Urban Ministries

Located in the center city of Mobile, Alabama, Government Street Presbyterian Church extends God's love to people who are poor and homeless in the Mobile area. For more information about our urban ministry programs and how to get involved, email Lois McNorton at lois@gspcmobile.org.

(Interfaith Hospitality Network) / Family Promise is a ministry to families who are homeless. Families live at the church for one week four times a year. Volunteers choose from a variety of opportunities: 

  • set up living spaces for the families within the church (After church)

  • prepare and serve meals

  • share meals and visit with the guests during the evening (5:30-8:30pm)

  • act as overnight hosts (8:30pm-6:30am)

  • help with break-down and clean-up at the end of the week (7:30am-8:30am)

  • launder linens after the families' departure

  • sort and store clean linens for the next hosting week

Our next host week is October 28 -November 4.  Volunteers are always needed .  Please contact Brian Naylor for more information or to volunteer. 

Mentoring Program provides mentoring and other support to students at Mobile County Training School in Prichard.

Meals on Wheels provides meals for elderly and indigent residents of the downtown area Monday through Friday.

Sewing Circle The Presbyterian Women's Sewing Circle was started c. 1967-68, with the purpose of supplying baby items to the newborn department of the University of South Alabama Hospital (a department overlooked by other donation groups). We currently supply baby items (blankets, hats, booties, and no-scratch mittens) to USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital - Mother/Baby dept., and the Mostellar Clinic in Bayou la Batre. Any suitable method of construction (sewing, crochet, knit, etc.) is welcome. Please contact Charlotte Naylor, 473-6965 or  kf4rpb@bellsouth.net for more information.

Urban Mission Camps take place eight weeks during the summer.  Youth and college students stay at Baytreat and participate in a variety of urban ministries throughout the week. For more information, click here.

Richard Mighell Day Camp is a four-day Vacation Bible School program that takes place during the summer for children who are part of the Boys and Girls Club in Mobile.

Presbyterian Children’s Home Camp is an opportunity for boys and girls from the Presbyterian Children’s Home in Talladega to stay at Baytreat for a week and have a camp experience.