John Wesley United Methodist Church
Saturday, May 27, 2017

LOCAL MISSIONS

ECHO, Tallahassee
ECHO puts faith into action by serving people in crisis and poverty. ECHO provides a full range of services that restore individual and family self-sufficiency and feelings of self-worth.  ECHO offers Leon County residents and the homeless professional services through programs providing emergency relief, job skill development, and family sustainability. With a small staff, and a large volunteer base, our programs are designed to assist people in their efforts to become independent, productive, and stable. For more information, click here
Contact person: John Davis
 
Habitat for Humanity, Tallahassee
A nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry that seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates simple, decent houses alongside our homeowner (partner) families.
Contact person: John Davis
 
Alternative Christmas Market
Honoring those who have enough by giving to those who have too little.
For more information, click here.
Contact Person: Pat Davis

 

GLOBAL MISSIONS


 

Aguada sister church, Cuba 
Regularly our church sends teams to visit our sister church in Aguada, Cuba. Please write letters to our sisters and brothers in Aguada and lift them up in your daily prayers. 
If you are interested in participating in one of our teams, let us know! 
Contact person: Terry Denham
 
Porch de Salomon
A multi-faceted ministry that reaches the large hurting population of expatriates in Panajachel, Guatemala and mobilizes volunteer teams and individuals to minister to the indigenous population. For more information, click here.
Contact person: Loyd Monroe
   
Missionaries serving in Angola, Africa
Leonardo Garcia and Cleivy Benitez are missionaries of the Methodist Church in Cuba assigned to the East Angola Conference. Their responsibilities are with the Quessua Mission near Malanje, Angola and include teaching at the Faculty of Theology in Quessua and coordinating Florida volunteer groups. For more information, click here
Contact person: Cindy Cosper
 
Orphanage/Boarding House, East Angola
Many children and youth lost their families during the long years of the civil war that devastated Angola. Donations from churches in the Florida Conference provide support so that these students can receive appropriate nourishment while being educated in Quessua. $30 will feed one child/youth for a month. Click here to give.
Contact person: Icel Rodriguez
 
United Methodist Volunteers In Mission
United Methodist Volunteers in Mission is a hands-on mission experience for all Florida United Methodists. Children, Youth, and Adults may participate in hundreds of mission experiences from VBS and Christian witnessing, to construction of chapels and parsonages on a global context. For more information, click here.
Contact person: Icel Rodriguez