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Christian Services

Breaking the Shackles of Bondage Through the Living Word

four stars

92.61

301 East Second Street Hattiesburg, MS 39401
tel: (601) 582-5683   Web Site
EIN: 64-0730835

Board Leadership
Jimmy Franklin
Chairman

CEO
Jim Prout
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.61 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Christian Services, Inc. is to break the chains of bondage, bring hope, and change lives through the practical demonstration of God's love- through feeding programs, emergency financial assistance, a residential homeless and recovery program, low-cost thrift store, grocery distribution, and special community events.

The mission of Christian Services, Inc. is to break the chains of bondage, bring hope, and change lives through the practical demonstration of God's love- through feeding programs, emergency financial assistance, a residential homeless and recovery program, low-cost thrift store, grocery distribution, and special community events.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
95.3%
  Administrative Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.13
  Program Expenses Growth -4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Christian Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Services (MS) 92.61 four stars
MUST Ministries (GA) 94.33 four stars
The Rescue Mission, Tacoma (WA) 90.29 four stars
City Union Mission, Inc. (MO) 98.81 four stars
Martha O'Bryan Center (TN) 89.19 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $566,418
   Federated Campaigns $73,601
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $24,388
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $664,407
   Program Service Revenue $173,911
Total Primary Revenue $838,318
   Other Revenue $8,579
TOTAL REVENUE $846,897
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $787,929
   Administrative Expenses $30,606
   Fundraising Expenses $8,105
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $826,640
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $20,257
   
Net Assets $1,021,485

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Soup Kitchen $190,675 24.2%
Liberty Ministries $121,746 15.5%
Loving Hands Ministry $118,475 15.0%

Ratings History
Christian Services has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 06/01/2019 92.61 four stars
2016-12 12/01/2017 92.85 four stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 95.72 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.56 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 11/01/2015 89.09 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 90.58 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 90.53 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 64-0730835
Name in IRS Master File CHRISTIAN SERVICES INC OF AMERICA
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (29) Other religious activities
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date March, 1987
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$37,100 4.48% James Prout Executive Director, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Christian Services (MS) 92.61 four stars
Atlanta Mission (GA) 91.04 four stars
Rockford Rescue Mission (IL) 90.10 four stars
Coachella Valley Rescue Mission (CA) 96.83 four stars
Winston-Salem Rescue Mission (NC) 91.14 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Christian Services
301 East Second Street
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
tel: (601) 582-5683
fax: (601) 544-9903
EIN: 64-0730835

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 1994
Hattiesburgh, MS 39403

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Board Leadership

Jimmy Franklin
Chairman

CEO

Jim Prout
Executive Director

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