Local Outreach

BridgeLOCAL Outreach focuses on sharing the light of Christ with the lost and vulnerable in our community, state, and nation.
Click on the partner links below to explore how you can get involved.

Starfish Ministry

A ministry of the Bridge Church
This ministry exists to address the basic financial emergency needs of families in the Bridge Church and local communities.

Belong & Be Loved

A ministry of the Bridge Church
From pajama drives to Foster Parent Nights out this ministry of The Bridge Church rallies around foster and adoptive families in our community.  For more information email Kristen Osborne at kristen112006@gmail.com

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Sarasota, Charlotte & Manatee Counties
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is a campus ministry that seeks to share the gospel on every school campus - to every coach, athlete, student, teacher, and administrator in the Tri-County area. We accomplish this through campus Bible studies, coaches Bible studies, team Bible studies, and character coaching programs. During the summer we host over 600 camps around the US and overseas. Camps are an incredible way to challenge coaches and athletes to grow in Christ. Our heartbeat is Jesus Christ. gulfcoastfca.org

Sandy Springs Mission

Atlanta, Georgia
The Sandy Springs Mission provides academic enrichment programs for children of foreign-born parents in Metro Atlanta. The ministry has been in existence since 1999. It uses the academic platform to demonstrate God’s love to the children and their families it serves, transforming their hearts and minds.  sandyspringsmission.org

Embrace Grace

A ministry of the Bridge Church
The primary goal of Embrace Grace is to empower churches across the nation to be a safe and non-judging place for the girls, in an unintended pregnancy, to run to when they find out they are pregnant. Instead of the last place they are welcomed because of shame and guilt.

Pregnancy Solutions

Sarasota and Charlotte Counties
Since 2001, Pregnancy Solutions has been working to end the demand for abortion in our community by meeting needs and empowering clients with the support and resources they need to choose life. Pregnancy Solutions has three offices located in Venice, North Port, and Port Charlotte, and now serves approximately 600 clients each year. Their free programs include pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, educational classes, adoption referrals, post-abortion recovery, a fatherhood program, and much more.  
pregnancysolutions.org    www.facebook.com/pregnancysolutions

Sandy Barnett with CRU Inner City

New York City
Sandy and her team serve and mobilize the church to live out God's heart for the poor, so all can grow in Christ to build spiritual movements everywhere. Partnering with 150+ inner city churches in New York City, they provide families with Boxes of Love at Thanksgiving, Homeless Care Kits, Easter Bags and PowerPack school supplies for kids as well as training for churches in adult and youth development resources to encourage men, women and children to experience Christ-centered, productive lifestyles. Website: nyc.cru.org/innercity