Love God, Love People, Journey Together
Making disciples of Jesus Christ
We continue to strive to be the Hands, Heart and Feet of Jesus in all that we
do—through our involvement and financial support. We attempt to live out our
faith knowing what we do for those in need- physically, emotionally and
spiritually- we do unto Christ.
Bread program- Baked goods are donated by Price Chopper, picked up by
volunteers, and distributed to the community on Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00
Rome Hunger Walk- Annual participation in this walk which is coordinated by the
Rome 1 st Presbyterian Church. Support is raised for 7 Rome area food bank/meal
programs, 10% is donated to Church World Service for nation and international
Food Sense Program/CNY Food Bank- Monthly food purchasing program offered
to stretch food dollars of the participants in the Rome area. Volunteers come
from several of the local churches to help administer the program.
This program has been temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
Christmas Giving Trees- The congregation annually participates in purchasing gifts
for 30+ individuals/families that are distributed through Rome Rescue Mission,
Salvation Army and Catholic Charities. A collection of 200-300 items- hats,
mittens, gloves, scarves and socks are donated to clothing closets, outreach
programs and local schools for distribution.
LUCY’S HOUSE/YWCA DOMESTIC ABUSE SHELTER- Hygeine products are
collected and donated during the Lenten Season each year. We also annually
support them financially through the Benevolence budget giving.
SOUPER BOWL OF CARING- This is an annual fun collections on Super Bowl
Sunday in conjunction with the national program: https://tacklehunger.org/
SEW BLEST- Weekly ministry group meeting to create items for congregation and
community groups- including newborns, extended care facilities, domestic abuse
home, home bound individuals, cardiac and oncology units/individuals, schools in
OTHER LOCALLY SUPPORTED MINISTRIES
Blessings in a Backpack
Bread of Life
Neighborhood Center of Rome
Rome Rescue Mission
Samaritan Counseling Center
NATIONALLY SUPPORTED MINISTRIES
Red Bird Mission : http://rbmission.org/
Cookson Hills Center: https: //www.okumc.org/newsdetail/mission-ministry-
UMCOR: National Disaster Fund: https://advance.umcor.org/