First United Methodist Church is a host church for this program, meaning that 4-5 times a year we house families in the program, bring groceries for meals, help to feed them, and stay overnight in the church as program hosts. If you are interested in learning more, click below:
First United Methodist Church regularly collects food for the S.O.S. Food Bank. If you would like to know more about how you can help, click the link below:
The center provides services to women, children and men of all ages. These services include 24-crisis line, shelter, counseling, support groups, legal advocacy, assistance with filing for child support, case-management, victim’s advocacy, transportation, information/referral and community education/prevention. Walk-ins are welcome. Call the 24-hour crisis hotline at 1-800-434-8013.
As the humanitarian relief and development arm of The United Methodist Church, UMCOR strengthens and transforms people and communities.
We pursue this by reaching out to the most vulnerable people in Rwanda and creating environments where they are empowered to live out their full potential at work, home and in their spiritual lives.
As you learn more about us, you will read an incredible story about how God used one woman to step out in faith to help a group of impoverished widows in Rwanda. What has resulted is phenomenal. Lives are changed forever, our team continues to grow and we have developed amazing partners who continually spur us on toward our vision.
Shade and Fresh Water is a national network of after-school programs for at-risk children and teenagers across Brazil. The main focus areas include character development and social responsibility. While projects are sustained locally and adapted to regional and ethnic differences in the vast country, basic resources are developed and shared nationally. Emily’s role is to promote Shade and Fresh Water as an international mission partnership.