Local Outreach

Partnering to care for our
Neighbors throughout the city


Our Guiding Values of Local Outreach

Carmel’s Local Outreach partners and collaborates with organizations and churches throughout the city to care for the hidden and forgotten in our community.

Carmel is FOR Empowerment
We actively equip the marginalized to move from a cycle of dependence to a place of independence and peace.

Carmel is FOR Mercy (Care)
We intentionally love and serve the vulnerable in order to meet their needs.

Carmel is FOR Collaboration
We deliberately collaborate with organizations in the community that work to enhance the care and support of the vulnerable and marginalized in our community.


Carmel’s Local Outreach partners and collaborates with organizations and churches throughout the city to care for the hidden and forgotten in our community, our Neighbors.


Get Involved

Get Involved

With multiple on-ramp opportunities every year and significant local outreach financial support given, there are many ways for you to make an impact locally.

If you’re ready to make a difference with your Neighbors on your street and in our city, connect with the Local Outreach Team to find the best way for you to get plugged in.


“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: you shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Matthew 22:37-39

Upcoming Events

To see what’s coming up or register for an event, view the Event Calendar Below.



How can I find out about the latest volunteer opportunities in the community?

The best way to stay in the loop is to read our weekly Enews. It features the latest collection opportunities and volunteer needs. You can also check our website’s Outreach page for the most recent ministry opportunities.

I'm interested in volunteering, but I'm not sure where to begin. Is there someone I can talk to for guidance?

Absolutely! You can reach out to the Carmel Neighbors Outreach Team by emailing neighbors@carmelbaptist.org, and they’d be more than happy to help you figure out the best way to get involved. They can connect you to the right person and other Carmel members who are already serving.

Do I need any special training or skills to participate in Carmel's Local Outreach Ministry?

While some outreach programs may require specific skills, most volunteering opportunities are open to anyone with a willingness to serve and learn. We do offer specialized training to prepare you for community service, ensuring that you’re equipped and able to help without causing any harm. Just email neighbors@carmelbaptist.org to set up a presentation or training session for your small group.

My small group wants to get involved together. Are there any outreach opportunities specifically designed for small groups?

Many of our ministry opportunities are perfect for small groups looking to serve together. Browse our list of outreach programs on the website, and feel free to email neighbors@carmelbaptist.org for guidance on group-friendly opportunities.

How can I learn more about Carmel’s Global Outreach activities?

To learn more about our global missions and initiatives, email the team at missions@carmelbaptist.org.