2404 Kirby Road
Memphis, TN 38119

Missions and Outreach

“Each one should use whatever gift they have received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.” I Peter 4:10

Emmanuel is proud to partner with many community outreach and mission projects.  We hope you will find a place to volunteer and offer your time and talents.

Project 20/20

Project 20/20 is a mission of the Memphis Conference headquartered at Emmanuel for 20+ years that distributes eyeglasses and sunglasses to people in need all over the world through mission teams. Contact: info@project2020.org

Children’s Clothing Sale

For over 20 years, The Emmanuel Children’s Clothing Sale has provided quality clothing during our Fall and Spring consignment events to help families with children of all ages in the Memphis area. 100% of the proceeds benefit various missions with an emphasis on children’s charities. Contact: pam.holder@mlh.org

Room in the Inn

Room in the Inn is a program in Memphis that sets up winter shelters for the homeless in our community through local churches, and Emmanuel is proud to be a participating congregation. Consider volunteering! Contact: jspear@emmanuelmemphis.org

-Feed the hungry, and help those in trouble.Emmanuel Food Pantry

The Emmanuel Food Pantry has been providing groceries for more than five years for people who have an immediate need for food. Please add a few extra groceries to your weekly shopping list. Contact: aquinn@emmanuelmemphis.org

Belle Forest School

Emmanuel adopted Belle Forest Community School, and there are many opportunities for our members to tutor children, help at school events, provide incentives for achievements, and collect school supplies for the children. Contact: lgabriel@emmanuelmemphis.org

Emmanuel Feeds

Emmanuel Feeds is an annual event when the whole church comes together to package food for needy families. Contact: makhloufi@bellsouth.net

Thanksgiving and Christmas Baskets

Baskets are prepared for the needy at Thanksgiving and Christmas by the United Methodist Women for the United Methodist Neighborhood Center.


The last Sunday of each month our Sr. Kindergarten – 6th graders gather for SLAM! The kids are given a challenge each month as they support many local, regional and international missions. Kids earn stars to add to their SLAM! t-shirts by attending, donating items and bringing friends. Contact: jkinzer@emmanuelmemphis.org

Jacob’s Ladder

Emmanuel is involved in an ongoing ministry in the Beltline Community of Memphis where we have helped with construction work, reading to neighborhood children, and helping at neighborhood fairs to gather the community for a shared meal and activities for the children and youth. Contact: jacobsladdercdc@aol.com

Breakfree: Christians in Recovery

12 step Christians In Recovery support group. Contact: lgabriel@emmanuelmemphis.org

Grief Support Group

Meets once a month. Contact: lgabriel@emmanuelmemphis.org

AA / Al-Anon Groups

12 step recovery groups for alcoholics and family and friends.

La Mission A Mexico

For many years Emmanuel has been sending youth and young adults on mission trips to Casa Hogar Benito Juarez Orphanage and school in Reynosa, Mexico to help with the children’s home.

United Methodist Neighborhood Center

Early Response Team for Disaster Relief

Kairos Prison Ministry

Wesley Senior Ministries and Golden Cross

Noiseful Joys

The Noiseful Joys, a senior adults choir, visit various nursing homes, assisted living centers, and Alzheimer’s day care centers to sing familiar gospels and bring joy to the patients and staff. Contact: dwalker@emmanuelmemphis.org

Support for SASHA

Emmanuel provides monetary support for this ministry in the Ukraine founded by Memphis’ own Rev. Pat Whaley. Contact: rcraigii@bellsouth.net