Current Mission Events

Contact missions@sjaumc.org if you have any questions about the following mission events or would like to participate.


Light Lifting In Love - Work Day November 11, 2017

Do you know people with limitations that prevent them from completing simple household chores?  

Members of St. John the Apostle would like to help.  We have a work day coming up on November 11.

CLICK HERE to learn more and request our help


North Texas Giving Day - September 14, 2017

Bonus funds will be added to your donation on this day.

CLICK HERE for North Texas Giving Day website.

One of our local charities, Arlington Urban Ministries, received over $13,000 on this day last year!


Habitat for Humanity work days:

Check the SJA Newsletter for planned workdays this year, or CLICK HERE to find other Habitat opportunities.


Conference Mission Opportunities

CLICK HERE for info.


Churchwide Special Sundays with Offering

SJA has the opportunity to provide financial support to the following conference special days and causes through second mile giving. You can contribute personally by writing a check to SJA with the specific name written in the memo section. Special Sundays enable United Methodists to offer refuge in times of disaster, promote peace and justice, provide scholarships and student loans, reach out to the community, teach skills to encourage self-sufficiency, and share the love of Jesus Christ with God's people everywhere.


Human Relations Day (Sunday before the national observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday)

strengthens United Methodist outreach to communities in the United States and Puerto Rico, encouraging social justice and work with at-risk youth.


One Great Hour Of Sharing (fourth Sunday in Lent)

enables the United Methodist Committee on Relief to reach out through worldwide ministries of food, shelter, health, and peace.


Native American Ministries Sunday (third Sunday of Easter)

nurtures mission with Native Americans and provides scholarships for United Methodist Native American seminarians.


Peace With Justice Sunday (first Sunday after Pentecost)

enables The United Methodist Church to have a voice in advocating for peace and justice through a broad spectrum of global programs.


World Communion Sunday (first Sunday of October)

provides scholarships for U.S. (racial- and ethnic-minority) students and international students, on both undergraduate and graduate levels.


United Methodist Student Day (last Sunday of November)

furnishes scholarships and loans for students attending United Methodist-related and other accredited colleges and universities.