United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) Responds to national and international disasters including hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, famine, refugee situations — special giving supports this mission.
Florida United Methodist Children's Home (FUMCH) Provides care to children in crisis with residential care, counseling, foster care, and adoption services — giving on 5th Sundays supports FMUCH.
IN OUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Food Pantry - Feeding the needy, supporting First United Methodist Church, Palmetto, and Manatee Baptist Church, 15th Street East, Bradenton. Our church family supports this mission with non-perishable food and monetary donations.
WITH OTHER LOCAL GROUPS
Solve Maternity Homes - Faith based, cost-free maternity, housing and support for at-risk women during and after pregnancy.
Manatee Elementary School - Supporting the school with classroom volunteers, Pack-A-Sack, meeting needs as they arise.
STREAM (Standing Together Reaching Equality Across Manatee) - Direct action justice ministry, multicultural and interfaith, addressing the root causes and systemic issues that cause people to need charity.
OUR UNITED METHODIST WOMEN
Blood Drive is held quarterly.
"Purses with a Purpose" are assembled and given to Turning Points and community groups that support homeless women.
Lap blankets for shut-in's and baby covers, created by the Crocheted Hearts and shared with the community.