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Las Cruces, NM Ministry Options & City Description

Ministry Options:

  • Children's Camps at the Community Center-Complete with Video Tower, Game Room, Sports Equipment and Smoker
  • Teen Camps Aimed at Connecting the Community with the Ministry. Teens are Desperate for Activities
  • Creative Community Outreach Like Pancake Dinners in the Park
  • Work Projects Like Mobile Home Repair
  • Sharing Lunch with the Homeless
  • Blanket and Coat Distribution for Homeless
  • Community BBQ Nights
  • Sports Camps for All Ages
  • Music Camps for All Ages
  • Nursing Home Ministry
  • Participation in a Local Church Service
  • Homeless Shelter Ministries
  • Soup Kitchen Ministries
  • Coffee House Ministries
  • Computer Training Classes
  • Prison Ministries and Encouraging Teens Just out of Prison
  • ESL (English as a Second Language)
  • Work with a Reading Center
  • Food Bank and Meal Distribution to Schools and Members of the Community
  • Gift Box Preparation to be Taken into a Mexican Orphanage by the Church

Community Description:

  • Many Living in Poverty
  • Many in Community are up from Mexico
  • The People Feel Forgotten by the Government
  • The Community is Eager to Learn about these Local Ministries

City Description:

  • Population: 89,772
  • Religion: 77.35% of the people in Las Cruces, NM: 60.18% Catholic, 13.13% Protestant, 1.59% Latter Day Saints, 1.63% other Christian Faith.
  • Avg. Household Income: $36,818
  • Race: Hispanic: 51.7%, White Non-Hispanic: 42.0%, Other race: 21.6%.
  • Highest Level of Education: High school or higher: 80.3%, Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.4%, Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%.
  • Location: 1 hour north of El Paso, TX, 3 hours south of Albuquerque, NM.
  • Climate: March: 55 degrees, June: 75 degrees, September: 70 degrees, December: 40 degrees.
  • Occupations: Male: Other sales and related workers including supervisors, Female: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers.