Local & World
Ministry Partners

Our Partners

Highland Park Presbyterian Church co-labors with several organizations in Dallas and around the world to help carry out its mission to lead all generations to become transformed followers of Jesus for the flourishing of our city and beyond.

ACT

ACT for Justice

Through ACT’s model of education, legal representation and gospel sharing, inner-city residents are empowered with tools they need to take back their neighborhood.

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Austin Street Center

Austin Street Center

The Austin Street Center offers emergency shelter and related services to the homeless of Dallas in a compassionate, Christian environment. Highland Park Pres provides the food and volunteers to serve 400 men and women dinner on the second Wednesday of every month.

Learn more about Austin Street Center

Cuba

Cuban Church Plants

Highland Park Pres has partnerships with Cuban churches that have a passion to share the gospel, are focused on church growth and church planting, and are intentional about discipleship and training Christian leaders. The Mission of the Highland Park Presbyterian Church’s Cuba team is to come alongside these churches to participate in the fulfillment of the Great Commission in Cuba, as God leads and provides. The Highland Park Pres Cuba Team continues to support 25+ house church plants, 25+ missionaries, a seminary, and numerous church growth program opportunities.

Give to the Cuban church plants Go to Cuba

Body & Soul

Body & Soul

Body and Soul is a partnership of local churches that have been instrumental in providing innovative solutions in transforming Dallas’ homeless and at risk populations. Members of Highland Park Pres serve at Body & Soul every third Saturday.

Serve with Body & Soul

Bonton Farms

Bonton Farms

Bonton is a “food desert” neighborhood located in South Dallas, and Bonton Farms is an urban farm created to make local, organic produce available to the surrounding community. Volunteers serve, plant seeds, and feed animals.

Members of Highland Park Pres serve the second Saturday of every month, 9 am–12 pm. Families come together with the community to serve on the farm. For more information and to let us know you're coming, contact Caroline Krause. Located at 6905 Bexar St, Dallas, Texas

Give to Bonton Farms Serve at Bonton Farms

Dallas Leadership Foundation

Dallas Leadership Foundation

Dallas Leadership Foundation addresses the root issue facing challenged communities: lack of leadership. By focusing on systematic leadership development built on a foundation of genuine love and respect for people, DLF is making hope for sustainable change a reality.

Learn more about the Dallas Leadership Foundation

The Foundation

The Foundation

The Foundation uses income from donor funds to support Christian programs, emphasizing causes that address the needs and concerns of women and children, encouraging and building a culture of philanthropy to glorify God.

Learn more about The Foundation

Haiti

Haiti Outreach Ministries

Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, with 80 percent of the population living on less than a $1 a day. Highland Park Pres first began its involvement with Haiti Outreach Ministries in the wake of the earthquake, at the recommendation of the Outreach Foundation about how best to deploy contributions by our members. Our Project Haiti partnership has continued to grow over the years with regular mission trips and donations.

Go to Haiti Give to Haiti Sponsor a child Learn about Haiti Outreach Ministries

Highlander Concert Series

Highlander Concert Series

The Highlander Concert Series began in 1975 as an outreach music ministry of Highland Park Pres, Texas. Its mission is to glorify God and bless the community through excellence in the exercise of God's creative gifts for music through vocal and instrumental performance and music education.

Learn more about Highlander Concerts

Hillier School

Hillier School

The Hillier School offers small, engaging classes for students with dyslexia and related language learning differences in Grades 1–8. Students are taught through a structured, multi-sensory approach in a Christ-centered environment that fosters self-respect and competence and empowers students to reach their full potential both in and outside of the classroom.

Learn more about the Hillier School

Highland Park Presbyterian Day School

Highland Park Presbyterian Day School

HPPDS is a school for 2-year-olds through 1st graders that believes that the years of early childhood are the most crucial to the establishment of sound educational practices and biblical values. The school strives to meet the needs of the whole child through a developmentally appropriate approach to learning. It is the task of the Christian educators in the Highland Park Presbyterian Day School to become partners with parents and to build a firm foundation for each child’s later learning and growth.

Learn more about HPPDS

IFP

International Friendship Partners

Being a friend to an international SMU student through IFP is a deeply rewarding experience. Make a new friend, share your life, and have a cross-cultural experience without even leaving home! We have more students than partners—join us today!

Learn more about IFP

Justice

International Justice Mission

Today there are more slaves in the world than at any other time in history: 27 million men, women, and children stripped of their rights as human beings. Human trafficking, a form of modern-day slavery, doesn’t involve chains or locks, but controls people providing labor services against their will or without pay, or engaging in commercial sex. Most of the time these people are treated like property, and have no freedom.

Highland Park Pres partners with International Justice Mission because we serve a God of justice, who calls us to act justly, love mercy, and walk humbly with Him. In order to walk with God, we must pursue justice out of merciful love and compassion, helping those who are powerless to help themselves.

Learn more about IJM

Meyercord Libraries

Meyercord Libraries

The libraries at Highland Park Pres exist to help kids and adults grow in Christ by providing materials for Bible study, Christian education, and personal discipleship.

Learn more about the Libraries

Kenya

Imbirikani, Kenya

HP Pres partners with the Neema Huruma Foundation through financial support and sending an annual mission trip to lead a pastoral training conference, assist with their Summer Bible School for children, and supporting the Imbirikani Girls High School

Go to Imbirikani, Kenya Learn more about Neema Huruma Foundation Give to Imbirikani, Kenya

Njuthine, Kenya

Njuthine is the hometown of one our pastors, Cyprian Guchienda. It is a rural country village that was unknown to many, but in great need of assistance. Over the years, progress has been made in five main categories: Healthcare, Water Irrigation and Purification, Education, Government Advocacy, and Spiritual Renewal.

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Scout Troops 80 & 82

Troop 80

Troop 80 is a medium-sized, youth-run Scout Troop offering a solid program of basic scout skills, outdoor activities, community service, and friendship building. The troop draws most of its members demographically from the Park Cities and North Dallas.

Troop 82

Troop 82 exists to encourage and teach young men responsibility and duty to God, Country, others, family, and to themselves. We do this by utilizing the 12 Points of the Scout Law which are being trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent. As a scout troop, we learn fellowship and scouting skills through our Monday night meetings, monthly camp-outs, and other special events.

Reconciliation Outreach

Reconciliation Outreach

Through Reconciliation Outreach, hundreds of homeless people in Dallas have a roof over their heads, a meal on the table, and the love of a caring neighbor in their hearts.

Learn more about RO

Refugee Outreach

For the Nations Refugee Outreach

When refugees come to Dallas they are often alone and don't know how to navigate life in our city. We partner with For the Nations: Refugee Outreach to work along side refugees to give them friendship and support, and set them up to live a successful and independent life in their new homes. Welcome teams are a great volunteer opportunity for individuals, small groups, or Sunday classes.

Join a refugee welcome team Learn more about For the Nations Refugee Outreach

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