Local outreach

Being involved in the community is a vital part of ministry at Aley, there are people here who need our help and need to know that someone loves them and cares about them as people.  We have several local ministries that we are involved with and partner with to help reach and build relationship with those in the surrounding community. 


Please contact our office for more information about how you can help with these ministries!

IHN House of Hope

IHN is the Interfaith Hospitality Network which has the Schneider House of Hope, a homeless shelter for families.  This ministry frequently needs volunteers to stay overnight. During the week it is from 7:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. (plenty of time to head to work after) and on the weekends it is 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. . It is easy work, just supervise and keep the place safe. You are allowed to sleep in the private host room on very comfortable beds.

Feed the creek

Feed the Creek (FTC) is continually collecting food items throughout the school year. FTC sends home food items each weekend during the school year so that Beavercreek youngsters will not go hungry over the weekend. This year there are 270 bags of food sent home each weekend!  The list of items is on the box in the Welcome Center or you can call the office to see if there are specific items needed.  If, instead of donating food items, you would like to “adopt” a child, it’s $30/month or $300/yr. Checks should be made out to Feed the Creek and mailed to 4011 Dayton-Xenia Rd, Beavercreek, OH  45431; or you can adopt via the website at www.feedthecreek.com

St. Paul's breakfast

St. Paul's is a ministry for feeding the homeless.  When it is our turn to serve this ministry, we provide several breakfast casseroles, fresh fruit, milk, and orange juice.  On the morning we serve, we meet at Aley and transport the food to St. Paul's where we serve those in need.   

MIV DRT

Miami Valley Disaster Response Team is comprised of volunteers from various churches in the Miami Valley, OH area.  The team has prepared volunteers to assist victims of natural disasters on short notice while also providing spiritual care.  Aley has long had a strong connection and leadership role in assisting MIV DRT with response to disasters including flooding and tornados both locally and in other regions of the United States.  


When volunteers are needed, some roles of assistance include :

  • Deploy with the disaster trailer to assist with general disaster relief (certification training required)
  • Assist with debris removal
  • Use your truck to pull the trailer when responding to disasters.
  • Donate the use of a skid loader, bobcat, or other needed equipment.
  • Prepare food for deployed volunteers
  • Provide a listening ear for spiritual care

If you can't help out physically, donations are always welcome to support MIVDRT in its mission to help those in need after disaster has struck.