Missions

Doing Justice, Loving Mercy,  Walking Humbly with Our God
Micah 6:8

If you have a passion for serving others and being part of something bigger than yourself, join with KUMC in supporting missions at home and abroad!

Local Missions

We describe God in three persons. Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are commonly used to refer to the threefold nature of God. Sometimes we use other terms, such as Creator, Redeemer, and Sustainer.*

Society of St Stephen

Provides food, clothing and limited financial assistance with utilities and medication to residents in our Service Area at no cost to the client. Back to school supplies and holiday help are special events for SOSS.

Oasis Foster and Adoptive Care Ministry

Their mission is to serve and love vulnerable children and foster/adoptive families in the NE Houston area. Support includes assistance with home study, initial placement, respite care, and Parent’s Night Out.

Feed My Lambs

Is a year-round ministry, providing lunches to elderly, disabled, and low income; residents of White Oak Apt. in Porter, Texas. Meals are provided at no charge, without regard to age, race, religion, or gender.

Anti-Human Trafficking

Supports groups throughout the Houston area working on the front lines to eliminate human trafficking. Activities range from education and awareness to restorative care at Freedom Place.

Oaks of Righteousness

A non-profit, faith-based, residential facility that offers support for female ex-offenders who desire to make positive life changes and become productive members of society.

A Fresh Start (RTC)

Is a residential treatment center for foster boys with whom we serve as a faith-based partner. From parties and events to mentoring, we offer relational stability and the love of Christ.

Regional Missions

Prison Ministries

Offering the love of Christ to incarcerated men and women through weekly studies, prayer and share, mentoring, Kairos, Jubilee, and Epiphany programs.

UMARMY

United Methodist Reachout Mission by Youth helps youth and adults experience Christian growth through service to others. Participants meet home repair and maintenance needs for those who are physically or financially unable to make needed repairs themselves.

Freedom Bus Ministry

Meets women just released from prison at the Houston bus station. Volunteers offer clothes, a warm meal, prayer, and the love of Jesus before the women continue on their way home.

Methodist Children’s Home

Serves children and youth through residential programs on the Waco campus and MCH Boys Ranch, and through transition services, foster care as well as a variety of community based programs.  Each year KUMC supports MCH through financial donations and helping some of the youth attend a UMARMY camp.

Global Missions

Joy in the Harvest

A Christian mission working in Tanzania, Africa. KUMC helps support feeding programs, healing needs, and JOY radio station through financial donations and mission trips.

MAP Costa Rica

In the mountains of Costa Rica the truth and restorative power of Jesus Christ is spreading. At the heart of this movement

is the witness of a community of faith-filled Christian being led by Marlon and Jessica Obando, and the Holy Spirit.

Mission of Hope, Haiti

Exists to bring life transformation through the good news of Jesus Christ to every man, woman, and child in Haiti.  They accomplish this goal by providing education, meals, clean water, outreach medical clinics, pastoral training, and community development. Their in-country leadership is predominantly Haitian and their efforts change lives daily.

Disaster Relief

If you or someone you know would like to be considered for help through this fund, complete the application and return to Chris Harrison at chris.harrison@kingwoodumc.org.

Applications will be reviewed confidentially by a Disaster Relief Fund committee who will contact you within one week of receiving your application.  If you or someone you know needs volunteer help to restore your home, please contact the church office.

Monthly Missions Opportunities

The KUMC Missions Committee is blessed with the task of identifying and evaluating organizations and projects needing specific funding or volunteer needs that can be provided either through the generosity of our congregation, or via organizing a support team.

Please complete the attached application to help us identify and evaluate those potential recipients along with their needs as they continue to further God’s Kingdom.

If you have any questions on how to support this month’s Monthly Mission Offering, please contact Chris Harrison at chris.harrison@kingwoodumc.org.