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Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all, especially to those who are of the household of faith. Galatians 6:10 NKJV

Friendship Christian Church Ministry is NOT a guarantee of assistance. Once your application is submitted there will be a review by the Benevolence Ministry where you will be either approved or denied depending on you meeting the criteria and funds availability. The Benevolence Fund is intended to be a temporary assistance during a time of need or crisis.


Those requesting help must be willing to give the Benevolence Ministry permission to follow up on any of the information provided to the Ministry. The Ministry will keep all information confidential. 

All financial assistance will be disbursed directly to the requestor’s debtors with the exception of food and gasoline. Food and gas will be given out in the form of groceries or gift cards at the discretion of the Ministry. (ABSOLUTELY NO CASH WILL BE DISBURSED.) 

Emergency needs according to federal guidelines are: 

● Housing (mortgage/rent) 

● food 

● clothing 

● transportation to or from a place of employment (bus fare, cab/uber fare, gasoline; this does not include auto repair) This could be in the form of a bus card. 

● *current utilities which includes power, water, gas. Cable and cell phone not included (past due, reconnect or deposits will not be considered) 

● Medical assistance (prescriptions, counseling) 

A Request for Assistance/Benevolence Application must be completed by the person applying or by someone who is assisting the person in need. * A copy of the current utility bill with a visible account number, lease agreement and landlord contact information based on your request must accompany application) 

Please complete the benevolence application in its entirety and return as soon as possible in person, USPS or via email



If you have any questions or concerns, you may us at 205-853-0530

or speak with an Elder.

Elder Shirley Coleman at 205-849-0336

Elder Eric Scott at 205-919-3470

Benevolence Application

Please itemize current expenses for which you are requesting assistance

Thank you! We’ll be in touch.

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