SERVING IN MISSION

 

Ways to Serve our community during

the COVID-19 crisis

The Furniture Bank of Central Ohio 
Support the mission of the Furniture Bank of Central Ohio! Bring your gently-used furniture and household items to PUMC on June 12, from 3-7 pm. The Furniture Bank will be on-site to receive your donations — and then will use those to support our neighbors in need. Complete information about what will be accepted is on a form below or the FBCO website, www.furniturebankcoh.org.
 Please complete the form to let us know what you will bring!
With questions, please contact Faith Williams, williamsfaith3701@gmail.com.
 
 
 
Your monetary donations are also welcome for the People In Need to purchase perishable foods. Please use this link to donate and put PIN in the Missions tab. 
 
 
 
Palm Sunday Coat Drive for People in Need for Holiday Clearing House (December 2020) – Hold on to the coats until we gather together for in-person worship. Thank you!

Coloring Pages to Share with Those in Need – Pick up a few coloring pages (preschool, school-age children and adults) at a bin at the front of the church, enjoy coloring them, bring them back to share some joy with those who are isolated.

 
Donate Blood through Red Cross – There is a great need for blood donations. Use the link below to enter your zip code to find available places to donate https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/find-drive
 
Making Masks to put on top of N-95 masks to support our medical community and their families. Contact Nany Tela, Connecting Threads group leader, nancyrtela@gmail.com
 
UMCOR COVID-19 Response Fund – Since the start of the novel coronavirus outbreak, UMCOR has been working with health boards, medical professionals, disaster management coordinators and faith leaders to prevent the further spread of this disease. Now it is clear that the impact of COVID-19 will be far-reaching and demands an even greater response. The UMCOR COVID-19 Advance will award grants of up to $20,000 to United Methodist partners in the U.S. and around the world to assist vulnerable populations. Grants from this fund will be disbursed quickly and efficiently to address health concerns, food insecurity, water and hygiene limitations and other pressing needs. To give, you can write a check to PUMC with a name of organization in the memo line or give electronically by clicking HERE, going to Missions line and writing UMCOR in the line with asterisk.
 
Volunteer with Meals on Wheels – If you would like to help delivering meals to senior citizens, please use the contact below:
Jill Smith, Volunteer Recruiter
SourcePoint
800 Cheshire Rd
Delaware OH 43015
740-203-2368 Phone 740-363-7588 Fax
 
Consider giving to our Partners in Mission – Last week PUMC missions team disbursed funds to some of our partner organizations using our Communion Offerings and supported Family Promise through your generous donations. Thank you! To continue to support our mission partners in this time of crisis, you can write a check to PUMC with a name of organization in the memo line or give electronically by clicking HERE, going to Missions line and adding the name of the mission partner in the line with asterisk. Below is a list of our mission partners:
  • The Common Ground Free Store Ministries, providing basic needs in a caring, compassionate environment of unconditional acceptance and dignity
  • Family Promise, 24-hour Emergency Shelter and Rapid Rehousing Referral Center
  • Good Works, a community of hope in Athens, OH supporting those deeply impacted by poverty
  • Habitat for Humanity of Delaware and Union Counties, bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope
  • People in Need of Delaware, Inc, providing a variety of Emergency Services
 

Mission Trips and Day Missions