Children's Ministry: How Compassion's children's ministry is saving lifes and how you can get involved

What is a children's ministry and what makes Compassion unique?

A children's ministry seeks to improve children's lives. What makes Compassion unique? Compassion is the world's leading children's ministry focusing on complete child development . This life-changing children's ministry does not just focus on temporary results — Compassion focuses on equipping children with skills that will last a lifetime. Compassion's goal is to release children all over the world from spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty.

What makes Compassion's children's ministry stand out?

Compassion's children's ministry is:

  • Christ centered. Every child in Compassion's children's ministry hears about the hope of Jesus Christ.
  • Child focused. Each child in Compassion's children's ministry receives special attention and respect, Compassion believes that an effective children's ministry treats each child as a complete person.
  • Church based. Church partners play a significant role in Compassion's children's ministry. Compassion chooses to partner with churches that will teach, train and mentor children.
  • Committed to integrity. Compassion's children's ministry is committed to the highest professional and biblical principles, as well as excellence and integrity.

These distinctions allow Compassion's children's ministry to offer children living in poverty the opportunity to become fulfilled Christian adults.

How can I offer a child hope through Compassion's children's ministry?

When you sponsor a child through Compassion's children's ministry, you provide a child with:

  • the opportunity to hear about Jesus Christ
  • health care
  • nutritional supplements
  • educational opportunities
  • encouragement (You can write to and even visit your child.)
  • biblical training, and much more 

You can make a difference in a child's life — partner with Compassion's children's ministry today!

Sponsor a child today for just $38 a month! Compassion's children's ministry is ready to match you with a child in need. You can offer your child the basic necessities of life, as well as the hope of Jesus Christ.

Compassion's Children's Ministry is Saving Lives

As you exchange letters, send photos and offer encouragement in Jesus' name, your love will bring hope to a child that will last a lifetime. Sponsor a child today! Just click on a child's photo to learn more.

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Your tax-deductible contribution of just $38 a month connects a child living in poverty with a loving, church-based Child Sponsorship Program.

Your support provides:

  • Medical checkups, which often save lives
  • Nutritious food
  • Health and hygiene training
  • Educational assistance
  • Access to special services like surgeries and disaster relief
  • Mentoring to help children discover their incredible value as God’s children
  • Most important of all, your sponsored child will hear about Jesus Christ and be encouraged to develop a lifelong relationship with God.

When you sponsor a child, you'll receive your child's photo, personal story and a child sponsorship packet by mail in approximately 10 days.

When children find out they've been sponsored, the joy they feel is indescribable. Just knowing that someone across the globe cares means more than you can imagine. Sponsoring a child in need will profoundly change the future for your child, and will change your own life as well.

Financial Integrity

Compassion consistently receives high ratings for financial accountability and integrity. 

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Charity Navigator, America's largest charity evaluator, has awarded Compassion its highest rating — four stars — for 13 consecutive years, placing Compassion in the top 1 percent of all charities.