Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, ‘Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?’ And I said, “Here am I. Send me!” Isaiah 6:8
Haiti Missions Trip:
Aldersgate has sent members of the congregation to serve on a mission team with LiveBeyond, which is a faith-based humanitarian organization providing medical services and hope for the future for the oppressed people in remote areas of Haiti.
Reelfoot Rural Missions:
Aldersgate supports Reelfoot Rural Ministries through Christmas, back-to-school collections and single day mission trips throughout the year.
RIFA Soup Kitchen:
Every 4th Thursday of each month Aldersgate provides a devotional, and prepares and serves an evening meal at RIFA’s Soup Kitchen. The Soup Kitchen provides hot meals to those in need 365 days a year. There is no charge for the meal, and no one is turned away.
Arise2Read Jackson is a new mission in partnership with Jackson-Madison County Schools to provide tutors to assigned 2nd Grade students.
Friendship Group is a fellowship and nurturing program for the local special needs population. They meet once per month for programming, fellowship and prayer.
This outreach provides desserts once per month to RIFA’s soup kitchen.
Connectional Giving through our Tithes and Offerings:
A portion of our tithes and offerings are allocated to the United Methodist Church’s missions programs. These programs range from support to global (Africa University and new church development) to local (Reelfoot Rural Missions, Hannah’s Hope, and Lakeshore United Methodist Assembly).
Support to Ministries through Special Collections:
UMCOR: One Great Hour of Sharing
Hannah’s Hope: Pregnancy and adoption counseling
Imagine No Malaria: UMC Conference initiative to eradicate malaria in Africa
Giving Tuesday (December): Donations to foreign missionary
Birth Choice Crisis Pregnancy Center