SOS exists to glorify God by proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ in underserved neighborhoods through home repair and leadership development.

Spring Break

College students travel from all across the country to partner with inner-city homeowners in making their homes warmer, safer and drier. Through relationship building and home repair, groups are invited to participate the kingdom work of bringing renewal in our city.

Summer Camp

SOS offers Junior High and High School students the chance to sacrifice a week of their summer to immerse themselves in the inner-city of Memphis. Students partner with homeowners to serve Memphis and our Savior by repairing homes in the Binghampton and Orange Mound neighborhoods.

The Academy

The SOS Academy equips young adults to inhabit under-served communities with a Gospel-driven lifestyle of justice and compassion toward their neighbors.

How do we do this?

Through a yearlong residency in Memphis, TN, designed for 19-26 year olds who have a concern for those who are poor, marginalized or unreached.

SOS Builds

SOS Builds is an after school program for urban youth providing educational, character, and leadership enrichment through hands-on construction training. Through SOS Builds, urban youth will gain practical vocational skills, learn to be servant leaders, and grow as followers of Jesus.

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Volunteers

835

Homes Repaired

572

Summer Staff

1098093

Shingles Replaced

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    No More Buckets!

    A short story of homeowners we recently partnered with this Spring. Ed and Vicky* are a younger married couple with school-aged children. They have fallen on hard times financially in recent years. Vicky has been out of work. Ed has been able to find stable work but it’s barely......

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    HOW TO PREPARE FOR A SHORT TERM MISSION TRIP

    First aid kit – check. Liability forms – check. Earplugs and eyemask – check. Tylenol PM – check.   These things might be essential for YOU, the youth minister, as you prepare for your next short term youth mission trip. But what should be on......

  • Spring Break 2016 – Thank you!

    We want to say a big Thank You to all of our 2016 Spring Break students hailing from: Cedarville University in Ohio New Life Christian Fellowship @ Virginia Tech Cornerstone Christian Fellowship @ Illinois State University Northside Christian Church in Springfield, MO H20 Church @ University......

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    Nepal: To the Ends of the Earth

    I posted previously about the WHY of our trip to Nepal. Now that we’re back…WHAT exactly happened? “Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!” Psalm 46:10 Those words rose from......

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