Loch Raven United Methodist
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
An open, dynamic and multicultural community of faith


Our Mission Statement:

We are Christians engaged in ministry to our community, the nation, and the world.

Upcoming and Ongoing Mission Opportunities:
To help better serve food-starved individuals in our community, we will be
collecting specific, non-perishable food items monthly for the Assistance
Center of Towson Churches (ACTC) as well as supporting Manna House,
The Board of Childcare, and Essex UMC.

ACTC Collection for January 2017
During this January missions season, donations are needed for ACTC of
canned pasta meals. Please place items in collection boxes outside
Fellowship Hall. Thank you for your support.

Manna House Breakfast Club:
Feb. 18, May 6, July 15 and Oct. 14 (If you would like to volunteer to help
prepare or serve breakfast, contact Linda Cole: 410-666-5222. Collection
of hotel-size toiletries for Essex UMC. There is a box for the items on the
hospitality desk. This is an on-going collection.

The Board of Childcare
We have been asked to donate cookies for the girls and boys who live
on the Board of Child Care campus. A box will be placed in Fellowship
Hall if you would like to help. Store bought cookies are preferred. Some
of the children have food allergies and the staff can check the ingredients
in store bought cookies. Please bring them from Feb. 5th thru Feb. 26th.
Cash to purchase cookies will also be accepted.
Sandwich making for Essex UMC:
3rd or 4th Tuesday of every month. See home page for current dates.


Please scroll down for a list of the various organizations we will be
each month
. Also look for additional information in the
church bulletin and the Spire.

Missions Committee

            Thanks for your support!


The missions committee also sponsors the following monthly activities supported by members of the congregation through their gifts, service, and prayers.

*  Ongoing support for Essex UMC: collection of
    hotel-sized toiletries

  • Items for Heart's Place
  • Bag lunches for Manna
  • Items for Heart's Place
  • Blanket Sunday
  • Items for Heart's Place
  • Bag lunches for Manna
  • Items for Heart's Place
  • Food Drive for the ACTC
  • May 14, 2016-Manna House
      Breakfast Club
  • Items for Heart's Place
  • Bag lunches for Manna
  • Items for Heart's Place
  • ACTC Food Drive
  • Items for Heart's Place
  • Items for Heat's Place
  • Indoor Yard Sale
  • Samaritan's Purse -  
    Shoebox Ministry
  • Bag lunches for Manna
  • Items for Heart's Place
  • ACTC Thanksgiving Baskets
  • Items for Heart's Place
  • Abbottston Elementary
      School Angels