Church is much more than a Sunday morning experience. Join a ministry to really get to know your church family, and to make serving the Lord a bigger part of  your Christian experience.We encourage you to use the gifts and abilities he’s given to carry out his work through ministry.

 

“Just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not have all the same function, so in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.” Romans 12:4-5

Our Ministries

Care Ministries

The Care Ministry at WUMC is primarily involved with ministering to individuals and families in need. These include financial, physical, and spiritual needs of both WUMC members and non-members. the Care Ministry umbrellas alot of other ministries including the Visitation team which provides pastoral care visits to those who are hospitalized, home bound, or in skilled care facilities, as well as those that are imprisoned. 

Food Table

Our Mission is to provide families and individuals with affordable food and to make a difference in our community, one food box at a time.Regardless of your income level, most of us are searching for value and money saving ideas to stretch our food dollars at home. The family food budget is one of the largest costs in a household. Our food boxes offer a unique solution to cutting household costs without sacrificing food quality

Nursing Home Ministry

The Nursing Home Ministry reaches out to the lonely and often neglected residents of nursing homes throughout New York City. Volunteers visit with the elderly and disabled on a weekly or monthly basis to help ease the difficulties of their everyday living.The call of this ministry is to develop relationships with the elderly by ministering to them through fellowship and bible studies. Ministry members find time to talk, read, and sing to residents, developing friendships through time spent ministering the love of Christ to those approaching their final days.

Health &

Welfare Ministry

John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, was also a physician.The Health & Welfare Ministries seeks to improve multiple dimensions of health and well-being—physical, emotional, spiritual,—of  the members, clergy and lay workers of The United Methodist Church and their families. Ministries offerings include strategic consultation and collaboration for comprehensive programs, information and educational resources focusing on health and wellness, long-term health monitoring and assessments. This Ministry makes use of the available resources of current and former health care professionals that can assist in emergency situations on church grounds.

United

Methodist Men

The WUMC Men's ministry is a core group of men, partnering with their pastor, to invite and initiate spiritual growth opportunities for all men of the church. Everyone has different gifts, graces and areas of interest. Therefore, opportunities for participation would include diverse ministries of the church, such as prayer groups, missions, Bible studies, retreats, workshops/seminars, leading and participating on committees, teaching Sunday school classes, youth ministries, mentoring etc, etc. The focus is not inward but outward to all men, assisting them to engage the process of spiritual growth.

United

Methodist Women

We are a community of Women whose main purpose is to know God, develop supportive fellowship and expand our mission outreach. In support of these goals, we provide monthly programs, special mission studies, retreats, and other spiritual enrichment opportunities.

 

The organized unit of United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose purpose is:

 

  • To know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ.

  • To develop a creative supportive fellowship.

  • To expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.

 

Westchester United Methodist Church is committed to advancing God’s kingdom through ministries that equip women to grow, serve, and reach out with the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Youth Ministry

Youth Ministries calls for passion, patience, and faithfulness – pointing out the sacred in the midst of the chaos of adolescence and walking faithfully with young people as they transition from child to young adult. Youth Ministries is a bridging ministry of education, connection, formation, and hopefully, transformation.

Responding to the spiritual needs of teens is about building trusting relationships. Westchester United Methodist Church strives to walk with young people on their journeys from childhood to adulthood, recognizing their gifts for ministry, their questions about spirituality, and their struggles to adapt to a world that's constantly changing around them.

The Youth Ministry is a well structured Program of Spiritual, Social and Educational guidance for youth ages 12-18.  Small Groups sessions allow teens(and pre-teens) to come together and talk more in depth about life ,faith issues and any other issues that they may have

Senior Adults

Ministry

We read in Proverbs: "Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is gained in a righteous life" (Proverbs16:31). In many ways, God is blessing The Westchester United Methodist Church with the gift of longer life. With the increasing numbers of older members,the WUMC is actively involved in providing opportunities for older adults to grow in faith. Ministry by, with and for older adults is viewed as an essential and intentional component of the church and its mission.

Children's

Ministry

The Children's Ministry nurtures the spiritual and social needs of children ages 5-11. The Ministry provides tutoring as well as drama and music lessons for special programs.Ministry may extend past 12 noon for rehearsal for special programs.

 

Leader: Rev. B Hodges-Fairweather

Area: Educational Center

Young Adults

Ministry

In this ministry, we share in the lives of young adults as we stand beside them to strengthen them in their walk with the Lord and pray with them as they seek guidance from the Scriptures in all they undertake. Young adults (ages 18 to 30), although they’re grouped together, are often at very different stages in their lives. They’re married, partnered, single, with children, divorced, widowed. They leave high school and enter the work force, the military, or college.

We know the struggles that young adults can face to lead a godly and uncompromised life when everything around speaks against that.

We are here to support you in all things and aid your development socially, spiritually and otherwise.

Mission & Evangelism   Ministries

Westchester United Methodist Church  takes seriously the Mission Related Ministries’ responsibility to promote volunteer opportunities to outside organizations for the entire congregation. We believe the local church is the vehicle Jesus Christ chose and empowered to reach a lost and hurting world. Through our local outreaches and global missions, we mobilize teams and overcome hurdles that get in the way of people experiencing a God-first life.Our missions and outreach teams partner with several other ministries, organizations, and Churches to work together in reaching our communities and changing our world. Our goal is to be the hands and feet of Jesus, driven by His heart to serve others, while giving people the opportunity to find true hope and fulfillment.

Jamaica

Mission

Trips are designed to train people in cross-cultural ministry, and to empower them to reach out to people  like/unlike themselves.The Goals of these long-term missions work throughout the Caribbean are to 

  • assist local churches with Projects

  • help communities in need

  • provide school supplies for local schools

  • provide training seminars to uplift and empower local communities

  • provide disaster relief(against floods, hurricanes, etc)

Antigua

MissionTrip

Trips are designed to train people in cross-cultural ministry, and to empower them to reach out to people  like/unlike themselves.The Goals of these long-term missions work throughout the Caribbean are to 

  • assist local churches with Projects

  • help communities in need

  • provide school supplies for local schools

  • provide training seminars to uplift and empower local communities

  • provide disaster relief(against floods, hurricanes, etc)

Mission to

Liberia

Since 1989, two civil wars have torn apart Liberia, and while the wars ended in 2003, the country is still undergoing reconstruction. Many of the Liberians returning home are poor, under-educated, and confronted with debilitating inflation. The majority of youth are unemployed and disillusioned .

The Mission to Liberia, coordinated by Christiana James, collects school supplies, computers and other supplies that makes the world of difference for the children of Dorpoh.

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