In the Community
Caring for Those Around Us

Serve...For the Community

Christian People Go - For the glory of God we share the Gospel, by word and deed, with a world in need of grace and hope. We serve people according to their needs and our abilities, and welcome them into our family of faith.

There are countless ways to serve God and Others. A Christian may have deep doctrinal conviction without service, but no Christian can be vibrant without service to God and others. 

We support and serve at many community organizations, local ministries, and international missions. If you are interested in serving in any of these areas, please contact the church office at and we will put you in touch with the appropriate ministry leader. 

Church Without Walls - An urban ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Florida in downtown Jacksonville. Contact: Angela Atkins

Crown Point Elementary - Our Saviour volunteers work to support and encourage faculty and students at Crown Point Elementary School. We do so through prayer, donations collected for various needs to serve our teachers and classes, and encouraging letters. Look for more ways to support them in the future. To learn more or how to get involved contact Lynn Iseman.

Cuba - Our companion parish is located in the town of La Gloria. We sponsor group visits to assist their efforts to establish a permanent church in Cuba.

Cursillo - Erna Hassell-Dykes

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) - We support the ERD, an agency of the Episcopal Church USA, to financially help victims of natural disasters in the United States.

Habijax - The Mission of HabiJax is seeking to put God’s love into action by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. To learn more or participate in local building projects, contact Jim Meyers.

Her Song - The Mission of Her Song is to interrupt the cycle of human trafficking and lead the exploited to freedom through Survivor Care, Victim Outreach, and Education. There are many ways volunteers can support this ministry. To learn more about this wonderful ministry or how you can help contact  Wayne and Mary Jo Plummer.

Live Nativity - The Live Nativity is a unique outreach ministry of Our Saviour, and a gift of God’s grace to our community. This live walk-through production gives visitors a unique way of observing Christmas with their family, while sharing the Gospel message. A large volunteer cast and support crew is needed to run successfully each night. It’s such a wonderful way for to serve the community, and have fun with our church family along the way. If you want to learn more or be a part of this ministry, contact Joe Nuetzi or Susie Lawson.

Mandarin Food Bank - The mission of the Mandarin Food Bank is to provide emergency food and clothing to those in need in the Mandarin Community. Our Saviour supports the Mandarin Food Bank through financial, food, and clothing donations. Donations may be dropped off in the Great Hall. To learn more or to donate contact Jim Carter.

Meal Ministry – Nancy Ray

Meals on Wheels - Parish volunteers receive and then deliver nutritious meals for homebound seniors in the Mandarin area Monday-Friday. Deliveries may generally be completed in one hour, typically beginning around noon.To learn more or volunteer contact Sharon Copeland.

Prison Ministry - Nolan Gilmore

Salvation Army – Bell Ringing - Jakki Penn

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Food Pantry - Our Saviour has an active partnership with the food pantry ministry of St. Mary’s which aims to provide space for an active and loving presence for individuals and families who, for whatever reason, find themselves without enough food to eat. Help is always needed. Current pantry hours of operation: 3:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and 9:00 a.m. on Thursdays. To learn more contact Jackie Penn.


For more information about the ministries and community organizations we support, please contact the the church office at at and we will connect you with the Missions and Outreach Director.


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