As Beloved Children of God, we are called to go out into the world and share His love with others. Here at Woodmar UMC, we put our vision into action by implementing a wide variety of community outreach programs. Whether it’s helping to feed the hungry through the Blessing Box or Community Garden, offering clothing to those in need through Kids Closet, or even just having fun hosting Trunk or Treat, we love serving the community as the hands and feet of Jesus.
Think of Kids’ Closet as a pop-up thrift shop. We host it quarterly, as growing kids consistently need a new wardrobe. We collect donations of children’s clothes and set up events for parents and kids to come in and get what they need, all for free!
If you are in immediate need of clothing for your child, you can call the church office to set up an appointment and look through what we have, even if there is no Kids’ Closet event on that day.
The Community Garden is an annual summer project. The garden is open to the public, and anyone who may need some fresh vegetables is welcome to our harvest. We plant a variety of vegetables, such as cilantro, tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, and bell peppers!
Our annual Trunk-or-Treat is housed in the Community Center (there aren’t any actual trunks in our Trunk-or-Treat, just treats!). It’s a great time for kids to collect some sweet treats for Halloween and show off their awesome costumes in a safe environment. We also provide hot dogs, chips, and hot chocolate so people can eat and hang out.
The Blessing Box is a way we strive to help feed the hungry in our community. As our sign reads, the system is very simple: Take what you need and leave what you can. Since its construction, we have been blessed with abundant donations.
Stationed right next to our Blessing Box, the Little Library is similar to its larger sibling – take what you need and leave what you can, but this time with books instead of food. We love to encourage reading for people of all ages. Learning doesn’t stop once you get out of school!
Community Preschool & Childcare
Our Community Preschool & Childcare is a state-licensed and registered facility. We are a Level 4 on the Paths to Quality provider, the highest possible rating, and strive to ensure that children’s needs are met and that they are provided with a quality education. Please visit the preschool’s website to learn more, click here.
“For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do”
– Ephesians 2:10
To participate in our community events, please visit our Events Calendar and sign up for our newsletter.
If you have questions about our Community Outreach programs, please email our office.