United Methodists continue to heed the lessons John Wesley taught his followers: to live lovingly and justly as servants of Christ by healing the sick, feeding the hungry, caring for the stranger, freeing the oppressed; being a compassionate presence, and working to develop social structures that are consistent with the gospel.
We achieve this goal by serving throughout the world in different ways. In 2008, church leadership designated four areas of ministry focus for all levels of the church.
The Four Areas of Focus are:
- Overcoming Poverty Together
- Seeking Health and Wholeness for All
- Making New Disciples in New Places
- Leading Where God Calls
The church also has always been deeply committed to disaster relief and advocacy efforts. It is part of our Wesleyan DNA. All of these efforts to serve God also serve our neighbors and fulfill our mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
Explore this section of the site to read stories of church members in action, find resources and ways you can get involved and serve, and learn tips from other vital congregations.