Given to homeless and transients seeking food
Ziploc bags filled with daily essentials (bottled water, canned or boxed fruit, meat or lunch sets, granola bars, pre-packaged crackers) are assembled. Place your items in the baskets labeled "Manna Bag" donations. If you need more info or would like to help with this mission contact Ruth Glatt firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesdays 1:30-5:00pm in the Fellowship Hall. Check with the office 344-9100 or for more information email us at: email@example.com.
CHIPS, the Children's HIV Intervention Programme in Swaziland
This mission helps orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS pandemic in Swaziland, Africa. Missionaries Ian and Jenn Stephens' main desire is to share the love of Jesus for each of these precious children while working towards fulfilling the vision of a HIV free Swaziland. Contact Deb Fuller firstname.lastname@example.org
This group is for all who want to learn or to continue crocheting. Items made, such as hats, are given to local cancer patients, premies, and some are sent to St. Jude's Hospital in Memphis. Additionally seafarer's caps are now being made for tugboat workers as part of The Seamen's Church Institute mission. Lap blankets and prayer shawls are given to members and non-members who have been hospitalized or are homebound. Most recently scarfs are being crochet for men and women in the military and red hats for premies in the neonatal units. Contact Phyllis Bright email@example.com.
Meets 3rd Monday at 6:00pm for meal and fellowship at LaCaretta's on Government St. On the 2nd Sunday of the month, these men sell salsa and jellies made at the Children's Home in Ruston to support this mission. Join them for a meal, fellowship, and short study. Contact Robbie Schleicher firstname.lastname@example.org Jeff Bean email@example.com
Friendship Circle at 10:15am 1st Tuesday; Round Circle at 5:30pm 3rd Monday of the monthThe Ingleside UMW is a group that gives women of all ages an outlet for Christian study and fellowship with other women. These women seek to become involved in local missions that concern women, children, and youth. The meal will be shared with the all guys & gals. For more info contact Ruth Glatt firstname.lastname@example.org or Alice Irving email@example.com
Mon-Fri., June 19-23, 2023 from 9:00am - 5:00pm Cost:$50.00 Click on date line above for registration form- link active. Call 344-9100 for more info.
In June 2023 at Ingleside UMC, a caring group of adults and youth will provide a week long camp where kids, PreK to 5th grade, will participated in "Hero Hotline" VBS Camp. Lots of fun happens during centers and activities of Bible storytelling, drama, science, music, games, crafts, and missions for others. The camp will be filled with lots of ways we can experience being a Christian while sharing in some awesome fun. We use our afternoons to take field trips, have presentations, learn to play the bells, and make things to express our love and dedication to God and work for the good of others in faithful service. We can't wait to find out about some of the missions we will be able to share. We are setting our registration at 40 kids and we can't wait for this VBS Camp to get here! More info call our office 344-9100.
Ingleside UMC tries to make sure children (as many as 30) in 4 families from our neighborhood have Christmas through God's Gifts. Names of families with children living in poverty are collected and the parent, grandparent, or guardian is contacted for information about the children. Each child receives a pair of pants, a shirt, a jacket, a pair of shoes, and a toy that fits the child's interests. Members select tags that identify the item/size or toy to be purchased, then wrap and deliver them to the church. Donated cash is used to purchase Walmart gift cards or pay utilities. We feel very blessed to have been able to continue this mission program in the past. This year we are expanding our program to include some adults in our community as that need has been made known. Contact our office at 344-9100 if you need a tag.
Our campers will actively show their love on at least 3 afternoons during our camp this year. We hope to again sing and play bells at two Healthcare Centers near the church where the kids have the opportunity to demonstrate their love through songs and the playing of handbells, as well as visiting with these residents and giving them a token of our love. As the week-long camp progresses we will follow the leading of our mission coordinator.
Our children's missions this year will be to help others through putting together "My Life Book" for children in the foster care system that are distributed by the Braveheart organization. If you would like to help just call our office at 344-9100.
"When asked why we help others... we answer - because we can." John Wesley He also said we must 'do all the good we can, by all the means we can, in all the ways we can, in all the places we can, at all the times we can, to all the people we can, as long as we ever can.'
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