Local Ministry Partners

As a downtown church, our desire is to love on our city in a radical way, demonstrating God’s goodness through our words, presence and actions. We do this through partnerships with many ministries in Raleigh.  Here are just a few.

Loads of Love

Every Tuesday, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., weekly teams provide one free wash & dry to people in need, serve weekly or monthly. Contact Dawn to get involved.


Reading Buddies

Spend 30 minutes a week reading with a child at Conn Elementary School (during the school day). Contact Renae, to get involved.


Neighbor to Neighbor

Work one-on-one with a child for an hour once a week. Learn more at www.n2noutreach.org.


Raleigh Rescue Mission 

4th Monday, 6:45-7:45 p.m., serve with our devotion/worship team – email Cate. Spend time with children, giving their moms time to relax, rejoice and rejuvenate during worship – email Tina.


Habitat for Humanity  

We are part of a downtown churches build each spring. Contact Renae to get involved.


The Green Chair Project

Help families who are recovering after homelessness, crisis or disaster by serving with The Green Chair Project, helping with donated household items.


Family Promise

Four times a year, ESUMC hosts anywhere from up to 5 families who are temporarily homeless on our third floor for a week.  There are many ways to help – from supplies to meals to van drivers to overnight hosts and more. Contact Ed to get involved.