Acton United Methodist Church supports many local charities with volunteers, annual donations, special collections, and offers to use the Church facilities. The following organizations are closely associated with our Church.
- Brazos Pregnancy Center
- Christian Women's Job Corps of Granbury
- Habitat for Humanity in Hood County
- Hood County Children's Charities
- Hood County for Healthy Children Coalition
- Mission Granbury
- Neighbors Feeding Neighbors
- Rainbow Room
- People Helping People
- Project 44
- Ruth's Place
- Paluxy River Children's Advocacy Center
If you would like to be involved with our Outreach Team, contact Pastor Ben through email at email@example.com or by phone at 817-326-4242.
Jesus called us to "go into all the world and make disciples…" and at Acton United Methodist Church we take that commandment seriously. We are going to the other side of the world to share the love of Jesus. Below is just a few of the many global ministries we support with our gifts, time, and talents. We hope you will join us!
The Advance is an official program of The United Methodist Church for voluntary, designated giving and 100% of each gift is used for its intended mission or ministry. The Advance lists thousands of projects and ministries around the world. Check out Giving Opportunities here.
Casa Hogar La Familia Children's Home in Mexico Acton United Methodist Church has supported this home for children in Palmarito, Mexico since 1999, not only financially, but with mission teams as well. Our support has provided funds for the building of their new home, for school, uniforms, books, medical care and many other necessities.
Maua Methodist Hospital, Kenya, Africa Acton United Methodist sends a mission team every other year to support the Maua Community area, which includes the hospital, churches, and schools. In addition to working on projects at the hospital, we build a home for an Aids Orphan Family, help with a Medical Clinic in an outlaying village, bring many needed supplies, and help with worship at the Chapel. We also support the Individual Volunteer Missionary, Kathie Mann.
Our next trip: July 20-August 3, 2017! Contact team leader, Sheryl Crumrine if you are interested in going or have any questions regarding this mission.
Advance Funds for the Hospital:
#09613A Provides lifesaving inpatient healthcare for the critically ill.
#140161 Aids Orphans Provides food, tuition, uniforms, shoes and medical care for 1,600 children orphaned by AIDS.
Healthy Women, Healthy Liberia Acton United Methodist Church provides support to Dr. Chris Hena, a doctor and missionary in Kakata, Liberia. We are working with Chris to help her build a medical clinic. To learn more about this ministry, click here!
Gaston & Jeanne Ntambo Acton United Methodist Church supports this ministry financially and through prayers so critical medical needs can be provided through air transportation for the needy in rural areas. Gaston is the pilot/mechanic, while his wife, Jeanne is the radio operator. These ministries are supported through Advance project numbers. To learn more about this ministry, click here!
Jonathan McCurley is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church and is assigned to the Asian Rural Institute in northern Japan. He serves as community life coordinator. He is married to Satomi McCurley. Click Here to read more about Jonathan and his ministry.
Tara Goodloe, member of Acton UMC, is serving for 3 years at New Life Children’s Home in Villa Nueva, Guatemala. This home provides a refuge and safe haven for orphaned, abandoned, and abused children. Special attention is given to introducing them to Jesus, nurturing and discipling them in a relationship with Him, and providing each child with a sound academic Christian education. Tara has sold her car and many belongings to be able to become a missionary. She needs our prayers and financial support. You may support her by donating here or putting her name/mission on memo line and writing check to AUMC or click here! For more information about Tara, click here!
United Methodist Volunteer in Missions Our mission journey leadership is trained through the UMVIM Training Program in order to be effective and prepared for the journeys.
Early Response Team (ERT) – the Acton UMC team responds when a disaster happens in our community or in our conference. They are trained to provide a caring presence and to help those affected while causing no further harm. Please contact Candy Cane for more information.
"We are better together than alone and can do all things through Christ who strengthens us"
For more information on current Outreach opportunities and mission trips, contact Pastor Ben!