Featured Partner: City Ministries

CITY MINISTRIES, under the leadership of Peter and Miriam Fretheim in Jos, Plateau, Nigeria, ministers in several Nigerian cities and has hundreds of full-time, part-time and volunteer workers that are sharing the love of Jesus with thousands in need.  They are made up of several specific ministry units including Gidan Bege (House of Hope) and other centers for children who have been orphaned or displaced due to the effects of extreme terrorism and poverty. King’s Kids, which cares for needy children, City Sports, which uses sports to reach youth and Missions, which uses outreach to support the church planting work of Nigerian missionaries in rural areas.  They also conduct medical clinics for adults and outreach to brothels and prisons.

We are currently exploring the possibility of a trip to Nigeria in 2022 to work alongside the City Ministries team.  If you are interested in being a part of this team, email kjelinek@blackrock.org 

City Ministries (CME) is an ECWA (Evangelical Churches Winning All)/EMS (Evangelical Mission Society) urban ministry.  CME acts as the urban arm of EMS and helps mobilize churches to do outreach and care for the needy as a para-church ministry. 

CME is made up of several specific urban ministry units including Gidan Bege (House of Hope), which focuses on meeting human need in order to effectively evangelize the lost.  King’s Kids, which cares for needy children.  City Sports, which uses sports to reach youth.  Missions, which uses outreach to support the church planting work of Nigerian missionaries in rural areas.  Read more about these ministries under Children/ Youth, Unreached People, and Marginalized Adults.

CME currently ministers in several Nigerian cities and has hundreds of full-time, part-time and volunteer workers that are sharing the love of Jesus with thousands in need.  Our purpose is to honor God by wholistically impacting people in need, as it preaches the gospel, *heals the sick and partners with others to do the same.

Heals the sick” encompasses physical, emotional, intellectual & spiritual healing to people.

Thank You Song

A new roof, repaired toilets, grain and supplies are some of the ways you’ve been a part of God’s provision for boys and girls through our partner City Ministries in Nigeria. 
Enjoy this video
 of the Gyero orphans saying thank you for God’s blessings, which includes you!

Loving those with Leprosy

How loving those afflicted by leprosy in Nigeria is changing lives.