Showing the Love of Christ in a Practical Way

Every year there are hundreds of children who go without the proper food and resources during Christmas. TFRC is committed to displaying the love or Christ to these families. The Missions Challenge Offering this month (received on September 18) will provide financial support for Christmas to many families with children in the Magic Valley that would otherwise go without.

Know of a Family in Need this Year?

Christmas Assistance will once again lend a helping hand to families recommended to us by people from our congregation. If you are in need, or know of a family in need in the Magic Valley, please download an application for assistance. If you are involved in local mission projects or an organization that assists others, please help us find the families that are in need. Please consider signing up to help with the shopping for the families in need. Contact the church office with questions 733-6128.

Mustard Seed

mustard-seed_logoIf you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, move from here to there and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. (Matthew 17:20-21)

702 Main Ave N
Twin Falls, ID 83301
(208) 733-9515
email-manager@mustardseedtf.org

The Mustard Seed mission is to influence our community by providing ministry opportunities and generating resources to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of individuals in the Magic Valley. 

Our community outreach programs include: 

  • Energy and rental assistance 
  • Emergency food distribution 
  • Beds for kids 
  • Bicycles for basic transportation 
  • Clothing and household shopping vouchers 
  • Medical equipment for loan 
  • Free Saturday meals 
  • Free “Brown Bag Sunday” meals 

The thrift store provides low cost quality merchandise for our customers. Donated merchandise is prepared for resale by our many volunteers.  Proceeds from the thrift store sales, support our ministry outreach programs. 

Thrift Store – Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM 

Ministry Outreach – Monday through Thursday from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM   Want to get involved?… have more questions?  Call 208-733-9515. 

See what is happening at the Mustard Seed’s website.

Feed the Need

Every year for the month of  February our congregation partners with Mustard Seed Food Pantry to impact the Magic Valley. At this time every year, Mustard Seed Food Pantry is low because of high demand and low donations for the holiday season. TFRC collects food items to fill the food gap therefore they do not use money from the budget to help families in need. This year we donated over 7,000 food items. Through Feed the Need, we can make a difference for Magic Valley families in need of food. For more information contact Kristy, kristy@tfrc.org or 208-733-6128 ext. 109.

Refugee Ministry

“Do not mistreat or oppress a foreigner, for you were foreigners in Egypt.” ~ Exodus 22:21

TFRC is partnering with our local CSI Refugee Center and supporting them with any assistance that is needed for refugees in our community.  Sometimes it is setting up a new home prior to refugees coming to the Magic Valley. Other times it is donating financially for household items like cleaning supplies, towels, kitchen wares, lamps, chairs, tables, sofas, or other furniture. 

Our US government decided to assist our Afghan allies through the refugee program in 2021. They like many refugees, had to leave everything behind when they came to the US. We are hoping to be the hands and feet of Jesus to help people that have lost everything. Let each of us be reminded about two stories in the Bible; one is the Samaritan helping the person that had been taken advantage of by the robber and second how God commanded us to treat the foreigner.

Back to School Blessing

TFRC started a new mission in 2021 by adopting Perrine Elementary School throughout the school year. All teachers are required to provide supplies for their rooms out of their own pocket and often provide supplies to children that are unable to afford school supplies. We wanted to bless the teachers with classroom supplies and some extra school supplies for during the year. Items can be dropped off every Sunday in the Octagon. 

We are committed to praying for the teachers, support staff, and students, and at the start of each year we will go to the school campus and pray for them and for the safety of the school for the next year.  This will allow members at TFRC to show the importance of education to us, as people of faith.  Thank you for supporting one of our local schools, Perrine Elementary School!  

“Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still; teach the righteous and they will add to their learning”Proverbs 9:9 

Grow Hope

Grow Hope’s primary goal is to bless the Twin Falls refugee community with a place to grow quality organic produce for their families’ nutritional needs.  We allow local refugee families to plant in the land behind the church property.  This program blesses the families who are often from low income homes.  Moreover, the refugee families have the ability to plant produce from their countries of origin that they would not be able to find in grocery stores around town.  Through this service, we aim to demonstrate the love of Jesus as we “feed those we see who are hungry” and in doing so also serve Jesus (paraphrase Mathew 25:37-40).   

Grow Hope’s secondary goal is to bring awareness to the TFRC community of the refugee members of our Twin Falls community and in turn, encourage volunteering and support for them. For more info call Kristy 208-733-6128 ext 109.