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MISSION OUTREACH
ANGEL TREE GIFTS / THANKSGIVING & CHRISTMAS FOOD BASKETS

Provide food and gifts to local families in need during Thanksgiving and Christmas. Approximately 95 children receive food, clothing, and toys through this ministry.

Contact Persons: JoAnn Kennedy 304.561.7100 & Lisa Fawcett 304.562.7313

BACKPACK BUDDY MINISTRY

Provide food over the weekends and breaks during the school year to children at Culloden Elementary, Hurricane Town Elementary, and Hurricane Middle School.

Contact Persons: Michelle Jackson 304.437.3201 and Gary Robson 304.562.6445

CAMP HAPPY VALLEY COLLECTION

Collect items needed to serve local children attending Camp Happy Valley. These items are collected in May and June in order to be delivered for camp.

Contact Persons: Joyce Surface 304.550.6926  

COMMUNITY CUPBOARD FOOD PANTRY

Provide food and workers during the month of May and part of November.

Contact Person: Jane Gillispie 304.562.9171

EMMAUS MINISTRY

Forrest Burdette Memorial has a large number of members involved with the Ashland Area Emmaus Community. Walks for both Men and Women occur during the Spring and Fall.

Contact Person:Rick Estep 304.638.0022 or J.D. Philyaw 304.942.1670 

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. Volunteers at FB serve two times a year in the Spring and Fall at an area home.

Contact Person: Ruel Elliot 304.757.7449

KAIROS PRISON MINISTRY

Share the transforming love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ to impact the hearts and lives of prison inmates during the Spring and Fall Kairos weekends at Lakin, Mt. Olive and Steven’s Correctional Centers.

Contact Persons: Tim Landin 304.562.3026 and Tom Hankins 304.543.9256

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOEBOX MINISTRY

Fill a shoebox or two with gifts of toys, school supplies, hygiene items, etc. during the collection months of October and November. The shoeboxes have a big impact in changing the lives of children all over the world.

Contact Person: Beth Sauvageot 304.727.8646

UNDIE SUNDAY

Collect underwear and socks in October on UNDIE SUNDAY for Heart & Hand Outreach Ministries which is a Mission Project of the WV Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church.

Contact Persons: Joyce Surface 304.550.6926

OTHER

In January 2019 the Mission Outreach Team provided some of the needed supplies for hygiene kits for Kirystn Bess & Annette Cartwright’s Medical Mission Trip to Haiti. This past year, the proceeds from the Mission Candle Collection during Advent went to the Living Hope High School in Kenya.