Missions

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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

Each month, the missions committee has brought a ministry to the congregation’s attention to support. For years we have called this the Monthly Mission Offering or MMO, and our focus was on financial funding. Over the past year, we began to change the Monthly Mission Offering to Monthly Mission Opportunity. This is an intentional move to focus not only on ways these worthy organizations needed funding but also provide us service opportunities through which we can experience and share the love of Christ.

April Monthly Missions Opportunity: Oasis Foster/Adoption Ministry

Over the past few years KUMC has supported our Oasis Foster/Adoption ministry in wonderful ways.  Through your prayers and participation and financial gifts we have invested in 100s of children’s lives in the CPS system by providing everything from diapers, to school supplies, and the crowd favorite, Parent Night Out. We ask, and KUMC always delivers. Many of you have seen our friends from the Fresh Start boys home accompanied by their mentors on Sundays. This congregation has warmly welcomed them as they join us for worship, Sunday school, youth and children activities. We have loved watching their confidence grow significantly but it is also very exciting to see their hearts transform as they learn about Jesus and his gospel. That is The Good News that we celebrate today, this Easter Sunday.

This year, our ministry focus is changing in a significant way. Instead of asking for financial offerings, we want to offer you an opportunity. As of Feb 2021, our Region 6 has 1678 kids in care. In our local Kingwood/Humble/Atascocita area, there are 209 children in some type of substitute care, 60 kids waiting for adoption, and 133 foster homes. Oasis wants to encourage your family to pray, ponder and discuss the chance for you to step into a kids life and provide a fostering home and safety net while their family hopefully heals. To consider being a Foster Parent is a huge/scary idea but it is a step into obedience that the Lord will honor.  Our team is confident some of you will take the challenge!

This quote from CT Vivian sums this up perfectly….Hope is found, near the ground, in close proximity to the struggle.

Thanks for considering how God might be calling you to get closer and offer the love of Christ!