Missions at Faith UMC
At Faith we support many active, hands-on mission projects bringing help and hope to people in the local community, around the nation and throughout the world, while encouraging the spiritual growth of members of the congregation.
For volunteer opportunities contact Edith Grabbe: firstname.lastname@example.org
Here are links to several of the projects for further information:
OASIS food pantry – 3rd Saturday of each month – helping clients and filling orders
Link to OASIS web page
Emmaus Homes – throughout the year – sharing time with mentally challenged residents
Link to Emmaus Homes web page
The Kairos 14th mission trip will be forming in the spring
Link to Kairos Missouri’s page
Link to FISH’s facebook page
Communion offerings and food pantry items will be collected throughout the entire month.
2016 Calendar of offerings and food pantries:
|March||One Great Hour of Sharing||Operation Backpack|
|June||Community Fund||Operation Backpack|
|July||Null school gift cards||FISH|
|August||Null school gift cards||OASIS|
|September||UMCOR/Louisiana Floods||Operation Backpack|
|November||OASIS Christmas Shop||OASIS|
Festival of Sharing
Faith will be collecting Readin’ and Writin’ Pacs and Emergency Clean Up Buckets. See link for more information on kits.: festivalofsharing.org/packs-and-patterns.
White gift Sunday for the OASIS Christmas Shop, December 4th. Bring new toys, games, teen cloths (local sprots teams are good) coats, mittens or hats wrapped in white paper to donate at both services. Volunteer to set up and help clients shop at the Christmas shop on the 9-11th at Hope Lutheran Church on Pralle Road in St. Charles. Sign ups will be on the connect card in November.