Mission & Outreach


Participate in the work that God has given us to do here in our neighborhoods. We mobilize the resources of our church annually through drives and donations, volunteers, and outside organizations that serve the needs of our community. You can get involved in numerous ways to share the love and ministry of Christ, simply by reaching out to our staff.

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Jesus calls his followers to make disciples of all nations. We work to build up the worldwide church and to mobilize the people and resources of our local parish to respond. Christ Church has partnered with the Province of Rwanda and Compassion International to bless 1.2 million Anglicans in a geographic area barely larger than North Texas.

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World Mission Sunday

February 2023 Compassion Report

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Local Outreach

Annual Outreach Events

Kids in Need

Each July, we collect backpacks and school supplies for children in our community whose families are economically struggling. As a congregation, we sort and stuff the backpacks with school supplies. These packed backpacks are then distributed to the agencies surrounding us.

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child shows God's love in a tangible way to children in need around the world. Every fall, Christ Church packs shoeboxes filled with gifts and an invitation to hear the good news of Jesus Christ. These boxes are collected and distributed worldwide by Samaritan's Purse.

Thanksgiving Outreach

Each Thanksgiving Christ Church, working with local agencies, collects food for the needy in our community. This involves a large number of people, from the monetary donors to the volunteers who sort and distribute the food to the folks who coordinate the entire event.

Strategic Partners

Christ Church's social service partners have a proven track record of effective service. We encourage our community to contribute their time and talents to our partner agencies.

Matthew 25 Initiative

The M25 Initiative is an Anglican outreach that supports national compassion and mercy ministries, fulfilling the biblical call to love the least of these.


Allen Community Outreach

Allen Community Outreach is the sole local provider of free human services for the cities of Allen, Fairview and Lucas in Collin County.


Bonton Farms

Bonton Farms is an urban farm in South Dallas that works alongside residents to transform issues of poverty, wellness, housing, education and inequality the community.



BridgeBuilders restores relationships under the banner of Christ by engaging, equipping, and empowering individuals, families, and communities in South Dallas.


City House

City House provides emergency shelter and transitional residence to at-risk children and young adults in need due to abuse, neglect, or homelessness.


Julia’s Center

Julia’s Center, a non-profit medical clinic, supports the uninsured in south Collin County.


Meadows Elementary

Meadows contends with poverty and racial division in Plano. Local families and teachers constructed an irrigated garden on the property of the school.


Plano Community Homes

Plano Community Homes, a housing development serving low-income senior adults, provides on-site worship services for the residents.


Real Options for Women

Real Options for Women empowers women, men, and young people to make physical, emotional and spiritual choices that affirm life and health.


The Samaritan Inn

The Samaritan Inn is a comprehensive homeless program that helps willing people gain dignity and independence.


Global Mission

A Legacy for Rwanda

Christ Church directs much of its global mission effort toward Rwanda—a beautiful country recovering from a difficult past. Since a nation-wide genocide in the early nineties, Rwanda has experienced amazing healing. Today, Rwanda has great hope, but rural villages are still searching for ways to care for their children.

Since 2019, Christ Church has partnered with the Province of Rwanda and Compassion International. We are annually building preschools, churches, nutrition programs, and child sponsorships for rural villages, with a goal to bless 1.2 million people in a geographic area barely larger than North Texas. As God calls us to be a church of compassion, Rwanda is a place where compassion can build an powerful legacy.


Five preschools and three churches serving 750 families

Christ Church builds preschools and churches where families are isolated and 75% of Rwandan children lack educational opportunities. Attending school improves every aspect of a child’s life, keeping children safe and uplifting their future.


Daily nutrition programs serving 750 children

Christ Church has established multiple nutrition programs in conjunction with our rural preschools. One cup of enriched porridge provides a child with a daily supply of calories, vitamins, and nutrients, at an age when it is vital for their growth.


Sponsorship support for over 300 children

Christ Church partners with Compassion International to sponsor Rwandan children located in the same villages as our preschool and nutrition programs. Christ Church visits Rwanda annually to meet and serve these children as they grow up.

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Ministry Staff

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The Rev. Paul Gibbons

Director of Mission & Outreach


We invite ordinary people to know Jesus Christ and become like Him for the sake of the world.

We joyfully invite you to explore Christ Church and find here a community that marries the best of the Church’s ancient practices with culturally-engaged, biblically-orthodox preaching and teaching.

Sanctuary Services

Sundays, 9 & 11 a.m.
Livestream Sundays, 11 a.m.

Chapel Services

Sundays, 7:15 a.m.
Tuesdays, 9 a.m.

Ministry Offices

Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Office: 972-618-0222

Prayer: 972-491-7729


Christ Church Plano
4550 Legacy Drive
Plano, TX 75024

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