National & International Partners

Abiding Presence has a long history of working to help and serve where the needs are greatest. Participating in this work that God calls us to in the world compels us to provide long-term assistance for our sisters and brothers and the communities in which they live.

Dominican Republic Mission Trip

Abiding Presence is partnering with a local Christian church in the Dominican Republic (DR) to spread the good news and serve those in need. Our first team traveled to the D.R. June 24-30, 2017. Click here for more information and to get involved.

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Lutheran World Relief Quilts

Lutheran World Relief Quilts are made by members of the congregation and sent around the world to provide care and warmth to people in need. Ways for people to serve include:

  • Participating in a monthly quilting day
  • Cutting quilt squares
  • Sewing quilts
  • Participating in the Quilt Blessing before the quilts are sent off


The CROP Walk supports both local and international organizations with the goal of stomping out hunger. Ending Hunger One Step at a Time is a CROPWalk motto. The CROP Walk takes place the Sunday before Thanksgiving each year. Ways for people to serve include:

  • Walking in the CROP Walk
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Love without Boundaries


Love without Boundaries works to transform the lives of orphaned and impoverished children by providing hope and healing. Ways for people to serve include:

  • Supporting the soda tab bracelet project
  • Running in the Marine Corps Marathon
  • Sponsoring a Child
  • Adopting a child

25:40 Ministry in South Africa 

25:40 works to save children in southern Africa from the devastating impacts of poverty and AIDS, and in doing so, creates one community of people empowered with purpose, healing and hope. Ways for people to serve include:

  • Participating in the annual fall walk-a-thon
  • Supporting the annual car wash
  • Running in the Marine Corps Marathon

Disaster Response

When disasters hit, Abiding Presence works through Lutheran Disaster Response and Lutheran World Relief to bring God's hope, healing and renewal to people whose lives have been disrupted by disasters. Ways for people to serve are shared through congregational announcements.