Global Missions

The General Board of Global Ministries connects the United Methodist Church in mission.  Each year, the UMC designates several special Sundays for churchwide offerings that reach around the world.  First Church actively contributes to the following:

  • Bishop’s Appeal for Global Migration –
  •  UMCOR Sunday to support  the UMC ministries of  disaster relief and sustainable development –
  • Peace with Justice Sunday to support the peacebuilding and justice-seeking ministries of the church –
  • World Communion Sunday to support ministries beyond the US and to provide U.S. racial -ethnic scholarships –

First Church also supports the following organizations through  projects like walks, work-trips, and other special activities.