The purpose and responsibilities of the Outreach Ministry are to plan and conduct meaningful world and local outreach programs of the church. This group shall promote special offerings sponsored by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and ascertain the relative importance and merit of needy causes with local community. It shall recommend an allocation of funds from the outreach budget (tithe account) to such causes, both local and denominational. Funds will also be provided through the Pastor’s Fund and local outreach for emergency use.