The Mercy Truck is a plan to respond to the needs of victims of natural disasters or other large crisis situations. CPC will be the collection site for items needed. We will deliver donations to the site during the times of need.

The operation includes consideration of multiple aspects to providing supply assistance in the event of crisis within driving distance of CPC. In order to not be a burden to recovery efforts, the Mercy Truck plan includes coordination with the affected area and minimal burden to the emergency first responders. While we recognize that flexibility will be required for any disaster, the Mercy Truck plan will allow us to “ad lib smarter” for disaster response.

To determine the best and most responsible response, we will connect with distribution partners and emergency responders in times of crisis. CPC is committed to caring for the needs of victims.

Mobilizing for NC victims of Hurricane Matthew

In response to request from North Carolina disaster response team, we are collecting non-perishable food. Please bring donations to CPC lobby by November 27. Read this article for more details.

Interested in being involved?

  • Join the roster of drivers. When the time comes to send a truck load, we need a list of potential drivers.
  • Join the roster of loaders. Sign up to help load the truck with donations.

If you would like to learn more about the Mercy Truck or are ready to join our roster, contact Sharon Hoover (Director of Missions) at

Responding to Hurricane Disasters

We have been closely following the crises resulting from Hurricane Harvey and now Hurricane Irma. The needs of victims continue to rise as first-responders and disaster relief organizations work day in and day out. The needs will be ongoing for months, even years to come. CPC has a long history...

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Mobilizing for NC Hurricane Victims

CPC’s Mercy Truck is mobilizing to meet the needs of the North Carolina flood victims. Damage from Hurricane Matthew is extensive in the southeastern counties of the state. After researching and talking with the NC Disaster Relief Center, we found that their greatest need right now is food. Would you join...

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Be Involved this June

Summer is nearly upon us. As the season changes, new routines open new opportunities. Would you be able to join us as we serve partners locally and around world? June offers numerous opportunities for us to be active with our ministry partners. The needs are abundant. Would you pray about...

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Your Place in Missions

Connecting and caring for our mission partners takes our whole church family. Our love for God becomes visible as we walk alongside neighbors, near and far. Come and be active with missions. We seek to love others and further His mercy and justice to “the least of these”. Yet amidst...

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Syrian Refugee Crisis

The Syrian refugee crisis is one of the worst humanitarian crises of our time. Violence and instability in Syria have forced 12 million people from their homes. As of July, over 4 million refugees have fled the country while more than 7 million are internally displaced, according to the UN...

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Meeting for Impact Areas: Disaster Assistance and Church Planting

The 2nd Quarter meeting for the Impact Areas of Church Planting & Evangelism and Disaster & Assistance is Sunday, April 6 (12:15 – 2:00 pm).   Mission partners under the care of these Impact Areas include: World Vision (Appalachia) Presbyterian Disaster Assistance Gifts of the Heart Mercy Truck Ministries in the North Country Farthest Corners...

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Respond to Desperate Needs in Philippines

One of the most powerful storms ever recorded, Typhoon Haiyan, devastated the Philippine islands. Global efforts are underway to help. Tens of thousands of casualties are expected as rescuers gain access to the affected areas. thousands more are displaced and now homeless. In addition to the overwhelming loss of family and...

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Hurricane Sandy Mission Team

Please pray for our Hurricane Sandy mission team this week. The team will be commissioned this Sunday and return the following Saturday (Sept 22-28). Pray that they would faithfully serve as the hands and feet of Jesus as they minister in Forked River, NJ.

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