Outreach
Fund Steward: Jennifer Nelson

 

Overlapping and sharing of services with teams is the norm these days. So, these projects are also listed under the GAKAC umbrella. 1st UMC Outreach serves where the need shows up daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly!

 

Angel Tree:

• Services:

o Christmas gifts (sometimes includes food)

• Scope:

o Nursing home residents, ACROSS families, children of incarcerated parents and local

families unable to provide for their children.

 

Lion Cubs:

• Services:

o Weekend food back-pack program provides a food pack to students displaying behaviors

indicative of chronic hunger or food insecurity.

o Food packs are kid friendly, easily hidden and require no cooking.

o Participation is based on observable behavior indicative of chronic hunger

o Christmas food basket (for each family – 100-125)

• Scope:

o 150-175 children weekly (2 X ECCs, 4 X Elementary, 2 X Intermediate)

               Austin, Bowie, Carver, Crockett, Houston, Lummus, Miller and Travis

o 5,089 rations provided 2016/2017 school year (34 weekends)

o Program is administered by campus counselors

 

Watch-Me-Run:

• Services:

o New shoes for students

o Participation is based on classroom teacher observation

• Scope:

o Usually Lion Cub kids but it can be any child that needs shoes.

o Program is administered by campus counselors

 

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This Week's Events
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16

TUE
CDO
8:15 AM
Children's Day Out
JAN

17

WED
Adult Bible Study
10:00 AM
Led by Pastor Steve
Kids L.I.F.E.
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Memorial Hall
Quilters
5:00 PM
Lord's Ladies Classroom
Wednesday Night Live (WNL)
6:00 PM
Family Life Center
Chancel Choir
7:00 PM
Choir room
Adult Bible Study
7:00 PM
Led by Pastor Steve
Youth Fellowship
7:00 PM
Together time & Bible study & more!
JAN

18

THU
CDO
8:15 AM
Children's Day Out
JAN

19

FRI
Church Office Closed
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