MISSIONS OUTREACH AT HUMC



MISSIONS OUTREACH OVERVIEW


"For whatsoever you do to the least of your brothers and sisters, you do unto me,” says the Lord Jesus. Matthew 25:40

 

 With Hockessin United Methodist Church Missions Outreach, we aim to help those most in need by providing both material and spiritual sustenance, allowing for hope in their lives that may lead to faith and the joy of knowing Jesus Christ.


INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS

  • Africa University
  • Central Congo Partnership
  • Doctors Without Borders
  • UMCOR Ukraine Releif 
  • United Nations Ukraine Relief
  • Missionaries: Mark & Diedre Zimmerman, Steve & Gail Quigg, and Christina Choe

LOCAL PROJECTS

 

  • BOOM Scholarship
  • Camp Pecometh  Camperships
  • Camp Pecometh Retreat Center
  • Child, Inc.
  • Emmanuel Dining Room
  • Family Promise/ Network
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Food Bank of Delaware
  • Forget Me Not Families
  • Friendship House
  • Good Neighbors
  • Good Neighbors Camperships
  • Good Samaritan Fund
  • Habitat for Humanity

 

  • Horizon House
  • Kingswood Community Center
  • Missions Central
  • Prison Fellowship Ministry
  • Prison Fellowship Angel Tree
  • Read Aloud Delaware
  • Salvation Army
  • Sojourners Place
  • Sunday Breakfast Mission
  • Supporting Kidds
  • Threads of Comfort
  • Troubador Ministry
  • Urban Promise
  • West End Neighborhood House

  • Young Life of Northern Delaware

SPECIAL APPEALS

 

 

  • Human Relations Sunday
  • MIS-UMCOR
  • Native American Sunday
  • Peace with Justice Sunday
  • Student Day
  • World Communion Sunday
  • PD Student Scholarship Sunday
  • Deaf Ministries
  • Homes for Aged - PUMH
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FEATURED OUTREACH MINISTRIES

APPALACHIA SERVICE PROJECT

Appalachia Service Project is a Christian ministry, open to all people, that inspires hope and service through volunteer home repair in Central Appalachia.

EMMANUEL DINING ROOM

Emmanuel Dining Room is in center city Wilmington and provides daily hot lunches to needy adults and children. Hockessin UMC provides the daily hot meal on the 9th of each month. Cooking is done at HUMC on the 7th. Volunteers are needed both days, and also as cookie bakers. 

SUNDAY BREAKFAST MISSION

Sunday Breakfast Mission is a non-profit agency dedicated to providing programs for low to moderate income families, youth, adults and senior citizens. HUMC members contribute food and other items for the Food Closet, Thanksgiving and Easter meal baskets.

METHODIST ACTION PROGRAM

Methodist Action Program provides many kinds of mission outreach to the people of Wilmington. Outreach is designed to enable people to become independent of government assistance.

GOOD NEIGHBORS HOME REPAIR

Good Neighbors Inc. provides home repairs and financial guidance to homeowners who lack the physical or financial means to make necessary home repairs. For 25 years, with support from generous donors and local volunteers, Good Neighbors has helped hundreds of families in southern Chester County, PA.  In so doing, we restore hope and dignity to our neighbors and our neighborhoods. Now, we are expanding in to northern New Castle County, DE to share with homeowners there our hope as neighbors who care.

READ ALOUD

Each week Hockessin UMC members read aloud to toddlers and pre-school children from low income families at 2 area sites.

URBAN PROMISE

The mission of UrbanPromise is to teach children and young adults the skills necessary for spiritual growth, academic achievement, life management and Christian leadership. Hockessin UMC members volunteer in a variety of ways to support this ministry

ANGEL TREE MINISTRY

Angel Tree reaches out to the children of prisoners and their families helping to meet their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs through Christ.  Angel Tree Christmas works by connecting parents in prison with their children through the delivery of Christmas gifts.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Habitat for Humanity International is a nonprofit, nondenominational Christian housing organization.Hockessin United Methodist Church is a long-time supporter of Habitat.

 

Habitat welcomes all people to join in building simple, decent, affordable houses in partnership with those who lack adequate shelter.abitat houses are purchased by the homeowner families.

 

Three factors make the houses affordable to low-income people worldwide:

 

  • Houses are sold at no profit, with no interest charged on the mortgage.
  • Homeowners and volunteers build the houses under trained supervision.
  • Individuals, corporations, faith groups and others provide financial support.

 

Homeowner families are chosen according to their need; their ability to repay the no-profit, no-interest mortgage; and their willingness to work in partnership with Habitat. Habitat for Humanity does not discriminate according to race, religion or ethnic group.