Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith, and in purity. 1Timothy 4:12
Mercy Drive Initiative
First Pres' MERCY DRIVE INITIATIVE is comprised of three main programs that make up a continuum of care:
- Music for Learning in partnership with Orange County’s Head Start program for preschoolers at the Hal Marston Community Center
- OASIS the City of Orlando's after school program for elementary school students, with whom we partner, at the Northwest Community Center
- FOUR12 First Pres' teen mentoring and tutoring ministry with programs for middle and high school students at the Northwest Community Center, and a ministry for first generation college students.
Location & Hours:
The Northwest Community Center
3955 W.D. Judge Drive
Orlando, FL 32808d
- OASIS: Mon-Fri - 4-5:30pm, Wed - 3-5:30pm
- FOUR12: Mon-Fri - 4-6:00pm, Wed - 3-6:00pm
Support our mission
The majority of our funding comes from people like YOU! Thank you for investing in a generation of young people who are changing their community! Receive your receipt and tax credit via email and be sure to designate your gift by noting FOUR12 in the memo.
Volunteers are needed to help students at our after school programs with reading, math, and general homework. We are also looking for guest speakers, enrichment instructors (cooking, art, music, gardening, etc.). Mentors for our college students are also needed.
All potential volunteers must complete an application HERE and attend one of our Volunteer Orientations.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 6-8:00pm
Northwest Community Center
3955 WD Judge Drive
Orlando, FL 32808
Jenny Arrison, Director