PENNSYLVANIA SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE
OF THE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
St. Paul's
United Church of Christ

440 S. Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington, PA  19034
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Outreach & Service

Each month, there is a designated organization which Saint Paulís members can support through their mission offering envelope. The organizations chosen each month are ones that give compassionate service to persons in need. Our mission offerings for 2022 are:

January - My Place Germantown - a Pennsylvania non-profit with a mission to reduce homelessness in the Germantown section of Philadelphia by providing permanent supportive housing for disabled homeless individuals in a community-based setting

February- UCC One Great Hour of Sharing - supports partners in countries with ministries that fund health, education and agricultural development, emergency relief, refugee ministries and both international and domestic disaster response

March - Philabundance - founded in 1984 with the simple belief that no one should go hungry while healthy food goes to waste. Their mission is to end hunger in the Philadelphia and Delaware Valley communities

April - Parkinson's Council of Philadelphia - the premier local organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients, care partners, and families impacted by Parkinson's Disease

May- UCC Strengthen the Church - supports church growth, pastoral and lay leadership development, youth and young adult ministries within conferences and administered by Local Church Ministries

June- Family Promise (Inter-Faith Housing) - provides homelessness prevention, temporary shelter, guidance in life skills, and assistance in locating appropriate housing opportunities.

July - Grace and Cecil Bean Soup Kitchen - the regionís largest hunger relief organization, providing emergency food and access to services to three quarters of a million people at risk of hunger and food insecurity in the Delaware. Also Water bottle collection for Grace and Cecil Bean Soup Kitchen

August - Heifer International - brings sustainable agriculture and commerce to areas with a long history of poverty.

September - Habitat for Humanity - a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry that has helped 6.8 million people improve their living conditions since their founding in 1976.

October - UCC Neighbors in Need - One-third of this offering supports the Council for American Indian Ministry (CAIM) and two-thirds is administered by Justice and Witness Ministries to support a variety of justice initiatives, advocacy efforts, and direct service projects through grants.

November - Laurel House - a comprehensive domestic violence agency, providing direct services, preventative education, training for professionals and awareness events throughout Montgomery County.

December - UCC The Christmas Fund - provides direct financial assistance to retired and active United Church of Christ authorized ministers and lay employees and their surviving spouses, including pension and health premium and
supplementation, emergency assistance, and Christmas thank-you checks.




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