Outreach Ministries


The small group departments of Praise Fellowship Church serve the church and the community at large through various women’s and men’s ministries, children’s and youth ministries, as well as specialized small group ministries.


The prayer department of Praise Fellowship Church serves the church through its “prayer chain” ministry and through its weekly Wednesday night Renewal Meetings. Also, personal prayer and pastoral counseling are available upon request.


The discipleship department of Praise Fellowship Church serves the local church and the world at large through home Bible studies (called “Table Talk”) as well as through “Christian Call Bible Institute” – an intensive, weekend, onsite, modular Bible School which offers quarterly classes. Christian Call Bible Institute exists for those seeking to advance their spiritual walk as Disciples of Christ, as well as for those seeking a more formal Biblical and theological education. Christian Call Bible Institute offers a “Certificate of Biblical Studies” certificate.


The evangelism department of Praise Fellowship Church serves the Chester County area and especially the Borough of Downingtown and the City of Coatesville in various ways and through various collaborative and evangelistic events. PFC also hosts an annual out-door Friday “movie night” during the summer months on its property at 40 W. Pennsylvania Avenue, Downingtown as an outreach to the local community.


The missions department has been active over the years serving Christ throughout the nations of the world by sending teams to conduct various short-term missionary efforts in over a dozen countries. Missionaries as well as para-church and evangelistic ministries have been birthed from PFC who continue to impact world-harvest.


The alms department of Praise Fellowship Church seeks to minister to those in practical need through alms, food and clothing as well as other occasional emergency relief efforts, as the Lord provides, or through referral services.


Through these and other outreach ministries – Praise Fellowship Church seeks to make a difference both locally and abroad by being a part and helping to fulfill Christ’s “Great Commission” (Matthew 28:18-20).