G L O B A L   O U T R E A C H


dec isn’t an island; we’re just one small part of God’s plan for His church all over the world. The global outreach team is tasked with reminding us that we aren’t alone in the Kingdom and facilitating our relationships with churches and partners worldwide.

We strive to send and care for dec global partners, educate those remaining at home regarding their responsibilities, and challenge the church to be concerned about the work of God around the world.

FMI: globaloutreach@durhame.org



L O C A L   O U T R E A C H



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Joni of Joni and Friends International Disabilities Center

The Joni and Friends ministry of New England is one of 21 offices across the United States.  The Boston office works together with New England churches & organizations to form outreach programs in the community.  Reaching out to individuals & families affected by disabilities, their desire is to minister the hope, love & message of Christ to those facing theses daily challenges.





OBJust inside the upper level entrance to dec is a basket where you can donate food for Operation Blessing , a local service organization located in Portsmouth that provides food, shelter, clothing, and household goods for the folks in our area who are in need of help.

Operation Blessing was founded through a random act of kindness that bloomed into an operation of love throughout the Seacoast. Founded over 30 years ago, the center reaches out to thousands of people each year. Read more about Rachel Sparkowich, who along with her husband started this outreach by visiting the Operation Blessing website.




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Options for Women is a non-profit pregnancy help center and clinic in Dover, NH and serving all of southern New Hampshire.  OFW provides a supportive, calm environment for women facing unplanned, unwanted pregnancies. It is an independent group, supported solely by private donations, churches, and small businesses in the communities we serve. Because it is not funded by political or government organizations, it has no hidden agenda. http://www.optionsforwomen.org/





The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to needy children around the world and, together with the local church, share the Good New of Jesus Christ. dec collects of shoe boxes filled with gifts for these needy children every November.