Volunteer Opportunities at University United Methodist Church

Volunteer Opportunities at University United Methodist Church

University United Methodist Church is located at 1085 E Genesee St, less than 1 mile away from campus.  Please know that all are welcome at UUMC in whatever way you’d like to participate. Feel free to contact Galyn- UUMC Neighborhood Outreach Coordinator for more information on any of the above or, if you have a large group. uumcoutreach@twcny.rr.comBlack and white picture of a brick church

Friday Food Pantry– each and almost every Friday 9am-12:30pm, UUMC basement. Our Food Pantry is open to our neighborhood, volunteers, congregation and community. Welcome, support and facilitate access to Food Pantry items for our community. Unload our food truck delivery, sort & stage foods. Hospitality area with snacks and coffee and clothing closet each need facilitating. Support CNY Diaper bank access for families. Make food delivery to Hendricks Chapel Food Pantry. Support voter registration and enrollment into Pro Literacy campaign. Spanish speaking/multi-lingual volunteers especially needed. 3.5 hr. volunteer opportunity. Please note, when the Syracuse City School District closes for foul weather and/or extreme temperatures our food pantry is also closed.

Bagel & Coffee Breakfast– 1/6 & 1/20/19, 9-10:30am. Gathering Room 1st floor. Support this ministry in hosting a bagel & coffee breakfast for our neighbors and congregation. Food & support provided for you to complete this mission. 1.5hr. volunteer opportunity

Food truck delivery & unloading– 1/8/19, 9(ish)-10:00am. Assist in unloading CNY Food Bank items off truck and into our food pantry. 1.5hr. volunteer opportunity

2nd Tuesday evening Food Pantry– 1/8/19, 4:45-7:15pm, UUMC basement. Join us in this effort of supporting Upstate’s students and our neighbors in accessing food in our Food Pantry. 2.5hr. volunteer opportunity

Community Breakfast– 1/13 & 1/27/19, 8:30-10:30am. Fellowship Hall & Kitchen basement. Join in our efforts to prepare, serve and clean up a hot, homemade, fabulous breakfast with guests, friends, congregation and neighbors. Clean up volunteers especially needed at 9:30am and throughout the morning to assist with silver wear cleaning. 2 hr. volunteer opportunity

Restart– meet at Erwin Methodist Church (Westcott St. & Euclid Ave.) Assist in this ministry that provides furniture& furnishings to Syracusans who are “restarting” their lives. Efforts include picking up/dropping off furniture to private residences. Contact Carol Karins: grammy_carol@yahoo.com or 315-380-4407 or Evelyn Disinger: edisinger@stevensinteriors.com if interested.

Additional invitations:

*Interested in working toward Social Justice in Syracuse? Please join the Church & Society Team. Call the Church office 315-475-7277 for date/time of next meeting.

*Annual Women’s’ March, Seneca Falls, NY. 10am

* Please join us at our monthly Outreach meeting. Weigh in on Outreach activities, efforts and directions of UUMC’s Outreach Team. UUMC 1/22/19, 5:00pm

These volunteer opportunities are a small representation of the ministries, activities, programs and events that happen monthly at UUMC. Please know that all are welcome to participate however they can/or are able. Please contact Galyn at 315-475-7277 or uumcoutreach@twcny.rr.com for more information.