Missions

Join a Mission Trip to Red Bird, Kentucky!   A Volunteers in Mission trip to our United Methodist mission Red Bird, in Beverly, Kentucky April 23 – 27.  Please contact the church office, 315-287-2440 or FirstUMCGouverneur@gmail.com for more information.

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Ongoing – Volunteers are sought for Mission trips to the areas of our Upper New York Conference affected by the hurricane flooding.  Please contact the church office (315-287-2440) if you can assist with this work, the secretary can put you in contact with the appropriate person.

Ongoing – Health Kits and Flood buckets are being collected.  Specifics can be found at this link: http://new.gbgm-umc.org/umcor/getconnected/supplies/flood-bucket/

http://new.gbgm-umc.org/umcor/getconnected/supplies/health-kit/

August  – We’ve Got Your Back to School.  We are collecting the following school supplies to distribute: folders, glue sticks, pencils, 1 subject spiral notebooks, composition notebooks, cap erasers.  We are also collecting new underwear for elementary age children.

October – We’ve Got Your Back in the Cold – donated coats are available at the church.

December – donated stuffed animals and fleecy blankets were given to the Foster Care organization for distribution to kids in foster care in 2015.  Angel Tree gifts helped a young family have a brighter Christmas celebration.

December – the Christmas offering is collected to support several mission opportunities.

February – We’ve Got Your Back on Vacation Take 2 – stay tuned for dates and more information (or contact the church office, 315-287-2440).

June – August, scholarships for those attending a Methodist camp. $75 and go!  Check out the opportunities here: http://aldersgateny.org/

Through out the Year – United Methodist Women – this group pledges a portion of its’ income to support Mission projects.

July – Vacation Bible School Offering -the monies faithfully brought in by the children support various opportunities.

2017 – Flood relief in the Mohawk Valley, NY.

2016 – North Country Mission of Hope.

2015 – the Ugandan Water Project.

2014 – Ryan’s Wish Foundation to support local families and individuals  needing            assistance as they travel to medical appointments.

2013 – “To Haiti With Love” for burn creme.

2012 – the Fresh Air Fund.

2011 – UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief) to assist with tornado and flood relief in the Midwestern US.