The Blue Rose Mission provides opportunities for community and church group volunteers to bring Christ to homeowners in need in Richland County through home improvement projects. The Mission is a program of the Mid-Ohio District of The United Methodist Church. For more information, please call the office at 419-524-3762.
Canton Calvary Mission serves Christ “in the heart of the community by creating a safe haven and center for learning as well as providing for the spiritual and physical needs of the community." The Mission offers a food pantry, hot meals twice-a-week, free haircuts, tutoring, a children's art program and much more. For more information, please call the office at 330-454-8610.
Midwest Mission Distribution Center is designated by United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) as one of its collection centers. The caring ministry is related to the Illinois Great Rivers Conference and the North Central Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church. At its 8-acre campus in Illinois, MMDC provides opportunities for individuals and groups from of all walks of life, denominational backgrounds, abilities, and ages to help provide disaster relief kits and resources, and educational and medical supplies to those in need both locally and internationally. For more information, please call the MMDC office at 217-483-7911.
The Nehemiah Mission rebuilds the lives and homes of the physically and fiscally challenged of Cleveland through volunteer mission groups that improve living environments in order to sow seeds of hope for individuals and neighborhoods. The Mission is a program of the North Coast District of The United Methodist Church. For more information, please E-mail Jim Szakacs.
OPEN M is an acronym that stands for Opportunity for People Everywhere in Need Ministry. The comprehensive, faith-based ministry of “faith, health, and hope” helps people throughout the greater-Akron area meet the spiritual and physical challenges of living with scarce resources. For more information, please call the office at 330-434-0110.
Work Mission volunteers become the hands and feet of Jesus Christ by giving their time as servants of God. Work groups make building repairs for individuals, families, churches, and nonprofit organizations that cannot afford them. Anyone age 12 or older is welcome to participate. The Epworth Center Work Mission is a ministry of the Southern Hills District of The United Methodist Church. For more information, please call the office at 740-484-4705.
The mission of the United Methodist Community Center is to “teach, develop, and empower individuals and families. We are persons of all faiths, sharing ourselves and our resources to combat human isolation and need. We provide diversified social services to women, children, and youth. We foster growth, knowledge, dignity, worth, and skill in the individual and in the community.” For more information, please call our offices at 330-743-5149 (Youngstown) or 330-599-2554 (Warren).
The Urban Mission is the one of the largest charities in the Upper Ohio Valley, offering food, shelter and other essential services to low income families. The Mission offers a vast array of programs and services and stands as a beacon of hope and compassion for individuals who might otherwise never experience the love of God. For more information, please E-mail Rev. Ashley.
Founded in 1890 as the Methodist Deaconess Home of Cleveland, the West Side Community House offers programs that strengthen the family, provide opportunities to learn and grow, support independent living, encourage economic self-sufficiency, and renew the life spirit of community residents. Programs and services are provided for children, families and older adults of all social, racial, ethnic and income groups but are targeted to those who are most vulnerable and at-risk. For more information, please call the office at 216-771-7297.
Rev. Kathy Dickriede
UMVIM Coordinator and Partner in Mission
The East Ohio Conference Office:
located in North Canton, OH.
near the Akron-Canton airport.
8800 Cleveland Ave. NW ·
North Canton, OH 44720
Toll Free: 800-831-3972
Office Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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