Christmas House is a community outreach to families who might be struggling to put gifts under the Christmas tree. On the second Saturday in December anyone in need is invited to come to DCC to choose new gifts and like-new used items that have been donated by DCC members. Breakfast and lunch are served and a nursery is provided throughout the day. Family members may pick out new gifts for each other and have them wrapped. During Christmas House there are many Christmas related games and crafts. If you would like to participate in and/or help with this outreach please contact the church office.
The Benevolence Fund ministry purpose is to demonstrate the love of Christ by providing limited emergency financial aid to eligble Sequim area citizens (non-DCC members) under the leadership of the Holy Spirit. It is our prayerful desire that this will lead to a desire for spiritual help/guidance as well.
The Care Closet is a ministry which began in 2001 to help people in our community by providing hosehold and personal care items that are not included in the government food stamp or other social service programs. While the products are needed, the spiritual needs of our guests are our primary concern. We welcome opportunities to talk to and pray with any of our guests.
Light Lunch outreach shines the light of Jesus by offering free hot meals to the needy. Every Saturday from 11:30-1:00 pm, lunch is served as St. Lukes Episcopal Church on 5th Avenue in Sequim. DCC volunteers cook the lunch and serve approximately once a month. In addition to food, personal care items, a bagged lunch for the next day and good used, warm clothing and blankets are also offered. If you are in need of a "Light" lunch, this ministry is offered all year round at St. Luke's church on 5th avenue in Sequim. If you would like to help with this ministry please contact the church office.
Angel Tree is a ministry arm of Prison Fellowship, whose mission statement reads: To seek the transformation of prisoners and their reconciliation to God, family, and community thorugh the power and truth of Jesus Christ. DCC involvement with this ministry to provide Christmas gifts to prisoners' children began in 1980.
MyChoices is a nationwide organization established to serve women with a crisis pregnancy by providing testing, counseling, education and needed supplies. DCC financially supports MyChoices on a monthly basis and several members of DCC serve as volunteers, counselors and board members.
CEF Child Evangelism Fellowship is a Bible-centered, worldwide organization dedicated to seeing every child reached wtih the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ, discipled and established in a local church. DCC supports this ministry with a monthly financial donation, and members of DCC are active participants as well.
Salvation Army serves a hot breakfast and lunch at their Port Angeles facility five days a week. Many members of DCC have helped this ministry by volunteering their time to prepare and serve the meals. The Salvation Army mission statement reads: To preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs without discrimination. We, at DCC, agree with and therefore support this ministry.
In Faith, An American Mission: June Breithaupt and Leeann Deutsch, in order to build bridges to the many Hispanic people who have moved to Clallam County, Washington from Mexico and Guatemala, teach English as a Second Language (ESL) classes and hold Bible studies with students. “By meeting very real needs of language in order to [help students] navigate the community in which they live, we earn the right to be heard when we teach the Good News,” Leeann writes.