Our church supports the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, the Holston Home for Children, Heifer International through donations to purchase animals for needy countries, and local MEDIC blood drives. We provide meeting space for TOPS Weight Management, Monroe County Homeless Coalition, Chota Community Health, and other local agencies.
Jesus tells us in John 21:17 to "Feed My Sheep."
The Blessing Box, located in our Tellico Street parking lot, was installed by our Son Seekers Sunday School class, and stocked by our members with non-perishable food items and toiletries which are made available to members of our community who find themselves in need.
Please add items for the Blessing Box on your weekly shopping list, and drop them off on the way home.
The mission of the Good Shepherd Center is to help people living in Monroe County that are in need. Their clients can be classified as the working poor, people on disability, or those in a crisis situation The focus is to provide life's basic needs of food, clothing, and help with utilities. Each week, we will announce the Good Shepherd Center's current needs.
Monetary contributions may be made by check or through PayPal. Visit https://www.goodshepherdcenter.info/ for more information
Our creative ladies of the Passion Sisters make stuffed rabbits and donate to CASA Monroe County as well as hats and blankets for Monroe County Maternity Center. We donate to the Back-to-School project. The Methodist Men and Fix-It Friars support building projects, like ramps for those in need.
Each Tuesday, FUMC coordinates with other area churches to serve or provide meals for the free Community supper. We host a Thanksgiving service as well as deliver a Thanksgiving meal to our law enforcement and firefighters. During the Annual Homeless Count FUMC hosts a Soup Kitchen for workers and those in need of a hot meal.
Wondering what our church is all about? Visit with us and you will find an energetic and powerful congregation dedicated to traditional worship. We’re about caring for our neighbors, close by and around the globe. We’re about helping you find your spiritual home
Come join us to worship God and serve Christ with meaning and purpose. You are invited to discover everything we’re all about and how you can be a part. We look forward to seeing you.
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