Asbury United Methodist Church
Friday, October 31, 2014
Searching Inward Serving Outward Through Christ

Searching Inward Serving Outward Through Christ, Asbury UMC

Partner Ministries

 
Andrews House
Andrews House is a restored historical building which houses many social service agencies, and provides meeting space for community groups. Volunteers are always needed to help in the computer learning center; to prepare and serve meals on the Second Friday and Third Thursday of each month; to help with day-to-day maintenance/up-keep of the facility and with fund-raising efforts. To learn more, visit their website at www.andrewshouse.org  Andrews House is located on the corner of W. Winter and N. Franklin Streets at 39 W. Winter. Contact Don Chenoweth at 369-4520, dchenoweth@andrewshouse.org to learn more about these service opportunities.

Delaware Free Store
(193 E. Central Ave.) is a warm and welcoming store, run by volunteers, where needed items are available to everyone free of charge – clothing, shoes, linens, small appliances, books and toys.  There are no income requirements – just the support of people who care.  There are many volunteer opportunities – helping to run the store, sorting clothing, re-stocking racks and shelves, and hospitality.  People interested in getting involved with the Free Store may contact Bonnie Ristau at bonniefs@columbus.rr.com or Jen Colon at jonandjencolon@yahoo.com or call the store and leave a message at 369-3733.
 
A volunteer-operated retail shop located at 37 N. Sandusky Street that sells hand-crafted items made by artisans of developing nations. The mission of Global Village is to create economic opportunities and fair wages for people in these countries. Store hours include weekends and some evenings. Contact store manager, Cathy Jefferis at 363-6267, or stop by the store to check out the beautiful hand-crafted items and "Fair Trade" Coffee & Tea, and to fill out a volunteer registration form.
 
Habitat for Humanity
The Delaware County Affiliate Chapter of Habitat for Humanity partners with low-income families to build decent, basic affordable housing.