Local Serving Opportunities

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Help shape a child’s future for the better by empowering them to achieve
Tracy Cornutt/970-247-3720 or info@bbig.org

Boys & Girls Club

Help provide a fun, safe place for local youth where they are inspired to reach their full potential
Vaughn Morris/970-375-0010

FUMC Giving Garden

Help weed and harvest in our very own giving garden behind the Christian School once a week
Suzanne Washburn/970-769-2066 or washburnsuzanne@hotmail.com

Good News Jail Ministry

Assist the jail chaplain by distributing books and Bibles to inmates, leading Bible studies or worship services, meeting with inmates that need someone to talk to and many other things
Reverend Blake Blakesley/970-382-7032 or george.blakesley@goodnewsjail.org

Habitat for Humanity

Join the “Hammer Club” and serve once a week at the build site from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm or volunteer to serve occasionally when available at the build site or the ReStore
Amy Johnston/970-382-2215 ext. 109 or admin@habitatlaplata.org

Lighting for Literacy

Youth– 6th-12th grade students assemble solar lights and install them on the Navajo Reservation
Adults– Mentor a group of 3-4 youth as they assemble solar lights to be installed on the Navajo Reservation
Jake Forsythe   jake@fumcdurango.org or Tim Schrag  tim@fumcdurango.org

Love Out Loud Weekend

Choose one of over 50 local service projects to do with family and friends in place of attending worship one weekend each year in June
Marcia Heidenreich/970-259-9584 or marciah@animas.net

Manna Soup Kitchen

Prepare and serve a meal to the homeless in Durango at the soup kitchen
Jason Cloudt/970-385-5095 ext. 5 or volunteers.mannasoupkitchen@gmail.com

Methodist Thrift Store

Volunteer at the Thrift Store by sorting through donated items or running the cash register
Lori Brouner / 970-259-0294

Sleeping Mats for the Homeless

Crochet sleeping mats for the homeless out of recycled plastic grocery bags
Cindy Scholfield/970-799-0469 or cindyscholfield@gmail.com

Garden Project of SW CO

Donate time by caring for and tending to a garden that benefits Manna Soup Kitchen
Will Turnipseed will@thegardenprojectswcolorado.org

For other information about missions or local service opportunities please contact the Missions Director, Jake Forsythe, at 970-247-4213 ext. 110 or jake@fumcdurango.org

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