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Education

Here you can find opportunities to help serve the educational needs of students here in Memphis.

 
Berclair Elementary School
Principal: Dr. Sam Shaw
Contact for Volunteering:  Kim Blankenship at 901-454-0034
Phone: 901-416-8800
Website: www.scsk12.org/schools/berclair.es/site/index.shtml  
Berclair has been the official the official Adopt-a-School for Second Presbyterian Church for over 9 years.

Binghampton Christian Academy
Head of School: Tari Harris
Phone: 901-323-4092
Website: www.bcamemphis.org 
Binghampton Christian Academy is a school for grades K-8 located in the Binghampton area. The school has programs that are customized to meet the needs of day-scholars as well as boarders and provides a unique boarding school experience for students with special needs.

Brinkley Heights Urban Academy
Director: Tim Cox
Phone: 901-324-3022
Website: www.bhua.org  
BHUA is a a private Christian School for high-risk urban children serving neighborhoods described as Mitchell Heights, Brinkley Heights, and Nutbush. Presently the school provides instruction for 3 kindergarten levels and grades one through seven.

Child Evangelism Fellowship
Director: Janie Walker
Phone: 901-726-9084
Website: www.cefonline.com 
CEF focuses primarily on children preschool through sixth grade. The goal is for every child to hear and understand a clear presentation of the gospel, but also to equip them with tools to continue to grow in faith. CEF conducts after school Good News Clubs, with permission of school authorities, in elementary schools throughout the city.

Christian Medical and Dental Association
Director: Ken Nippert
Phone: 901-484-8814
Website: www.cmdamemphis.org 
CMDA’s mission is to glorify God by motivating, educating, and equipping Christian doctors and students. CMDA’s student ministry focuses on the UT campus and the blocks surrounding the campus. Each year CMDA sponsors mission trips which involve medical students and local health professionals.

Downline Ministries
Executive Director: Shad Berry
Phone: 901-683-5377
Website: www.downlineministries.com 
Through its Institute and Emerging Leader program, Downline equips men and women in the areas of Bible, Discipleship, and Manhood/Womanhood so that they are equipped to be effective in making disciples of Jesus Christ in their home, local church, and community.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Director: Larry Coley
Phone: 901-683-3399
Website: www.memphisfca.org 
FCA is the largest interdenominational, school-based, Christian sports ministry in America – and serves approximately 120 middle schools, high school and college campuses in Shelby County. Students are exposed to the gospel through camps, team chapel programs, on-campus FCA groups and other activities.
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MCUTS (Memphis Center for Urban and Theological Studies)
Director: Rob Thompson
Phone: 901-471-2034
Website: www.mcuts.org 
MCUTS provides affordable, accessible, and accredited theological education and training for those serving in an urban context. It is designed to offer an opportunity for urban pastors and ministry leaders in our city who have not had the opportunity to access biblical studies at the undergraduate level.

Memphis Teacher Residency
Director: David Montague
Phone: 901-937-4695
Website: www.memphistr.org 
As a response to the gospel mandate to love our neighbors are ourselves, MTR will partner to provide students in Memphis neighborhoods with the same, or better, quality of education as is available to any student in Memphis by recruiting, training, and supporting effective teachers within a Christian context. In short, our mission is Christian love expressed in equal education.

Palmer Home for Children
Phone: 662-449-2400
Website: www.palmerhome.org 
Palmer Home for Children currently serves about 100 children from birth through college age that live year-round on campuses in Columbus, MS and near Hernando, MS. Palmer Home extends counseling to the family of origin, assists in facilitating foster care arrangements, and provides other family-related services.