Our Community Commitment
Our mission is: To Know God and To Make Him Known. In honoring our mission, we seek ways to help our community with basic needs in the name of Jesus. Here is a little bit of what we’ve done recently through the grace of God.
Maple Grove Elementary.
We have forged a partnership with Maple Grove Elementary to work together to help provide resources for after-school programs and meet the needs of the classrooms. We have a wonderful relationship with the leadership at Maple Grove and our two organizations are mutually committed to improving the lives of the children of Battle Ground. Through the grace of God, we were able to assist Maple Grove with:
- Re-sanding their volley ball courts
- Preparing their community garden for their after-school program
- Providing funds to help sustain after-school activities
- Hosting a pencil drive to help off-set the cost of providing 1,000 pencils for standardized testing
- Back pack drive to help children without the means to purchase school supplies
Avonlea Acres is a women’s shelter in Battle Ground that specializing in providing Christian-based transitional housing to young mothers with children under 2 years. Starting Grounds Church is an avid supporter of Avonlea for their Christian values and their ability to truly impact the lives of young women in our community.
In addition to financial support, the people of our church have helped Avonlea with landscaping and maintenance projects.
North County Community Food Bank.
Starting Grounds Church hosts a quarterly food drive to support the local food bank. Through the generosity of our people, we have been able to help supply this organization with basic food necessities like beans, pasta, tuna and other food staples.
Our Coffee Shop.
Starting Grounds Church donates 10% of the funds we receive during our coffee shop/brunch hour back to the community. We’ve happily supported many organizations through coffee shop donations, including:
- Open House Ministries
- Rock Solid Teen Center
- North County Community Food Bank
- Avonlea Acres