Outreach

Service to others has been an integral role of the United Methodist Church since its very inception. Through our connectional giving programs, we are able to reach out to those in our community, our nation and the world.

2019 Mission Projects

Savers Spring Clothing Drive

HUGE THANK-YOU to all who donated, helped spread the word, and collected and delivered items! This year we delivered 1,344 pounds of clothing and other household iems to Saver’s and received $210 towards future outreach efforts! In addition to our cleaned out closets, these donations provide an opportunity for the community of future Savers shoppers to find needed items at a more affordable price and Hartspring Foundation Big Brothers Big Sisters receives a donation from the sales of the items. I’ve already started a bag for next year’s drive!

Family Promise of Central Connecticut

 

Health Kits for Disaster Relief

Thank-you! To all who prayed, contributed items, counted items, packed and delivered kits!

50 Health Kits were delivered to NYAC by KUMC!

It’s never too early to start collecting items for NEXT year! Watch for great sales all year!

You can click here to see the list of items that each kit contains.

Ongoing Projects

Berlin Food Pantry

Food needs continue through the year. Needs include: canned meat/fish, peanut butter, mayonnaise, pasta, pasta sauce, beans, soup, fruit snacks, granola bars, cereal, rice. There are lists of current needs on the table in the narthex. If you are willing to deliver items to the Food Pantry during the week, please contact Ann Hall, Melissa Ives or Char Warnke.

BoxTops for Education

If you happen to purchase a participating product in your regular shopping and you are not already saving for another group, be sure to clip the boxtop, bring it to church, and drop it off in the red container on the table in the narthex. There are lists of participating products on the table in the narthex underneath the red container.

Global Giving

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) responds to natural disasters in the United States and throughout the world. 100% of donations are used for the designated project.

Local Giving

Our local church provides Thanksgiving food baskets as well as Christmas gifts and food baskets to local families in need. We also provide support to the Berlin Food Pantry as well as other local organizations, such as The Friendship Service Center and the Prudence Crandall Center.