Local Missions

God is at work in this place.

For years, Bent Tree Carrollton has been following Jesus into serving our surrounding community. There are countless stories of life-change as God has brought about. And there's so much more to come. We invite you to serve with us and find your place in the story.

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As we invest in these opportunities, each one reflects the priorities we set out in our Global Missions philosophy. The partners and programs listed below are categorized accordingly:




Children at Risk icon Children at Risk

Big Hope

A mentorship program at McWhorter Elementary that provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Learn more.

Human Coalition

Committed to ending abortion in America. Volunteers are needed to mentor their clients: form lasting relationships, provide a healthy support system, connect clients to a local church, and guide clients towards a relationship with Christ.

McWhorter Elementary School

Bent Tree has a long-term “adoption” with McWhorter and regularly prays for, builds relationships with, and serves the students, staff, and administration.

Lifesong for Orphans

Offers adoption financial assistance to Bent Tree members.

Kyle's Place

A Journey to Dream Ministry
Homeless shelter for youth ages 14-18 that offers life-skills training, case management, family counseling, group therapy, mentoring, and access to community resources. Located in Lewisville, TX.

LINC North Texas

Launches faith communities where families are transformed through spiritual, educational, and economic development. LINC is doing this by building relationships with students and parents in CFBISD including Perry Middle School, one of our partnerships.


Human Trafficking

Poeima Foundation

Educates the public and raises awareness in order to prevent sexual abuse, sex trafficking, and other methods of sexual exploitation. Also facilitates the restoration journey of survivors by providing for their physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual needs in a safe place where they experience the unconditional love of Jesus Christ and receive trauma-informed care on their journey from victim to survivor.

New Friends New Life

Restores and empowers formerly trafficked girls and sexually exploited women and their children. Volunteers are needed to prepare meals, serve in the Children’s program, provide administrative support, put together emergency backpacks, and assist in the Second Chance Jobs program.


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 Church Multiplication

International Students, Inc. (ISI)

Volunteers needed to be Friendship Partners: Befriend an international student by sharing your time, attention, respect, and concern so they may experience the love of Christ. One-year commitment to meet at least once a month, contact once a week, and pray for them regularly.

Bent Tree en Espanol

Sees to it that no Spanish-speaking individual in our community misses the grace of God.


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 Crisis Response

Community Christian Action

Serves the poor by providing comprehensive services that alleviate suffering to bring hope and change lives. Volunteers are needed to serve in their Food Pantry, Seasonal Programs, Donation Center, and reSale stores.

Good Mood Foundation

Ministry serving Carrollton Springs Hospital, a local psychiatric and addiction facility, with the chief aim of connecting and reconnecting the patients to Christ. Volunteers with servant hearts and a vested interest in mental health or addiction issues are needed to serve as advocates, writing notes of encouragement, and doing other behind-the-scenes activities as needed.

Metrocrest Services

Provides emergency assistance and comprehensive programs to move families toward self-sufficiency. Volunteers are needed to provide rides to seniors for medical appointments and other destinations, donate food and other goods, work in the food pantry and resale store, deliver meals, and to sort and assemble Hurricane Harvey evacuee boxes for those sheltering in hotels in the area.

World Refugee Care

Reaches out to immigrants and refugees around the world to bring holistic healing and restoration in the name of Jesus Christ. Located in Plano, TX.



Summer Hunger Program

A Bent Tree Ministry
Volunteer team that seeks to provide weekly meals over the summer to students at McWhorter Elementary who are on free or reduced lunch programs who would normally go hungry without assistance over the summer break.

God’s Food Pantry

Exists to extend a helping hand to the needy by providing food to anyone who is facing circumstances beyond their control. The pantry serves all people, with respect and compassion, allowing them to maintain their self-esteem and confidentiality during a difficult time in their life. Volunteers are needed to fill shelves, do weekly bread runs, distribute food to clients, write thank you letters, and do special group projects.


Engages communities to feed children in need during extended school breaks (i.e., Thanksgiving, Christmas, Spring Break, Easter). Volunteers are needed during these seasons to help with marketing, web design, community leadership in Carrollton, communications, fund development, and event planning. Ongoing needs include sorting, counting, shelving, and packing inventory.

Food for Hunger

A Bent Tree Ministry
Volunteer team that fights hunger by supporting four of our local food pantries with materials and financial resources as well as a Summer Hunger program.

NTX Community Food Pantry

Strives to help people in need by offering food, encouragement, and prayer. Volunteers are needed to pick up and process donations, stock shelves, check-in guests, interview guests, and shop with guests.


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 City Transformation

Here’s Life Inner City

A Campus Crusade (Cru) Ministry
Connects resources and volunteers to address issues of poverty through the urban Dallas/Fort Worth church. Volunteers are needed to pack care kits (homeless kits, backpacks with school supplies, etc.), produce videos to help tell stories of changed lives, mentor and teach children in after school programs, serve as allies in the Work Life program, and help train churches in a relationship evangelism approach.


Young professional women gathering to navigate career & explore faith together.

Young Life

Evangelistic organization in high schools. Located in Carrollton, TX.

Unite Dallas

Connects Christian leaders to each other and to resources needed to address the urgent social challenges facing our city.

Pine Cove Camp in the City

Hosts two week-long camps at Bent Tree. Scholarships provided through Faith Promise.

God Will Provide

Uses the Bible to disciple and teach English to Chinese students over the internet with programs like Skype. Volunteer teachers are needed to help students with different aspects of their language development and lead them into a relationship with Jesus Christ.

Fix it Ministry

A Bent Tree Ministry
Volunteer team that serves our body and is beginning to branch out into the community to help with needs through Senior Adult Services and the city. Funds assist to supplement cost for someone who may not be able to afford all the supplies necessary for the repairs.

Homestead Elementary

An after-school Bible club for local elementary school children. Located in Carrollton, TX.

Loving All Peoples

Works among unchurched people groups and marginalized sub-groups in the DFW area for the purpose of disciple making and church planting.

Responder Impact

A Global Service Associates Ministry
Seeks to encourage and equip First Responders with the tools they need to thrive, both on duty and off. Volunteer families, groups, or individuals are needed to adopt-a-cop: Pray for them daily, send notes of encouragement, support them, and thank them for their service to the community.


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