Christian Ministries of Lincoln County
207 Poplar St Lincolnton, NC
Susan Brymer -

CMLC operates a food pantry and a soup kitchen in addition to giving out clothes to the poor. They will dress people in need for job interviews. CMLC offers many services for the homeless and are totally funded by donations and churches.

Deliver Nutritious Meals to the Homebound - Spend a little time on weekday mornings from 10:30 am - noon delivering meals to the homebound. Please contact Ralph Zello at 704.735.0063 or Angela at CMLC, 704.732.0383 or 704.732.2691.

Food Pantry / 2Can - Donations of non-perishable food items are always welcome. See Ralph Zello, 704.740.5418 or Randy Marcum, 704.740.5410 for additional information and current list of crucial needs. Look for the 2Can bin in the Church lobby.

Soup Kitchen - Come in to help serve meals and help out in the kitchen. Assistance is needed especially on weekends. CMLC contact for Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen is Director John Hall, 704.530.1640.
CMLC can also use help with painting and repairs.

Missionaries of the Poor - Monroe, NC Mission
Guardian Angels Monastery
1403 Griffith Road, Monroe, NC 28112


MOP Monroe offers food, clothing, personal and baby items, first aid supplies and spiritual comfort to the poor in Union County, NC. They also provide meals at a Union County community shelter in Monroe every 4th Sunday of the month. Please drop non-perishable food and other items in the MOP bin in the lobby. Check their website for needed supplies list.

Hesed House of Hope
228 Stanford Rd, PMB 161 Lincolnton, NC
John Hall 704.530.1640 or 704.732.0175

Hesed House of Hope offers shelter, meals and fellowship. Volunteers are needed to complete intake duties, serve meals and assist during overnights. Additonal needs are cleaning and landscaping. Hesed House is open during the shelter season. Visit to see how you can help.

Crisis Pregnancy Center of Lincoln County
621 Clarks Creek Dr, Lincolnton, NC
Paula McSwain, Executive Director 704.732.3384

CPC is for women considering abortion but also offers counseling and spiritual guidance for women in trouble or worried. At St Dorothy's, speak with MaryRose Hastings about ProLife opportunities and about CPC's and donation campaigns. She can be reached at or 971.235.0984. They offer volunteer opportunities sorting donations, cleaning up, perhaps counseling. They accept diapers, wipes, blankets, bottles - all baby items. Like CMLC, they survive entirely on donations. CPC is trying to offer more medical services and acquire ultrasound equipment so women can see their babies. 95% of all women considering abortion change their minds after seeing their baby on the ultrasound. Visit to see how you can help.

St. Dorothy's Catholic Church Volunteer Opportunities

Offer a Ride to Mass - Help someone get to Mass who otherwise could not be able attend. If you can give a lift or if you need one yourself, please call Randy Marcum at 704.740.5410.

Grounds and Improvements - Denver Hensley

Bikes for the Homeless - Randy Marcum

Homeless Parishioners - Randy Marcum

2Can - Randy Marcum

Food for ther Poor - Isabel Melby

CPC, $5 Army, Baby Bottles - MaryRose Hastings

Operation Christmas Child / Samaritan's Purse -
    Carolyn Marcum 704.472.9502

Homebound Parishioners - Sylvia LaFave

Cards for the Sick - Randy Marcum

Inactive Member Outreach - Sylvia LaFave

Newcomers - Randy Marcum

Letters to Seminarians/Servicemen- Randy Marcum

Help Wanted - Please call Randy Marcum at 704.740.5410 if you are willing to assist with any of these opportunities. He is especially seeking help with Newcomers, Cards for the Sick, Rides to Mass, Hesed House, Letters to Seminarians and Letters to Servicemen and women.