Outreach and Helping Others

We are excited to support these through our Outreach offerings.

Student Aid        Scholarships, two $500 made available to graduating seniors in the church each year

Hospice Support Aultman Hospice,  Alliance Community Hospice, Mercy Hospital Hospice

Canton Calvary Mission     “Serving Christ in the heart of the community by creating a safe haven and center for learning as well as providing for the spiritual and physical needs of the community” is the Mission Statement for Canton Calvary Mission. Canton Calvary Mission is located in NE Canton, one of the poorest areas in Stark County.  Many of the people living in the area are victims of plant closures, employers moving out of the area and the out-sourcing of jobs. Some of the folks have lived in generational poverty, while others are finding themselves in a new situation. The Mission seeks to serve these folks in need through its programs including a Food Pantry, Hot Meals twice a week, free haircuts, tutoring, a children’s art program and much more. More at: Calvary Mission

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OhioGuidestone          OhioGuidestone is a community solutions organization. We offer a unique blend of behavioral health treatment services, skill building programs and prevention opportunities for children and families. At OhioGuidestone, many of our clients struggle with a lack of education and life skills, and don’t know how to access personal or community resources to help them improve their situations. We not only help resolve problems that already exist, but teach skills to help individuals become self-sufficient, and prevent future obstacles to success. Our services help individuals not only to survive, but thrive.   Find out more at:  Ohio Guidestone

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Ronald McDonald House      Ronald McDonald House Akron allows parents to be close by their sick children, surrounded by a warm, peaceful, and comforting atmosphere that strengthens them during trying times.  Our House gives families the ability to spend more time with their sick children, to interact with their doctors, and to make important decisions about their children’s care.  Read more at:  Ronald McDonald House Akron

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Alliance Pregnancy Center    Look for our Mother’s Day/May Collection for the Center! Find out more at: Alliance Pregnancy Center

Tobin Center Chaplaincy   Ministering to youth residents and staff at the Tobin Attention Center in Lisbon, Ohio.

East Ohio Habitat For Humanity   Along with Habitat for Humanity East Central Ohio, we are driven by the vision that every one of us deserves a decent and affordable place to call home. We thank God for the opportunity to bring people together to build homes, strengthen communities, and breathe hope into circumstances that previously felt hopeless. Find Out More at:  Habitat East Central Ohio

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East Ohio Evangelical Fellowship  a voice for Evangelism and Christian Orthodoxy in the east Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church. See their Website at: EOEF

Helping Hands of Minerva UMC Providing Christmas baskets for around forty local families every year.  Volunteer with us in December!

Salvation Army of Minerva  Minerva is blessed to have a salvation Army outpost in the village. We support their many efforts at poverty relief in our community.

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Emergency Food Pantry       Our Emergency Pantry provides a three day supply to needy households throughout the month. Vist the page at: Emergency Food Pantry

Pastor’s Discretionary Fund  Some needs can’t be predicted, so there is money set aside to do good works in the church and around the community

Family Fun Day This annual event brings together local churches and community organizations for a free day of fun, food and inflatables in Brock Park and the Community Building before the beginning of school. See the summer bulletins and newsletters for how you can help!

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Camp Wanake One-day Adventure  Each June we work with other community groups to provide a free day of Christian camping for as many area children as want to go.

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