To make an
immediate $10 donation, you can text RESPONSE to 80888. You can also donate through your local congregational offering by
noting on your check or offering envelope: UMCOR Advance #901670 -
If you would like
to make donation directly through the OK Conference, you can find article and
update at Oklahoma Disaster Response.
As always: 100% of
your UMCOR donation goes to this need, not to any administrative costs.
Either way, I pray
and hope that you will join us as we live out the love of the Body of Christ.
Outreach Team Coordinator
NC Conference, United Methodist Church
700 Waterfield Ridge Place
Garner, NC 27529 U.S.A.
UMCOR is providing a way for you to donate to the areas recently hit by
disasters, including the fire in West, Texas and the tornadoes in
Oklahoma. Use Advance #901670, Disaster Response, United States. Click here to reach their online donation page.
The Onslow Women’s Center, Onslow County’s domestic violence shelter, is also in need of a little help. They are requesting assistance obtaining baby wipes and diapers (sizes 3 and 4). Any and all donations of the items mentioned will be greatly appreciated. Collection box located in the hallway next to the Church office. Contact Kristi Pitchford at (910.539.8481)
The Second Sunday Food Collections
continue to be an important SUMC mission effort. Once again we need
nutritious food donations, easy to open, light & small enough to fit
in the children’s backpacks. Some examples are cereal bowl or box,
crackers with peanut butter or cheese, instant oatmeal or grits, small
peanut butter or jelly, canned tuna/chicken, applesauce, fruit cups,
granola bars, juice boxes, raisins, canned-microwaveable beans and
wieners, mac and cheese, beef ravioli, spaghetti and meatballs, cheesy
macaroni and franks. “Manna” is also seeking volunteers for our
increasingly busy mission work. Call Susan Del Grande (910.326.3316) or
Jim Brewster (910.478.9727).
Old jewelry and bead donations needed by Creekside UMW Circle/Nettie Merritt to benefit Haiti. We are in need of many items for crafts. Buttons...we need lots of assorted buttons...small, large, odd shapes, all colors, new or old...any old or broken beaded jewelry...leave them in the button/jewelry box by the office door. We also need volunteers/crafters to help make bracelets and jewelry items. We meet every Monday at 10:00 am at the Barnum House (by our lower parking lot). If you like to sew, we will be sewing dresses for little girls and shorts for little boys in Haiti, at the same time and place. We are also collecting games and educational items, DVDs and tapes that can be used in Haiti to help the kids learn English..leave in the Haiti Kids box by the office. We are collecting back packs and school supplies for local school donations. FALL in with us and make a place in your life for God’s missions. There is something for everyone to do! Contact the Sewing Sisters-Lynn Rouse at 910.326.4095, UMW-Rosemary Whaley at 252.354.3991 or SUMC Haiti Mission-Lisa Potts at 910.340.6607 for more information.
We are always looking for volunteers to help with the many activities and missions in our church. If you would like to help, please let us know by calling the church office at 910.326.4822 or contacting any of the members involved in the area in which you are interested. Not sure what might interest you? Here's a Serving Survey that may help. Just complete it and drop it off at the church or mail it to SUMC, 665 West Corbett Ave., Swansboro, NC 28584. There is also a place on the new Online Church Directory to indicate your participation and/or interest in church organizational activities.
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