Sunday, December 08, 2019

The Church provides direct support (facilities, funding, and/or promotion) for the following local ministries on a regular basis.  We also contribute to many short term or crisis ministries as the need arises in our community. 

Silsbee Christian Care Center
     Director:              Janice Pattillo
     Phone Number: (409) 385-2237
     Hours:                 Monday, Tueseday, & Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
     Location:            415 W. Ave P in Silsbee
     Notes:  The Silsbee Christian Care Center assists residents of Silsbee and Lumberton with food, clothes, utilities, prescriptions, tooth extractions, school supplies, and Christmas presents.  The Church provides financial support and donations of food, clothing, and supplies from periodic collection drives.

WIC (Women and Infants in Crisis)
     Director:                Letasha Jones
     Contact Person: Angela Mayo
     Phone Number:  (409) 246-8383
     Location:              Methodist Center , next door to the church office.
     Hours:                   Mondays 7:30-4:30 and 
Wednesdays from 8:00 a.m. till 5:30 p.m.
     Notes:  WIC is a nutrition program that helps families eat well and stay healthy. They provide nutrition education, one-on-
one nutrition counseling, vouchers to purchase healthy foods and support and help for breastfeeding mothers.  WIC is for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or have recently had a baby.  They also serve families with infants and children from birth to their fifth birthday.

Hardin County Mediation Services
     Contact:                 Jeanette Blackwell, 409/283-2877
     Location:               The Methodist Center, next door to the church office
     Description:          Provides low cost mediation services for those in conflict.  Includes service for those going through times of family crisis.
U.M. Army
    Contact:               David Sabon (Houston area Coordinator)
     Phone Number: (281) 479-0103 
     Notes:   The Church hosts the U.M. Army youth work camp semi-annually by providing meals and lodging for the youth working on disaster recovery projects in our community. 
Scouting Ministries
Girl Scouts
     Leader:                 Robin Humphrey
     Phone Number:  385-4700
     Location:              McDonough Hall
     Notes:   We are part of the San Jacinto Council of Girl Scouts. Troop 4000 is a Brownie troop and our new troop, 4138,  is a Daisy Troop.
Cub Scouts
     Leader:                Shannon Taylor, Cubmaster
     Phone Number: 386-0400
     Location:             McDonough Hall
     Notes:   Cub Scout Pack 88 is part of the Three Rivers Council of the Boy Scouts of America.  Boys in the first through the fifth grades are welcome to join.  Pack activities include Pinewood Derby, Space Derby, Raingutter Regatta, and occasional camp-outs.  The Pack meets Monday evenings at 6:00 in McDonough Hall.

Boy Scouts
     Leader:                Tom Johnson, Scoutmaster
     Phone Number: 385-7853, Mark Trabing, Committee Chairperson
      Location:             McDonough Hall
      Notes:   Boy Scout Troop 88 is part of the Three Rivers Council of the Boy Scouts of America.  The Troop meets on Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m. in McDonough Hall.
Unalaska, Alaska
     Notes:  The Church provides annual financial support to a missionary family in Unalaska, Alaska who ministers to those involved in the area's fishing industry.
Global Missions and Ministries
      Notes:   Our Church provides support for many national and international missions and ministries through our financial support of the United Methodist Church.  Each year we contribute more than $40,000 in funds for connectional missions and ministries.