First Immanuel has dedicated members and small groups who are actively involved in supporting the organizations and programs below. We know there are many others among us who feel called to give back in the local community and neighborhood. Have a look below at these special ministry partners and CLICK on the Volunteer! link to jump into making a meaningful difference in the lives served.
Rose Haven is a sanctuary from the street, offering compassion, practical assistance and community to women and children facing loss of home, abuse and other disruptive life experiences in Portland. Rose Have operates out of the lower level of Sodergren Hall at First Immanuel. Donations may always be dropped off at First Immanuel.
VOLUNTEER! or DONATE
LIFT Urban Portland aims to reduce hunger and improve the lives of low income residents of Northwest and Downtown Portland. The food pantry operated on First Immanuel property for many years, but has recently moved to First United Methodist Church in Goose Hollow where where they will be afforded a larger space to continue their great work!
Prestons Food Pantry
Food Pantry donations are always needed-- just bring them to worship and place in the basket near the entrance or to the church office. We will be sure they make it to the pantry location. Thanks!!
PHFS currently operates a shelter center in the Lents neighborhood in East Portland. Families are able to stay at the shelter for about 30-60 days while they work towards opportunities for permanent housing.
Services offered include: Sleeping space, dinner & breakfast, showers/laundry, computer access, enrichment for children, clothing & supplies.
First Immanuel has partnered with PHFS in recent years and still supports the amazing efforts of this organization. Please click the link below to see opportunities for direct involvement!