Each Christian is called to participate in the outreaching ministry of Jesus Christ. Putting our faith into action is at the very heart of our Christian calling.
First UMC supports a variety of local, national, and international missions through our giving and our doing.
Much of First UMC’s immediate direct assistance is conducted through Shelbyville’s Salvation Army. First UMC is a long-time supporter of the Salvation Army’s ministry. To connect with the Salvation Army, click here.
For 2018, First UMC has identified the following monthly mission emphases:
January – Shelby County D.A.R.E.
February – “Paper the Town” – toiletries and paper goods for local agencies
March – The United Methodist Committee on Relief
April – Hearts for Haiti
May – Boy Scout Troop #250
June – Rock Steady Boxing
July – Shelby County Youth Assistance Program
August – Boy’s Club and Girls, Inc.
September – Shelby County Habitat for Humanity
November – L.O.A.F.
December – grocery and gas cards for local needs