In our Community:
Good Samaritan Mission: SSUMC has a strong working relationship with the Good Samaritan Mission in Balm, Florida, holding several food drives per year and offering volunteer time at the mission itself. For more information on the Good Samaritan Mission and how you can help, click here: http://www.gsmission.org/joomla/
Backpacks on a Mission: SSUMC addresses food insecurity for children in our neighborhood schools by providing a backpack full of healthy snacks and easily prepared food for the weekend for those in need.
If you are interested in helping host a food drive at your work, volunteer, or donate money please contact Kathy McGartland via email. Click here for more information: http://southshoreumc.com/backpacks
Change the World Weekend: SSUMC is part of the global initiative of the United Methodist Church called Change the World Weekend. Stay tuned for the dates for 2014. Click here for more about this initiative.
Angel Tree Mission: South Shore UMC is actively involved in providing Christmas gifts for those in the local community that are in need. Help make a difference in a child’s life by participating in this year’s Angel Tree by contacting Kathy McGartland at 601-3783.
First Hug/Metropolitan Ministries: South Shore UMC supports the Metropolitan Ministries First Hug Program that connects families who’ve graduated their Uplift U® Program with local churches for added support, accountability, and mentoring.
For more information on these missions through Metropolitan Ministries click here: http://www.metromin.org/
Feed the Bay: South Shore UMC participates every year in the Tampa Bay area Feed the Bay effort. Help stock our local food pantries. Click the logo for information.