Back To School: Ministry Ideas for School-Church Partnerships


July 25, 2019

By Fred Koenig
 

August

Barker UMC participates in a back-to-school fair that provides school supplies.

September

Wayland UMC provides back-to-school supplies.

October

Nelson Memorial UMC hosts a pumpkin carving and pizza party at the church.

November

North Star UMC partners with Rising Hill Elementary to provide grocery store gift cards to families in need, so that they can have something extra to prepare for a Thanksgiving meal.

December

Students go to Aurora UMC to wrap presents for families in need purchased through a partnership between the school, church and community organizations.

January

Excelsior Springs UMC provides hats, coats and gloves to children in need. 

February

Churches help parents by providing day camps on snow days.

March

Harrisonville UMC works to organize mock job interviews for students of the local alternative school.

April

Liberty UMC sends volunteers to assist with field trip days. 

May

Brunswick UMC rotates with two other churches in hosting the baccalaureate program for the local high school. 

June

St. Luke’s and Concord Trinity UMC's in St. Louis partner with the local schools to provide meals and free books to children in the summer. 

July

Chillicothe UMC sends volunteers for maintenance work on the school building and grounds in the summer.