MUM Mission Outreach July 2020 - April 2022
Throughout the year MUM's Holy Hands quilters give several people warm "hugs" from MUM in the form of prayer quilts blessed during worship servIces as well as hand sewn bears for new babies.
Our Outreach Ministry provides 6 dinners a year for the people at the EECM shleter in East Liberty. Different groups from the church prepare, serve and donate the meals in February, April, June, August, October and December.
We have volunteers helping with the Food Pantry distribution on a regular basis.
In July 2020, we collected items for a cat/kitten rescue: cat litter, canned food, dry food, trash bags, paper towels, toys, detergent, and over $200 cash and gift cards.
November 2020, Our Adult Ministries hosted a Thanks (for) Giving Food Drive for Garden City Pantry to help provide holiday meals. Outreach Ministries contributed $800 to provide $10 gift cards for each family.
November 2020, Our Thanksgiving offering of $1,120 went towards helping our kids and youth attend church camp this summer.
December 2020, our Magi Gift Donations were able to provide 75 gift cards ($25 each) to East End Coooperative Ministries and 136 gift cards ($25 each) to students of Sunrise School for children with special needs.
December 2020, our Christmas Offering of $1,695 went to Missionaries in Africa, Bethany House Academy and UMCOR's Material rescources.
December 2020, our knitting/crochet ministry provided scarves and hats to EECM and Garden City Food Pantry.
April 2021, our Outreach Ministry collected donated "gently used" shoes for Camp Allegheny fundraiser.
April 2021, Our Lydia Circle collected used books, puzzles and games which earned $324 for missions.
April 2021, our Easter Offering of $2,149 was given to UMCOR International Relief, UMCOR US Disaster Relief and MUM Preschool.
August 2021, 11 members volunteered at the Eastboork Mission Barn building ramps and verifying UMCOR kits
November 2021, our Thanksgiving Offering of $1,008 went towards helping our MUM childen and youth attend summer church camp.
December 2021, our Magi Gift Donations were able to provide 75 gift cards ($25 each) to East End Coooperative Ministries,134 gift cards ($25 each) to students of Sunrise School for children with special needs and a $309 monetary donation was given to Ward Home for at-risk teens.
December 2021, our knitting/crochet ministry provided scarves and hats to EECM.
December 2021, Lydia Circle, a women's fellowship and mission group within the church, donated money to UMCOR for US Disaster Relief, Connellsville Area Ministries, Operation Safety Net, Operation Troop Appreciation, and World Vision (to provide bikes for girls to go to school). Funds were donated through the sale of medallions for our Tree of Life, Spring Book Sale, Christmas Wreath Sale and love offerings from the group.
December 2021, our Christmas offering of $3,054 was divided equally among Jewish Family Services for Afghan refugees settling in Pittsburgh; Eastbrook Mission Barn; and Connellsville Area Ministry.
March 20, 2022, we assembled 95 Hygiene Kits with Katie Peterson from the Eastbrook Mission Barn. $1,171 was donated to purchase kit supplies and to donate directly to the Mission Barn.
March 2022, a Love Offering of $2,922 was sent to help the people of Ukraine.
March 2022, over $1,000 was given to the Preschool through their Car Wash fundraiser.
April 2022, Teddy Bears and other stuffed animals were given to children of Ukraine
Our Outreach Team collects donations of food and supplies on the first Sunday of each month for the Garden City Food Pantry. What a joy to see our shopping cart overflowing each month.
SHARE THE LOVE
For November 2018 - Share the Love donated cleaning supplies to veterans' organization.
For December 2018 - Share the Love sent a gift of a hand-painted (by everyone) menorrah to the Jewsih neighbors of Tree of Life.
For January 2019 - Share the Love completed 70 Hygiene Kits for UMCOR
For February 2019 - Share the Love donated canned goods to Garden City Food Pantry
For March 2019 - Share the Love made cards of encouragement for our friends and neighbors in need of a lift.
For April 2019 - We donated items to the MUM Preschool in support of their program.
For May 2019 - We donated items to The Father's Heart Ministry
For October 2019 - We sent cards of encouragement to young UMC missionaries.
For December 2019 - We donated UMCOR Hygiene Kits to the Mission Barn
For January 2020 - We heard from our Mission Engagement Coordinator about how we can be in mission to others, and made "boredom kits" for kids in need.
For February 2020 - We donated items to Jeremiah's Place and heard from their representative.
For March 2020 - We decorated Easter bags which were used for the Garden City Food Pantry Easter Egg Event.