FOF partners with a number of organizations that are spreading the hope and help of Jesus to others domestically and around the world. Click below to learn more about each mission partner.
1st Way Life Center - Johnsburg, IL
1st Way Life Center strives to empower women in crisis pregnancy situations by providing information and education for prenatal development, child birthing, parenting, and child development. They provide free and confidential services, maternity and baby clothes, and offer a Moms support group.
Contact: Judy Cocks (firstname.lastname@example.org | 815-385-2999)
AbleLight formerly Bethesda - Northern IL & Southern WI
Ablelight helps individuals with developmental disabilities achieve their full potential. Services include individual assessments and customized care plans for behavior support, financial services, and family support. An AbleLight thrift store is located in Crystal Lake.
Compassion India Outreach - West Bengal, India
Compassion India Outreach supports and equips local Indian pastors to evangelize and plant churches in the unreached villages of northern India and Nepal.
Contact: Karla Chandler (email@example.com | 815-322-3515)
Crossroads Thoiry/Communitas (Dani Reyes) - France
Crossroads is an English-speaking international church in Thoiry, France (20 minutes from Geneva, Switzerland) which proclaims the Gospel, teaches the Bible, and seeks to be a vibrant expression of Christ's love to its members and the wider community of Geneva and the Pays de Gex. Dani serves Crossroads through Communitas International church-planting network.
Contact: Daniela Ocampo Reyes (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Firm Base - McHenry & Lake County
Firm Base helps those who find themselves in situations with home repairs they don’t know how to fix or how to afford.
Contact: Gwen Johnson (email@example.com | 630-290-1396)
Good Samaritan Ministries - East St. Louis, IL
Good Samaritan serves Washington Park in East St. Louis through education, helping lives, and building futures. Their heart is to see people transformed by the gospel and cultivated through community.
Contact: Mackenzie Stengel (firstname.lastname@example.org | 847-340-4199)
The Hope Center - Uganda
The HOPE Center rescues abused, abandoned, and orphaned children in Uganda. Children will either be rehabilitated and reunited with competent family members, or will stay at the HOPE Center until adopted or come of age to live independently and successfully.
Contact: Steve Wells (email@example.com | 402-525-7832)
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (Neal Overbay) - Champaign-Urbana, IL
InterVarsity Christian Fellowship strives to make Jesus known by growing loving, Biblical communities throughout the University of Illinois.
Contact: Neal Overbay (Neal.firstname.lastname@example.org | 815-861-9805)
LCMS Northern Illinois District - River Forest, IL
Fellowship of Faith is a member of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod. Our regional body, the Northern Illinois District, assists ministry staff and lay leaders in order to strengthen and support our churches, schools, and ministries.
One Collective (Henk & Allison Oosterhuis) - Athens, Greece
One Collective helps refugees coming out of the Middle East with their physical and spiritual needs. They show them the love of Christ and help them experience life in a community modeled by Jesus and the values of God’s kingdom. Henk & Allision primarily work with teens and young adult refugees flooding Athens, Greece.
Contact: Sarah Schmidt (email@example.com | 224-688-1483)
One Day Revival (Jennifer Olsen-Padilla) - Honduras
Located outside of Tegucigalpa in Honduras, One Day Revival focuses on building real, lasting relationships with young people in order to get them off the streets, out of gangs, away from drugs, and committed to a life that is dedicated to following the Heavenly Father.
Contact: Steve Frommes (firstname.lastname@example.org | 815-575-3559)
Salam Christian Fellowship - DuPage County, IL
Salam’s mission is to administer and maintain an ongoing Christian evangelism ministry to Muslims and Middle Eastern immigrants in Illinois. Salam seeks to bring these immigrants to the saving Grace of Jesus Christ through His Word and Sacraments.
Contact: Hicham Chehab (email@example.com)
Sparkplug Ministries - Crystal Lake, IL
Sparkplug Ministries seeks to spark global revival through evangelism, discipleship, and demonstrating God's love in Motorcycle Clubs, especially among 1 percenters. They operate in Europe and Pakistan.
Contact: Randy Birchfield (firstname.lastname@example.org | 858-772-8596)
Sunbeams Uganda - Uganda
The mission of Sunbeams Uganda is to encourage, equip, and empower the people through genuine relationships, serving, and the love of Christ in Uganda. Projects include purchasing land to build a well, teaching sewing skills to women, and building a Christian Primary & Nursery School.
Contact: Kelly Vance (email@example.com | 815-382-4841)
West Nairobi School (Elaine Kirui) - Kenya
West Nairobi School is an international school that partners with parents to provide educational excellence from a Biblical worldview based on North American curriculum. West Nairobi Schools strives to nurture the academic, emotional, physical, social, and spiritual development of the whole child.
Contact: Elaine Kirui (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Click on the name of each mission partner for additional information or if you're interested in serving. Or, email us at email@example.com.