Local Community

Advent Angel Team

Provides Christmas gifts to under-resourced children and senior adults in our community. Assist with data entry, work at adoption tables, sort gifts, sort food, wrap gifts, shop or deliver gifts to local agencies.

Backpack Feeding Program

The program bridges the gap in providing nutritious food outside of the school week such as weekends and vacation breaks. Each Friday, a bag of food goes home in their backpacks to provide meals for the child and other members of the family. Contact: sconner@groupsourceinc.com

Disaster Response Team

Aid the community in the event of a natural disaster by providing childcare, preparing food, planning and organizing work teams, and making phone calls to the congregation.

Good Samaritan Clinic

Provides limited health care to Santa Rosa residents without health insurance. 
Contact 934-3307

Henderson Settlement

A team travels in the fall to Appalachia to complete construction projects and reach out to the many that live in extreme poverty in Bell County, Kentucky. 
Contact Tim Boogerd: stboogerds@gmail.com

Interfaith Ministry

Offers food, clothing and financial support for those in need in our community. Help at Thrift Shop receiving, sorting, pricing, stocking shelves and racks with donations.
Contact: 934-8385.

Loaves and Fishes

Provides a hot dinner for the homeless once a month at the Loaves & Fishes Soup Kitchen. 
Contact Jules Kariher: jkariher@me.com

Methodist Meals

Drivers carry hot noon-time meals to the elderly and home-bound in South Santa Rosa County. 
Contact Terrye Takacs: ttakacs@gbumc.org

Vacation Bible School

Summer outreach to children of the community one week in the summer. Volunteers are needed as station leaders, crew leaders, worship leaders, audio/video and other roles.

Wheelchair Ramp Team

Constructs handicapped ramps in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties for a variety of needs.
 Contact Charlie Trinque: ctrinq1@gmail.com.

W@W Surf Camp

Outreach summer ministry for children nine years of age and older. (Must be able to swim.)

United Methodist Women’s Ministry

Actively supports missions which improve the conditions of women & children, locally and worldwide.
 Contact Nancy Beverly: nancybeverly11@yahoo.com