Wilson UMC would like to encourage everyone to participate in at least one mission opportunity every year. In addition to the international mission trips, there are a number of local opportunities.
Karin Agee is working on filling Wilson Church's 2017 teams that serve at the soup kitchen on the 4th Sunday of each month. If you are interested in learning more about this ministry (which falls under the umbrella of Westside CARES), please contact Karin.
Wilson volunteers also serve with Meals on Wheels.
"Help Wanted": We are in need of a volunteer team of two to take the 5th Tuesday of the Month. Delivery time is approximately 10:30 to noon. We pick up the meals by meeting a Meals on Wheels van in the Westside Community Center East parking lot on the corner of N 16th Street and W Bijou Street between 10:15 and 10:30 am. Delivery of the meals takes about an hour depending on the number of stops. We are also in need of people who could substitute when needed. Please contact Mara Hagan if interested.
Colored Pencils for Backpacks
As our contributions to Westside CARES continue, this month's focus will be on the school "Backpack" project. During the month of July, we will be collecting 285 boxes of Crayola colored pencils (12 package).
Did You Know?
Wilson UMC has weekly volunteers who help Westside CARES? If you would like to help and represent our church, contact Shirley Gipson or the church office at email@example.com. Westside CARES and Wilson appreciate your dedication!
Trinity UMC Food Pantry Needs
Food pantry needs: Cereal, canned fruit, shampoo and hand soap, tuna, peanut butter, spaghetti sauce, Mac & Cheese and instant or regular oatmeal.
General Westside CARES Needs:
We support Westside CARES by providing personal items each month. Please bring items to the Narthex and volunteers will take them to Westside CARES.
Items needed include: Men's T-Shirts, Men's boxers and briefs all sizes, Men's shoes, Men's Jeans - size 30 -36, Women's khaki pants (often needed for work) size 6, 8, 10, Diapers sizes 1, 4, and 6, and Family size toothpaste. **No household items, please.
Westside CARES Call For Volunteers
A Resource Room volunteer is needed Thursday evenings from 4:14-6:30 pm. Must be able to multi-task, lift 30 lbs., sort, tag, and distribute clothing and toiletry items per voucher system. Good people skills and easy going personality required. Training will be provided. If interested please contact Debra.Mitguard@westsidecares.org or call 389-0759 Ext 108.