Missons & Outreach


Since 1960 reaching out to tri-state residents in Delaware’s New Castle County, Maryland’s Cecil County and Southeastern Pennsylvania; supporting seminary students & missionaries abroad – currently Deaconess Kate Phillips, Dominican Republic



Community Organic Garden

ORCHARD Gardening Plots are 4’x8′ plots of mulched garden available to both Community members and church members. Grow your own veggies for your family and for Food Bank Donations. Join others in producing over 100lbs of veggie donations each year!

Free Lending Library

Community Little Library

Take a Book or Leave a Book! A Free Little Library available in front of our church. All are welcome.

Orphan Grain Train

Charity in Christ

Essential supplies are reaching people who need it, both domestically and abroad, thanks to Orphan Grain Train. Donate materials, your volunteer time, or money to alleviate the transport costs.

Recent Humanitarian Outreach Events

World disaster relief donations processed through the church, helping those affected by natural disasters in the US & the world
Lutherans Involved in Food Emergencies (LIFE) & Lutheran Community Services (LCS) locally
Backpacks – An annual August School Supply Collection for the Wilmington Sunday Breakfast Mission
Toy/Clothing Christmas wish list – Hilltop Children’s Mission
BAB Project (Build-A-Bag) – Sleeping Bags for the Homeless – an ongoing mission to the poor among us


Community Outreach

Partnership with CHECA (Neighborhood Assoc)
ORCHARD, a cooperative neighborhood garden
The Free Little Library – at the edge of the church property, right where the sidewalk from the community ends and very near the community garden.


Seasonal Outreach

Easter Egg Hunt on the church lawn
Christmas Toy and Clothing Drive with Hilltop Children’s Mission

Connections & Support Links:

Lutheran Community Services/Delaware
Lutheran Hour Ministries


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