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COMMUNITY OUTREACH
 
Christ Apostolic Temple has several outreach programs to serve the needs of the community, to carry forth the vision of the late Bishop Jeremiah Reed (passed onto his son, Bishop Dwight Reed) and to follow the will of God.

 

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Beleta Butts, Director

MISSION
Christ Apostolic Temple Community Outreach Services offers resources and services to residents in the Des Moines Iowa area for the purpose of alleviating the adverse effects of poverty.
 
VISION
Christ Apostolic Temple Community Outreach Services offers resources and services to residents in the Des Moines Iowa area for the purpose of alleviating the adverse effects of poverty.
 
CORE VALUES
(Christ Apostolic Temple Community Outreach Services offers resources and services to residents in the Des Moines Iowa area for the purpose of alleviating the adverse effects of poverty)
 
L – LIBERATION: FROM THE CYCLE OF PROVERTY THAT PLAGUES UNDER-SERVED POPULATIONS BY OFFERING COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC, EDUCATIONAL AND   SERVICE –ORIENTED COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS.
(- Isaiah 61:1”…preach good tidings…proclaim liberty…”)
 
O- OPTIMISM: THAT IS CHANELLED BY REALISTIC STRATEGIES AND GOALS, RESULTING IN FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES ACHIEVING ECONOMIC SELF-SUFFICIENCY 
 (Jeremiah 29:11”…thoughts of peace, not of evil, to give you an expected end.’)
 
V- VISION: THAT FOSTERS WITHIN OUR COMMUNITIES THE INSIGHT NEEDED TO IDENTIFYAND IMPLEMENT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES THAT PRODUCE RELEVANT AND IMPACTUAL OUTCOMES. 
(Philippians 3:13-14“I press toward the mark for the prize…”
 
E- EMPOWERMENT: THAT ALLOWS OUR MOST TALENTED AND RESOURCEFUL COMMODITIY, OUR RESIDENTS, TO DEVELOP, BUILD AND SOLIDIFY COMMUNITIES-BASED PROJECTS AND SERVICES. 

(Ephesians 3:20 “Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us”)

 
We have the following outreach programs:
Yeshua Reentry and Recovery Center (Kenneth Ratliff, Executive Director)