs, workshops, etc. and link people to resources. Meetings monthly on 4th Wednesday
Uplifts others in the time of sickness and during the time of a loss of loved one; provides prayer, visitation, and telephone contact for those in need of such support.
The Meal Barrel (Food Pantry)
To encourage an increased faith that God supplies all needs, while maintaining the privacy, dignity, respect and esteem of the recipient. Meets weekly on Wednesday & Sunday.
Meadow Ridge Neighborhood Outreach
Maggie Gunter & Janice Petway
Spreads the word of God both locally and internationally by developing cross-cultural relationships between WCC and members of diverse communities, as well as provide assistance to those in need. Our Mission at Meadow Ridge Offsite Bible Study is to provide support to those who are in our local communities by conducting Praise and Worship and Bible Study to adults as well as children of all ages by telling them the Good News of Jesus Christ.
More Than Conquerors (Cancer Support)
Earl Moore & Michele Hardy
To be a resource and provide spiritual and emotional support to persons who have been impacted by a diagnosis of cancer, including patients, survivors, caregivers, family members, or friends with the goal of drawing attendees closer to Christ and lifting them up, providing hope and light as they deal with chronic illness.
Meets monthly on 3rd Saturday every other month beginning in February.
Nursing Home Visitations
Wake Chapel Church nursing home ministry serve the purpose and mission to go out and visit the sick and shut in our surrounding nursing home community. To encourage, lift and bring comfort and a word of hope with assurances of God every present Grace to each resident and share this message with a smile and a listing ear with all residents residing in our community nursing homes. We have design our ministry to fit the uniqueness that each nursing home present. Realizing that we live in a diverse and cultural rich community here in triangle area, and that each nursing facility has its own personality and charm. We do this by providing a basic bible study and or church services that focus on, first and foremost lending and sharing an encouraging word and scripture to aid in giving hope, faith, love and showing compassion with a listing ear to all who seek it. Along with music and songs that up lifts the spirit and as well as the heart of each nursing home resident.
Our Scripture reference is Psalm 37:25 “I have been young and now I am old; yet have I not seem the righteous forsaken, nor his seed begging bread. This scripture simply means that God watched over us when we were in our youthful days, and he will certainly preserve us in our latter days and years. God keeps his promises. Meets monthly on 3rd Sunday.
Road to Recovery
We can become free from our addictive, compulsive, and dysfunctional behaviors. This freedom creates peace, serenity, joy, and most importantly, a stronger personal relationship with God and others. As we progress through the program we discover our personal, loving and forgiving Higher Power – Jesus Christ. Road to Recovery is a support group where we find help through God’s word, hope in knowing the truth, and healing in Jesus name!