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“The Christian Service Center is a serving arm of the churches in our community, sponsored by the Orange County Association of Churches. The Center serves on behalf of the churches to alleviate the needs of persons in distress…to help those for whom no other help is available…to be sensitive to changing needs in our community…to strengthen individuals and families…to assist churches in their ministry. We are a servant fellowship of professionals and volunteers seeking Christ’s ministry.”

–Rev. William J. Kiether, Executive Director, 1975


Over the past 50 years, we have served this community by providing millions of free lunchtime meals, countless articles of clothing, financial assistance with utilities and rent, as well as transportation and crisis counseling. We continue to fulfill the mission set forth before us and improve the availability of life-changing services to the less fortunate.

This decade began with an historic pandemic, and now a new chapter is beginning for us. Our core concern is still for the well-being of the homeless and poor of our community. Yet, we move confidently towards the future with great expectation. We trust in God’s guidance and timing in the work we are called to do. In the next few years, with His guidance, we may very well effectively end homelessness in the Orlando area by providing permanent housing, empowering residents to become self-sufficient, and restoring those lost to their family members.

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Help support our mission for the next 50 years! Prayerfully consider giving or getting involved through service.

Join us all year as we celebrate and honor the tireless work of those who’ve come before us. We’ll be sharing stories old and new, and we invite you to do the same. The work we do together now will one day be read by future generations as our history. Thank you for serving alongside us.


Send us your stories, volunteer photos, and testimonials for us to share - Be sure to include your first & last name and a preferred phone to call you if we have questions.