First United Methodist Church of Lafayette
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Sharing in God's Love through worship, education and outreach.

Mission and Outreach

One of the fundamental and most rewarding aspects of our Church is our Missions and Outreach programs. We are a very active congregation not afraid to get our hands (and feet) dirty! Please join us. You won't regret it!
 
 
 
 
Mission Committee Members Dave and Jan Perry and Claudia Johnson serving at Flatirons Habitat for Humanity's Holy Smokes
 Cook-Off luncheon, October 11, 2015 at Broomfield United Methodist Church.
Broomfield Enterprise staff photo/David R. Jennings
 
 
We host an annual Pumpkin Patch. Proceeds go to local and international Missions and Outreach Programs. See where your purchase goes this October!
 
 Fun in the Punkin Patch!
 
Cinco de Mayo
 
 
Mission and Outreach Committee
 
Helping with Flood cleanup in Lyons 2014
 
 
 
ATTENTION HOMES in Boulder
Founded in 1966 to help troubled youth by providing "Attention" rather than "Detention"
 
                                                Juan and Jesus building a puzzle                                                              Art and Nancy planting roses
 
 
 
                                                         Mark mowing the yard                                                    Mary in the background; and in the foreground,
                                                                                                                            from left to right, Barb, Claudia, and Steva, making "happy" in the kitchen
 
 Habitat for Humanity Bike and Build
 
 
                        Served Bicyclist riding across America for Habitat for Humanity                Sue, Cathy, Carol, Jan, Barb and Lynette (the wonderful servers)
 
Operation Christmas Child 2015
 
 
                                        
 
 
 NEXT MEETING:
August 28, 2016, 10:30 AM
All are welcome!
 
On-Going Activities 
 
Mission and Outreach Projects
 
Sister Carmen Center
Collect items weekly for the Food Bank, and help in the thrift store by sorting donations and organizing the store, every 4th Saturday.
 
 Community Food Share
Sort food, stock shelves, assist guests, every 3rd Wednesday.
 
Habitat for Humanity
Help in the thrift store by sorting donations. Serve food at Holy Smokes event.
 
EFAA Apartment
Support families in need of temporary housing. Sponsor an apartment in Lafayette with repairs, restocking, and providing requested ongoing supplies.
 
Crayons to Calculators
Collection site for backpacks each July.
 
Angel Tree
Help families in need at Christmas by purchasing requested gifts.
 
Kairos Prison Ministry 
Participate in an eccumenical ministry to prisoners.
 
Meals for the Homeless
Make lunches and deliver downtown
 
Denver Rescue Mission
Prepare and serve meals, as a group, for the homeless in Denver. 
 
 
Meals on Wheels of East Boulder County
Cook, package, and deliver hot lunches and emergency rations to homebound persons in Lafayette, Erie, Louisville, and Superior.
 
Utility Fund
Sponsors fund raisers to assist those who need help with paying their utility bills.
CHRISTMAS WREATH SALE EACH OCTOBER
BUY YOUR BEAUTIFUL WREATH AND HELP SENIORS IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE
WITH THEIR UTILITY BILLS
  
 
Contact the church office for information: 303-665-5165