Fishers Campus

Service: 9:15 a.m.

Sunday School: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

*Praise and Worship begins eight (8) minutes prior to the start of each Sunday service.

8850 E. 106th Street, Fishers, IN 46037

 

Cooper Road Campus

Service: 10:45 a.m.

Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

*Praise and Worship begins eight (8) minutes prior to the start of each Sunday service.

5805 Cooper Road, Indianapolis, IN 46228

 

Main Campus

ASL Available

Service: 12:15 p.m.

Sunday School: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

*Praise and Worship begins eight (8) minutes prior to the start of each Sunday service.

5750 E. 30th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46218

 

Everyone, at some point in his or her life, needs help. Whether it is for one meal or a month’s rent or an outfit for a job interview, there is no shame in asking for help.

Care Center

As the outreach ministry of Eastern Star Church, Care helps meet the needs of the less fortunate and individuals who are in need of emergency assistance. This includes church members as well as individuals and families in the greater Indianapolis community.

Emergency Assistance Program

We provide emergency assistance and professional services to families in need such as crisis intervention and referrals. This service assists with rent, utility and food assistance, and referrals to community partners for housing and other services. Call 317.547.5483 to talk with a case manager.

Items required for emergency assistance appointment:

  • No Walk-ins. By appointment only.
  • At your scheduled appointment time you must provide all of the items listed above (photo I.D., SS cards for everyone in household, proof of current address) AND proof of income (Most recent pay stub, unemployment stub, TANF verification letter or Social Security verification letter).
  • Money order for partial payment of rent or receipt showing payment was made.

Location:

5719 Massachusetts Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46218
Fax: 317.547.0260

Hours:

Mon., Tues., Fri. 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Wed. CLOSED
Thurs. 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Food Pantry

We provide food assistance to individuals in need by selecting and stocking food for distribution, and filling food orders/requests. Call 317.547.5483 to talk with a staff member. Like to provide assistance? Please give and see your dollars at work.

Items required for the food pantry (must bring each visit):

  • Photo I.D. (State ID or Driver's License)
  • Social Security Cards for EVERYONE in the household or individual printouts from the Social Security Office.
  • Proof of Current Address (Example: lease, mortgage statement, current utility bill, paycheck stub or recent mail from U.S. Post Office providing residency)

Food Pantry Hours:

Monday and Friday 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Clothing Pantry

Care provides the basic necessities for individuals and families in need. Our clients are able to visit the Clothing Pantry Monday and Friday 2 - 5 p.m. l Tuesday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Case Management

With the love and compassion of Jesus Christ, dedicated case management counselors offer guidance for individuals and families in crisis.

Laying the Foundation to Build a Better You and a Stronger Family is an 10-week program that provides financial assistance to parents who are in need of rent/mortgage or utility assistance. Participants will be part of an intensive structure that encourages, motivates and guides them through their journey of success. Participants will meet individually with Outreach Staff and attend workshops encouraging freedom in areas such as Confidence Building, Employment, Money Management, Healthy Relationships and Parenting.

Qualifications:

  • Must have children who are currently living in the home.
  • Must be either underemployed or unemployed and looking for a job.
  • Must demonstrate a valid need for assistance.
  • Must be willing to fully participate in the program and attend all workshops and appointments.

We're no longer accepting applications for the 10-week Freedom Connections program. Please contact 317.547.5483 to talk with a staff member.

Care Center Staff

Darnae' Scales, MSW, LCSW

Director of Care

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Darnae’ Scales is the Director of Eastern Star Church-Care. He received his Bachelor degree in Sociology from Indiana University in 1996. He received his Master’s degree in Social Service Administration and a graduate certificate in Health Administration and Policy in 1999 from The University of Chicago. Darnae’ is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Before coming on staff at Eastern Star Church, he was the Executive Director of the Indianapolis Interfaith Hospitality Network, an emergency shelter serving homeless families with children.

Dodi Moncrief, MSW

Outreach Manager

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Dodi Moncrief, the Outreach Manager at Eastern Star Church – Care is from Indianapolis and mother of three. She received her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Marian University in 2003. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Work in 2014 from Indiana University School of Social Work. Before becoming on staff at Eastern Star Church, she worked as a Probation Officer for the Marion County Superior Court.

Sara L. Green

Outreach Coordinator

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Sara L. Green has dedicated her life to serving the disadvantaged. A 20-year employee of Eastern Star Church Outreach Ministry, she has received several notable awards: “Distinguished Hoosier” by Governor Mitch Daniels, “Governors Award for Excellence in Service” by Governor Michael Pence and the CLD “Distinguished Achievement Award” honoring excellence in life’s work and service to community. Sis. Green is a graduate of Davenport College, Kalamazoo, Michigan, where she earned an Associate of Science Degree in Accounting. Sis. Green is a dedicated wife and mother of 3 children: Attorney Courtney D. Green, Minister Tyler Joshua Green and college student Michael Zion Green.

Christopher Mabrey, LMHC

Exhortation Manager

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Chris Mabrey, is a Licensed Mental Health Therapist from Toledo, Ohio. He received his Master’s degree in School Counseling in 2009 from Butler University. He completed his coursework and internship for his LMHC in 2012 from Indiana Wesleyan University. Before he became the Exhortation Manager, he worked as a school counselor at Tindley Middle and High schools and went on to be a Home School Advisor in several Speedway Elementary Schools.

Raqueiya Thomas

Receptionist

Raqueiya Thomas has been attending Eastern Star Church since 1993. She is truly honored to serve for her church home full time. She is currently attending Indiana Wesleyan University where she is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology-Addictions and Counseling. She is a mother of one, and an owner of a mobile boutique.