Serving Beyond

Hilliard UMC serves others and builds community…

Be the church: All are encouraged to serve beyond the walls of the church in some way or another, based on your areas of giftedness and ministry passion. Contact the church office to serve: 614.876.2403, info@hilliardumc.org.

Hilliard Food Pantry Item of the Month

For November and December 2017, our focus for the Food Pantry will be on Thanksgiving bags. Bags are available at church (Sunday mornings in both buildings as well as in the church office during the week [office open M-F 9am-4pm]). The list is on a sticker attached to each bag. Bring donations to the church office, or place in marked containers in each building.

Brown Bag Outreach

Collect nonperishable groceries for the Hilliard Food Pantry and to distribute to families in need in Hilliard.  Year-round, with special Thanksgiving and summertime collections. Contact Ron Speaks. Visit the Hilliard Food Pantry website for more information.

ESOL with Tolles Tech (English for Speakers of Other Languages)

Serve our immigrant neighbors by helping with Tolles’ ESOL program. Classes are held at Hilliard Station 6th Grade school, across the roundabout from the church, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9pm. Hospitality and tutoring opportunities are available. Contact Stephanie Harrell for more information or to sign up (stephrogg@yahoo.com).

Early Response Team

With training, help communities clean up and rebuild after natural disasters. Contact Mary Ann Fish to serve. Upcoming training opportunity August 19 at Powell UMC. Details HERE.

Habitat for Humanity, Hilliard Adopt-A-House

Partner with other congregations in Northwest Columbus to help build houses in partnership with people in need, raise money and awareness, prepare and/or serve meals for workers, or pray and offer devotional support. Contact Mary Ann Fish to get involved.

Kairos Prison Ministry

A weekend Christian formation experience for family members of those incarcerated in Marion Correctional Institution. Contact Virginia Blasingame or Susan Hurst.

Meals on Wheels

Deliver meals to the homebound in and around Hilliard. Contact Carolyn Bowman to get involved.

Red Cross Bloodmobile

The Red Cross Bloodmobile comes to Hilliard UMC several times a year on Sundays, 8:30am-1:30pm. Even one pint of blood can help many patients. Give blood, welcome donors, help with registration, donate snacks, or help with set up and/or clean up. Contact Christina Shaffer.

 

Thursday Street Feed

Join this dedicated crew of servant volunteers who feed the homeless every Thursday, led by Ron Speaks.

United Methodist Free Store

Donate new or gently-used clothing and household goods to persons on the West Side of Columbus, and/or serve at the West Side Free Store. Contact Barbara Murray or the UM Free Store for more information (614.443.1713), or visit their website HERE.