Evangelism and Local Outreach

Proclaiming the gospel is a non-negotiable.

It's not a calling for some, but a commission for anyone who associates with Christ. Team up with the Bevin Center to take your classroom knowledge to the mission field.

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Louisville Based Ministries

Refuge Louisville

This faith-based community transformation organization and is located in the middle of the most ethnically diverse neighborhood in Louisville where there are 60+ ethnic groups and 40+ international businesses.

Refuge works through local churches to engage 120+ nationalities, 100+ languages spoken, over 60,000 refugees, and rapidly growing Islamic, Hindu, and Buddhist communities throughout Louisville.

Scarlet Hope

Scarlet Hope is on a mission to share the hope of Jesus with every woman in the adult entertainment industry. The ministry is made up of volunteers, staff, and supporters that are committed to reaching those that need hope and love. They are unapologetically about Jesus Christ and know that he is our only hope.

Learn how you can serve or browse their Need List.

Internship – Scarlet Hope has several interns in various areas each year. Learn more here.

Louisville Rescue Mission

Louisville Rescue Mission embraces men and women experiencing homelessness and poverty with the compassion of Jesus Christ, as he alone gives hope and healing for a restored life.

Find information about serving residents here.

Men interested in preaching for Thursday morning chapel services should contact Matt Mihelic.

Evangelism Opportunities

Boyle County Jail

At Boyle County jail, Southern Seminary and Boyce College students will be afforded the opportunity to preach the gospel during the Sunday afternoon chapel services.

Men interested in preaching should contact Matt Mihelic for more information.

Masonic Communities




The Masonic Communities is a retirement home right down the road from Southern Seminary. The residents here need pastoral care and Christian friendship. Come share a meal with someone, lead a Bible study, and minister to those who are isolated from their normal lives.

Contact Nick Cooper to get started!

Oxmoor Retirement Home

Students at Southern have started several Sunday night chapel services in Retirement Homes around Louisville.

Those interested in preaching or leading music should contact Matt Mihelic for more information.


Speak for the Unborn

Speak for the Unborn is a ministry of the local church that seeks to make abortion impossible through both godly and legal means.

Practically, the ministry is devoted to evangelistic sidewalk counseling and a vibrant prayer ministry with the hope that the gospel would be the means by which God would bring an end to abortion in this country and beyond.

A Woman's Choice Resource Center

BsideU For Life

Located next door to an abortion clinic BsideU for Life is a non-profit special health clinic designed to educate and assist women with pregnancy needs. BsideU for Life also has a life skills and education center for the women they serve.

This ministry needs volunteers for babysitting and other services. Contact them for more information.


Race Track Chaplaincy

Race Track Ministry

The Kentucky Race Track Chaplaincy serves many of the major race tracks in the state of Kentucky. At the backside of Churchill Downs, chaplains are pointing all race track personnel to Jesus Christ by serving the spiritual, physical and social needs of those on this thoroughbred race track and training center.

Contact Chaplain Joseph Del Rosario for information about serving at Churchill Downs.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Fellowship of Christian Athletes is the largest Christian sports organization in the world. Since 1954, the FCA has been challenging coaches and athletes on the professional, college, high school, junior high and youth levels to use the powerful medium of athletics to impact the world for Jesus Christ.

Contact Matt Mihelic for more information.

Hospital Chaplaincy

Help the sick and hurting at hospitals in Louisville.

Contact Matt Mihelic for more information.

Campus and Student Ministries

CrossOver: Birmingham

From June 7-12, Southern Baptist seminaries are joining together for a week of evangelism training and outreach alongside the churches of Birmingham, Alabama.

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Baptist Campus Ministry at the University of Louisville

University of Louisville Baptist Campus Ministry

The Kentucky Baptist Convention’s Baptist Campus Ministry at the University of Louisville exists to share Jesus Christ on the campus by living missionally, engaging in discipleship and by partnering with local Baptist churches.

Contact the Baptist Campus Ministry to serve their students this semester.

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