Local Missions

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

 

In appreciation to St John the Apostle, Arlington Urban Ministries and Safe Haven have taken time to send letters to say thank you.

CLICK HERE to read the Arlington Urban Ministries letter

CLICK HERE to read the Safe Haven letter

 

Trinity Habitat for Humanity - Building homes and hope in partnership with God's people in Johnson, Parker, Tarrant, and Wise Counties.

 

Mini Mission Trip - The congregation is invited to join the youth to work on local projects for people in need. Usually held over Labor Day weekend.

 

Shepherds Pantry Supplies - Groceries and personal hygiene items are collected for Arlington Urban Ministries. This is a United Methodist outreach ministry that assists families with physical, emotional, and spiritual needs.

 

Arlington Life Shelter - The Arlington Life Shelter shepherds men, women, and children toward a lifestyle of self sufficiency. We participate in food service the 4th Monday of odd numbered months in addition to canned food donations.

 

Safe Haven of Tarrant County - This women's shelter is dedicated to end family violence through safety, support, prevention, and social change. We provide Mother's Day gift bags and other needed items as requested.

 

Interloopers - This is a small group knitting ministry that provides hand crafted gifts of clothing, prayer shawls, and baby items.

 

Shepherds Pantry - Regular donations are collected each Sunday - items may be placed in the baskets at the front doors. Financial donations are always welcome too - simply write "Shepherds Pantry" on the memo line of your check and drop in the offering tray.

 

White Gift Sunday - During Sundays in December, we collect gifts for the homeless and distribute them to various local charities.

 

Hoodies for the Homeless - These are created to help the homeless stay warm during winter months. Yarn and knitting/crocheting instructions are provided to anyone wishing to take part in this ministry.