Opportunities to Serve
Outreach Purpose Area Volunteer Opportunities
Updated January 2013
Mon and Wed evenings during the school year: registration, teaching, child care/mentoring, snacks.
FACETS (Fairfax Area Christian Emergency and Transition Services)
Twice monthly Hot Meals preparation and delivery; other programs
FISH (For Immediate Sympathetic Help)
Being on call to field requests for assistance; holiday family sponsorship.
FOOD PANTRY AND OUR DAILY BREAD
Quarterly food bagging (Sat) and delivery (Sun).
Nightly shelter at FUMC for one week – recreation, fellowship, meals.
Collection of new gloves, hats, scarves for men, women, and children during Advent.
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD
Collection of gift-filled shoeboxes in November for Christmas delivery around the world.
FUMC hosts several scout troops
One-week service-oriented mission trips each summer for youth; Adult volunteers needed, too!
JEREMIAH PROJECT (ROMNEY, WV) – Junior High
- CENTER FOR STUDENT MISSIONS (BOSTON, MA) – Senior High
Twice a month trip to Fisher House to provide a “day out” for a recuperating wounded soldier and their family.
Church Financial Support + liaison for volunteer opportunities:
Church Financial and Other Support to:
Missionaries (covenant relationship; direct support)
Vicki Stephenson – Henderson Settlement – Red Bird Mission, Frakes, KY
Jacques Umembudi Akasa – Wings of Caring Aviation Ministry, Kinshasha, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)