“Hands that Serve” 2021 Schedule

January

Mustard Seed Missions

The Mustard Seed Mission project encourages church members to make small monthly contributions to the Mustard Seed
Missions fund, which provides for emergency needs, and seed money to assist members with mission service projects in the community, and supports ministries that are in need of additional funding to reach their goals. Projects typically support hands-on mission efforts by members and friends of out church.

February

Emsizini Mission

An ongoing mission initiative between our congregation and the Zimbabwe Conference. The Emsizini school provides educational opportunities. Church groups can support the mission in a variety of ways including annual mission trips to the mission site. A Health Clinic is also being developed as part of the
mission.

March

Cleveland Angels

Sponsored by the Moms’ Group, this provides foster and kinship programs for young mothers. This is a great example of hands on mission work by members of our congregation.

April

Trials for Hope

Sponsored by the Young Professionals Ministry working with homeless ministries in the Cleveland community. This is another great example of hands on mission work by members of our congregation.

May

Stephen Ministry

Our Stephen Ministry team works to address the emotional and spiritual needs of fellow Christians in times of crisis.

June

Africa University Women’s Dorm

Africa University is a United Methodist University focused on developing leadership in the African community. This is a project developed by our bishop, Tracy S. Malone, to construct a new women’s dorm to allow female students to have a safe way to attend school.

July

Guatemala Mission Team

Our Guatemala Mission Team will be raising funds for their upcoming mission trip planned for 2022.

August

Rowland and Adrian Schools

Our ongoing work to partner with Rowland and Adrian schools to help students through a variety of challenges including food insecurity, providing books and other assistance to teachers and students.

September

Cub Scout Pack #3104

Mayfield Church’s scouting ministry.

October

Heifer International

Our annual drive to support Heifer International through gifts of animals, skill training and agriculture. Heifer families become self-sustaining and pass along gifts to other families in need.

November/
December

Tools and Blankets

A United Methodist Women mission project providing agricultural tools and blankets to impoverished families and villages.

 

Angel Tree

A ministry providing Christmas gifts to children of incarcerated fathers in the name of the father thus allowing children to celebrate Christmas and helping to build vital relationships between fathers and children.