Missions

The people of Hudson United Methodist Church yearn for a close relationship to God.  This grows out of our faith formation and worship and takes shape through our activities in this world.  When we grow in faith we can’t help but want to act on that faith.  When we act on faith so that people experience positive change (and new life) this is mission.

Feed My Sheep
On the first Sunday of each month we collect non-perishable food items and paper products for those of Hudson who are in need of help.  Though we count the items and take them to the food pantry after the first Sunday of the month, items can be dropped off at the church anytime.  The items are collected in the baskets near the entrances.

Safe Harbor Meals
Twice a year we collect food and volunteers to go down to the Salvation Army (Safe Harbor shelter) to provide a hot meal for the poor and homeless of Bloomington-Normal.

Route 24: Mission
We have joined together with other United Methodist Churches along Route 24 for mission so keep an eye out for future opportunities to join with our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ to put our faith into action!

Weekly Children’s Collection for Nutrition
One legacy of Revs. Kathy & John Tymonko is our weekly offering for infant nutrition.  The church became concerned for nutrition among the most vulnerable in Bloomington-Normal.  The children of the church began collecting money each Sunday in baby bottles which goes out to organizations in the metro area to ensure better nutrition for infants and young children!


Recent Mission News:

Children Helping Children - Thank you to the children for passing the baby bottles and all those who have contributed their change each week to the Joy Jar collection.  This baby formula was recently purchased and delivered to assist babies whose parents who have difficulty affording formula, and represents $746.75 worth of formula. Since October of 2016, we have purchased $2,568.76 of baby […]
Mission | Safe Harbor Dinner Spring 2017 - We will provide the meal at Safe Harbor on April 22  Come be a part of this mission!  If you would like to help get ready, come anytime after 5:00, if you would like to just help serve, come before 7:00 and if you just want to have pizza with us, meet us at Monical’s on […]
Lent Collection for Neville House - This Lent the people of Hudson UMC are not just growing in faith, but we are also taking action.  Each week, worshipers are invited to bring items to support Neville House. Neville House is a 24 hour a day emergency shelter that provides safety and care to women who are victims of domestic violence and their children.  Although […]
Mission 24 | East Bay Camp - The United Methodist Churches along the Route 24 corridor will join together on Saturday, March 25 for a mission day at East Bay Camp. There will be jobs for everyone, but it will help us if you contact Steve Lampert if you are able to help. We will meet at East Bay camp at 8:00am, have […]
Mission Trip: Wesley Foundation Students to Baton Rouge - Four of our college students, Blaire, Maren, Megan and Ryan are going on a mission trip over Spring Break.  This mission trip is with the United Methodist Wesley Foundation (campus ministry) at ISU and Hudson United Methodist Church is going to support them. The church leadership gathered in January and immediately committed to supporting this mission trip […]
Miracles | A message from the lay leader - Do you believe in miracles?  Have you ever witnessed one?  Perhaps you’ve known someone whose illness was miraculously healed.  Or perhaps you’ve known someone who was inexplicably and miraculously saved from certain death following an accident or disaster. Some miracles may not be as visible as these miracles.  Some miracles happen very slowly over a […]
Love Baskets 2016 - Hudson Christmas Love Baskets is a program of the Hudson Lion’s Club.  We are pleased to partner with them!  Susan Hospelhorn has a sign-up for us to buy food and gifts for families in Hudson who may not otherwise have gifts under the tree or food on the table. Food Items Needed: Flour Stuffing Sugar Cold Cereal Tuna Macaroni […]

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