Foster Care Child Sponsorship

Receive the name and gift tags for a child from Pastor Jayme. Purchase  items on the Christmas "Wish List" for the child(ren) you may spend up to $50 per child . Gifts should be wrapped and with the child's gift tag on each gift(s) and returned to the church office by December 2nd. We have 19 children who need sponsored for 2018. 

Please contact Pastor Jayme with any questions at

Leapin' Outreach Center

We will be collecting coats for adults and children for Leapin' Outreach Ministries. You can bring your coat donations to the church office M-F 9am-4pm or drop them off on Sunday in the containers located in the foyer. Donation deadline is December 31st. 

Christmas Laundry Love

on December 15th from 10am-2pm we will be hosting a Christmas Laundry Love at Southtown on Main St. in Marion, where we will pay for people of our community to do their laundry. To provide this awesome service to our community we will be collecting quarters and cash donations (please make sure cash donations are in an envelope marked "Laundry Love"). Quarters can be placed in the appropriate container in the Gathering Place. Please email Pastor Gregg if you would like to volunteer to assist with Christmas Laundry Love at

Grove Youth Sponsorship

Hosted by the Church of the Nazarene, NYC (Nazarene Youth Conference) is a powerful youth event that has been held in different locations over the past six decades. NYC takes place every four years and provides an opportunity for high school students from the USA and Canada to be united in a time of worship, teaching, and community service.  Our Grove Youth will be traveling to Phoenix Arizona for the conference that will be held July 10-14, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona, 

We have students that are in need of sponsors to help them attend this amazing conference. If you would like to sponsor a student for NYC 2019 please email Pastor Sawyer at

Canned Goods for Salvation Army

We are collecting canned goods for the Salvation Army. Please bring any donations to the Resource Center located in the foyer. Donation deadline is December 31st. 

Marion First Church of the Nazarene