Caravan in the Desert



Johnson University

Johnson University's mission is to educate students for Christian ministries and other strategic vocations framed by the Great Commission in order to extend the kingdom of God among all nations.


Milligan University

Milligan University (designated ministry scholarship) seeks to honor God by educating men and women to be servant leaders by establishing core values of Scholarship, Community, and Faith.


ETSU Campus House

ETSU Campus House, also known as Christian Student Fellowship is a community of of college students committed to knowing our Savior and serving Him as a community on the campus of East Tennessee State University. 


local missions

Isaiah 117 House

Isaiah 117 House provides a comforting home where children awaiting foster care can be cared for during the wait. They care for children while DCS staff complete paperwork and find good foster placement. PRCC supports this ministry with funds and volunteers.


Appalachian Christian Camp

Appalachian Christian Camp is a non-denominational Christian Camp for youth entering kindergarten through 12th grade. Camp ACC teaches Christian principles and values in a fun and exciting way that challenges today's youth, including many from PRCC. 


Fellowship Of Christian Athletes

Kingsport/Sullivan County

Fellowship of Christian Athletes has a vision to lead every coach and athlete into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and His church. Their vision is to see the world transformed by Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes. Locally they reach over 1,000 students and lead 40 huddle groups.



Mountain Christian School

Mountain Mission School is located in Grundy, Virginia. They have been caring for children for since 1921. Boys and girls needing a home come here from all over the world, and grow in love for Christ and each other. Mountain Mission student choir have sung at Poplar Ridge and we have hosted them in our homes. We continue to love and support Mountain Mission School.


Loaves & Fishes

West Main Street Christian Church in Johnson City, Tennessee operates this ministry to feed those needing physical nourishment, while loving them in the name of Jesus. PRCC has the privilege to help in this ministry quarterly. All members are encouraged to help; be a blessing and receive a blessing.


Agape Women's Services

Agape means unconditional love. Agape Women's Services is devoted to loving and serving women before, during, and after an unplanned pregnancy. Services are for anyone, regardless of age, race, religion, or sexual orientation. 

Every child is a gift from God. Psalm 127:3


Foreign Missions

AVANT Ministries

Tim and Julie Nelson are located in Honduras and have an outreach to Angola! AVANT trains, sends, and serves missionaries in 50 countries globally. ​PRCC has sent several missions teams to Honduras to encourage and assist in the ministry - a seminary training pastors and missionaries to carry the gospel into the world. 


Bethshean Mexico Mission

Bethshean Mexico Mission is located in Estancia de Animas, Mexico. Their ministers work diligently with area churches that are growing. A Christian nursing home has been a work there for over 40 years. Ministries serve children, women, couples, and families. Medical teams reach out to remote villages, meeting the physical and spiritual needs. Chris Garcia is Bethshean's founder, and a special friend of PRCC. 


Hisportic Christian Mission

The purpose of Hisportic Christian Mission is to evangelize Portuguese-speaking people by establishing churches and empowering pastors to equip the people. Poplar Ridge supports them in order to plant and build church for Christ to be made now. Tim and Rachel Shields and the missionaries and are members of our church.

Wycliffe Bible Translators

For more than 70 years, Wycliffe has helped people around the world translate the Bible into their own languages. Today, at least 2,000 languages are still waiting for a Bible translation to begin, and Wycliffe is working faster than ever to reach those languages as soon as possible. PRCC supports Mike and Amy Martin as they work with Wycliffe Bible Translators.