Missions are a vital part of the College Hill congregation. There are always places to volunteer and help however you can. Take a look below at a partial list of the ministries here at CHUM. If you would like to get more involved, please contact the church office.
FOOD PANTRY and BREAKFAST
The CHUM food pantry is open the first Tuesday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and the third Saturday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Saturday distribution includes breakfast. Participants can receive one sack of non-perishable groceries each month. Our congregation donates all of the supplies, volunteers and money to support this ministry each month.
If you would like to volunteer with the food pantry/breakfast, please show up at 8:30 a.m. and enter through the doors on the West end of the Education Building.
A Blessing Box is located near our children's playground. Single pre-packaged items can be donated to be placed inside the box for people who need something to eat right away. Crackers, protein bars, pop top canned items, water, individual cereals etc... are all good items for this outreach ministry.
BREAD BASKET/LOAVES and FISHES
The Bread Basket at 9:00 a.m. and the Loaves and Fishes at 10:15 a.m. are collected each service. Money given to either one goes to support missions here at College Hill.
BROOKSIDE CLOTHING STORE
College Hill collects gently used clothing year round. The clothes are picked up by a member of our congregation and taken to Brookside UMC Clothing Store in Planeview, where clothing can be properly distributed to those in need. The container is in the closet by Fellowship Hall and the Chapel.
Every spring a variety of vegetables are planted in the CHUM Community garden. As vegetables grow, all neighbors are welcome to pick what they need for their dinner tables. If you would like to volunteer in the garden, please contact Patty Ruzich in the church office.
DROP-IN CENTER LUNCHES
Providing a nutritional lunch to over 100 homeless men and women in our community. If you, a group of your friends or your Sunday School would like to provide lunches, please contact Debbie Snell in the church office.
Pop tabs are collected throughout the year. Pop tabs help support our local Ronald McDonald House. A collection container is in the church office.