From coast to coast, Disciples congregations collect and distribute food, visit nursing homes, provide scholarships for college and seminary students, support domestic and overseas missions, help resettle refugees and immigrants, offer youth ministries, get involved in evangelism outreach, and participate in ecumenical partnerships.
Disciples congregations large and small do their best to be "a movement for wholeness in a fragmented world." For example, Shalom Community Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Greensboro, N.C., assists single men and women living in shelters, and visits and welcomes new residents, and Hollywood Faith Christian in Florida sends ambassadors to welcome new residents to the area.
Disciples churches also share their buildings with other fellow Disciples as well as faith communities and community organizations. As an example, First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Oakland, Calif., shares its huge facility, which has two fellowship halls, 15 classrooms and a sanctuary, with two predominantly Korean congregations and a Mongolian congregation. While a small Disciples church in Paris, Texas, First Christian Church, has reached out to thousands of potential listeners by airing its weekly services on a 100,000-watt radio station.
All Disciples congregations believe that God’s Word is alive and true, and their greatest call and purpose is to praise and worship the Lord and reach out to all of those they can to further God's reign on earth. They are dedicated to the work of salvation, and have committed their members to live in service to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.