Missions Committee Opportunities
April 26 SATURDAY IN SERVICE
an opportunity to reach out to the community
Breakfast in FLC at 8:30am
Projects begin at 9:30am
Please review the list of projects for Saturday in Service. To join a project team, sign up at the Missions table in the Courtyard on Easter Sunday or call the BCUMC Office at 281.463.2330.
If you are unable to participate and want to help, monetary donations are gratefully accepted. Please make your check payable to BCUMC and write “Missions” in the memo line.
“As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.” John 20:21
The Missions Committee is committed to providing multiple opportunities for all people of BCUMC to grow in their discipleship and faith as we reach out to share the love of Christ by serving our community and the world. Join us as we put our faith in action and make connections with our many local and global projects.
With thanks from the Missions Committee . . .
On behalf of the Missions Committee, a tremendous “thank you” to all volunteers who gave their time and talents on Saturday, April 27, 2013. We also appreciate your monetary support and donations of the clothes and other items for our projects.
Thanks to your generosity, so much was accomplished. We packed more than 300 Activity Bags for the patients at Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus and 135 Birthday in a Bags for children served by Gracewood and Westside Homeless Partnership. One hundred twenty-five single mothers living at Gracewood and The Mission of Yahweh and those from the families served by Westside will each receive a special Mother’s Day Bag of Love. Blankets were made for Project Linus and the Veteran’s Fisher House.
With its car wash, our Youth Group raised $551 to buy a wheelchair battery and continue its wheelchair ramp ministry. Many areas of the BCUMC campus received a fresh coat of paint. The United Methodist Women packed UMCOR school kits. Volunteers transformed the Family Life Center kitchen into a bakery, making cookies which were delivered to Gracewood as well as other goodies for the May 4th bake sale our church sponsored at Boys & Girls Country. There were lots of smiles as children from 68 families shopped for new clothes in the Children’s Clothes Closet. Special thanks to the United Methodist Men for inviting these families to join our volunteers for the wonderful lunch they provided.
Last Sunday more than 300 Man on the Street Bags were picked up by our members. These bags contain food and water and are meant to be given to the those in need who you may encounter on the street.
Please know, once again, how very much your continued and generous support to Missions is appreciated.
Chair, Missions Committee
The Missions Committee would like to thank those who continue to financially support Missions on a regular basis; those who continue to be involved on a regular basis; and those who are able to help when they can.
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