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Care Closet

Missions

 

Local

  1. Support of Evansville Care Closet
    a. Church members regularly volunteer at the Care Closet
    b. Donated 905 pounds of food for “Souper Bowl” Sunday in 2012.
  2. Adopt a Family for Christmas – two families in Evansville received food, Christmas presents, and other items to help them have a Merry Christmas
  3. Meals on Wheels – church members volunteer to deliver lunches to seniors in the community.
  4. Annual District Conference Ingathering - The 2012 Ingathering for the District Conference is in need of bedding kits for the Midwest Mission Distribution Center.  We have set a goal of 25 bedding kits for our church.   Each bedding kit includes the following
    2 flat double-bed sheets
    2 pillowcases
    2 pillows
    All items must be new and unused in plastic bags in which they are packaged from the manufacturer.  Please drop off a bedding kit to the church office.  If you would prefer to donate money, that would be great and we can buy a bedding kit for you.
    The Methodist Church Distribution Center provides goods to help families who have been impacted by floods, tornadoes, fires, etc. 

National

  1. Health Kits – in 2011, 40 emergency health kits were donated to help families going through disasters such as floods, tornadoes, or fires. Health kits include things like soap, toothpaste, band-aids, and shampoo.

International

  1. In 2011 members of the church raised over $2,000 to help an orphanage in the Republic of Georgia.
  2. In October 2012, a team of 11 people will go to the Republic of Georgia to work on projects at a pediatrics hospital and at a rural elementary school.

Christmas party at orphanage, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia

Christmas party at orphanage, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia