“All things become possible in a loving community.” – Reverend Ron Rice, Founder
“We have gathered here in this sacred place to celebrate and confirm a miracle – for God has moved and God has visited us in this place through ministry. Let there be no doubt about it.” These were the words of Reverend Michael Curry at the 10 year anniversary. Those words continue to ring true. Founded in 1973, Crisis Control Ministry has built upon the idea of neighbors helping neighbors.
The idea for a crisis center that goes beyond stop-gap aid for persons in crisis situations was initiated by the Downtown Church Center, a group of downtown churches. Through that vision, the doors of Crisis Control Ministry opened on April 4, 1973. Since then it has grown to be the largest nonprofit provider of short-term emergency assistance serving Forsyth and Stokes Counties.
Throughout the year we will be celebrating our 50th year of service to the community. On April 3, 2023, the eve our 50th anniversary, we will host a Celebration and Worship Service at First Baptist on Fifth. The Reverend Michael Curry, the Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church and former chair of the board at Crisis Control Ministry in 1980, will bring a message of hope and inspiration. The WFU Gospel Choir, the Ardmore brass band, community leaders and young people will all be a part of the service. For more information or to reserve your seat, click the link below.