This week at Mariner’s Church, young leaders, influencers and world changers who love Jesus and feel a burden for this generation came together to learn, worship and passionately pursue God at a gathering called the Catalyst Conference. With powerhouse presenters like Francis Chan, Christine Caine and Bob Goff, who’s visions stretch across the globe, the conference collectively appeals to benefit local causes as well.
Every year, Catalyst supports the Orange County Rescue Mission by asking conference attendees to collect items off of our urgent needs list for donation. With the partnership of Convoy of Hope, thousands of church leaders and faith influencers come to this conference to receive and yet they still give back to the local community. We are always inspired by the generosity of others that travel from out of town and still provide us with items such as diapers, canned food, deodorant and food gift cards to care for the homeless men, women and children that we serve on the streets of Orange County.
We are so grateful for this partnership with Catalyst West to help spread the word about our cause to serve our neighbors in need. Global missions are essential and so many of the headline speakers at Catalyst have efforts on the ground overseas and yet they still give mention to the local needs, right here in our own backyard. Thank you to all who attended the conference and gave and thank you so much to Catalyst for joining our mission to serve the least, last and the lost of Orange County.
You can get involved in our local mission too. Visit our website to see other ways to give or get involved!