MINISTRIES and MISSION PROJECTS
CHRISTMAS GIVING OPPORTUNITIES:
GOD GAVE US THE GREATEST GIFT … JESUS!
Our church has several opportunities to give to others for Christmas in response to our love and thanks to God. Please feel free to select from any of the following, or other needs as you feel led.
- ·Good Samaritan Fund - The church office receives many requests for emergency assistance.
- ·Project Suppertime Food Pantry - Our church feeds over 200 hungry people per week.
- ·School Lunch Fund - Several students have “debts” in their lunch accounts. This would go to Korte Elementary or other local schools as needed.
- ·Christmas gifts for our church staff
If you would like to contribute, please make the check to NBUMC and indicate how you would like your gift directed on your check.
PROJECT SUPPERTIME FOOD PANTRY
The Project Suppertime Food Pantry is open every Thursday evening from 6:00pm - 8:00pm.
You can enter the church through the South door by the ramp and a volunteer will be there to assist you.
FOOD PANTRY / KORTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
November Needs: Cereal, Sugar, Crackers, Rice, Beans, Canned Meat, Dry Creamer, Pet Food (5 lb. bags), School Supplies
GOOD SAMARITAN FUND:
The church office receives many requests for emergency assistance. Monetary contributions are always greatly appreciated.
FOLGERS FOR SOLDIERS:
We are collecting coffee (size 10.8 oz.) in a variety of flavors and roasts, hot chocolate & powdered creamers for soldiers. If you would like to contribute a monetary amount instead of coffee, there will be a coffee container to put this in. That money will be used for shipping or more coffee or creamer.
CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES (collection containers in the Narthex/Foyer)
Diapers, wipes, baby bath items, laundry baskets.
Rulers, Backpacks, Pencils, Sharp Scissors, 3 Ring Notebooks, 3 Ring Paper, Geometric Compasses, Geometric Protractors, New Underwear, New Socks, Kleenex, Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Bar soap, Shampoo, Deodorant, Teenage Paperbacks, Toilet Paper (4 packs), Liquid Laundry Detergent, Dish Soap, Disposable Razors, Lotion and Kleenex.
Hygiene Supplies, Board Games and Card Games, Coloring and Puzzle Books, Socks and Underwear, Blankets, Towels, Pillows & Pillow Cases, July through September – School Supplies and School Uniforms
LAZARUS MINISTRIES 4th SUNDAY BREAKFAST FOR SOJOURNERS
(at Grand Avenue Temple) is now being sponsored by NBUMC. There is a skillet just inside the Sanctuary for financial donations. The cost is approx. $100
Monthly Meal offered
Monthly Meal offered for Northwest part of Independence – Mt. Washington Neighborhood Community Meal – 584 S. Arlington Ave., Independence, Call 816-226-7364 if you would like to volunteer.
New Member/Regular Visitor Shepherd Ministry (Brenda, Richard, Fran, Myra, Margaret, Morris)