Service Over Self (SOS)

SOS

Ministry to the Homeless in Chicago

(S.O.S. —Service Over Self) is a ministry which feeds, clothes & ministers to homeless men & women on the streets of Chicago at a shelter has now expanded to include adults alongside the youth from our church.

LGCC TOUCHPOINT: Tony West

Last Published: May 24, 2019 3:57 PM

Vision

Our vision for outreach is to be Christ to others by seeing with His eyes and acting with His heart.  Our mission is to encourage, serve and empower the under-resourced to experience life transformation.  We have many service opportunities.

Statement

To transform lives by showing our love for God, living the word and serving people by serving our neighbors in the way Jesus did, as compassionate servants.

~ We will Invest in Others by providing opportunities to serve in the ministries of the church (Ephesians 4:12-13)

~ We will Express God’s Love for Others by supporting and providing partnering opportunities for local, national, and international missional activities. (Acts 1:8)

~ We will Proclaim the Truth of the Good News by encouraging, teaching, modeling, and partnering with our church family in sharing the Good News of Jesus with those inside their sphere of influence. (Romans 10:15; 2 Corinthians 5:20)

~ We will Reflect Jesus’ Heart and Grace by modeling a Servant attitude toward the “under-resourced, vulnerable, hurting, and lost”. (John 13:14-15; Isaiah 1:16-17; Ephesians 2:8-10)

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