Missions

Crawford Street UMC provides opportunities to make a real difference in our community.

MEALS ON WHEELS

CSUMC members cook and deliver meals to sixty to seventy shut-ins on the third Monday of each month. The lists of recipients is generated by the Community Council.

STOREHOUSE COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY

Storehouse Community Food Pantry is located at 629 Cherry Street. Our mission is to obtain food and support from public and private sources for distribution to individuals and families requiring temporary assistance. In order to be served, a photo ID and Social Security cards on all members of the household must be presented. Storehouse Community Food Pantry hours are Monday and Wednesday from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM and Thursday evening from 5:00 PM-6:00 PM. For more information, please click the photo to the left.

SERVICE OVER SELF

Service Over Self is a one week youth-led mission project where the youth are fed and domiciled at CSUMC. The youth are divided into work teams and spend the week repairing homes for those in need in our community. We begin each week with a SOS Commissioning Service on Sunday night. On Thursday night, we have our family supper and closing worship service. The homeowners we have worked with all week are invited to attend our family supper and worship service. We plan fun activities for the youth in attendance on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights after supper. SOS Week always begins on Father's Day.

ADOPT-A-SCHOOL PROGRAM

We are partnering with Micah's Mission to make learning centers and craft projects for the teachers and students.

HONDURAS MISSION TRIP

Every other summer we go to Pena Blanca, Honduras with Expanding Borders Ministry. While there, we have taught English in an elementary school, helped with construction of an orphanage, done SOS work on homes, taught Vacation Bible School, led Sports Camps, and taught health education to young mothers in the area. This trip is open to anyone high school age or older.

MEMORY CAREGIVER'S SUPPORT GROUP

Memory Caregivers Support Group meets the first Monday of every month at 6:00 PM in Floral Hall at Crawford Street UMC. Memory Caregivers Support Group provides emotional, educational, and social support for caregivers of those with dementia or memory issues. To learn more, contact Lee Ann Whitley at 601-636-5612.

NAN'S NEEDLES

Our Prayer Shawl ministry meets the second Saturday of each month from 9am-12noon in the Messenger Classroom. Brooke Weaver leads this group in creating prayer shawls that are given to people in times of grief & sadness as well as times of happiness & joy! All levels of knitters are welcome to attend.

For more information, visit the Contact page and request Lee Ann Whitley at (Missions) or call the church office at (601) 636-5612

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