OUtreach and Missions


LOCAL OUTREACH

The people of Ruhl's Church volunteer with a variety of ministries in the local area.  The church as an organization also provides support to a number of ministries as we work together to make Manheim and Lancaster County a better place for its residents.  We also hold community outreach events at the church building, such as the few described below.

  • God's clothing closet

    God's Clothing Closet opens before the start of each school year.  All donated clothing items for men, women, and children are provided to shoppers free of charge.  This has become one of our most popular and impactful events, with thousand of pieces of clothing being distributed on an annual basis.

  • Vacation Bible School

    Each summer the fellowship hall transforms from a gym to an environment of adventure for children ages 3 though 6th grade.  Through a different theme each year, they learn about God and his creation through Bible stories and live drama, while enjoying games, a snack, and craft time.

  • Saturday Night Life Cafe

    Saturday Night Life offers a relaxed coffee house environment where community members are welcomed to the church for a night of music, games, and food, as well as open mic time and sharing testimonies about our journey with Jesus.

NATIONAL OUTREACH

Throughout its history, the people of Ruhl's Church have consistently worked to help the less fortunate of our great nation.  Whether providing crews for demolition and construction after devastating hurricanes, or serving the poor in remote areas, we work to impact the lives of other in the name of Jesus.

  • Relief Trips

    Hurricanes. Tornadoes. Flooding.  Natural disasters wreak havoc on the lives of countless Americans each year.  Teams from Ruhl's and related organizations go where relief is needed to provide help with demolition, reconstruction, and encouragement on the ground in states impacted by violent storms.

  • Red Bird Mission

    Red Bird Mission has been serving the impoverished in an Appalachian Mountain region of Kentucky since 1921.  The mission and clinic provide education, health and wellness, community outreach, economic opportunity, and community housing improvement services.  Teams from Ruhl's have been traveling to support the mission for a number of years.

  • Youth Mission Trips

    Many youth experience strong spiritual growth by getting out of their comfort zones and experiencing the needs of others.  A mission trip can give a new perspective and set the stage for a life of service to others who are less fortunate.

INTERNATIONAL MISSIONS

As a mission-minded church, Ruhl's seeks out opportunities to help others across the world through partnerships with international missionaries and their families, including those listed below.

  • dAWN cROWTHER

    mERCY sHIPS

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  • kATE dOIRON

    gREATER eUROPE mISSION,

    bERLIN, gERMANY

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  • sIMON & jOYCE nDERITU

    cHURCH pLANTING,

    nAIROBI, kENYA

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  • vALDEZ Family

    kAIROS Ministries,

    gUATEMALA

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  • Sirish Joshua

    Shanti Sadan Ministries,

    India

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  • Bruce & Merly Bundy

    BIC World Missions

    Madrid, Spain

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