The Missions and Outreach Ministry is a an active group of individuals, coordinating a wide variety of assistance and caring activities. Watch for even more to come. Here are some of the things they are currently involved with:
Loose Change for Change Offerings
On the fourth Sunday of each month during our regular worship services, all loose currency goes to the Loose Change for Change ministry for that month.
Iowa County Food Pantry
Food and cash donations needed year round.
Happy Birthday Bags
A special birthday surprise for Food Pantry children. A bag containing cake mix, frosting, prizes and just for fun items.
Cell Phones for Soldiers
We are the Iowa County drop-off site. Used cell phones are recycled and soldiers receive approximately 60 minutes of free time on a phone card to call home.
A place to stay for local homeless families. Cash is needed to support this shelter along with donations of specified supplies.
We are providing a tornado shelter for residents of the nearby trailer courts. In the event of a tornado watch a volunteer will open the church as a shelter.
Provides clothes, toys, outerwear, diapers, wipes, and other items to customers free of charge. Donate items, money or time.
Provides household items and furniture to local families free of charge. Donate items or money for delivery expenses.
Thanksgiving Community Dinners
Volunteers will be needed to donate food, serve, and deliver. Preparation will be 5:00-7:00 PM on Nov. 23 and 8:00 AM on Nov. 24.
The tree will be put up in November with gift tags for children and adults in need. Choose a gift tag(s) off the tree then purchase the gift(s) and return or deliver them before Christmas. Giving Tree includes: Social Services of Iowa County, Bloomfield Manor Residents and Upland Hills Nursing Home residents.
Hot Chocolate with Santa
Bring your singing talent to warm up the church after the Christmas parade. Share cookies and enjoy the warmth and hospitality with hundreds of community members. Santa will be there for your child’s picture.
Christmas Community Dinner
The dinner this year will be at Culver’s. Volunteers are needed to bake cookies and to serve and deliver meals.