What is A.C.T.I.O.N. Ministries of Dowagiac ?
A.C.T.I.O.N. - Area Churches Together In One Network - began in January 2009.
A.C.T.I.O.N. is a collaboration of people of Christian faith which exists to minister to individuals and families of the Dowagiac, MI, area. We are based upon the words of Christ in John 17:21 - “[My prayer is] that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me.”
Our areas of ministry include:
Food Pantry - Every Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Senior Commodities (CSFP) - Distribution on the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 10:00a.m.-2:00p.m.
The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) - Distributed quarterly on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, from 10:00a.m.-2:00p.m. (Feb, May, Aug, Nov)
Community Worship Services
Membership is made up of supporting churches and (para-church ministries which will be called supporting churches) and area businesses or other representatives in community that meet the qualifications in Article 2 sec 2. The Board of Directors shall review the application and come to a consensus on all new members, through review of the criteria.
In order to qualify as a member:
1. Each member shall acknowledge the Bible to be the true and authoritative Word of God
2 Each member shall acknowledge Jesus Christ as the only means of our salvation
3. Each Member shall be an active participant of an area church
4. Each member shall provide support to the organization and volunteers to staff organizational activities.
5. Each member shall fill out an annual membership application due prior to the Annual Meeting
(Full bylaws are available below)