Missions are very important to us. In accordance with the mission statement of the New Hope United Methodist Church, we are involved in God’s mission to the world.
Citrus United Basket (CUB)-We support CUB a 501(c)3 that annually provides food to over 5000 households, financial assistance to approximately 2200 individuals and material assistance to nearly 6000 people. CUB also assists individuals entering the workplace by providing appropriate clothing, interview guidance and offer encouragement to people who find themselves without employment, have suffered abuse, or just need help during a crisis. They work with and collaborate with other agencies in an effort to provide for the needs of families. We also collect non-perishable food to donate to their food bank.
Please check their website at www.citrusunitedbasketonline.org/ for additional information.
Jericho Road Ministries:
Jericho Road Ministries responds to the economic, emotional and spiritual needs of people by offering temporary shelter, drug or alcohol rehabilitation and Christian spiritual development. They will provide short-term housing, daily meals, and clean clothes. Accountability groups offer support and guidance. Spiritual education is designed to promote faith in Jesus Christ as the true source of stability in a changing world. Chapel services, recreation, chores, literacy, and Bible classes are an integral part of the ministry.
Please check their website at http://www.jericho-road.net/
The Dawn Center:
The mission of this organization is to assist individuals who are faced with domestic violence and sexual abuse. It is their goal to assist these individuals with safety planning, crisis intervention, a place of shelter, assess the needs and status of each family, and provide and/or coordinate the necessary support systems in regard to: education, referrals to other social service agencies, housing, employment opportunities as well as ongoing support through advocacy, to end the cycle of family violence, abuse and sexual assault. The organization also strives to create community awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault and develop alliances.
More information on their history and goals can be found on their website at http://thedawncenter.com/
The Family Life Pregnancy Center:
The Family Life Pregnancy Center is a Christ-centered ministry committed to upholding the Sanctity of Human Life in the community. They demonstrate the love of Christ to women, men, and their families facing pregnancy-related concerns by providing spiritual, physical, and emotional support through education, Biblical counseling, restoration and sharing the Gospel.
Please check out our website at http://familylifepc.org/
Our non-budgeted missions include the
- Society of St. Andrews, the gleaning food project
- Florida United Children’s Home
- No More Malaria- a conference special project
- Scholarship programs including United Methodist Youth Camp scholarships
- United Methodist Committee on Relief (both national and worldwide)
Society of St. Andrews and No More Malaria are supported through special collections. The Children’s Home with 5th Sunday donations and the scholarship programs with revenue from our yard sales and a special “Cow Appreciation” dinner.