Mission Opportunities and Needs


2019 International Mission Trips - be in prayer about joining a team serving in Honduras (July 20-27), Jamaica, Kenya (July 20-27), or Nigeria in 2019.  Contact Mark Bourgoin for more info or to express your desire to join a team (umaine@bellsouth.net). 

Rise Against Hunger- food packing event at Vestavia UMC, April 28-30.  Register online for this fun and impactful way to serve those in need around the globe: http://events.stophungernow.org/VestaviaHillsRAH

Neighborhood Bridges:  NEW!  Feel led to help a family in need?  Join this new project in the City of Hoover by visiting the website (https://www.neighborhoodbridges.org/hoover-al)  to register your email address.  You’ll be notified of immediate needs of families in crisis (with children in local Hoover schools) and given the opportunity to meet the need.  This program is overseen by Counselors in our local schools.  Contact Wes Savage for more info.  

Riverchase Backpack Ministry: Serving needy children in local Hoover schools. Our next food packing night is Wednesday, April 3, at 4:45 PM in the Well (gym). We also need more drivers to pick up or deliver food once per month. Contact Wes Savage for more information.

Habitat for Humanity: Join one of our build teams for a work day on Thursday, April 11 or Saturday, April 20. Contact Clint Bruess if you can join the team (cbruess@bsc.edu).

Christian’s Place/Nauvoo: Celebrating 10 years in ministry! Food distribution is the third Saturday of each month. The next day to serve is April 20, from 10:00 AM to noon. Meet at Nauvoo UMC. 400 3rd Street, Nauvoo, AL 35578.

Good Samaritans: Join this group of volunteers who conduct morning worship services at area assisted living facilities every Friday and the fourth Tuesday of each month. Contact Cecil Reynolds if you would like to join this team.