Serving people with Christ
In response to all God has done for us, we follow Christ’s example of serving others. We are a missions-minded congregation with a variety of outreach and service opportunities for all levels of involvement, in the community, nation and world, listed on the tabs below.
If you are looking for ways to serve within FUMCR, please visit the Volunteering page.
Contact Rev. Joy Anderson by or phone, 972.235.8385, to learn more or volunteer with any of the projects/agencies listed below.
AIDS Supper Club
Friday dinner, bi-monthly, for residents of AIDS Services of Dallas Hillcrest House.
Temporary low-cost housing for families receiving extended medical treatment at a local hospital.
Body and Soul
Weekly Sunday meal served to homeless individuals at 4:00 at Dallas’ St. Paul UMC .
Meals on Wheels
Individuals deliver meals once a month. Contact for information or to volunteer.
NETWORK of Community Ministries
Emergency assistance program that FUMCR supports with monthly donations to food pantry
People in Need (PIN) Fund
FUMCR’s resource to assist people who walk in or call seeking emergency financial assistance
Single Parent Action Network(SPAN)
Single parents are bravely trying to juggle all of the demands of parenting without adequate resources and the Single Parent Action Network wants to help.More Info
The following mission/outreach organizations have needs posted through Meet the Need. Click on a button to see that group's current needs.
FUMCR recommends contacting any of the following agencies if you are looking for additional service avenues.
Central Dallas Ministries - Assistance for East Dallas residents since 1988
CONTACT—Telephone crisis counseling
CROP Walk—April 5K walk for Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty
Dallas Bethlehem Center - Services for South Dallas children
Dallas Peace Center - Oldest and largest peace and justice organization in north Texas, promotes education, dialogue and action for peace and justice
Exodus Ministries, Inc.—6-mo. housing for ex-offenders
Methodist Federation for Social Action - An independent organization of UM social activists
Network of Community Ministries - Coalition of Richardson organizations, including our church, provides food, clothing, financial assistance and medical referrals to people in need
UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) - A not-for-profit organization dedicated to alleviating human suffering around the globe that results from war, conflict, or natural disaster
UMC General Board of Church and Society - Social and justice ministries, nature, political issues, economic issues
UMC Global Ministries - Connecting 13 million United Methodists in mission in 136 countries through people, projects, and partnerships
Wesley Rankin Community Center - Support, education, and hope for the people of West Dallas
Wilkinson Center - East Dallas community center
Network Needs of the Month
Canned pastas, children's diapers, boxed cereals. Deposit in marked bins on campus. "Most Wanted" List
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Displays in Shawver Welcome Center Oct 9 and 16. Information in worship services Oct 16. New web page. Learn More
Clothes Donations for One Man's Treasure
Donate gently used or new shoes and coats for men recently released from prison - November 6, 13, 20, 27. Details
FOCUS Photography Ministry
Do you take photos at FUMCR events? We want you to share them with the church through FOCUS. Read More
International Christmas Market
Fri, Nov 11 - Sun, Nov 13. Give hope to others when you purchase unique fair trade crafts and shares of non-profit organizations for your family and friends Learn More