It is well known that our United Methodist Women group donates Rummage Sale proceeds to help others. In fact, in 2018, UMW donated thousands of dollars to 35 charities. But did you know about the mission work that happens during the sale?
- Volunteers– members and guests experience fellowship and outreach by working together.
- 3-4 truckloads of usable items are donated to a local charity.
- Youth earn Community Service hours or credit toward an upcoming FUMC youth mission trip.
- Free items are given to 20 pre-approved charities on Thursday.
- Hundreds of people are welcomed to Birmingham First as they shop. Many shoppers depend on the quality goods and reasonable prices to outfit their families.
The UMW Rummage Sale is about so much more than the funds generated. This church-wide effort is all about mission, on many levels. Get involved. Contact Lisa Lyon (248) 763-8056 to volunteer.
“Use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace.” 1 Peter 4:10