Missional Outreach

Our Five Areas of Focus

ESL Ministry

We are working to launch three classes beginning in September 2020. Each class will have 10-15 students. If you are interested in being a student or a volunteer, please click on the link below. We have volunteer openings for teachers, administrators, and hospitality.

Rise Against Hunger

Join us on March 7, 2020 as we pack over 10,000 meals together! Sign up today!

Community Partners

We are working to strengthen current and build new partnerships with those in our community to promote the common good for all. Right now you can connect with us with three of our partners: Rising Hope Mission Church, United Community, and our Mount Vernon Weekday School:

Rising Hope:

1) We are collecting 100 boxes of cake and 100 cans of icing for their Thanksgiving Baskets. Final date for donations is November 10.

2) We are also collecting 200 cans of Yams for their Christmas baskets

United Community:

We have ongoing weekly donations for their food pantry and for for children's books

Events with Weekday School:

Saturday January 11 - Movie Night at the church 

Sunday February 9 - Chili Cook Off and Open Mic/Talent Show beginning at 11:00am

Mercy and Justice

The Church is called to the work of mercy and justice:

Acts of Justice:

January 22, 2019 - A Day for All People

Advocacy Day in Richmond with Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy. Learn more here

Acts of Mercy:

Rising Phoenix - Every fifth friday join with people from our church and St. Stephens for food delivery along the Route 1 Corridor

Volunteer at Rising Hope Mission Church

Generous Giving

We want to cultivate disciples who are generous. Throughout the year we have multiple oppourntites to give and support important ministries in our community and world through community partners and our denominations global reach.

You can give through:

UMC Special Giving Sundays - Find Out More Here

1) Human Relations Day - Sunday before Martin Luther King Jr. Day

2) UMCOR Sunday - Fourth Sunday in Lent

3) Native American Ministries Sunday - Third Sunday of Easter

4) Peace with Justice Sunday - First Sunday After Pentecost

5) World Communion Sunday - First Sunday of October

6) United Methodist Student Day - Last Sunday of November

Christmas Eve and Easter Sunday Offerings:

In the past these offerings have supported UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief), United Methodist Family Services, and Rising Hope Mission Church

Upcoming Ways to Give:

November 24 - UM Student Day (supports scholarships and loans for college and graduate students)

December 1 - World Aids Day - Funds go to support United Methodist Global Aids Fund

Month of November/December - our children will be hosting a Living Gift Market through Heifer International to strengthen communities around the world through giving animals

Other Ways to Give:

You can find many different local, national and global minsities of our denomination to financially support through The Advance of the General Board of Global Ministries

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