Farragut Presbyterian Church strongly believes in helping our local community.Some of the ways we hope to make a difference are listed below. If you would like to help in our effort to make the world a better place, contact the church office at 865/966-9547.
Volunteer Ministry Center reaches out to many homeless and impoverished individuals and families in our community. Their ministry provides food, clothing, counseling, temporary housing, and emergency funds for utilities and rent assistance.
Members of the Congregation volunteer their time each month to prepare and serve meals to the hungry at the Volunteer Ministry Center. In addition, Farragut Presbyterian allocates funds for both the operating and emergency budgets of this organization. Assistance is also given in the form of clothing, toiletries, and gifts for their Christmas Store.
Presbytery Center at UT (UKIRK)The Student Presbytery Center at the University of Tennessee (UKirk) provides a Christian atmosphere and a place for refuge and spiritual renewal for college students. Farragut Presbyterian’s support of the Presbytery Center includes a yearly contribution plus funds raised by the Men of the Church to provide funding for Interns at the Center.
At Emerald Youth Foundation, their mission is to raise up a large number of urban youth to love Jesus Christ and become effective leaders who help renew their communities.
They have been working closely with the community since the late 1980s, when they began a summer outreach ministry designed to support urban youth.
- recognize the signs of human trafficking,
- take action to end this modern day slavery,
- and connect victims with restorative resources.
Farragut Presbyterian, in partnership with other churches, has provided six houses for deserving families through the Habitat for Humanity Programs. Funds are allocated yearly for this organization.