Community Outreach

Meals On Wheels

Our church is responsible for delivering Meals on Wheels during the months of September and December. Anyone wishing to volunteer as a driver can contact Ann Forester at 512-667-4029 or Jane Brown at 512-376-8142.

The Lockhart Meals On Wheels coordinator is Alma, She may be reached at 512-376-0908. If you need further info about this ministry she is the coordinator for our community. However, to assist with the delivery of meals please contact the ladies above.

 

Caldwell County Christian Ministries Food Pantry

The FUMC "Glad Baggers" prepare grocery sacks at the Food Pantry. This is a hands-on, assembly-line type project and is lots of fun!

We can always use more helping hands for this activity on the Third Monday of each month. We begin about 8:30am with a dozen or so helpers from our church. Join us as we reach out to our local community. More details can be found by clicking here.

Caldwell County Christian Ministries is located at 901 Bois D' Arc St. in Lockhart. (Backside of the old Hospital). Phone number 512-376-6661

Your financial gift is the most efficient and effective way to make a big impact in the lives of our hungry in Caldwell County. Every $1.00 donated allows us to purchase $5.00 worth of Food from the Capital Area Food Bank. 

 

Kairos

Kairos is a prison-based ministry program that seeks to change hearts, transform lives, and impact the world. For more information, the history of the program, testimonials, and much more please visit the Kairos of Texas Home Page.

Katrina Hodge is FUMC's contact person for the Kairos Ministry. If you would like to become a part of this outreach ministry she will be glad to give you more information and she may be reached at  hodge_katrina@yahoo.com

Read more about our local efforts by clicking here.

 

Stephen Ministries

Stephen Ministry congregations equip and empower lay caregivers - called Stephen Ministers - to provide high quality, confidential, Christ-centered care to people who are hurting.

Stephen Ministries is led at our church by Pastor Nancy Day, and by Sharyl Ruiz and Dave Crittenden. Dave Crittenden has a powerpoint presentation to provide you and your organization with more detail about this vital ministry. You may reach him at CrittendenD@Gmail.com if you would like more information.

Learn more about our local efforts by clicking here.

You may visit the National Stephen Ministry website here for more information, or view their introductory video.

 

FUMC Mission Outreach Projects

  • ELF, or Emergency Life Fund
    Our church is a point of contact for many in the community looking for help with groceries, gasoline, medical bills, etc.  In addition to HEB gift cards, we also provide a personal hygiene bag.  Please contact the church office to volunteer to help keep a supply of these bags available for our neighbors.  

  • Golden Age Home
    Our church has been supporting this Assisted Living Facility for many years. Please contact the church office for more information. 

     
  • Angel Tree
    Each year, Karla Field provides an Angel Tree for the members of our church to purchase Christmas gifts for children whose parents are incarcerated in a local prison.
  • UMCOR Mission Projects: 2018 School Kits
    In 2018, our goal is to collect over 30 school supply kits.  Instruction for the school kits can be found at:  
    https://www.umcor.org/UMCOR/Relief-Supplies/Relief-Supply-Kits/School      

  • Cleaning Buckets:   After the devastating floods from the Hurricanes in 2017, our members contributed more than 30 cleaning buckets to help replenish UMCOR's supply.  
    UMCOR's supply of cleaning buckets is still low.   Instructions for filling the buckets can be found at:
    https://www.umcor.org/UMCOR/Relief-Supplies/Relief-Supply-Kits/Cleaning