Local Serving Opportunities

Methodist Thrift Store

Volunteer at the Thrift Store by sorting through donated items or running the cash register
Lori Brouner / 970-259-0294

Sleeping Mats for the Homeless

Crochet sleeping mats for the homeless out of recycled plastic grocery bags
Cindy Scholfield/970-799-0469 or cindyscholfield@gmail.com

FUMC Giving Garden

Help weed and harvest in our very own giving garden behind the Christian School once a week
Suzanne Washburn/970-769-2066 or washburnsuzanne@hotmail.com

Good News Jail Ministry

Assist the jail chaplain by distributing books and Bibles to inmates, leading Bible studies or worship services, meeting with inmates that need someone to talk to and many other things

Reverend Blake Blakesley/        970-382-7032


Habitat for Humanity

Join the “Hammer Club” and serve once a week at the build site from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm or volunteer to serve occasionally when available at the build site or the ReStore
Amy Johnston/970-382-2215 ext. 109 or admin@habitatlaplata.org

Lighting for Literacy

Youth– 6th-12th grade students assemble solar lights and install them on the Navajo Reservation

Adults– Mentor a group of 3-4 youth as they assemble solar lights to be installed on the Navajo Reservation

Jake Forsythe   jake@fumcdurango.org 

Love Out Loud Weekend

Choose one of over 50 local service projects to do with family and friends in place of attending worship one weekend each year in June
Marcia Heidenreich/970-259-9584 or marciah@animas.net

Manna Soup Kitchen

Prepare and serve a meal to the homeless in Durango at the soup kitchen

Aaron Marshall/970-385-5095   ext. 6


For other information about missions or local service opportunities please contact the Missions Director, Jake Forsythe, at 970-247-4213 ext. 110 or jake@fumcdurango.org