LOCAL MINISTRIES

  • FAMILY RECONCILIATION CENTER

    Family Reconciliation Center provides wish lists of Christmas gifts for children whose parents are in prison. We purchase gifts and collect them at our annual "Stories of Christmas" program. They are then distributed to the families. If you would like to get involved with this ministry, please contact Deb Smith. 

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  • FRIEND'S LIFE

    Friend's Life is a day program for disabled adults. We are in partnership with Friend’s Life to provide a “Café” for our church members on Sundays. Participants make muffins once a month at HPC for the cafe and provide rotating art work for the walls. If you would like to get involved with this ministry, please contact Rhonda Phillippi.

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  • HABITAT for HUMANITY

    Each October, members of HPC join members of other churches for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville’s Unity Build. Working in unison, we help build a house for a deserving family by performing various tasks such as painting and carpentry. Members also provide refreshments and lunch for people on the worksite. If you would like to get involved with this ministry, please contact Kerry McCalla. 

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  • JO'S REACH OUT & READ

    Jo's Reach Out and Read provides books to children at Vanderbilt Children’s Clinic. These children would otherwise not have access to literature. A fundraiser is held two times a year at Easter and Christmas. If you would like to get involved with this ministry, please contact Jill Reddig.

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  • Luke 14:12

    Luke 14:12 is a ministry that serves over 200 lunches several days a week to homeless men and women. Volunteers either work in the kitchen or serve meals to both residents and visitors restaurant style at tables. If you would like to get involved in this ministry, please contact Gloria Shiavi. 

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  • THE MARTHA

    O'BRYAN CENTER

    Each June, HPC joins with other Presbyterian Churches in Nashville to raise money for the Martha O'Bryan Center by participating in "Miss Martha's Ice Cream Cranking and Social.” Members sell tickets and volunteer to make ice cream for the event. To become involved contact Deb Locke or Raline Center

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  • PENUEL RIDGE SOLIDARITY RETREAT

    Penuel Ridge Solidarity Retreat offers retreats for homeless men and women on 4th Thursday of the month. Retreats are either designated as men only, women only, or co-ed. Volunteers drive the bus to and from Penuel Ridge, remaining during the day to share meals, activities and prayers. If you would like to get involved with this ministry, please contact David Warren.   

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  • ROOM IN THE INN

    Room In The Inn is a ministry that helps house Nashville’s homeless population during cold winter months. Many churches participate, offering shelter and food. Room In The Inn takes place at HPC on Friday nights from November-March. Volunteers signup to drive the bus, stay overnight as innkeepers, provide meals or to do laundry. If you would like to get involved with this ministry, please contact Carolyn Musfeldt.  

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  • SPRUCE STREET FEEDING PROGRAM

    The Spruce Street Baptist Church Feeding Program distributes hot lunches to over 100 shut-ins, at various facilities. Volunteers meet every Tuesday to assemble and package meals for distribution. If you would like to get involved with this ministry, please contact Joicelyn Gregory.

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  • UKIRK

    UKirk Nashville is the local chapter of the Presbyterian campus ministry. During the school year, dinner is provided by HPC and other Presbyterian churches, before Thursday night service at St. Augustine Chapel, on Vanderbilt's Campus. There are also other opportunities to interface with students and to support the organization. If you would like to become involved in this ministry, please contact Holly Miller.

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  • HPC SPECIFIC MINISTRIES

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  • BOOST TUTORING PROGRAM

    Each Monday and Wednesday afternoon, volunteers perform free tutoring for children at HPC who are struggling in school. HPC members work with the children to help them succeed in school. If you would like to get involved with this ministry, please contact Sharon Yokley

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  • CLOTHES CLOSET

    Members of HPC donate various clothes items during the year, particularly during “Socktober.” Volunteers sort the items and organize them in the closet. Guests who stay at HPC for Room In the Inn are able to select needed items. If you would like to get involved with this ministry, please contact Sally Miller.

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  • FAITH & HART HOUSE

    Faith & Hart House are two houses located on HPC's campus. They house disabled adults through Progress, Inc. We periodically visit the residents and our children make gifts during holidays for both the residents and their caretakers. If you would like to get involved with this ministry, please contact Jill Reddig.

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