As a people of God, we are called to share in the abundant blessings that he gives to us with that in need locally, nationally and globally. Our church chooses several mission projects to support each year. Mt. Sterling Community Center, Heifer International, and Habitat for Humanity. We help sponsor a Community Food Pantry, which is housed at the Mt. Sterling Community Center.
…a community of faith where Christ is central and we are His heart and hands.
Each December, the United Methodist Women sponsor a shop which enables families to choose new toys and clothing as Christmas gifts for their children.
The Mt. Sterling Community Center offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities including receptionists, food pantry assistance, program leaders, and workers with children and youth.
* Volunteers are always needed, and even more so with these special programs.
As a people of God we are called to share in the abundant blessings that he gives to us with those in need. FUMC chooses several mission projects to support each year. Heifer International, Habitat for Humanity and the Mt. Sterling Community Center are among the projects we support.
Please remember to bring your loose change for our mission collection of the 4th Sunday of each month in 2008. The monies collected will be sent to numerous projects, local, national and around the world. These may include SCC and food pantry, Spirit Shop and Free Store. Heifer International, Habitat for Humanity, and various Advance Special Project to help bring food, shelter, education, medical care, clothing, safe drinking water, hope, peace, justice and the love of Jesus Christ to our neighbors here and around the world.
First UMC supports the Heifer Project by Heifer International which has a unique and successful approach to ending hunger and poverty. Since 1944, Heifer has provided food- and income producing animals and training to millions of resource-poor families in 125 countries. When families receive livestock, they are well on their way to lifting themselves out of poverty and becoming self-reliant. Read More.