Koinonia Fellowship gives back to the Lord a tithe from the Undesignated funds donated to the church. This weekly 10% is put into a fund which supports eleven outside ministries, some local, some international. A printed list of these ministries and support amounts is posted on the agape boxes outside the Welcome Center and in the Agape hall. (Dollar amounts given are monthly support.)
Camp Hickory Hill ($200)
This Christian Camp in Varysburg, NY offers a variety of events all year round, including youth summer camps and family events.
CompassCare Pregnancy Services ($400)
Dedicated to serving women facing unplanned pregnancies by transforming their fear into confidence. Professional services in a caring environment.
Compassion International ($165)
A Christian advocacy ministry that releases children from poverty and enables them to become responsible, fulfilled Christian adults. We have five child sponsorships.
East Rochester Community Resource Center ($200)
Provides food, clothing, and services to the needy in East Rochester, including hungry families with small children. (Most months, Koinonia also has a food drive on the first Sunday of the month to help keep their pantries stocked with non-perishable food items, and we work with them in supplying Thanksgiving meals and Christmas blessings.)
Erin Chervenak (Open Air Campaigners) ($100)
Erin Chervenak is on staff with Open Air Campaigners (OAC), an evangelistic ministry of preaching the Gospel to lost people and mobilizing the body of Christ, primarily through effective open-air outreach. Currently based in Rochester, New York, Erin regularly conducts open-air evangelism in many venues, including public schools, apartment complexes, local parks, colleges and universities, the beach area, and the public market.
The Father’s Heart ($1000)
Rochester’s mobile soup kitchen for Christ. Facilities located at 678 Lake Ave., Rochester. Join other Koinonia volunteers on the fourth Friday of every month for an outreach to the streets of Rochester. We also collect new & gently used clothing on 3rd Sunday most months in support.
India Connection ($600)
We support Christian fellowships in 17 northern Indian states, a College of Theology, free medical clinic, and the Girls Home of Pune.
International Student Network ($200)
This ministry is run by Linda Gamlen, who has been very successful over the past 25 years in sharing hospitality and the love of Jesus while meeting the needs of foreign students at local colleges.
Our Daily Bread Ministries (formerly RBC Ministries) ($100)
Providing Bible-based resources in over 35 offices working together to distribute more than 60 million resources. Supplies the Our Daily Bread devotionals Koinonia puts out quarterly in the Welcome Center, as well as seasonal and various Biblical teachings booklets.
RADIO – WZXV 99.7FM ($1300)
Broadcasting the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ. Pastor Ray’s teachings are broadcast weekdays at 6:30pm
Samaritan Harvest ($200)
Grant Wolfe serves the Lord by providing bulk food (which would otherwise be wasted by local, large food suppliers) to churches and other non-profits (like The Father’s Heart Ministry) at a nominal cost.