Jesus Christ placed vital emphasis on spreading the gospel and growing disciples to become fully devoted followers of His way. Because of this, we also seek to make passionate, strategic, intentional ministry to our community and world a way of life for each believer. Please prayerfully consider missions opportunities and then act in response to these needs! Click the button below to get more information about specific ways you can get involved at High Pointe.
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Freezing Nights is a ministry to help feed, clothe and house homeless adults in Puyallup/South Hill. It is a cooperative effort of 12 local churches who pool resources, volunteers and shelter locations 7:00pm-7:00am, 7 days per week from November through March. In addition to physical needs, guests are offered referral resources such as mental health care, medical care, veteran's services, and housing options. They receive spiritual ministry and guidance, as well as Christian love and respect in a safe, stable place.
High Pointe is proud to partner with Pope Elementary School to assist with food needs for children at food risk and to provide tutors for children struggling with reading. Tutoring is organized through Puyallup School District's Communities in Schools, Good Samaritan Readers Program. High Pointe volunteers receive training in the fall and tutor October through June. Weekly tutoring sessions require a one hour commitment. Education is often the way out of poverty and, without education, the cycle of poverty will almost certainly continue. By helping secure the foundations of reading for these children, tutors break down significant barriers to a better future.
Food Bank & Armory
A key community resource, the Food Bank serves over 850 people per month. Donate directly, participate in High Pointe’s bi-annual matching food drive or volunteer at the Food Bank. How you can help: Volunteer your time to sort food -- this is a fun way to spend an evening. Donate directly by bringing canned and dry food items on Sunday mornings. To contact the food bank directly, call Julie at 253.846.3808
High Pointe partners with Saint Francis House in downtown Puyallup to provide meals for homeless and hungry people. The meals are served at the National Guard Armory. We are responsible for a meal every other month. How you can help: Groups provide and serve the food. Set up begins at 5:30pm and the meal is served at 6:00pm.
High Pointe has been sending teams to Guatemala since 2003. We partner with The Good Shepherd Church in Santiago Atitlan and their mission church in the nearby village of Cerro De Oro. Teams build houses for impoverished families, offer Christian leadership training in the public schools, encourage village women with a Women's Ministry afternoon, distribute medical kits and visit and pray with families who have previously received houses. We share the gospel with words, loving actions, and practical assistance. In addition, we partner with the community to provide high efficiency cooking stoves to improve health and lessen the workload for women and girls.
Shire New Word of Life Church- Through Fellowship Church, High Pointe has also gotten to know and partner with New Word of Life Church in the town of Shire, which is in northern Ethiopia. Pastor Temesgen Gebrihewet planted this church in an area that can be hostile to the gospel and the evangelical church often faces persecution there.
High Pointe has been partnering with ministries in South Africa since 2008. We work with Pastor Dumisani Mzameko in his ongoing efforts to fight the AIDS Pandemic in South Africa, minister to those infected with HIV and AIDS and reach out to the displaced and impoverished. Our teams work alongside Pastor Dumisani in feeding programs for children in the township of Gamalahke, as well as his evangelistic ministry to rural farm workers, an AIDS hospice, prison ministry, tribal and youth leadership programs.
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