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How To Help

Pray — lives are not changed by
hard work or clever plans. It is only by the blessings of God.

When you visit our website:
Please click on “Weekly Blog” to view:

Participate— every month there
are practical ways you and your family can make a difference— such as donating Christmas Toys, school supplies, snacks, etc.—see website for details. Also consider participating or volunteering with the various Christ Cares Ministry Events.

Video and pictures of recent programs and activities.

Prayer Requests and Praise Reports

Current volunteer opportunities and ways to participate.

Christ Cares
“When he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, & were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd. Then said he to his disciples, The harvest is plenteous, but the
Matthew 9:36 - 38

Partner — the main fundraising
goal of Christ Cares is to provide staff workers for the “plenteous harvest field”. “...And how shall they hear without a preacher?”, Rom. 10:14. Funds are also needed to empower the various programs of Christ Cares.


Christ Cares: Proclaiming &
Demonstrating the Love of God
Scott Reese, Director 223 W. Memorial Drive Chicago Heights, IL 60411 Phone: 708-539-8939 E-mail:

laborers are few. So pray to the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth laborers into his harvest.”

Christ Cares

To proclaim the gospel and demonstrate the love of God in practical ways. “The world will know that Christ cares when it sees that the Body of Christ cares. To promote reconciliation, communication, and collaboration within the Body of Christ. To link and empower believers for ministry.

witness to their community on the Saturday before Easter and the DAY OF KINDNESS encourages Christians to demonstrate God’s love in practical ways to their community.


Although at this time, Scott invests less than 1 day a week, it is making an impact for the kingdom. To see this, just GOOGLE terms like “Christian Internet Ministry”, “Web Evangelist”, “Internet Minister”, “How to avoid Internet temptation” . Volunteer opportunities to use your computer to share your faith will be listed in January, 2010.


“Many doing a little can make a huge impact for the kingdom.” Christ Cares encourages Christians to donate low price items such as Christmas Toys, school supplies, snacks, etc. to empower Christ Cares and other Urban Ministries to not only to proclaim God’s love but also demonstrate it in a practical way. See website for this month’s items.


We are grateful for the team of volunteers that make our ministry possible. Many have been discipled through our ministry and they are now giving back to the next generation. We are grateful to our active and involved Board of Directors of dedicated Christians for providing leadership and oversight. Our Director, Rev. Scott Reese, (B.S. in Pastoral Theology, and a Master of Ministry from Moody) has been blessed with an unusual background—over 30 years of cross cultural ministry including 18 years as a pastor of an African American Congregation and preaching on a regular basis to a Chinese congregation for over 20 years. It is our prayer and desire to use this unique background to help churches with racial reconciliation issues.


Christ Cares has a van with an inflatable bouncer and some carnival type games that are used to empower urban ministries to have evangelistic outreaches to their communities. We would like to upgrade this to a Uhaul type of truck with more items. Christ Cares funding comes from donations of Christians and churches. Please prayerfully consider partnering with us.


Christ Cares runs a variety of programs and services targeting Urban Chicagoland. These include Bible studies, urban youth activities, Bible and Basketball, homeless shelter fun night, discipling future urban Christian leaders, preaching, encouraging and consulting urban ministers, resourcing urban ministries, etc. See website for a current list and schedule of programs.


Christ cares sponsors several annual endeavors. The Taste of Reconciliation promotes racial reconciliation and was attended last year by about 550. GOOD NEWS DAY encourages churches to


YOUR GIVING HAS MADE A DIFFERENCE! Visit our website for literally hours of video testimonies as well as clips from our activities & programs. To God be the glory!