St. Paul's Community Center

In addition to shelter and food, they provide programs and services to promote self-sufficiency and to act as a safety net to the homeless and those suffering from indigence, to promote self-sufficiency and to assist the clients in making positive independent life changes in an atmosphere of caring and concern. For many years, the Epworth family has supported St. Paul’s by serving meals and by providing Christmas hams and Thanksgiving turkeys. 

The Friendly Center

Purpose: No neighbor will go hungry, feel alienated, alone or powerless.

Sunshine Inc.

Mission: to create community among people with developmental disabilities, their families, friends and staff. Epworth has served as a partner in Christian community with Sunshine for many years. OSU-Michigan chili cook-offs, luau parties, social event for Sunshine residents and friends are just a few of the volunteer services Epworth has provided for them through the years. We also have built accessible, raised planter boxes for the residents of one of Sunshine’s family care homes, performed house and garage cleaning, washed windows, and done yard work.

Leading Families Home

Mission: Helping families transition from homelessness to permanent housing.

Toledo Campus Ministry

Mission: An ecumenical campus ministry serving the University of Toledo campus that celebrates diversity.

Habitat For Humanity (Maumee Valley)

Mission: Seeking to put God’s love in action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope.


An international prison ministry. By sharing the love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ, Kairos hopes to change hearts, transform lives and impact the world. Team of trained men conduct a 3-day spiritual retreat weekend at the Toledo Correctional Institute.

YWCA Battered Women's Shelter

Provides education, support, and advocacy regarding domestic violence for those experiencing abuse, their family members, and the community at large.