United Methodist WomenUMW Supports Ministries

     Below is a list of the support UMW has given to our church and community in 2015. Many of the funds used for this ministry support come from proceeds raised at the UMW Resale Shop at Asbury Centre. Your donations and patronage of The Shop has helped them to support the wide variety of ministries listed below. Thank you!

We gave funds to Valpo FUMC:

  • Use of space in Asbury Centre
  • FUMC Youth
  • Youth Choir
  • Church Office Supplies
  • Prayer Shawl Ministry
  • Rays of Hope Ministry
  • Note Card Ministry
  • Modern MOMS
  • Christmas Offering

We also gave to support ministries in our community:

  • Food Pantry
  • Alice's House
  • Caring Place
  • Day Spring
  • Family House
  • First Contact
  • Hilltop House
  • Housing Opportunities (for homeless shelter support)
  • Men's Shelter ministry
  • Tot Shop
  • Porter County Jail (supports Chaplin's office for prisoner needs)
  • VNA (elderly)
  • Walt's Place
  • Song books for use at Willows

We have also given to other children's ministries within the United Methodist Connection:

  • Bashor Children's Home in Goshen, Indiana
  • Sierra Leone Operation Classroom for 4 Student Scholarships
  • Dominican Republic Lost Children ministry with our Missionary Ardell Graner
  • Cambodia Street Children's Ministry with our Missionary Clara Biswas
  • Biblical University of Latin America (UBL) for student scholarships where Margie Miller serves.