PLEASE NOTE: Due to recent "social distancing" requirements in regard to COVID-19, we are currently having to make adjustments for our missions and outreach. Our Food Bank will continue to be held on the fourth Thursday of each month, but it will be a "drive-thru" distribution service. For more information please contact the church office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Love God. Love Others. Make a Difference.”
Here at GUMC, we strive to share God’s love, change lives and serve the local community. Included below are several ministries that we offer in fulfilling our mission. However, new opportunities for service are always in the works. Contact the church office at (479) 996-6397, email email@example.com, if you would like to help serve in one of these mission projects or if you would like to make a donation.
Foster Family Night Out ~ This ministry provides a "night out" for foster parents and children. Families are invited to enjoy a free meal. Fun activities are planned for the children which gives the foster parents time to fellowship with each other and lean on each one other for support. Classes are also occasionally provided for the foster parents.
Back Pack Program ~ weekly distributions of non-perishable food items are sent home with children in need during the school year (in coordination with the Greenwood School District and the Community Clearinghouse in Fort Smith, Arkansas.)
Christmas Toy Closet ~ annual distribution of toys to families in need of Christmas gifts for children. Clean, gently used toys and new toys are collected year round.
GUMC Food Bank ~ distributes food on the fourth Thursday, monthly, here at the church from 10-11:30 a.m. for local families in need.
Guatemala Mission Team ~ ministers to the Shadow of His Wings orphanage in Guatemala.
Arms Around Greenwood (AAG) ~ Arms Around Greenwood is the result of a challenge given to our congregation to transform the community by expressing the love of Jesus through community outreaches. AAG began in 2016 as a single day of outreach and has grown into a year round missions and outreach in our community.