Our food pantry operates in cooperation with Operation Food Search and is open to those living within the 63114 zip code. Call (314) 429-1800 and the church staff will take information. Then a food pantry volunteer will call you back to actually schedule a food pick-up time. For a list of other food pantries serving those living in other St. Louis area zip codes call the 24-hour Operation Food Search Hunger Hotline at (314) 726-5355.
Overland Baptist Church distributes free bread and pastry to the public on Tuesdays from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. This service is available to those living in the 63114 zip code.
Overland Baptist Church supports national and international missionaries commissioned by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and CBF of Missouri. Individually, Overland Baptist Church has helped start new churches in Belarus and India. Members from our church have traveled to Belarus, China and Uganda for various mission projects. We also support Mid American Indian Fellowship and its ministry to Native Americans.
Locally, Overland Baptist regularly sends volunteers to work in American Red Cross blood drives and to the local Meals on Wheels program. We also regularly send volunteers to help sort food at The St. Louis Food Bank warehouse and at a Bosnian Food Pantry in St. Louis. Mission projects at Overland Baptist Church are promoted by our Women’s Missionary Union.
Overland Baptist Church does several annual community service projects. In the fall we conduct an annual school supply drive benefiting local elementary schools. We conduct a Halloween Trunk or Treat project as part of the local Safe Streets initiative. At Christmas we host a community-wide party for all local families with special needs children. Every summer we conduct Kids Club, an program that’s a lot like Vacation Bible School except that it’s conducted in a local city park.