The Mission to Jackson (MTJ) Committee serves under the oversight of the First Pres Diaconate, and coordinates our church support among many community ministries.
Beginning Again in Christ
Beginning Again in Christ is a prison and aftercare ministry which places volunteers inside the state’s facilities to share the Gospel, disciple Christian inmates, sponsor bible study, and church services. They also provide Bible-based Counseling and personal grooming articles. Once the inmate is released, they assist in securing a Christian home, offer further discipleship to ease their return into society, acquire clothing and furniture items, help select a church home, and find meaningful employment. They also help with continuing educational and vocational objectives, basic life skills, parenting, and simple budgeting and finance.
Center for Pregnancy Choices
Center for Pregnancy Choices offers alternatives to abortion for women experiencing crisis pregnancies, while declaring the good news about our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, with an emphasis on abstinence education and presenting adoption as a loving option.
Gateway Rescue Mission
Gateway Rescue Mission offers life-changing hope through the Gospel of Jesus Christ to homeless men, women and children through programs to deliver food, shelter, counseling, and discipleship.
Jackson Youth for Christ, Inc.
Jackson Youth for Christ, Inc. communicates the life-changing message of Jesus Christ to non-churched young people everywhere.
Lantern Medical Ministry
Lantern Medical Ministry seeks to Glorify Christ by sharing the Gospel while providing quality healthcare to those in need. This ministry provides medical, dental, and gynecology services free of charge to low-income, uninsured, employed adults who live in central Mississippi.
Lifeline is a Christian agency that services women in crisis pregnancy, services families through adoption, assists families in crisis through partnering with local churches for hosting and support of vulnerable children.
Mission First, Inc.
Mission First, Inc. serves over 2,500 clients in the Jackson area who represent a cross-section of Jackson’s poor, their mission is to “Reach out to those in need.” Goals are to share the gospel of Jesus Christ while assisting clients with their various needs, such as counseling, food, clothing, tutoring and utility assistance, while helping them to become independent and self-sufficient. They also help with medical/dental, legal aid, and provides a sports ministry while receiving daily biblical instruction.
The Mustard Seed
The Mustard Seed is a Christian community providing group home living, a workplace and a ministry for adults with developmental disabilities to live and share the word of God. Mustard Seed provides a place where special people can reach their full potential that God has created within them.
PEARSON Foundation provides mentorship/discipleship to students through in-school mentoring, faith-based community mentoring in cooperation with the city of Pearl Youth Court, after-school tutoring/mentoring at 3 locations in Pearl. They also provide summer reading institutes for students in the Pearl, Rankin County, and Metro Jackson school districts who are identified by the school system as reading below grade level or who have failed and are one or more grades behind.
Pioneer Ministries is a ministry whose purpose is to prepare boys and girls spiritually, educationally and emotionally to serve Christ in their communities as contributing citizens. We further envision helping married couples to acquire relationship skills that will produce stable homes in a fast changing world.
Young Life is a mission community of Christ-centered people committed to reaching adolescent youth with the gospel of Jesus Christ.