United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) Responds to national and international disasters including hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, famine, refugee situations, etc.
Florida United Methodist Children's Home (FUMCH) Provides care to children in crisis with residential care, counseling, foster care, and adoption services.
IN COOPERATION WITH OTHER LOCAL GROUPS
Solve (Save our lives, volunteer everyway) - provides faith based, cost=free maternity, housing and support for at-risk women during and after pregnancy. 941-748-0094
Christian Care Alliances - On behalf of local churches, screens and verifies needs of those hurting and in crisis across our community. 941-752-4271
Food Pantry - feeding the needy through cooperation with First UMC Palmetto & Manatee Baptist Church.
Manatee Elementary School - support the school by classroom volunteers, Pack-A-Sack, meeting needs as they arise.
STREAM our Manatee Justice Ministry - (Standing Together Reaching Across Manatee), is a grassroots community organization of multicultural and interfaith congregations in Manatee County committed to increasing justice. Call the church for more information.
Turning Points - provides, coordinates and facilitates services to prevent and reduce homelessness in Manatee County.941-747-1509
OUR UNITED METHODIST WOMEN
- We hold a quarterly Blood drive.
- "purses with a purpose" are put together and given to community groups that support homeless women.
- Lap blankets for shut-in's and baby covers, created by the Crocheted Hearts and shared with community