Go Local

Local Missions

Local Opportunities

Istrouma has the chance to make disciples of all nations, right here in our community. Check out the local missions opportunities below.

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Host a Block Party

  • We want to help you love your neighbors.  You host the party, we'll provide everything you need from food to yard games and everything in between. 

  • Contact us for more information.


International ministry       

Connect with internationals around the city through strategic outreaches.

  • Serve as a mentor.       

  • Assist internationals with basic computer skills, filling out job applications, searching for employment opportunities, etc.

  • Serve as a reading coach.

  • Serve at international soccer practices and games.

  • Help internationals navigate conversational English and social customs.

  • Contact us for more information.


ESL (English as a Second Language)       

Istrouma offers free conversational adult English classes to internationals living in our area.  We provide the training you need to help others learn to quickly improve their reading, writing, and speaking skills.

  • Help non-native speakers learn English.        

  • Wednesdays, 6:30pm-7:30pm at Istrouma

  • Interested in serving as an ESL teacher? Contact us.


Local schools

  • Volunteers needed to serve at special events and ongoing ministry opportunities at Cedarcrest-Southmoor Elementary and Westdale Middle Schools. 

  • Serve at teacher appreciation days, in beautification projects, by reading in classrooms, and more.

  • Contact us for more information.


Disability Ministry (partnership with Joni & Friends)

  • Be a buddy for a child with special needs. Serve during regularly scheduled church services and/or special events.

  • Volunteer to deliver Christmas gifts to families touched by disability.

  • Volunteer for hospital/home visits.

  • Serve at outreaches organized specifically for people with disabilities and their families. 

  • Contact us to be a part of the team.


Disaster Relief

  • Serve as part of the disaster relief team locally as well as in other areas in the southeast United States.  Our team provides relief immediately following natural disasters (hurricanes, floods, tornadoes) and is available to assist after other disasters such as fires.

  • Text DISASTER to (225) 425-7773 to join this team. Or contact us for more information.