“God has given each of you some special abilities; be sure to use them to help each other, passing on to others God’s many kinds of blessings.” 1Peter 4:10 LB
We believe in helping the less fortunate both locally and globally through offerings to a featured Mission of the Month.
2015 Monthly Missions
January – Emergency Food Pantry, Church Hill, assists anyone needing emergency food assistance. http://ofoneaccordministry.org/emg_food.htm
February – Reverend Bill Lovelace is a Holston conference missionary who shares the word of God in Lithuania. www.umc/missions.org
March – Church Mobilization connects churches so they can collectively respond to needs in the community through existing agencies and churches. http://www.churchmobilizationnetwork.org/sullivan/church-mobilization-network/ and https://www.facebook.com/cmnofsh
April – Food Buckets is a Holston Conference project in which food grade 5-gallon buckets are filled with food for underprivileged families in Zimbabwe. www.holston.org/about/annual-conference/annual-conference-missions/
May – Appalachian Service Project provides service opportunities for volunteers, including the repair of homes for low income families in rural Central Appalachia. www.asphome.org
June – Emergency Food Pantry, Church Hill, assists anyone needing emergency food assistance. www.ofoneaccordministry.org/emgfood
July – Backpacks for Local School Children provides backpacks of school supplies to needy elementary and middle school-age children in the community.
August – United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) Disaster Response in the U.S. provides humanitarian relief when natural disaster disrupts life to such an extent that communities are unable to recover on their own. www.umcor.org
September – Christmas for the Children is conducted in conjunction with Of One Accord Ministry to provide local needy children and their families with an evening of fellowship, dinner and gifts. www.ofoneaccordministry.org/Christmas
October – Samaritan’s Purse Shoe Boxes demonstrates God’s love in a tangible way to needy children around the world. www.samaritanspurse.org/index.php/OCC/index/
November – Holston Home for Children provides hope and healing for children and families struggling with life’s challenges. www.holstonhome.org
December– Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA of East Tennessee) provides advocates for abused/neglected children in Sullivan and Hawkins County www.casa4kidsinc.org