The young people and their chaperones from Louisville First United Methodist Church Choir, “One Voice”, have been here for two days. The concert was magnificent. They are magnificent. We have lots of work sites. They cleaned 9 apartments for disabled seniors, painted our fellowship hall and a resident’s garage, planted flowers all over town, fixed our church sign and painted it, reorganized all of our storage sheds and storage rooms. God is pouring down blessings on all of us. Yesterday, as we painted, we sang a hymn just as a grandmother came looking for her son. She was overwhelmed. Ten kids came out in the morning to help plant. The team fed them and taught them a Bible story about the Good Samaritan. Then they acted it out as a surprise for me. Thanks so much for sending them to us! We pray they will be back next year.
There are many ways to get started:
1. Join one of our Sub Committees.
2. Tour one of the District Mission Centers or other Ministry Sites.
3. Volunteer at one of our District Mission Centers.
We encourage you and your congregation to look around. Are there neighbors in need in the community where you serve? If you can identify a need, we can provide the guidance and resources to help it become a viable ministry reflecting the love of Jesus Christ at work in the world. Caring for the most basic of human needs is the first step in making disciples.
The mission of United Methodist Community Ministries is to assist congregations in doing ministry with and in the community where God has called them. We serve nine counties of central Ohio, including Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Logan, Madison, Marion, Pickaway, and Union county.
Our goal is that every congregation becomes involved in life-changing, risk-taking service for the transformation of the world, starting with our own local communities. To that end we offer training, hand-on opportunities, and Local Outreach Grants and Partnership facilitation. (More About Us)