World Missions EXTENSION Center

World Missions Extension Center


Greetings Partners and Friends

          With Thanksgiving and Christmas almost here, we look forward to ending the year celebrating the holiday season in a special way; which includes providing Thanksgiving Baskets; Toys to inner-city  children, youth; sponsoring a Coat Drive for the Homeless;  and visiting incarcerated youth at the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services Detention Center. Please check out opportuntities listed below and should you and your school, organization, business, college and or small group like to partner, volunteer  or do a community service project or with us please or make a donation, this would enhance our efforts of working with the people we serve.  Thanks. 


          As we prepare for fall, we look forward to working with  ServeDMV, colleges, churches,  and businesses partnering with schools in their afterschool programs. We  are also looking forward to sponsoring on October 31st  a Coat Give Away for the Homeless, which will include a hot meal, and sharing the gospel at the Mitch Snyder Shelter.  Should you like to donate coats, scarves, and gloves, please drop them off to our church which is located at 1720 First Street NW on Saturdays during the hours of 10:00am and 2:00pm.


        On Saturday, November 21st we will sponsor our annual Thanksgiving Basket Giveaway  at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church at 10:00am and the host Pastor is Rev. Terry Streeter. The church is located at 215 Rhode Island Ave. NW and the worship service starts at 10:00am.  Please help us get the word out. 


        As our last rally of the year we will sponsor our Toy Give Away for Needy KIDS being held at McKinley Technology High School at 10:00am. The school is located at 151 T. Street NW. and the rally will be held in the gym. Please let us know if you would like to adopt a child for our gift giving project which include shopping for a child  needing toys for Christmas.


Our Multi-purpose space being converted into a Day- Care/ Chapel & Empowerment Mentoring Center Coming Soon!!!

         As World Missions has been located in the Bloomingdale neighborhood for over 31 years, we look forward to our church continuing to be a Multi-purpose Empowerment-Mentoring/Tutoring site which will include a Day- Care for Infants and Toddlers. As a work in progress, we are looking forward to forming partnerships that will assist in the construction project for our site.

         We need your help!!!!!!!!! should you or your organization like to partner with us in bringing into fruition the vision set forth for our church and the Day Care, we could use your help.

Thanks in advance for your support and prayers.


Dr. J. Perkins, President/CEO

World Missions Inner-city EXTENSION Center Inc.




Contact Information:

World Missions Inner-city EXTENSION Center Inc

1720 First Street NW

Washington, DC  20001 

Email Address:



Mission Statement:  

As a community based organization, the EXTENSION Center's mission is to  provide Educational Training services that positively impact lives of children, youth and economically deprived families living in inner-city communities become self sufficient in all  areas of their lives.

To Accomplish our mission: 

We  sponsor annually the following   SIX (6) Outreach Rallies, Educational Training Programs and Good Samaritan Projects

 Outreach Rallies include:

  •   January a Prayer Reflections Rally;
  •   April a Walk-A-Thon;
  •   June A Scholarship Awards Ceremony;
  •   August a Back to School Rally,
  •   November a Thanksgiving Basket Give Away to needy Families and
  •  December Toys to Needy KIDZ Give Away.

Educational Training Programs consist of:  

  • Our Positive Alternatives Job Readiness/Work Readiness Program which is designed to identify jobs and work readiness/mentoring/internships for youth and adults needing employment which lead to self sufficiency in all areas of their lives;
  • Parenting workshops;
  • Adopt a School Mentoring/Tutoring;
  • Volunteerism and Community Service;
  • Mentor/Tutor an incarcerated Youth Program; 
  • Providing Technical Assistance ;
  • Working with EX-offenders

Good Samaritan Projects:

  • Providing emergency assistance to families in need
  • Making referral for services needed by persons living in the community
  • Fix Up/Clean up Projects
  • Clothes Closet & Food Pantry


  • Provided 437  inner-city Children at the DC General Shelter and the neighborhood KIDZ Backpacks with School Supplies at the  August Back to School Rally;
  • Provided 1025 Families  Thanksgiving Baskets  with an additional 25 turkeys  donated to the DYRS Youth Detention Center's Thanksgiving dinner which is annually sponsored for its youth and thier families.
  • Provided 3000 Toys at the CHRISTmas Toy Give Away Rally;
  • Provided 100 inner-city youth ages 14 to 24 years opportunity to participate in its  Positive Alternatives  Job Readiness/Workforce Development Summer employment program;
  • Provided 50 inner-city children ages 5 to 13 opportunity to participate  in its annually sponsored Adventure Day Academy Summer Camp;
  • Sponsors weekly fellowship mentorship visits to the Youth Services Detention Center;
  • Provides Homeless people living in shelters care packages, food and clothing;
  • Works with schools in its Adopt a School Program which involves after school mentoring/tutoring students;
  • Through its Good Samaritan Programs, various clean ups, painting, setting up libraries and other good neighbor projects were undertaken through out the year





    We are looking for People to volunteer with us as Mentors &Volunteers:

  •  We are looking for persons to serve as volunteer mentors/tutors for inner-city children, youth and adults needing help in all academic areas and work readiness training. 
  • We are also looking for volunteers interested in visiting and mentoring incarcerated youth in our Department of  Youth Rehabilitative Services Just FRIENDS Ministry.    Should you be interested in volunteering and or doing community service with us, please email us 


Wish List:

  • Contractors to donate time helping with our construction project;
  • Volunteers to serve as Mentors/Tutors in our Adopt a School Project;
  • Persons to help with landscaping at our site;
  • A commercial Size Refrigerator/Freezer for our Food Pantry;
  • Coats, hats, scarfs and gloves donations for the Men and Women at the Shelter  being given out on October 31st 
  • Prayer Intercessors
  • A new Shed for the  Backyard
  • People to partner financially with various projects that we have undertaken
  • Mentors/Tutors to visit incarcerated youth