Outreach

 St. Stephen UMC

             Outreach Ministry


If you have an Outreach project you would like to suggest please contact the Church Office and your idea will be forwarded to the Outreach Committee. 

Also contact the Church Office for more information on current Outreach Projects and Volunteer Opportunities.


Church Office:   st_stephen1@juno.com  or 972-279-3112


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BEAN POT OFFERING

Bean Pot Offerings
will go to
St. Stephen's 
"Apportionments"

Apportionments are St. Stephen's "fair share" support for the worldwide ministries of The United Methodist Church. We think of these contributions as "a portion meant" for mission.


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FOOD PANTRY DONATION ITEMS

Any Items From The Food Pantry Shopping List!

Additional Food Pantry Shopping List Options Below
under "Ongoing Outreach Programs"

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AUSTIN STREET HOMELESS SHELTER BREAKFAST

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EWING HOUSE SUPPER PROGRAM

Ewing Center provides housing and healthcare for people living with AIDS.
A division of AIDS Services of Dallas


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OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES:

Ewing House Meal on the 4th Tuesday each month.

Used items for the Thrift Store at Mesquite Social Services; donations can be placed in the box in Education wing Hallway.

Austin Street Homeless Shelter breakfast once each quarter.


Consider giving blood. Contact The American Red Cross or Carter Bloodcare.

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Help Mesquite Community Services

Help your community by donating your gently used goods! Mesquite Social Services Thrift Shop selling furniture, shoes & clothing, jewelry and other household goods to help fund their local programs and services. Please leave your donations in the collection box in the education wing near the restrooms for resale in their Thrift Shop.

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BUCKET BRIGADE:

We reorganized the helping hands group and renamed it "The Bucket Brigade"

This group helps with Habitat projects, Addressing Mesquite, Amigo Days and other projects around Mesquite. Mike Goheen will be the coordinator for this group. He will check out each project and then oversee the work to be done. 

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ONGOING OUTREACH PROGRAMS 
SUPPORTED BY ST. STEPHEN UMC

FOOD PANTRY SHOPPING LIST 
The following non-perishable grocery items items are distributed regularly through the St. Stephen Food Pantry. Please contribute only varieties with long shelf-life.


Ravioli                    Chili        
Stew                       Tuna       
Spaghetti                Spag. Sauce
Canned Fruit          Can Chicken
Beans                     Canned Vegetables
Rice                        Soup       
Peanut Butter         Jelly
Mac & Cheese        Pudding Cups
Hamburger and Tuna Helpers

Your donations are appreciated!

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Love Thy Baby
 Love Thy Baby, (formerly Newborns in Need, Inc.) is a nonprofit organization that donates blankets, baby clothes and other essential items to organizations that provide for premature and newborn infants. Love Thy Baby was founded on Christian principles and has been serving the tiniest of God's children since 1992.

Ways you can help:
1. Use your sewing, quilting, knitting, and crocheting talents to make clothing, blankets and more.
2. Donate material and other sewing supplies.
3. Collect gently used baby clothing.
4. Make a much-needed financial donation to help purchase fabric, yarn, and supplies.

Work Meetings are 1st Saturday of each month (except when holidays conflict) at Webb Chapel Church of Christ. For more details contact Gina Hedgecock or Liz Dickson.

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DONATE THAT UNWANTED VEHICLE
If you have an extra vehicle you have been considering donating, please call Charity Motors Car Donation Program and tell them you want to donate your vehicle and designate the proceeds to St. Stephen UMC. You will receive a tax deduction while helping our church!