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 #13 mission trip is forming – October 20 – 23rd 2016 at Potosi Correctional Center.
The training dates are:
Aug. 13th and 27th at the UM Church of the Shepard; 1601 Woodstone Dr. St. Charles, MO 7:30 am – 2:30 pm.
Sept. 10th and 24th – location TBA.
Oct. 8th – location TBA.
This experience will let you see the work of the Holy Spirit first hand in your life, those of the team members and in those prisoners who will be changed forever.
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.
2017 Calendar of offerings and food pantries:
|Month||Communion||Food Pantry||Outreach Activity|
|January||Fish||FISH||Souped Bowl of Caring|
|February||OASIS||Null & Preschool Valentines|
|March||UMCOR Sunday||Operation Backpack||Preschool Dad’s Night|
|April||Kairos||FISH||Bunny Hop; Preschool Easter Party; Kairos Prayer Chains & Placemats|
|May||Emmaus Homes||OASIS||Preschool Mother’s Tea; Preschool Graduation|
|June||St Charles School District Community Fund||Operation Backpack||Faith UMC Movie Night|
|July||Honduras Missionary||FISH||Preschool & Null Elementary Back to School Bags|
|August||Honduras Missionary||OASIS||Festival of The Little Hills|
|September||Festival of Sharing||Operation Backpack||Festival of Sharing Kits|
|October||Kairos||Fish||Trunk or Treat; Kairos Prayer Chains & Placemats|
|November||OASIS Christmas Shop||OASIS||Faith UMC Thanksgiving Meal|
|December||Operation Backpack||White Gifts; Caroling; Shepherds Run; Preschool Christmas Party; Null Choir Christmas Concert|