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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

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  • Sunday Morning Traditional Worship Greeters  •  Beginning 11/12/2017

    All ages are invited to serve, as we welcome all those who worship on Sunday mornings! Open doors, share a warm smile and share the excitement with all.

    • Serve as your schedule allows
    • Most shifts are only 20 minutes before service
    • Children are welcome & encouraged to serve alongside their parents!

    Sign Up/Register Online READ MORE ABOUT THIS MINISTRY/NEED
  • Donations for Respite Center  •  Beginning 6/10/2019

    In response to requests from Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins and the Dallas Office of Welcoming Communities and Immigrant Affairs, Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square, a collaborative convening of many of the area’s multi-faith clergy and non-profit organizations has brought together the volunteer resources necessary to respond to help our border cities handle the overwhelming influx of legal asylum seekers by acting as intake and respite centers, compassionate caregivers, and expediters/facilitators of their travel.

    Oak Lawn UMC is serving as the local Respite Center and is collecting items needed by the asylum seekers as they travel from El Paso to their final destinations in the US. Immediate needs include:
    - New men's and women's underwear (small & medium sizes)
    - Women's bras (small & medium sizes, including athletic bras)
    - Men's belts (sizes 32-36)
    - Diapers for infants & children (all sizes)
    Bring your donations to FUMCR to be delivered to OLUMC.

    Contact: Joy Anderson - janderson@fumcr.com
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  • Children's Activity Coordinator for Single Parent Action Network  •  Beginning 6/17/2019

    Single Parent Action Network (SPAN) meets once a month for dinner and a program. While the parents are in the program, the children are kept busy with crafts, playing in the Gym or on the playground. The Coordinator would plan and arrange for these activities and find Ministry Safe volunteers to help. Then next meeting is June 17th at 6:00 pm-8:00 pm. The current coordinator will not be in attendance and the need is immediate. Most meetings are the third Monday of each month with some adjustments to the second Monday for months when the holiday lands on the third Monday. The children range in age from elementary to high school and there are anywhere from 10-15 in attendance. SPAN serves the community as well as FUMCR members.

    Contact: Hawana Townsley - htownsley@fumcr.com
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  • Meals on Wheels Delivery  •  Beginning 6/28/2019

    Deliver meals in the north Dallas area on the 4th Friday morning of every month.

    Contact: Nancy Robinson - nancyprobinson@gmail.com
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  • Read With Me Volunteers  •  Beginning 7/8/2019

    Read With Me is a summer reading camp for local elementary children, who might not otherwise maintain their reading level over the summer.

    Volunteers are needed weekday mornings, July 8-26, from 9:10-11:30 in a variety of roles:
    - Read one-on-one with children
    - Plan and lead one week of crafts
    - Plan and lead one week of active games

    Adults and teens 8th grade and up may volunteer. Sign up for one day or as many as you are available.

    Sign Up/Register Online READ MORE ABOUT THIS MINISTRY/NEED
  • Rio Texas Hurricane Rebuilding Workcamp  •  Beginning 9/15/2019

    Work will include repairing or rebuilding homes in the coastal area that were damaged by Hurricane Harvey. The team will stay in a church, sleep on air mattresses, and prepare and eat meals there. Sept 15-21. Contact Rev. Joy Anderson at janderson@fumcr.com or 972.235.8385 for more information or to sign up.

    Contact: Joy Anderson - janderson@fumcr.com
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