Our New Mission Statement:
“Sharing Christ's Love Through Word and Action!”
Missions also includes the Samaritan’s Purse ministry.
Missions is a very vital part of Rockawalkin United Methodist Church. The activities listed below are what was done in 2011:
Soles for Souls - 46 pairs of shoes were collected
Christian Shelter – we donated 36 book bags and three can openers
Food of the Month – over 4500 servings of food to Salisbury Urban Ministries & Christian Shelter
Eastern Shore Pregnancy Center – 237 articles of clothing, diapers, wipes, toys & maternity wear
Seed money for the Relay for Life Team & assist with the yard sale food
Houses of Hope - $1200 to the following: WOLC, Coastal Hospice, Eastern Shore Pregnancy Center, Life Crisis, Young Life & Joseph House
Angle Tree – gifts for five children of incarcerated parents
Missionaries - $1660 to the Hollands & Cubbages ($300 from Rockawalkin Christian Women)
Mitten Tree – 48 mitten, hats, scarves & socks to Halo & Christian Shelter
Individual checks were written to our local and worldwide charities: Christian Shelter, Salisbury Urban Ministries, Joshua House Ministries, World Vision - we purchased 2 goats & ducks, Mac, Inc. and Marantha.
So far this year we have become affiliated with Habitat for Humanity and the Native American Ministry.