Our Community

Members of our church body volunteer with a variety of local ministries...

Conversations in English

Held at the church, these groups help international visitors improve their speaking skills.

empty tomb, inc

empty tomb is a Christian service and research organization.

FCA

FCA’s goal is to see the world impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes.

Restoration Urban Ministries

Restoration Urban Ministries is a non-profit organization, dedicated to providing comprehensive services in an effort to help the most needy and desperate in the community.

Salt and Light

Salt and Light is a non-profit ministry with a mission to share the love of God by helping those in need.

LYN House

LYN House (Love Your Neighbor), an Indianapolis inner-city ministry, meets educational needs through tutoring and mentoring and provides a safe place for the community's residents to gather for Christian fellowship.

 

Our World

"I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest." - John 4:35b.

Free Methodist World Missions coordinates intercultural evangelistic work for the denomination, and our local church participates in the work through directly supporting missionaries and contributing to various other missions-related projects.

Missionaries

David and Sherrill Yardy

David is the South Asia/Cross-Cultural Consultant for Free Methodist World Missions, and he and Sherrill serve as non-residential missionaries to South Asia.

Kay Stotts Godoy

Kay is the Central and South American Regional Coordinator for International Child Care Ministries. She and her husband, Leonardo Godoy, live in Santiago, Chile. They participate in outreach, training, and administrative responsibilities at Comunidad Vida, Santiago's first Free Methodist church plant ministering to the middle and upper class.

Global Projects

International Child Care Ministries

Many individuals at Mattis Avenue have chosen to be involved globally by sponsoring children through ICCM, our denomination’s child sponsorship initiative.

Bishops’ Crisis Response Fund

The Bishops’ Crisis Response Fund provides immediate relief funds in crisis situations.

Projects Abroad

Mattis Avenue members have partnered with many intercultural missions projects, with a wide range of emphases. Some include a church-building project in Hermosillo, Mexico, mission trips to Dominican Republic and several African countries, India, and a number of other countries.