Local Partnerships

American Baptist Women’s Ministries of the Great Rivers Region

ABWM is a Christ-centered ministry with a commitment to encourage and empower women and girls to serve God.

Gateway 180

Once a month Third takes sandwich items, snacks, and fruit for meals for clients living there as well as provide meals for those experiencing homelessness that come every day. Donated items (new or gently used) are always welcome: children’s books, bedding, and towels. Clothing for children is also needed, especially for 4T and up.

There are other ways to donate to Gateway 180.

To help with monthly food contact Donna McDill at dmcpickle@aol.com.

To volunteer and help with collections contact Peggy Pittenger at peggypittenger@gmail.com.

Visit the Gateway 180 website to learn more.

Christmas in East St. Louis

Each year TBC adopts children who are members of the Christian Activity Center in East St. Louis. Winter clothes are always a huge need as are the wish lists from the 9 children we adopt.

To shop for children or donate please contact Donna McDill at dmcpickle@aol.com.

International Fellowship/CBF Mission in St. Louis

Sasha and Mira Zivanov serve in South St. Louis to immigrants from many countries providing a weekly food pantry, tutoring and help with paperwork for those with limited English skills. They were a recipient of funds from TBC’s Urban Committee to support tutoring with improved computers and printers. Their partnerships with Oak Hill Elementary as well as ministry for women leaving prison.

For volunteering opportunities contact Peggy Pittenger at peggypittenger@gmail.com or Judy Parham at judithparham@gmail.com