Mission Outreach at First Presbyterian Church
The Mission and Stewardship committee promotes putting our faith into action by serving God’s world in various “hands-on” mission activities as well as interpreting financial needs of our church, community, nation and world.
Upcoming Mission Outreach Opportunities:
March 18 – Center for Hope Soup Kitchen
Volunteers can again assist the Catholic Charities program that provides warm meals to the needy in downtown Flint. (We have normally gone to the North End Soup Kitchen.) We will gather at church by 8:30 am to carpool to the Soup Kitchen and we will return by 1:30 pm. Please sign up in fellowship hall to assist us in serving there. Ask Ken Wensel if you have any questions.
April 10,12 – Family Promise
Our church will again be assisting the Flushing Presbyterian Church in hosting up to 5 homeless families. Our volunteers will assist on Monday, April 10 for dinner through breakfast on April 11 as well as on Wednesday, April 12 for dinner through breakfast on April 13. You can sign up for various roles in fellowship hall. Ask Dave Eshleman if you have any questions.
Local Mission Outreach each month
Each month, our church organizes at least one mission outreach opportunity for us to serve God’s world and make our faith “real” to us and our community. We encourage members and visitors to consider each opportunity to see if God is calling you to join in this work. We use our time, talent and treasure (local mission budget money) in these local mission outreach areas. Below this listing are some recent mission “posts” or articles on these outreach ministries as well as some pictures.
- Family Promise (helping homeless become independent again)
- Adopt-a-Pet (finding loving homes for cats and dogs)
- Shelter of Flint (serving the homeless)
- North End Soup Kitchen (providing hot meals to families with low or no income)
- Christmas In Action (providing home repairs to seniors)
- Blood Drives (Red Cross collecting blood)
- Read & Feed (jump-starting the fall learning experience for elementary students)
- Habitat for Humanity (providing homes for low-income families)
- CROP Walk (providing food today and tomorrow worldwide)
- Food Bank of Eastern Michigan (providing food to the hungry in 22 counties of Michigan)
- Salvation Army Bell Ringing (meeting human needs in the name of Jesus Christ without discrimination)