Local Missions




We believe God created us to work together for the good of our city and live that out with our local partner organizations.   

"...you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria...". (Acts 1:8)


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 VOLUNTEER IN THE COMMUNITY

MLK Serve Day
Walk the streets of Costa Mesa to pick up trash, connect with our community, and pray as we honor the memory of a man who served his community with everything in him.

When: Monday, Jan 18th from 9 to 11 am.

Where: Two locations in Costa Mesa, details in sign up.

Sign up HERE to walk and clean up the streets.

"Drive Thru" Food Distribution
Serve our local community every second Saturday of the month from 8am-Noon to meet the needs in our immediate neighborhood and beyond. We need you to help us make it possible! 

Sign up HERE to pack food and serve our neighbors.

Love Costa Mesa
Our community is constantly finding ways to work better together in Costa Mesa! Check out ongoing opportunities to serve at lovecostamesa.org.



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SERVE FROM HOME

Pack Lunches for People Experiencing Homelessness
Christ Lutheran is committed to providing lunches for 30 individuals each Wednesday through March 31st, 2020. Our Costa Mesa partner, Trellis will make sure that these sack lunches are provided to anyone in need at the Check-in Center.

Sign up HERE to indicate how many lunches you are able to pack.

Attend Trellis' Zoom Orientation
You're invited to a zoom orientation that will share ways to get involved in all four of Trellis' Initiatives: Prayer, Education, Homelessness, Neighboring.


When: Tuesday, January 26th at 6:30pm

Register Here 

Trellis is a key local mission partner that brings together churches, businesses, city leadership, and neighborhoods to work towards solving our city's greatest challenges. Great work is being done collectively in the city of Costa Mesa!


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PRAY

We believe that God hears us when we pray and that He can do more than we can ask or imagine. Check out how you can pray with the Church throughout Costa Mesa and Orange County.

Trellis Prayer Army
Join the Trellis Costa Mesa Prayer Army to pray with Christians in our city, working toward establishing a 24/7 house of prayer in Costa Mesa!

Join the Prayer Army here.

Monthly Prayer Gathering
Every first Wednesday of the month at Noon, local Christians gather at Costa Mesa City Hall to pray for our city, state, nation, and world.
Contact us for details.


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DONATE ITEMS

"Drive-Thru" Food Distribution 
Every 2nd Saturday of the month local families receive free food. Sign up HERE to drop off rice, macaroni, or dry beans in the church office throughout the week.

Project Hope Alliance Hope in a Box

Volunteers make a huge difference in the lives of the youth served by Project Hope Alliance. Since we cannot volunteer together in person for a while, we are so excited to provide you and your whole family with monthly projects you can do at home #forthekids.

Check out more information HERE about this month's "Box of Hope".

School Supply Drive
Details coming soon for opportunities to meet the greatest needs of our local schools as they continue to navigate online,  hybrid, and in-person learning.

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DONATE BLOOD

Blood Drive

There is a great need for blood donations as hospitals continue to be overwhelmed across the state.

Sign up here to schedule your appointment to donate blood

When: February 27th, 8 am-2 pm

Where: Christ Lutheran, Gymnasium

If you've never donated blood, consider being a first time donor. Check out the information HERE on what to expect throughout the blood donation process.

Schedule an Appointment
If you are healthy and able to donate blood, schedule your appointment at your local facility. There are approximately 600 blood drives that have been canceled due to gathering limitations, which means 18,000 units will not be received.

Visit redcross.org. The nearest American Red Cross facility to Christ Lutheran is located at 17800 Newhope St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708.


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GIVE

Contribute to the Agape fund
When people are in financial need, one of the places they turn to is their church. We love to respond with financial assistance, when our Agape Fund has the available financial resources.

For donation by check or online, please include "Agape" in the memo.
Checks may be mailed directly to Christ Lutheran Church & School.