Our mission is to meet the needs of children in our community while encouraging and developing Christ-centered and church-involved relationships with their families.
Blessings for Children, an SUMC mission outreach to community families with children ages newborn through fifth grades, is changing it’s hours! Operating since January 2019 out of the #10 2nd Street home behind the church, starting May 1st we will be open every Wednesday from noon to 3:30 p.m.
Our volunteers will seek to share God’s love and serve His children in need by providing clothing, personal care items and school supplies to families who visit our ministry, as well as Christ-centered materials and church event invitations.
Blessings for Children is so thankful to the SUMC family for supporting this God-directed mission, and we invite you to join us!
You may want to pray for this ministry and the families we serve, or volunteer your time on a Wednesday, (no ongoing commitment is required, just when you are able),or donate items we distribute (a list of those items can be found below) or make a financial contribution to SUMC (please note Blessings for Children on your contribution) that will be used to purchase needed items.
Items below will be distributed by Blessings for Children to families in need with children (infants through 5th grade):
Socks, Underwear, Onesies, and T-shirts
(sizes for infants through 5th grades)
PERSONAL CARE ITEMS
Diapers, Wipes, Lice Treatment Kit, Toilet Paper, Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Soap, and Shampoo
Washable Markers, Colored Pencils, Glue Sticks, Three-prong Folders, Scissors, Erasers
(Pencil Cap or Flat), Highlighters, and Pencils (Regular & Fat)
Donations of our needed items can be made the 3rd Sunday of each month in the Family Life Center lobby and Sanctuary Narthex, or can be dropped off at the #10 2nd Street home any time we are open.
For further information about this exciting and needed new ministry, or if you would like to join us by praying or volunteering, please contact Mary Jane Robertson, or text /call 850-499-6173.
Thank you for being a part of this vital new ministry for our church and our community!
Praise God from whom all blessings flow!
Mary Jane Robertson | 850-499-6173