Serving Our Wilmington, NC, Community
Love and serve your neighbor.
Our Outreach Committee financially supports many organizations serving our neighbors who are vulnerable or in need. Our congregation also follows our servant Lord by getting our hands dirty and serving our neighbors hands-on!
A Safe Place
Assists survivors of commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking by focusing on prevention, advocacy, and restoration. Learn more about A Safe Place.
Family Promise (Interfaith Hospitality Network/Family Promise of the Lower Cape Fear)
Provides temporary overnight housing and meals at churches for families with children experiencing homelessness, often because of domestic violence. Serve as a night or day host, provide transportation, or share dinner with our guests at WUMC each June and July! Learn more about Interfaith/Family Promise.
Hope Recuperative Care
LINC (Leading Into New Communities)
Provides transitional living and case management services to meet the immediate needs of men and women returning from prison, empowering men and women returning from incarceration to be productive members of our community. WUMC hosts quarterly dinners with our neighbors at LINC through our Racial Unity Committee and provides assistance as needed through donations. Learn more about LINC.
Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard
An emergency food pantry that provides a 3-5 day supply of groceries to families and individuals in need. Drop off food anytime at WUMC or volunteer to stock, sort, and pack. We support Mother Hubbard’s through First Foods Sunday (bringing in nonperishable food the first Sunday of the month) and food drives. Learn more about Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard.
Provides healthy food for the 1 in 4 children in New Hanover County who go hungry every day. WUMC was blessed to provide food for 200 children through a food and donations drive in Spring 2018 and again in Spring 2019! Learn more about NourishNC.
Congregations 4 Children (C4C)/Snipes Academy
Provides supplies, teacher support, tutoring, field trips, and other special opportunities to the students of Snipes Academy of Art and Design, a Title 1 school in Wilmington. Learn more about C4C.
WARM (Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry)
Serves low-income homeowners in Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender Counties, many of whom are elderly and/or disabled, by repairing, rebuilding, and remaking homes. Learn more about WARM.
Weekend Meals on Wheels
Provides nutritious meals and social contact to seniors and disabled neighbors on weekends. Serve with WUMC on every month when there is a 5th Saturday by contacting John Sandlin. Learn more about Weekend Meals on Wheels.
For more information about serving locally, please contact Pastor Julia at firstname.lastname@example.org.