Missions is a Ministry Team of First Church providing outreach activity allowing FUMC members to participate directly in this work.
Homeless and hungry Neighbors:
Community Place Café is a soup kitchen operating 4 days each week from Ensor Hall;
Safe Haven provides winter shelter overnight for one week for up to 15 homeless men;
We sponsor direct emergency relief;
Help By Phone (HBP) helps those having emergency needs with several food pantries.
Volunteers In Mission (VIM):
Trips providing disaster relief are organized by Missions.
Children & Youth:
We partner with a local middle school to help with clothing and tutoring;
Angel Tree provides gifts during Advent for children of incarcerated persons.
CROP Hunger Walk: we organize FUMC walkers who collect funding for this community effort sponsored by Church World Service for overseas relief and locally by HBP;
Christmas in April repairs housing locally in Prince Georges County for some unable to do this work;
We support 2 African U missionaries through the UM Board of Global Ministries.
Mission meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 6.30pm. Please check our Events Calendar for upcoming meetings.
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