Mission Opportunities

Mission Document 2015 ( PDF format)

St. Matthias View on Missions 

The mission of the Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Local churches, like St. Matthias, provide the most significant arena through which disciple-making occurs.

  • Our Mission show details
  • Biblical Foundation show details

Local Community

St. Matthias UMC continues to be an active member of the local community in reaching out to our closest neighbors with genuine Christian love and service. Click each mission to show it’s highlights.

  • Thurman Brisben Center show details
  • Angel Tree Project show details
  • Assisted Living Home Ministry show details
  • Bountiful Blessing Food Pantry show details
  • Children’s Missions show details
  • Cub Scout Pack 213 show details
  • Dove Project  show details
  • Fred Camp show details
  • Girl Scout Troop 5059 show details
  • God & Country Program show details
  • Hat/Glove Tree  show details
  • Hope House show details
  • Interfaith Community Council show details
  • Micah Cold Weather Shelter show details
  • Military  Ministry show details
  • Remembering CollegeStudents show details
  • Remembering Shut-Ins  show details
  • Salvation Army Bicycles show details
  • Salvation Army Food Bags show details
  • School Dressing Days show details
  • Scouting for Food show details
  • Thanksgiving Turkey Dinners  show details
  • Used Eyeglasses  show details

Regional Community

The members of St. Matthias UMC recognize that we are not alone in our mission needs here in the local area. We seek to reachout to our neighbors within our region. Click each activity to show a regional activity highlight.

  • All God’s Children Camp (AGCC) show details
  • Red Bird Mission and School  show details
  • Remembering Our Veterans  show details
  • Society of Saint Andrew (SOSA)  show details

National Community

St. Matthias stands along side our neighbors across the nation to support those in need with our prayers, presence, gifts and service. Click each mission to show its activity highlights.

  • Samaritan Shoeboxe show details
  • United Methodist Conference Disaster Relief show details

World Community

The members of St. Matthias recognize that Jesus calls us to reach out to those in need world wide. Click each mission to show how St. Matthias uses the mission to affect life-transforming world change.

  • Annual Conference Support show details
  • United Methodist Committee On Relief show details
  • 30 Hour Famine show details

Missions Fund-Raising

Primary support for mission activities at St. Matthias comes from the generous giving of money, time and materials from our members and friends. Click each mission to show the highlights of an activity that St. Matthias conducts throughtout the year to generate funds for our missions.

  • Annual Budget show details
  • Donations from Church Groups show details
  • Newspaper Recycling show details
  • Pastor’s Discretionary Fund  show details
  • Spaghetti Dinners  show details
  • UMW Craft Shows  show details
  • Used printer cartridges  show details