Fridley United Methodist Church
Monday, December 22, 2014
Sunday Services
9:30 - 10:30 am.
• Worship
10:30 - 11:00 am.
• Fellowship
11:00 - 12:00
• All Age Learning
   (Sept to May)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Audio of Sermon

 Serving Our Local Neighbors


The words of the hymn “Jesu, Jesu” ask Jesus to “fill us with your love, show us how to serve the neighbors we have from you”.  Loving our neighbor through service is primary in Fridley UMC’s ministry.  We serve in many ways:  

• The monthly Family Table meal
• Individual and group service at area organizations, such as those listed below
• Service as tutors and helpers at Stevenson school

• Helpers in our onsite day care, The Rainbow School
• Financial support to our United Methodist missions and to many other missions
• Support to people in need
• Donations of goods to various groups, including the Anoka County Jail

 

 Monthly Focus - (December, 2014)
 
Advent Offering

Gordon and Ardell Graner, the missionaries we support, recently paid us a visit and brought us up-to-date on their activities in this relatively new assignment in the Dominican Republic. Gordon is working with the local community on a water purification project to bring clean water to the people who would otherwise have to buy it bottled or drink it polluted. Ardell is working with the local church to help members write their own curriculum and devotions. FUMC has had a covenant relationship for over 20 years with the Graners, and they are very appreciative of our support.

Habitat for Humanity is the second recipient of our Advent offering. Providing permanent housing for people is one of the best ways of providing a stable environment for families to thrive. This is not a “give-away” program. Families who are the recipients of these homes invest their own labor and money, but are subsidized by this vital program.

 

Please give generously.  Your Mission Commission

To contribute: Write a check payable to Fridley United Methodist Church. Write Advent Offering on the memo line, or go to our online giving webpage.

 

Our recent monthly focus projects:

 
November 2014, Ebola Crisis
October 2014, Compatible Technology International (CTI)
September 2014, Family Table
August, 2014, The Seed Project
July, 2014, Alexander House
June 2014, Project AdGrad
May 2014, District Conference Love Offering
March/April, Lenten Missions
February 2014, Beyond Horizons
January 2014, Philippines Disaster Relief
December 2013, Advent Offering
 
 
Ongoing Service to Our Neighbors

In addition to contribution to many United Methodist projects, both in Minnesota and globally, the congregation regularly supports local outreach needs.

Some organizations that receive support and offerings from our members: 

Loaves and Fishes: Volunteers from Fridley United Methodist Church serve a hot meal once a month (the second Monday of each month) at one of the ten area sites for Loaves and Fishes.
 

Meals on Wheels: Our congregation members volunteer to deliver meals to seniors and others in need.  The meals are prepared and packed at Unity Hospital.

Feed My Starving Children:
 This a non-profit Christian organization committed to feeding God’s starving children hungry in body and spirit. Children and adults hand-pack meals. 

Serve Globally:  Service in missions located beyond Minnesota, nationally, or internationally.

Home Page
 
 
Imagine No Malaria; The people of The United Methodist Church, a world of people unified in the fight against a needless killer.  It's time we all join hands with Africa, on a personal mission to heal.  Imagine No Malaria and then make it real.  Sustaining life. One person at a time. One month at a time. 
 

Pray:    God can do more than we can ever imagine.

Know:  The people of the United Methodist Church have embraced this cause.  You can change a life. 

Act:     Get involved.  A pledge to Imagine No Malaria of just $28 per month will change 100 lives. 

   Your Mission Commission
 
 
 

680 Mississippi St.
Fridley, MN 55432
763-571-1526
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