Compassion & Justice
Queen Anne UMC supports the following ministries with our time and our treasure:
Operation Nightwatch: Providing spiritual care and direct services to downtown Seattle’s homeless population. You can support them in providing housing for$7.94 per day: http://www.ministrysync.com/event/website/?m=1538234.
Queen Anne Farmers Market Gleaning Ministry: During the summer, members and friends of QAUMC collect fresh produce from the Queen Anne Farmers Market. We make this produce available to the Queen Anne Food Bank and The Church of Mary Magdalene. If you are interested in volunteering to collect produce this summer, whether for one Thursday or regularly throughout the summer, please contact us at office @ qaumc (dot) org
Update: To date, this summer, QAUMC and our friends have collected over 5,000 lbs of produce that is feeding our neighbors here on QA and in North Seattle.
HomeStep, a transitional housing program, provides housing for up to two years. Administered by the Compass Housing Alliance, QAUMC provides an apartment in our parsonage for a parent and a child to received stable, caring, safe housing.
Feed Congo Kids is a United Methodist ministry through Our Family in Africa that provides supplemental nutrition to malnourished children living in extreme poverty. Run by QAUMC former pastor Rody Rowe and his wife Alice Rowe, current efforts are concentrated in the Kapanga region of the Democratic Republic of Congo at The Kapanga Childhood Nutritional Supplement Program.. Read more about the supplemental nutritional aid commonly known as plumpy’nut. This program is sponsored by Hope for the Children of Africa.
Jamaa Letu Orphange
A pair of United Methodist orphanages in Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo. One serves boys and the other girls.United Methodist Committee on Relief(UMCOR): The United Methodist relief aid organization. UMCOR is working in more than 80 countries worldwide, including the United States. Our mission, grounded in the teachings of Jesus, is to alleviate human suffering—whether caused by war, conflict or natural disaster, with open hearts and minds to all people.
Queen Anne Helpline: Providing direct services to people in financial crisis (zip codes 98109 and 98119).
Mary’s Place/The Church of Mary Magdalene: Seattle’s congregation and supportive services for homeless and formerly homeless women.
Saturday Soup at Trinity UMC, 4th Saturday of the month, 9:30 am.
Ballard Food Bank: Distributing food to people living within the 98107, 98117, 98109, and 98119 zip codes. Neighbors helping neighbors.
Atlantic Street Center: A United Methodist agency serving families and children in Seattle. It serves more than 3,000 kids per year.
UNICEF (a children’s ministry): All people are called to be in service to neighbors near and far; this includes children. Our children, both preschool and church children, participate every year in the UNICEF Trick-or-Treat collecting money for UNICEF along with treats for themselves. Over the past couple of years, our children have raised over $200 for UNICEF. Combined with collections from other children around the world has totaled over $167 million (yes, million) dollars since its inception.