Get involved

Edwards Street Fellowship
Edwards Street Fellowship provides our community with many social services. They have a food bank, social workers, thrift store, pharmacy and a medical clinic. Weekly volunteer needs, along with more information, can be found on their website.

Coffee Talk: As a monthly support group for Fellowship Health Clinic patients, Coffee Talk will cover topics related to mental and physical health. Facilitated by a social worker and a nurse, the group provides patients with wellness education and socialization.
Contact: Edwards Street (Office) 601-544-6149

Extra Table
Extra Table provides food to local food pantries across the state. Help pack meal boxes, bags of rice and beans and other services.
Contact: Extra Table 601.582.5683 or email

Hope Clinic
Hope Clinic is a crisis pregnancy center that ministers to women who find themselves unexpectedly pregnant through medical care, counseling, baby showers, and Bible Studies. Opportunities include weekly office volunteers, Bible study leaders, and donations for monthly baby showers.
Contact: Karen Sims (Director) 601-264-2181

Have a Question About Serving?

Rise exists to educate, encourage, and empower women and men to RISE to a place of self- sufficiency. Free class sessions are offered 3 times per year. Each session is 8 weeks, 4 hours per day, 4 days per week. You can volunteer as a mentor or in many other capacities.
Contact: 601.544.4855

Christian Services
Christian Services provides several ministries to the Hattiesburg area. They have a food bank, provide hot lunches/meals on wheels, a thrift store and more. For more information you can visit
Contact: Christian Services (Office) 601-582-5683

Serve On Campus
Equipping Class Every Wednesday night on campus from 6 – 7:15 pm in the HUB you can serve our local community through various opportunities, weekly. No registration required.
Contact: Missions Office – 601-450-3074
Lamar County Education Foundation
The Lamar County Education Foundation uses donations to purchase meals from the Mississippi Food Network for children who come from homes with reduced/low incomes to have meals throughout the weekend.
Contact: Marcia Line-

International Student Ministry
The iFriends group of Hattiesburg is looking for families/ individuals interested in International ministry. They serve international students at both USM and William Carey. There are short term and long-term commitment opportunities. Commitments have the goal of building relationships with international students in our community.
Contact: Missions Office- 601-450-3074

VA Van Ministry
Help drive veterans from Forrest General Hospital to the VA in Jackson twice a week.
Contact: Missions Office- 601-450-3074

Youth Challenge Mentor Program
Join The Mississippi National Guard Youth Challenge Program to help mentor a youth at- risk (16-18 year old young men) who has made the decision to work for a better future. This is a 22 week program. Training provided. Opportunities also include looking for 3-4 men to lead a Bible Study Group weekly. For more information visit:
Contact: Terrance Lowery- 601-402-4899

Prison Ministry
Prison Ministry meets at the Forrest County Regional Jail on Mondays & Thursdays at 6:30PM, and Wednesdays at 9:30AM. The team will go into different cell blocks to hold Bible Study with the cell mates in that block.
Contact: Missions Office – 601-450-3074