Local

Mission Possible – Provides opportunities for adults to participate in local, regional, national, and international mission work. Contact Susan Boon, 775-853-2975 susanboon@sbcglobal.net

Messy Spirituality – Anyone over 18 (or with a young spirit!) meets twice a month for fellowship and service. Contact Caree Walker, litlchic@nvbell.net.

SRUMC Youth — Meets Sunday evenings at 6:00pm for friendship and discussion, and to plan local, national, and international mission work. Contact Caree Walker, litlchic@nvbell.net.

Nurture Ministries – Does projects through the year to bring hope and happiness to people cared for by Ridge House halfway house, the Committee to Aid Abused Women (CAAW), and other groups. Contact Marylyn Parmelee 775-338-2852, chuckparmelee@att.net

Northern Nevada Food Bank – Work sessions at the NNFB warehouse for adults, teens, and children are periodically organized to sort and pack food for the needy.  Contact Annie Hodge 849-0638, annielhodge@hotmail.com

WACCS Diaper Drive – An ongoing project to collect diapers for the Women and Children’s Center of the Sierra. This great organization gives away 12,000 diapers every month to needy families. Our goal is 2,000 per month. Even open packages are welcome! Contact Laura Smith 856-4118 smithreno77@gmail.com.

Crop Walk –  An annual community walk to raise money to feed the poor in our community and the nation. Contact Nora Schmidt, 775-851-1181, nora@southrenoumc.org

Close Knit Friends –  A group who knits many things together, to give to the needy and also just for the joy of knitting together. Contact Peggy Whitney 775-622-0128, pawhitney318@gmail.com

Prayers & Squares – Part of an international organization that creates quilts and knots them with prayers, to give to anyone who needs comfort in a time of crisis. Contact Cleve Bjur 775-852-1626, bjur@sbcglobal.net

Celebration Singers – Brings music and smiles once per month to residents of retirement facilities around the community. No musical ability required! Contact Patsy Livingston, patsylivingston@pointloma.edu

Dream Team – Works together to provide love, care, support, and fun to children and families. Contact Nora Schmidt 851-1181, nora@southrenoumc.org

Hospitality Ministry – Provides a warm and welcoming experience at SRUMC for visitors and members alike. We help answer questions, create an attractive welcome area, provide goodies for fellowship hour, and more.  Contact Rose Stuart 853-1626, cakebaker39@gmail.com.

Wonder Workers – Meets most Wednesday mornings for coffee and conversation, and then meets at church to do light repairs and maintenance. Contact Stew Crane 849-8209, cranest@hotmail.com

Stephen Ministry – A ministry of care and listening, connecting people in crisis with a listening, praying confidante. Contact Patsy Livingston 384-1362 patsylivingston@pointloma.edu

Boy & Cub Scouts Troop 15 – We are the chartered organization for very active and healthy packs! The packs meet weekly and assist the church with Eagle Scout projects.  Coming soon, Sunday, February 5th “Souper Bowl Sunday.” This is the largest youth food drive in the United States. Contact Walter “Sandy” Sanborn 775-825-3874, sjsanborn@sbcglobal.net 

 

OTHER CAUSES LED AND SUPPORTED BY OUR MEMBERS

AWAKEN: Communities united to end sex trafficking. Contact Julie MacNamara-Dahl 775-384-6995,

Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund. Contact Debi and Roland Hooks 775-852-0196, roland.hooks@sbcglobal.net

Susan G Komen Foundation, funding research for breast cancer. Contact Cindy Lain 775-997-9232, cindylain@yahoo.com

Committee to Aid Abused Women. Contact Jim and Liz Rogers 775-849-1036

Ridge House, a faith-based halfway house supporting those who have been incarcerated and their families. Contact Marylyn Parmelee 775-338-2852, chuckparmelee@att.net

Eddy House, providing a loving home, job opportunities, life skills training, counseling, and other services for homeless and at-risk teens. Contact Pastor Dawn 851-1181, pastordawn@southrenoumc.org.

Opportunities for mission and service are endless, and our members are involved in many more than these. For more information about these or any other mission opportunity, please call Mary Ortega in our church office, at 851-1181.