Join us Sunday, October 17, for worship in the Sanctuary at 8:15 am and 10:30 am.  You can also watch the online service beginning at 6 am on Sunday morning here.

Serving Our Wilmington, NC, Community

 

WARM (Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry): One project for a 6 person team. If there is enough interest, we can schedule a project for a 2nd team. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent and written parental consent is necessary. 9 am-1 pm. Outdoor project. Masks required.
BLESSING BAGS for “The Classic” members of WUMC: We will prepare the bags (approximately 126) outside at WUMC, then split up and distribute them to our Classic members. All ages welcome. 12 people needed. 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Outdoor project. Masks required.
LINC (Leading Into New Communities): You may have read about LINC and possibly donated to LINC. Now you will have the opportunity to serve lunch to our neighbors at LINC, fellowship with them and tour the facility. 6 people needed. 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Adults only. Masks required. Indoors and outdoors.
Little Library Box: Participate in the construction and installation of a “free” Little Library Box for members of the WUMC congregation and the community. A great project for a parent and older child. 5 people needed. 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Outdoor project. Masks required.
The Feast Congregation: Formerly known as Walking Tall, we will have 2 projects at their facility. This is an indoor project. We will prepare 2 meals, each for approximately 60 individuals in a large commercial kitchen at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. 5 people needed.
In addition, we will help to organize the clothing closet maintained by the Feast Gathering at St. Paul’s. 3 people needed. 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Adults only.
Masks required.
Community Gardens: We will be working with David Brenner of Wilmington Green at the Willowdale Urban Farm and Eden Village. 30 people needed. 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by a parent. Masks required.
Opportunities to serve our neighbors are available for sign up at Sign Up For Service here.
If you have any questions, please contact Donna Hudson at 704-905-4458 or cfhudjr@yahoo.com.

 

 

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

Provides free temporary shelter to hospital patients who are medically ready to leave the hospital but are experiencing homelessness. Guests stay free of charge in a supportive, home-like environment. HRC is presently hosting five guests and will continue to welcome others, including immune-compromised persons who have been living on the streets. Learn more about 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.

NourishNC

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 pastorjulia@wrightsvilleumc.org.

Upcoming Events

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10.21

High School Guys & Gals

Tuesday, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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21
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Men’s Bible Study

Thursday, 6:45 am - 7:45 am

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Ladies Bible Study

Thursday, 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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Confirmation Fall Retreat

Saturday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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