Outreach Ministries

Guideposts Outreach touches millions
of lives by bringing faith and hope to people
in need of God's presence and promise.
The articles here show the huge difference
 Guideposts Outreach ministries make
 in the lives of so many. Guideposts 
millions of inspirational
 publications free to 
the military,
nursing  homes, prisons, a
children’s hospitals, and the
OurPrayer ministry prays over 
hundreds of thousands of
prayer requests by name and
need each and every year.

Recent Outreach Ministries Stories

There is no way to be completely free of worry or stress or anxiety, but we can take control of how we respond to them.

by Katie Allen Berlandi

Joe Cymerys gives a haircut to a homeless man.

"Joe the Barber," a retired real estate investor, gives the homeless haircuts for hugs.

I am grateful for reminders—like this one from my grandfather, Norman Vincent Peale—of how to fill myself up to give to others.

by Katie Allen Berlandi

The room was full of positive energy—the energy of joy, of excitement, of community...

by Katie Allen Berlandi

We can all play a part in reaching out to one another, sharing a kind word or gesture.

by Katie Allen Berlandi

Elizabeth Laird hugs returning soldiers at Fort Hood.

In more than ten years, Elizabeth Laird has hugged more than 500,000 soldiers deploying and homecoming in Fort Hood.

A wounded veteran offers hope and advice to a Boston marathon bombing victim.

Amputees injured in Iraq and Afghanistan offer support, advice and encouragement to those who lost their legs in the Boston Marathon bombings.

I feel so fortunate that my 4 1/2-year-old son has so many opportunities to see outreach in action.

by Katie Allen Berlandi

Shannon Sonnhalter

A child-life specialist at a Cleveland hospital shares how Comfort Kits from Guideposts Outreach give sick children–and their families–hope.

by Shannon Sonnhalter
, Cleveland, Ohio

May we all have the conviction of those running in the Boston Marathon as we reach out to help our country heal.

by Katie Allen Berlandi

Krista Campbell wearing her MIA bracelet

A woman, a bracelet and an airman missing for almost 50 years.

by Krista Campbell
, Old Town, Florida

Through our Military Outreach program, we hope we can inspire our soldiers as they inspire us.

by Katie Allen Berlandi

A woman's hands at a laptop keyboard, logging into OurPrayer.org

She never knew how much her prayers meant until she needed the prayers of others.

by Janelle Spooner
, Keeseville, New York

Nothing made sense that day. All I could do was comfort my children—and pray.

by Katie Allen Berlandi

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