Lewes Rehoboth Association of Churches (LRAC)

Our Mission

    The Mission of the LRAC is to:

  • Be the body of Christ in celebration of Christian unity.
  • Gather donations of money, food, materials, time, and talents to redistribute as gifts from God.
  • Prevent and break the cycles of addiction, homelessness, incarceration and hopelessness by: Providing temporary and/or emergency help to local individuals and families and Contributing to community programs.
  • Help indigent homeowners repair and weather-proof their substandard homes. Invest in programs that effectively address the needs of children, youth and families, especially those at risk. Support community partnerships.

Ministries of LRAC

    Some of the Ministries of the LRAC include:

  • Community Resource Center, housed in the beautiful LRAC building located at 37510 Oyster House Road in Rehoboth Beach serves as a centralized location to help meet the needs of Sussex County residents facing crisis. In its first year, the center helped 1,500 people with emergency assistance. To date, that number has grown to over 8,000 people. ​The Community Resource Center is a non-profit agency whose purpose is to:​​​assess the needs of individuals and families, identify and coordinate the use of community resources, support individuals and families for a short period of time, provide financial assistance based on need, to create partnerships in the community​.
  • The Baby Pantry (302) 227-1340 is housed within the CRC and is open the 2nd and 4th Thursday each month from​10 AM - 12 PM.​ Clients may be eligible to receive the following assistance with:​​ Diapers, Formula, Food/Juices, Clothing, and Toiletries. ​​No appointment necessary.
  • The Cape Henlopen Food Basket (302) 227-3528 is also located at 37510 Oyster House Rd. They are open Mon - Fri 8 AM -5 PM.
  • Other LRAC charities include but are not limited to the following: Casa San Francisco, Habitat for Humanity, Harbor Lights Senior Center, Children and Families First, Home of the Brave, International Student Outreach Program, Immanuel Shelter, Juust Sooup Ministry, Lewes After School Program, La Esperanza, Meals-on-Wheels, LRAC Prison Ministry, Pregnancy Care Center, Primeros Pasos, St. Vincent DePaul Society, The Way Home, Tulane's Place Men's Shelter, West Rehoboth Coalition, Westside New Beginnings, and Young Life.