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: agrabbe1284@charter.net

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

Donate school supplies and backpacks for OASIS school supply festival
July 25th/ 26th at Hope Lutheran Church

Emmaus Homes – throughout the year – sharing time with mentally challenged residents

Link to Emmaus Homes web page

Kairos Inside #11October 22nd-25th, 2015 at the Potosi Correctional Cneter – training begins August 29th.

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.

2015 Calendar of offerings and food pantries:

Month Communion Food Pantry
January UMCOR Syrian refugees OASIS
February FISH Fish
March One Great Hour of Sharing Operation Backpack
April Kairos OASIS
May Emmaus Homes Fish
June Community Fund Operation Backpack
July Null school gift cards OASIS
August Mission start up fund Fish
September Kairos Operation Backpack
October Women’s Crisis Center OASIS
November OASIS Christmas Shop Fish
December Operation Backpack

Grocery List for Operation Backpack:

  • Single serving cereal
  • Hot chocolate mix
  • Juice boxes
  • Peanut butter
  • Jelly (squeeze bottle)
  • Mac & cheese
  • Granola bars
  • Fruit snacks
  • Pudding cups
  • Applesauce cups
  • Cereal bars
  • Single serve snacks
  • Peanut butter crackers

OASIS school supply festival (all supplies must be in by July 12. 2015)

  • Pencils No. 2
  • Pocket Folders – Colored
  • Black Pens
  • Pencil boxes
  • Red Pens
  • Erasers
  • Yellow Highlighters
  • Pencil Sharpeners
  • Narrow lined paper
  • Dry Markers/Erasers
  • Wide lined paper
  • Kleenex
  • Markers
  • Book Covers
  • Colored pencils
  • Calculators
  • Notebooks
  • Rulers
  • Binders
  • Book Bags
  • Back packs
  • Crayons
  • Lunch Bags
  • Pencil Bags