North Central Ohio District Church of the Nazarene
Friday, December 15, 2017

Cleveland Heaventrain & Lighthouse Inc.


A Nazarene Compassionate Ministry Center, Cleveland Heaventrain is our district's longest serving outreach to the kids of inner City Cleveland. Lighthouse Inc is a 501c3 not for profit organization that was created to help serve the children and their families of Cleveland's Central neighborhoods. For more information about Heaventrain or the newer ministries of Lighthouse Mentoring, Heaventrain youth Basketball or how to volunteer  visit their website or Facebook page or visit their Youtube Channel.


Read the article, One house Many Beams from Nazarene Compassionate Ministries Winter 2012 Magazine.

Christmas Project for Centrals' Kids | Heaventrain


The mission of Heaventrain is to build meaningful and lasting relationships with children and their families in Cleveland’s central neighborhood. We follow this principle every time we go into the neighborhoods. There are times that are a little more special, however, and Christmas in one of them. This years Christmas project is a personal- ized way of letting the kids know someone loves them. Receiving love plus hearing the Gospel of Jesus Christ prepares children’s hearts to potentially accepting the greatest gift of all — salvation. Help the Heaventrain fill BACKPACKS with 







You can help in one or more of the following ways:

·              --Donate $10.00 and we will fill a backpackin your name.

       --Donate items from the list which are needed to fill stockings    


Make all donations payable to Lighthouse Inc. (write “Christmas project” in memo) and send to:

Lighthouse, Inc., Attn: Heaventrain Christmas Project, P.O. Box 602720, Cleveland, OH 44102.


Suggested Items to donate 

Target Age: birth-14(Gender Neutral)

 Hat & gloves (neutral color)

School item (crayons, pencils, erasers etc.)

Children's Bibles


Contact Judy Bean at 440-942-3914 or jud4142@ameritech. net  or the Heaventrain office for 877-629-5621more info or to arrange pick up. 

Deadline is November 30.

Resources available to help promote Heaventrain Christmas project in your church:

Cleveland Nueva Luz Urban Resource Center

A Nazarene Compassionate Ministry Center serving the AIDS community of Cleveland.  For more information about the various ministries available visit their website.
Remember World AIDS day is the FIRST SUNDAY in December.  For more information on how to help or educate your congregration, contact 216.651.8236 or

Cleveland Victory

One of the church plants from our flagship urban outreach ministry, Heaventrain.  This is a church serving the Cleveland Neighborhood of East 55th and Superior through weekly meals and spiritual worship.  For more information how you can serve in the ministry contact Mike Pelley at

Mansfield Gateway Resource

Our newest district outreach to the neighborhoods of inner city Mansfield.  
Check out their Facebook page or contact  the district office  for more information.

Christmas Toy Give Away

Scheduled for December 9.  Contact Thais Ward for more info.