Partnering Organizations


    • Child Evangelism fellowship     Vacation bible school

      5-Day Club is an exciting, fun-filled one and one-half hour held each day for five consecutive days. It includes: dynamic Bible lessons, creative learning activities, inspiring missionary story, meaningful songs, life-changing Scripture memorization.

      We began partnering with CEF in 2014 by having Vacation Bible School in the Park! This year marks our 5th year working together.  

    • 4-h - i.s.u ext.  Jr Chefs Camp

      Illinois Junior Chefs is University of Illinois Extension’s new cooking school curriculum for youth ages 8-13. Teen teachers from Illinois 4-H and staff members with the Illinois Nutrition Education Programs work together to provide a fun, engaging program that allows youth to learn about nutrition, try new healthful recipes, and gain new kitchen skills. Ten hours of classes are offered during summer cooking schools, typically five lessons for two hours each. Physical activity is also encouraged during classes to aid in promoting an overall healthy lifestyle.

    • uturn life center  where real people come together to learn and praise the One true God.

      Uturn Life Center is a Day Center for homeless people. A safe place where they can come to get out of the weather and of the streets.

      We take kids to Uturn to experience serving and sharing a meal with the homeless and worshiping with them every 4th Sunday.

    • thrivent financial  Action teams/thrivent choice

      We partner with Thrivent members in facilitating Action Teams. Think about an unmet need in your community and how you could help. Apply to lead your volunteer team in a one-time fundraiser, service activity or educational event that can be completed within 90 days. Once your project is approved, you'll receive a Thrivent Action Kit, including: A $250 Community Impact Card you can use as seed money to get your project off the ground and make a bigger impact and Thrivent Action Team T-shirts for your team.

      With Thrivent Choice®, you can recommend where some of Thrivent Financial's charitable outreach funds go. Since 2010, more than $330 million has been distributed to churches and nonprofits nationwide.

    • Breakfree  REACHING THE HIP HOP CULTURE FOR CHRIST, ONE MOVE AT A TIME

      Breakfree is a group of Breakdancers that witness for Jesus Christ. They do workshops, battles, share testimonies and present the gospel to young people all over the world. They have been to Lincoln twice last year and are coming again in March! Our kidz love to participate in the workshops, battles and freestyle. They present the Gospel clearly and share life changing testimonies through Christ. 

    • Little galilee christian camp life changing experiences for all ages

      Our 228 acres provide lots of room for kids and adults to eat, sleep, learn, play, and pray with dedicated Christian adults. 

      Every Summer we send neighborhood kids to camp through sponsorship's provided by Little Galilee and private donors. 

      We also take kids with us to Family Camp and are doing a JR High Lock in, March 2018.

    • abraham lincoln memorial hospital

      CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Child Health)is an evidence-based coordinated school health program designed to promote physical activity and healthy food choices for school-aged children. By teaching children that eating healthy and being physically active every day can be FUN, the CATCH Program has proven that establishing healthy habits in childhood can promote behavior changes that can last a lifetime.

    • Library Childrens services

      During the summer Hope Grows hosts a reading reward program for children where participants receive prizes/awards for reading every week. The youth services dept also helps us keep our Little Children's Library (Built and installed by Lincoln Rotary) well stocked with quality kids books for all ages.