First Church of Christ - Fairborn, Ohio - A Place for You
First Church of Christ - Fairborn, Ohio - A Place for You
First Church of Christ - Fairborn, Ohio - A Place for You
First Church of Christ - Fairborn, Ohio - A Place for You

Missions Ministry

We provides support to various missionary outreach programs both domestically and internationally. First Church of Christ has committed that at least 15% of the general offering giving is to be used for mission organization. The Missions Ministry Team provides financial support as well as promoting short term mission trips. Information about the missionaries that we support are shown below.


Due to the persecution of Christian Missionaries around the world, we strive to protect their personal information. In addition to church's support to these missions, we encourage you to support these missions financially or as a volunteer, by clicking on the links below.

Local & Domestic Missions

Interfaith Hospitality Network (IHN) of Greene County

The IHN started hosting the homeless families in The Schneider House of Hope starting June 27, 2010. The Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greene County is a nonprofit ministry committed to uniting the religious community in Greene County to provide shelter, meals and assistance to homeless families. Our mission is to reach out as messengers of God, reflecting His unconditional love with compassion and acceptance, providing help, hope and a safe haven for our guests while they seek permanent employment and affordable housing

Christian Children's Home of Ohio (CCHO)

Christian Children's Home of Ohio has been the hands and feet of Jesus to children and families across Ohio for 45 years.  From our humble beginnings in 1969, when we operated one foster home to our expansive organization today, hundreds of deserving kids and adults are served at any given time by our professional staff of 150 employees.

The organization was founded by concerned, caring individuals  who wanted to bring Christ to bear on at-risk children and dysfunctional families.  

Our mission remains central to all that we do:  to bring healing to hurting children and families in Jesus' name. 

Hope Foundation of Greater Dayton

IThe Hope Foundation of Greater Dayton partners with various organizations to provide food and services to those in need. Our Mobile Pantry distributes groceries monthly to 1,000+ families in Greene and Montgomery Counties in Ohio.

Fairborn FISH Food Pantry

Fairborn FISH Food Pantry provides food, personal care items and support to individuals living in Greene County. Click the button below to see their current operating hours.

The Deaf Institute

The Deaf Institute was founded over 40 years ago in Cincinnati, OH. The Mission of the Deaf Institute is to present the Good News of Jesus Christ to deaf and hard of hearing people. The Deaf need the gospel presented in a way which fits their own unique culture and language. This involves direct contact, training of deaf and hearing leaders, and helping new and established deaf ministries and churches. Hearts and lives can be changed through God’s love.

Butler Springs Christian Camp & Retreat Center

Butler Springs Christian Camp & Retreat Center- For over 60 years, this camp has faithfully served the churches of the Restoration Movement from areas in, near, or around Dayton, Cincinnati, Chillicothe, Columbus, northern Kentucky, and other towns in Southwest Ohio. Butler Springs began as a week-long, all age camp. Today it is an all year, multifaceted camp and retreat center

Pregnancy Resource Clinic

Here you can add a short Our trained Care Coordinators are here to provide trusted care, support, and resources designed to help you with your particular situation.  You may have decisions to make in your life, whether your pregnancy test is positive or negative.  Your Care Coordinator will help guide you through the decision process, so that you can make a decision and a plan that is right for you. The PRC offers trusted care, support, and resources regarding all pregnancy options. We do not offer or refer for abortion services.

International Missions

Strategic World Evangelism

Founded in 1971 by Pam & Leonard Thompson. Many churches have been planted and are now operating independently. SWE has also started: a college, radio program, Home for the Aged, online courses, tsunami relief and now a TV network. The Gospel is being presented TO Indians BY an Indian, within the context of the Indian culture.

Rapha House

Rapha House was founded in 2003 and their mission is to love and heal children who have been rescued from human trafficking and sexual exploitation. Rapha House rescues enslaved children, provides them with a safe, Christian environment, and provides them with counseling, medical care, and training to equip them emotionally and vocationally for reintegration into life outside of a safehouse.

Kagoshima Christian Mission

IKagoshima Christian Mission (KCM) is a non-denominational Church of Christ mission established in 1971 by Walter and Mary Maxey for the purpose of sharing the Gospel with the lost in southern Japan. After a year of intensive language study in Tokyo, they began this work in the city of Kagoshima (population 605,000), located at the southern tip of Kyushu, the most southern of the four main islands of Japan.

Bethlehem Living Water

In 1969 Dr. Vijai Lall, with other members of his family, founded Mid-India Christian Mission with the start of the Nav-Jagriti Christian Day School. Over time, the work grew to include much other support for India's Christians.

Today, many of those family members and their children carry on in a variety of Christian missions including an eye hospital, orphanage, Christian video production, Christian radio broadcasts, vocational training and education, translation of Christian literature and other humanitarian services. Bethlehem Living Water is responsible for operation of the Bethlehem Bible College, church planting and provision of vocational training and relief work in India.

Christ Reaching Asia Mission (CRAM) Worldwide

In 1997, the Lord placed a burning desire within the hearts of C. Y. and Patricia Kim to evangelize and meet the physical needs of people living in the communist countries of Asia. Through God’s amazing grace and guidance, He has expanded those opportunities and Christ Reaching Asia Mission (CRAM) Worldwide now shares through benevolent works in China, North and South Korea, Cambodia, and the Philippines. 

International Disaster Emergency Services (IDES)

"IDES exists to meet physical and spiritual needs of suffering people throughout the world in the name of Jesus Christ." In 1970, Following a major cyclone that hit Bangladesh, Milton Bates, and his wife, Janet, were deeply moved by the utter destruction they saw on the news reports. Burdened to help somehow, Milton and Janet prayed for God to reveal a way to unite the brotherhood of independent Christian Churches/Churches of Christ in a significant relief effort.  IDES serves in five main Focus Areas around the world: evangelism, disaster response, hunger relief, community development, and medical care..

Fellowship of Associates of Medical Evangelism. (FAME)

The vision of FAME is to be a Global Leader in evangelism through healthcare. They do this by:

Sending medical supplies and facilities for the developing world; Training and encouraging nationals to become healthcare providers and educators; and Promoting health through disease prevention and community development.

They support sustainable (healthcare) projects; Sending medical supplies and medicine; and Mobilizing short term trips

Support to Persecuted Christians around the World

Follow this link to support Christians around the world

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