Outreach Ministry Blog

January Newsletter

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CAM-Northwest Workday It is that time of year again. Since Christian Assistance Ministry is one of our strategic partners, we dedicate a community workday to assist them at least once a year. February 15 we are working at their northwest location (on our church campus) assembling hygiene kits...

December Outreach Newsletter

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A Season for Serving There are many ways to give this Christmas season without spending a lot of money. The most rewarding and positive way to share the love of Jesus Christ is to serve in your community. You can read in the flowing two articles how you can serve in the church with the CPS...

October Newsletter

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Serve With Blueprint Many in our congregation knows about Blueprint Ministries. They are building community in the most in-need neighborhoods in San Antonio through home restoration. They have an exciting new program that is available to people of all skill sets. So you say you love to swing a...

September Newsletter

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New - Outreach Conversations In early September we had a strong start introducing Outreach Conversations. We were overwhelmed with the attendance of over 150 people joining us discussing the subject of Human Trafficking - what it is and is not, how to keep your kids safe and what Ransomed Life...

August Newsletter

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September Community Workday with Westlawn We are heading back to the old neighborhood in September. You might be saying, "What old neighborhood?" We are heading back to our church's roots in the near east side of San Antonio. Not Woodlawn UMC, but Westlawn UMC. Westlawn is a fast-growing...

July Newsletter

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Helping Migrants in San Antonio and Eagle Pass In the local and national news we have heard a lot about the crisis at the border.  Did you know that the United Methodist Church in South Texas is actively helping from a Christian perspective?  So, how can you help them help? San...

May Newsletter

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VBS Mission/Rawlinson Food Pantry Patriot Pantry is a benevolence project at Rawlinson Middle School where they help the families in need in their community. This year VBS is partnering with Rawlinson to help feed these families all summer long. For the last couple of years, students have...

April Newsletter

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Outreach Workdays A new focus for the Outreach Ministry in 2019 is leading monthly community service days. So far in 2019 teams from the church have served at Christian Assistance Ministry, the International Refugee Community Gardens and Locke Hill Elementary. Our goal is to spread the love of...

Senegal Mission Trip

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Senegal Mission Trip     Our mission team of 15 left on Friday, November 2, from Austin, and arrived in Dakar, Senegal, at sunrise Saturday, November 3. We were met at the airport by a pastor from Mbour and a number of church members.   During our stay, we had the...

August Outreach Newsletter

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Reconnect and Revitalize Bogalusa If you have not yet heard, our Student Ministry just completed another very successful High School Mission Trip to Bogalusa, LA. Over 100 students and adults expended their blood (many cuts to prove it), sweat (100 degrees and 100 % humidity) and tears (of joy)...

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