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Our Ministry of Service

Volunteers of America is a church without walls. For 120 years, we have answered God's call to transform lives by reaching and uplifting America's most vulnerable.

In addition to being one of the nation's largest and most comprehensive human services organizations, Volunteers of America is an interdenominational church — a church with a distinctive ministry of service. For more than 118 years, Volunteers of America has provided essential services to heal both the body and soul. We provide human service programs and opportunities for individual and community involvement for people of all faiths.

Services are provided for both clients & staff:

  • Assistance linking to Community Congregations
  • Bible Study Groups
  • Worship Services
  • Outreach Ministries Support Groups
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Resource Liaison
  • Special Motivational Assemblies

We serve staff and clients from our many programs including men and women from our work-release facilities and residential programs, veterans, and our behavioral health clinic.

We show and share God's love by maintaining high ethical standards in all matters both personal and professional as we serve one another through the demonstration of our values.

Volunteers of America of Indiana Ministry Team

  • Reverend Kimberly Barlow, Chaplain

    Kimberly has received her Bachelor of Arts from Martin University, with majors in Business and Religious Studies. Her Masters is in Ministry & Organizational Leadership awarded through Indiana Wesleyan University; she has completed two units of Clinical Pastoral Education and is a Volunteer of America-Ordained-Commissioned Minister. In 2012 she completed Track I/ 2013 - Track II of Volunteers of America Leadership Institute at Duke Divinity School and she has completed thirty - four program hours at Princeton Theological Seminary on Pastoral and Social Leadership.

  • Dr. Anna Caldwell, Minister

  • Monet Orr, Minister

  • Shannon Schumacher, Minister

  • Sara Pugh, Minister

Our Mission

The Chaplaincy office and the Commissioned Ministers of Volunteers of America, Indiana resolve to lend ourselves to sacrificial stewardship and rich opportunities of spiritual growth with both our co-workers and clients while serving in love. (Romans 12:10-11)