Community Center

Jesus spoke many times about the importance of helping those in need. While we know we cannot meet all the needs in our community, the Local Outreach ministry is committed to exemplifying the abundant grace and love we have been given. We hope that by demonstrating the ridiculous love of God to people in our community, everyone involved will be drawn closer to Him.

I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me”. Matthew 25:35, 36

Eastview Stitching offers 3 different ways to help those in our community and around the world with hand made items. We have sewing groups that meet in the daytime and the evening. There is also a Fiber Arts group for people who like to knit, crochet, and loop. Click the button below to learn more.

The Food Pantry at Eastview is a local outreach ministry providing food, paper products, detergent, and personal hygiene items.

SINGLE MOM'S CARE GROUP

This Single Mom’s Care Group provides women the opportunity for rest, encouragement, and fellowship.  Our goal is to help equip each woman with the tools to rebuild, repair and revive them in Jesus.  With this support, we help moms build a foundation for living a life for Christ and teaching their children to do the same. Join us at the Bloomington Campus (401 Union St.).

 

“Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.” 1 Thes. 5:11

 

Join a Group

Community members are invited to join these targeted groups based on interest and need.  All these groups meet at our Bloomington Campus at 401 Union St. in Bloomington.

OTHER RESOURCES

Our Kindness in Action program has ended. Here are some other resources in our community that may be able to help you with financial assistance.

 

Bloomington City Township:  (309) 434-2730 or townshipoffice@cityblm.org

For Bloomington Residents

The City of Bloomington Township offers two types of financial assistance – General Assistance and Emergency Assistance.  Visit their website for more information. 

https://www.toi.org/township/mclean-county-bloomington-city-township/mclean-county-bloomington-city-township-general-assistance/

 

 

Normal Township:  (309) 452-2060

For Normal Residents

Normal Township offers two ongoing financial assistance programs for Normal residents:  General and Emergency Assistance.  Visit their website for more information. 

https://normaltownship.org/index.php/financial-assistance/

 

 

The Salvation Army:  (309) 829-9476 ext. 279 or hrtgethelpmclean@usc.salvationarmy.org

For McLean County Residents

One-time financial support.  Visit their website for more information and to apply:  https://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/bloomington/overcome-poverty/

 

 

St. Vincent de Paul:  (309) 677-7696

General Financial Assistance, Food Pantry, Clothes Closet

https://svdp-htpantry.org/

 

 

Tazwood Community Services, Inc.: (309) 533-7723

For McLean & Livingston County Residents

Utility Assistance (LIHEAP), Rental Assistance, Water Bills, Medical, etc.

https://www.tazwoodcs.org/