WPC is proud to support the following causes with volunteers, dollars, and prayer.
Presbyterian Church (USA): WPC pledges 50% of its mission giving to undesignated mission at the Presbytery, Synod, and General Assembly level, in the United States and around the world
Presbyterian Disaster Relief (PDA): emergency funding to refugees and victims of hurricanes, floods, tornados, hunger, and other disasters in the United States and around the world McCormick Theological Seminary: the Presbyterian Seminary in Chicago (Hyde Park)
ExtraCare...for families living with Alzheimer’s: respite care for people with Alzheimer’s, Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at WPC
Food Pantry: Deacon community outreach provides perishable and non-perishable food on the first Saturday of each month at WPC (volunteers: 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.)
PADS (Public Action to Deliver Shelter): WPC serves as a shelter for men, women, and children without homes on Tuesday nights, October through April, staffed by WPC and partner churches St. Lawrence Episcopal and Evangelical Free Churches of Libertyville as part of Lake County PADS
The Cancer Wellness Center North is a non-profit organization that provides education, support and wellness programs free of charge to people diagnosed with cancer and their loved ones. They meet at WPC Tuesday evenings.
Angel Tree: Deacon outreach providing Christmas gifts to children of Busy Bee Child Care Center and PADS
Operation Christmas Child: Christmas gifts for children in need around the world
School Supplies for local school children in need
Easter Baskets for the children of One Hope United and PADS
Mission Trips: adult, high school, and middle school mission trips to renovate homes, perform community service, or provide disaster relief in locations such as Iowa, Appalachia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, and Haiti
Cite Soleil Community School is WPC's partner school in Haiti, providing an education to 225 children in one of the worst slums in Port-au-Prince through Haiti Partners (www.haitipartners.org ). WPC offers financial and prayer support, and interaction with the schoolchildren. WPC invites other churches and organizations to become partners with Cite Soleil Community School, www.lekolcscs.org.
Lake County Mission: WPC is proud to support the following Lake County mission causes.
A Safe Place: Waukegan shelter for abused women and children
CASA: Court-appointed advocates for children and youth in the justice system
Community Youth Network (CYN): services for troubled youth
CROP Walk: annual hunger walk for Lake County and international hunger projects
Habitat for Humanity: building homes for low income residents in North Chicago
HealthReach: Waukegan medical clinic for low income people
Interfaith Chaplaincy: Winchester House chaplaincy and counseling for low income people
Mano a Mano: Hispanic community center in Round Lake
PADS: network of homeless shelters (including WPC) staffed by volunteers
Zacharias Center: Lake County's outreach to victims of sexual abuse and assault
Special offerings are received for particular needs as they arise in Lake County and the world, particularly in response to natural disasters.