WUMC is passionate about showing love through mission activities for all ages.
CURRENT MISSION OPPORTUNITIES
WUMC's Mission Project Photo Album
In April 2022, WUMC members and youth volunteered at the Weborne Food Pantry serving guests.
We delivered over 400+ pairs of shoes to Soles 4 Souls as part of a MLK Day of Service project in January 2022
WDS and WUMC delivered to the Reinhart House donations of water and non-perishable food items such as bottled water, individual size cereals, individual size chips and cookies, hot tea (herbal), coffee pods (caffeinated and decaffeinated), and hot chocolate in January 2022
At our 2022 Westhampton MLK Day of Service, WDS Classes also participated in the local service projects above to offer care and kindness to our community!
As a 2022 MLK Day of Service project, WUMC members created 12 personal care kits for the homeless this community-wide project hosted by HandsOn Greater Richmond. Kits will be distributed by Homeward (http://www.homewardva.org) at their twice yearly Point In Time (PIT) count where they gather data on those experiencing homelessness on a given night.
41 prayer shawls donated by both Westhampton and Good Shepherd UMCs in Richmond were donated in July 2021 to St. Mary's Hospital to be distributed to patients at in need of God's love and healing.
During Lent 2021, WUMC held 2 food drives to support the Belmont and Welborne Food Pantries
WUMC's Coat Drive in January 2021
Hygiene Care Kits were made and donated to Welborne Food Pantry to hand out to those in need in December and January 2021.
WUMC and WDS held a joint food drive for Welborne Food Pantry was held in October 2020
For Giving Tuesday 2020, WUMC raised over $1500 to support the disaster relief efforts of UMCOR.
Individuals in our congregation made and donated cloth face coverings in April 2020.
Youth from WUMC participated in a week-long mission trip with the Appalachia Service Project in July 2019.
WUMC Youth participated in the Tacky Light Fun Run to raise money for the Appalachia Service Project
The youth group helped serve meals at a local soup kitchen in 2019.
At the WUMC Ladies' Luncheons, they often sign and send cards to the homebound members of congregation.
WUMC Members working at Shalom Farms in 2014