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Missions & Outreach

And the king will answer them, “Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.” - Matthew 25:40

Upcoming Needs

We're so that excited you are considering participating in volunteer/mission/outreach opportunities beyond the FUMCR campus!

The list below includes specific current and upcoming opportunities. We also have many ongoing mission/outreach groups and groups that support FUMCR that you may choose to assist and join.

Does your group/event need volunteers? Submit the form at www.fumcr.com/addneed.

  • Ark House Communications/PR Chairman  •  Beginning 1/1/2018

    Promote Ark House by producing brochures and twice yearly newsletters, maintaining website (ArkHouseDallas.org), creating news releases, maintaining a speaker's bureau, and by any other methods deemed necessary.
    READ MORE ABOUT THIS MINISTRY/NEED

  • Habitat for Humanity Spring Build  •  Beginning 4/7/2018

    Spend one or more Saturdays, Apr 7 - Jun 9 (except May 26), building a house for a deserving family. Bring a regulation size hammer, pencil, retractable tape measure, and wear sturdy shoes. Meet in the First Center parking lot (across Custer from the church) at 7:20 any Saturday of the 10-week build to ride the bus to the building site. Breakfast, snacks, lunch, and water are provided. Participants will return to the church about 4 pm. The minimum age is 16 years old. Anyone 16-17 must have a parent or other adult with them.

    Tasks include rough framing and roofing, ground carpentry work, and painting.

    Please sign up online by picking the "I'm Interested" button and following these instructions:
    - Click “register”
    - Create a username and password *Returning volunteers can sign in with their username/password from previous years.
    - Join Code – please skip this step
    - Check "I am interested in construction."
    - Enter all personal information (name, phone number, email, emergency contact, etc.)
    - Confirm all information
    - Click “sign up” to the right of Richardson Area Interfaith Habitat
    - Review registration information
    - Review confirmation

    Summer work days, June 2 & 9, 6:30 am - 12 noon. No lunch on these days.

    Questions? Contact Ed Murray, etmckm1@tx.rr.com, 972.301.2794.

    Richardson Area Interfaith Habitat has supported Dallas Habitat for Humanity since 1991 in building homes and hope anchored in affordable home ownership opportunities. The Spring 2018 House Build will be at 1511 Dennison St., Dallas.
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  • "Buddy Fun Day" Volunteers  •  Beginning 5/25/2018

    This will be a day of fun and games with students at Mark Twain and Greenwood Hills Elementary Schools! No experience required. Our main jobs will be monitoring stations.
    MTE shifts are 8:30-10:30 and 12:30-2:30.
    GHE shift is 7:45-1:00 and includes lunch for the volunteers.
    I'M INTERESTED! READ MORE ABOUT THIS MINISTRY/NEED

  • Rio Texas Workcamp Participants  •  Beginning 6/10/2018

    A team from FUMCR will go to the Rio Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church, which is in the coastal bend area of south Texas, to help with rebuilding from Hurricane Harvey. Work will be primarily residential and could include installing sheetrock, insulation, cabinets, roof work, painting, or cleanup. Skilled and non-skilled volunteers are needed.

    Dates: June 10-16, 2018
    Open to: Adults, 18+
    Cost: $125 per person to help defray costs of food and transportation
    Lodging and showers: Team will stay at Sinton UMC in Sinton, Texas. Air mattresses are needed for sleeping
    Transportation: 12 passenger vans
    Food: Cooks have been recruited to plan and prepare the meals
    Vaccinations needed: Current tetanus
    I'M INTERESTED! READ MORE ABOUT THIS MINISTRY/NEED

  • VBC 2018 Crew Leaders, and Games Station Volunteers  •  Beginning 6/11/2018

    We have several spots left for Crew Leaders (who partner up to guide a group of kids through the VBC stations), and games station volunteers (who help explain and supervise the activity of the day to the kids as they cycle through that station). VBC runs June 11th - 15th from 9am to 12pm each day! Volunteer today to claim camper spots for the children in your life, or just to experience the joy of serving the youth of our community- either way it’s going to be a tremendous week at FUMCR!
    I'M INTERESTED! READ MORE ABOUT THIS MINISTRY/NEED

  • Read With Me Volunteers  •  Beginning 7/9/2018

    Volunteer to read with a child, help with crafts, lead games, or manage snack time. Program runs weekday mornings, 9:30-11:30, July 9-27, in Bartula Family Life Center, rooms 2A, 2B, and 2C. Sign up for one or more days to make a difference for a child this summer. Ministry Safe certification required.
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Missions & Outreach Staff

Joy Anderson
Director, Missions & Outreach; Liaison to UMW
972.235.8385
Rich Rindfuss
Pastor, Group Life, Men of Faith, My Journey, School Partnerships
972.996.0136
Mary Collins
Administrative Assistant, Welcoming, Faith Formation, Missions, UMW
972.996.0101
Dee Weaver
Assistant, Missions & Outreach
972.235.8385