Mission Partners


BETHANY CHURCH MEALS: One of our daughter congregations where meals are served the first Friday of the month at Bethany Presbyterian Church, located at Clinton and West 65th.

BIG BROTHERS AND BIG SISTERS: Plans and offers programs for young people in need of support and opportunities to relate to caring adults.

THE CITY MISSION: Provides shelter for homeless men, job assistance and a clothing store.

COOKIES FOR VETS: On Memorial Day, Old Stone volunteers deliver boxes of home-baked cookies to vets at the Cleveland VA Hospital-Wade Park Campus.

FAMILY PROMISE OF GREATER CLEVELAND: A network of congregations that provides homeless families with shelter, meals, counseling and job assistance. Old Stone volunteers help to host families at Rocky River United Methodist Church 4–5 times a year plus provide a Christmas party for all families served that year.

GOODRICH-GANNETT NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER: Our mission started here in 1896 and today offers senior programs as well as after school programs for grades 7–12 plus a preschool for area children.

THE HUNGER NETWORK: Oversees over 100 pantries and hot meal programs in Greater Cleveland.

NORTH CHURCH: A daughter church in the inner city providing ministry, programs, and activities to area residents.

OLD STONE CHURCH – SOCIAL SERVICES: Provides emergency food on Friday mornings to over 300 people in need every year.

FRONT STEPS HOUSING & SERVICES (formerly TRANSITIONAL HOUSING, INC): Offers a safe haven for up to 64 women in the process of rebuilding their lives after suffering abuse and/or addiction, who were formerly homeless. Old Stone sponsors their awards dinner, a “shower” for the women and a Christmas supper for their families.

TREMONT MONTESSORI K-8 SCHOOL: The only Montessori school in the Cleveland school system. Old Stone provided a computer room for the school and provides tutoring and assistance with winter clothing.

UNITED PROTESTANT CAMPUS MINISTRIES (UPCaM): Provides services of a chaplain at Case Western, Tri-C, and Cleveland State as well as other services and programs for students of the area colleges.

NEW INITIATIVES: Each year the Urban Wellness and Leadership team considers new projects. An example is the packing of health kits for the Synod Mobile Health Fair. One-time grants are available to members undertaking voluntary mission trips.

OTHER REGIONAL MISSION PROJECTS: Mission of the Presbytery of the Western Reserve (covering NE Ohio) and the Mobile Health Fair of the Synod of the Covenant.