Missions Outreach of College United Methodist Church
We are “mission minded” locally and globally!
Do you have a heart for serving others in the name of Jesus Christ? Then, this is a place for you!
We believe that all believers are uniquely gifted for serving God and called to ministry!
We strive to equip our church for ministry in the community!
We hope to empower our people to serve from their hearts and the needs of others!
Local Mission Projects
Mission Projects Outside our Community
• Church World Service – A quilt is made each year to be auctioned at the Festival of Sharing to provide blankets and Tools of Hope for refugees and victims of natural disasters all over the world. Visit www.churchworldservice.org.
• Festival of Sharing – held at the state fairgrounds every October. An interfaith in-gathering of donations and supplies for ministries in the US and abroad. Kits, eyeglasses, blankets, wheelchairs, Best Choice labels, etc. are collected and distributed at the Festival. Current kit lists are available on the mission table in the back of the Sanctuary
• Heifer Project International – Money is collected to sponsor the purchase of a specific animal for HPI. Educational materials are on the mission table. Visit www.heifer.org.
• Support our Mozambique sister church – make a monetary donation to help us meet our yearly goal of $900 to support a vibrant and growing church in Africa.
• Nothing But Nets – for $10 a bed net can be purchased to protect a family in Mozambique from malaria. This was a recent Vacation Bible School project. Visit www.nothingbutnets.net.
• One Great Hour of Sharing – a yearly offering every March to support United Methodist Committee On Relief (UMCOR). Visit www.gbgm-umc.org/umcor.
• Volunteers in Mission (VIM) – Teams are being formed to meet a variety of needs in Missouri and in other states. Teams have ministered in Hannibal, Kentucky, Kansas City, and Alabama.
To learn more about the mission efforts of the United Methodist Church visit www.umc.org.