Adoption and Foster Care
Our goal is to grow the number of fostering and adoptive parents at BCC, as well as provide teams of support and encouragement that will positively increase retention among those choosing to foster and/or adopt.
Abuse Recovery Ministry & Services
Abuse Recovery Ministry & Services (ARMS) is a faith-based organization that exists to serve those who have experienced domestic abuse. ARMS has a number of healing programs developed for women who have experienced domestic abuse, intervention programs for men and women who have used controlling or abusive behaviors, and a parenting program specific to addressing these problems created for children who have witnessed abuse.
Compassion Connect creates and shares models of compassionate outreach that unify The Church, locally, to serve their neighbors as an authentic expression of God’s love.
The Father’s Heart Street Ministry
The Father’s Heart Street Ministry (TFH) opens its doors every morning to the homeless in Oregon City where they rest, shower, sleep, and eat a warm meal. TFH also sends street teams of volunteers to the street delivering warmth and food during the week.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Challenging coaches and athletes on the professional, college, high school and junior high youth levels to use the medium of athletics to impact the world for Jesus.
Portland Leadership Foundation
Strengthening and developing leadership for the spiritual and social renewal of Portland, Oregon.
Public Safety Chaplaincy
Public Safety Chaplaincy is the organization that provides oversight to the work of Mike Vermace, chaplain for both Lake Oswego and West Linn Police Departments, as well as Lake Oswego Fire Dept. He is seen frequently at the scene of tragic/emergency events in our community, supporting and advising the personnel of the departments listed here.
Compassion is a Christian organization that works to release children from poverty through a holistic approach to child development. They carefully blend physical, social, economic, and spiritual care together in the name of Jesus Christ. Our congregation has a particular focus on serving communities in Bolivia where funds were raised in 2016 to help plant a church.
BCC supports both long-term missionaries in other countries, as well as those who wish to make a difference in the lives of the less-fortunate on a short-term basis.