Hope Local

As part of the mission of Crosswinds Church to Honor Jesus, Make Disciples, and Live Out His Word we encourage and promote community serving through other area ministries and/or community organizations. Serving in our community with others in our community is honoring to Jesus and His commission. Below you will find amazing organizations in our area that we encourage you to explore serving with. You can contact them directly or email Scott Hennis, Crosswinds worship pastor/Hope Center Director at shennis@crosswindslive.com.

Manna Ministries

Manna Ministries is a Leland area food distribution ministry that monthly serves more that 125 families. Each month they give away free groceries, and share the gospel with those in attendance. Visit their website at

  • Manna Ministries

    Grace Ablaze

    Grace Ablaze is a local cooking ministry that serves with Crosswinds Church and many other area groups. Grace Ablaze cooks and serves various kinds of meals for various kinds of organizations, from church functions, feeding the homeless, serving along side Manna, school functions, and community festivals. Grace Ablaze is always looking for servers and cooks! Visit their Facebook page at

  • Grace Ablaze

    Lifeline Pregnancy Center

    Lifeline is an amazing organization based in Wilmington (operating in Brunswick County as well) that helps educate women through pregnancy. They offer medical services, screening, parenting classes, and alternatives to abortion. They are always looking for women to talk with and/or council women that come to them for services. They also look for medical volunteers to help with their medical programs. You can contact them through their website at

  • Lifeline Pregnancy Center

    Catherine’s Closet

    Catherine’s Closet is a local ministry built to help cloth local people and families in need. They take donations and have a “store” open at various times each month. Catherine’s Closet can always use volunteers and donations. You can contact them through their Facebook page at

  • Catherine’s Closet

    Northern Brunswick County Services Coordinating Council

    The NBCSCC is a local partnership group with the purpose of bringing together multiple, local, service organizations (civil, religious, and governmental). Once a quarter the NBCSCC brings these groups together to share ideas, share plans, and give opportunity to assist one another. Check out their website in the link below. Crosswinds is proud to be a part of a group like NBCSCC because we also have a vision to bring groups together to do more.


    Brunswick County Street Reach

    Brunswick County Street Reach is an amazing ministry located in the southern part of Brunswick County that serves the homeless and incarcerated and many many more people in our county. They are always in need of support, volunteers, and donations. You can see a list of serves they provide and contact them through their website at

  • Brunswick County Street Reach