Loch Raven United Methodist
Saturday, November 27, 2021
An open, dynamic and multicultural community of faith


Our Mission Statement:

We are Christians engaged in ministry to our community, the nation, and the world.

Upcoming and Ongoing Mission Opportunities:

To help better serve food-starved individuals in our community, we will be collecting specific, non-perishable food items monthly for the Assistance Center of Towson Churches (ACTC) as well as supporting Manna House, Essex UMC and Abbottston Elementary School.  
Abbottston Elementary School

We are collecting needed items for the remainder of the school year
: Kleenex, hand sanitizer, hand soap, Lysol wipes
and Lysol spray. I
f you are interested in volunteering at Abbottston, contact the church office for Cathy's contact information.

ACTC Collections
Donations are needed for ACTC during the pandemic. Please visit their website. http://actconline.info/ 
Below are the locations that are excepting donations and the times they will receive them:

Ascension Lutheran Church parking lot
7601 York Road 
Mondays, 12 to 2 p.m.

Trinity Episcopal Church parking lot
120 Allegheny Avenue
Thursdays, 12 to 2 p.m.

Manna House Breakfast Club:

Volunteers meet in the church parking lot to carpool.
(If you would like to volunteer to help prepare or serve breakfast, contact Linda Cole or phone the church office.)
(Due to the pandemic, we await instructions as to when we will be able to provide this service again.)

Essex UMC

Collection of hotel-size toiletries are needed for Essex UMC.  There is a box for the items on the hospitality desk. This is an on-going collection.

The Board of Childcare

We are regularly asked to donate cookies for the girls and boys who live on the Board of Child Care campus. A box will be placed in Fellowship Hall if you would like to help. Store bought cookies are preferred. Some of the children have food allergies and the staff can check the ingredients in store bought cookies. Watch the bulletin for donation months. Cash to purchase cookies will also be accepted.
(Due to the pandemic, we await instructions as to when we will be able to provide this service again.)
Sandwich making for Essex UMC:

3rd or 4th Tuesday of every month. See home page for current dates.
(Due to the pandemic, this ministry is currently postponed.)


Please scroll down for a list of the various organizations we will be
each month
. Also look for additional information in the
church bulletin and the Spire.

Missions Committee

            Thanks for your support!


The missions committee also sponsors the following monthly activities supported by members of the congregation through their gifts, service, and prayers.

*  Ongoing support for Essex UMC:
    (collection of hotel-sized toiletries)

  • Items for ACTC
  • Items for ACTC
  • Manna House B-fast Club
  • Blanket Sunday
  • Items for ACTC
  • Items for ACTC
  • Items for ACTC
  • Manna House B-fast Club
  • Items for ACTC
  • Items for ACTC
  • Manna House B-fast Club
  • Items for ACTC
  • Items for ACTC
  • Manna House B-fast Club
  • Items for ACTC
  • ACTC Monetary collection for Thanksgiving baskets
  • Samaritan's Purse
    Shoebox Ministry
  • Items for ACTC
  • Abbottston Elem. School (Angels program)