Service Opportunities

 

Our congregation is very involved in reaching out to needs in our community and our world.  Service Opportunities in our local Milan area include:

  • Our Backpack Ministry, helping food-insecure students in the Berlin-Milan School District through confidentially providing food for weekend meals throughout the school year.  In the 2018-19 school year, our church served 54 students in all three buildings of the District on a weekly basis.

  • On-going work with the Milan Area Salvation Army and Food Pantry.

  • Community Vacation Bible School for all children in the Milan area.

  • The Abigail Pregnancy Center.

  • The Oasis Tent at the Milan Melon Festival, providing cold water, shade, a place to sit down, and hospitality at Milan’s biggest annual event.

  • The Angel Tree, helping needy area families provide Christmas gifts for their children.

  • Support for OGO Christmas gift boxes

Service Opportunities beyond our local area include

  • Mission trips within the state of Ohio, and national and international trips.  In recent years mission trips have included a work mission to the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota; a work mission to the SOWER Mission Project in Bethesda, Ohio, helping the disadvantaged with construction and painting projects; mission trips to Kursk, Russia, to Puerto Rico, working on hurricane relief efforts, and medical mission trips to Liberia, Africa and Nicaragua, Central America.

 

In addition, we support a variety of National and International Mission projects with financial gifts made with love and prayer, including special gifts to:

  • Villages of Hope in Zambia, Africa, providing 12 bicycles for their ministry.

  • United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) for national and international relief efforts

  • E3 Partners, an international evangelism ministry

  • Flat Rock Homes, Flat Rock, Ohio, serving developmentally disabled individuals and their families

  • The Souper Bowl of Caring on Super Bowl Sunday, providing gifts for local food pantry needs.

EDISON MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

  

10 East Church Street Milan, OH  44846

Phone:  419-499-2635

Email MilanOhioUMC@frontier.com