Detroit World Outreach is active in missions and
community impact in Detroit, targeted areas of the United States,
and internationally through partnerships.
DWO partners with various short term missions networks which share the resources of over 155
DWO provides resources, connects and commissions teams on short term missions
assignments in the areas of:
- Evangelism & Discipleship
- Church planting
- Food distribution
- Inner-city/ Urban services
- Medical health care
- The Arts (Drama, Music, Human Videos, Video, Film)
- Disaster relief
(For times and service opportunities, please email us at: communityimpact.org
- Shelter Ministry
- Jail and Prison Ministry
- Food distribution
- Inner-city / Urban services
- After school programs
- Nursing Homes
DWO partners with:
- Association of Independent Ministries (AIM) / Newlight Church -Dr. IV Hilliard
- L.A. Dream Center -Pastor Matthew Barnett and Pastor Tommy Barnett
- Hope International -Kurt and Debbie Holthus
For more information, please contact the “Mission Possible” office
at: 313.794.5175 or send email to: email@example.com
- Angel Food ministries at DWO is a food relief and assistance
program, providing families an opprotunity to double their food dollar ($65.00 of food for $30.00.)
- Many Detroit area families have depended on Angel food during these tough times
- There are no membership or home location restrictions for enrollment
- For information or enrollment, please call Ms. Sharmayne Ivey at: 313.255.2222 or 313.794.5142, or go to the link at:
Convoy of Hope and Food Programs:
- Convoy of Hope is a food outreach program whose objective is to always deliver
much-needed food, supplies and hope to the impoverished and suffering, both
nationally and internationally.
- DWO serves as the distribution point for over 80,000 lbs annually. Servicing 24 churches that are part of the Detroit partnership.
- Over 10,000 people have been reached with this program with 600 - 1000 decisions for Christ annually.
Family 2 Family:
- Family 2 Family is a clothing and durable goods distribution service that provides to Detoit
families in need.
- Families can obtain clothing for their family and
additional durable goods provided by Home Depot and other retailers.
- For more information, please contact Director Sharese Sailor at: 248.470.8845
Technology Laboratory and Professional Development Center (TLAB):
- TLAB is an accelerated learning center for youth grades Kindergarten through twelfth grade.
- TLAB is a focused program of Detroit World Outreach (DWO) under the direction of Dr. Clarence Nixon, Jr.
- The academic goal for students is to successfully complete 3 academic course loads (or grades) of math, reading, writing and language each year.
- Many students advance 2-3 grade levels in one year of concentrated time in the TLAB. Therefore, at the
completion of one year, 2nd grade students will be expected to operate at 5th grade level in
math, reading, writing and language.
- With an overall involvement target of 400 students, the
TLAB center at Detroit World Outreach was officially opened on November 18, 2010.
Lester Sumrall Global Food Program (LSEA):
- LSEA is a quarterly food distribution program serviced by Detroit World Outreach in
collaboration with Harvest Christian Ministries and the Detroit Partnership.
- Churches receive food in seasonal portions to distribute through their pantries in conjunction with
Gospel outreach. DWO handled and distributed 120,000 lbs of food in Detroit in 2010.
Hope International: Dominican Republic and Haiti:
Hope International is a missions organization providing:
- Mobile Clinic
- Surgery Teams
- Medical, and educational supplies
- and durable goods to the people of the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
Teams go in June of
each year. For further information, please contact Rev. Kurt Holthus at: firstname.lastname@example.org
DWO Korean Church:
- The DWO Korean Church ministers to Korean and English speaking Koreans in the Detroit
Area in the 9562 Telegraph road building at Detroit World Outreach.
- Pastor Jun Ha Park and Elder Casey Ko, with the assistance of an awesome congregation, hold services, outreaches and community
dinners for outreach and expansion. Volunteers attend services, help with literature and
dinners, and assist with special events.
Victory Ranch Ministries
- Victory Ranch Ministries is a ranch in Novi, Michigan with programming dedicated to changing lives through
restoration, recreation and revival.
- Founded in 2005 by Pastor Gael Wallace, Victory Ranch Ministries strives to
provide hundreds with an outdoor, refreshing, safe and spiritually stimulating environment for all of all ages
- Encompassing 39 acres, 2 barns, horses, camp and extreme game areas,
Victory Ranch is the place for you this year! Located at 58191 8 Miile Road, Northville, MI 48178
- Please call: 313.794.5117 to contact us, or visit victoryranchministries.org.
- One Sight is a family of charitable programs dedicated to improving vision through outreach, research and education.
- Since 1988, One Sight has helped millions see their world more clearly and has donated millions of dollars to support research and education.
- One Sight operates at DWO through the donation of used eyeglasses recycled, transported and distributed to those without in third world countries.
- You can donate used eyeglasses weekly to the member services table in the lobby. One sight will pick them up.
L.A. Dream Center:
- The Los Angeles Dream Center is a volunteer-driven non-profit organization located in Echo Park, California, that provides social services and outreach programs designed to meet physical, spiritual, and long-term needs of those on the streets of Los Angeles, California.
- Founded in 1994 by Pastors Matthew and Tommy Barnet, and now housed in the Queen of Angels Hospital, The LADC utilizes volunteers to assist in outreach ministries and programs working with substance abuse, hunger, health care, chronic homelessness, residential recovery programs for men, women and teens, and poverty that exists in the inner-city of Los Angeles.
- DWO volunteers assist in these programs and outreaches along with participating in the discipleship internship and Master’s Commission program, “The Movement”.
- For more information please go online at dreamcenter.org or email us at: email@example.com.
- DWO is one of 24 churches that has joined suburban and urban partnerships, who since 2006, have served
as the focus of The Detroit Partnership.
- The Detroit Partnership, overseen by the Institute
for Black Family Development, started linking volunteers, money, services and in-kind
contributions on September 1, 2006.
As a result:
- Detroit World Outreach services to distribute
over 80,000 lbs of food in collaboration
with Convoy of Hope to the 24 church
Participants in the annual Lovefest outreaches.
15,000 people are being touched each year;
- More than 800 people have verbalized a belief
in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior through
Love Fest on 9-12 sites throughout the city.
- Leadership In The Local Church course have
trained 50 coordinators from churches and
- 24 city and suburban churches and Christian
organizations have developed teams to deliver
services in 12 neighborhoods;
- Over 2,500 volunteers have been recruited
from the African American, Caucasian and
- We have logged more than 36,000 volunteer
hours for training, networking and serving
children, youth and families in 12
neighborhoods in Detroit, MI and Winston-
- $675,150.00 dollars of in-kind wages have
been contributed towards programs
- 24 partners have provided $85,000.00 dollars
in cash contributions for programs;
- 15 partners have provided $500,000.00
dollars worth of in-kind contributions
regarding food, goods, products, books,
training materials and supplies for programs