Riverchase is a missional church. We do this by engaging in our community and abroad. Riverchase ministers through service to children, families, seniors, the hungry and homeless, and those affected by disaster.  Please join us as we Share the Joy of Christ through service!


Local Missions

Riverchase serves several local ministries in Birmingham and across the state of Alabama. From Habitat to Humanity to our Backpack Ministry, you can serve people in the community or right here at the Church. To find out more about our local missions or to join a mission, please contact Rev. Ross Furio.

  • Angel Tree: Donations of Christmas Gifts for area Children. Usually begins in November.

  • Backpack Ministry: Accepts donations to buy food which is packaged prior to Wednesday Night dinners. This assistance is for Hoover Area students whose families need food on the weekends.

  • Christian’s Place Mission: Low income community that we support with donations of items, Saturday work visits and monetary donations.

  • Disaster Relief & Cutters for Christ: Help with disaster recovery after storms and emergencies.

  • Habitat for Humanity: Building houses for qualifying low-income families.

  • Hoover Cop Stop: Support and encourage local law enforcement with meals and events.

  • Greater St. John Baptist Church: We have partnered with this church in West End to help with renovations to enable them to support and reach out to this community.

  • Lucy’s Hope: Financial support of Hope Community Centre in Kenya. You can support the children with monthly donations or a one-off donation.

  • Oak Mountain Missions: Donations of food, clothing and household items.

  • Urban Ministry: Distribution of food, clothing and serving meals in West End. Connected with Community Church without Walls.
    Habitat for Humanity: Building houses for qualifying low-income families.


International Missions

Riverchase's Foreign Outreach programs focus on being open to the world around us by providing opportunities for mission experiences, sharing the mission story with others and exploring ways to be a true disciple of Jesus Christ. Currently, Riverchase supports missions in or travels to Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Kenya, and Nigeria.  If you would like to learn more about our mission teams, please contact Mark Bourgoin, (205) 461-4506. Mission trips generally travel during the spring and summer months.

Upcoming Trips 2019

  • Nigeria (Oct/Nov)


You can also find mission opportunities through UMVIM (United Methodist Volunteers in Mission) at www.umvim.org.