Missions

PUMC Missions at a Glance

Homeless Ministries—Homeward includes a homeless count and distribution of needed supplies. CARITAS is hosting 25-30 persons for a week. Brenda Woodward, 914-1259

English Classes—Directed classes are offered in the summer and self-study computer time all year round. Carol Urso, 745-0230

Mission Garden—Vegetables are grown and donated to the Good Samaritan Inn. Joe Gillette, 745-3182

We have a Missions garden located behind Providence United Methodist Church by the picnic shelter.   Fresh produce from the garden is donated to Belmont Food Pantry and Good Samaritan Ministries.  Please remember the families who are hungry in your prayers.

CCHASM—Your donated food supplies area food pantries. Deposit near elevator. Shirley Hudson, 276-2495

Food items are given to CCHASM to benefit people in need in our community.  You may make donations of canned or dry goods as frequently as you wish.  Donations may be left in the basket by the elevator on the second floor.  For more information on CCHASM, visit http://www.cchasm.org/.

Elmcroft Assisted Living—Worship is provided the 3rd Sunday of each month. Linda Koertge, 745-2304

Cooks for Christ—Lunch is fixed and served to 200+ people from the streets of Richmond on 3rd Fridays. Janice Bergeron, 276-3985

This feeding program at Centenary United Methodist Church is on the third Friday each month.   Eight to ten Cooks for Christ are needed to prepare a meal and serve it to 180-200 guests.  If you would like to help with this ministry, meet at Providence United Methodist Church at 9:15 a.m. to carpool.

Providence Road Partners—Opportunities with A. M. Davis Elementary School including mentoring, tutoring, lunch buddies, providing lunch for teachers, etc. Wendy Collins, 276-2418

This mission opportunity began with the 2010 school year.  We provide our support to teachers, students and families of A.M. Davis Elementary School.  Some ways to help include:  Lunch buddies, tutoring, assisting teachers, helping with special projects, or donating school supplies.

Ongoing Collections near 2nd floor elevator—

Cell Phones: Domestic Abuse Victims

Box Tops: A. M. Davis projects

Cancelled Stamps: U. M. Women mission

Glasses: Lions Club

Campbells Soup Labels: UM Family Services

 Our Youth, United Methodist Women and United Methodist Men’s groups, and some of our Sunday School classes are also actively engaged in mission. Our Mission Committee Chairperson is Rob Heare, 405-1369.