and mittens tree for Redford - Brightmoor Initiative - a
joint project with UMW. Shop now to get more for your money by taking
advantage of sales currently in progress on winter gear.
Alternative Christmas Fair
The BHUMC Alternative Christmas Fair is an opportunity to shop for
shares in a variety of outreach programs that may be presented as gifts
to your family and friends. These gifts give extra meaning to
the celebration of Christ's birth. You receive a card
suitable for presentation of your gift. THESE ARE
THE GIFTS THAT KEEP ON GIVING.
Life - Clean and safe drinking water and sanitation are
human rights issues that need urgent attention in post-war Liberia. No
one knows the value of safe drinking water and sanitation more than the
people of Liberia. Constructing wells to provide clean water and bring
dignity and life to communities is the objective of this UMCOR project.
Brightmoor Initiative - The Redford Brightmoor Initiative
is striving to become a center for community transformation promoting a
healthy mind, body and spirit. Our primary focus areas include being a
resource for fostering a life-long love of learning, and supporting
As Oakland County’s only comprehensive program for victims of domestic
violence and sexual assault, HAVEN provides shelter, counseling,
advocacy and educational programming to nearly 30,000 people each
year. Their mission is to eliminate sexual assault and
domestic violence and to empower survivors through advocacy and social
change in and around Oakland County.
Children’s Home Society – Methodist Children’s Home
Society was founded in 1917 and is a private non-profit, childcare
agency. MCHS responds to the needs of abused and neglected children by
providing an array of housing, educational, clinical and therapeutic
services. The home is located in Redford Township in Wayne County and
it serves the metropolitan area.
Vo-To – Our missionary is assigned to Vietnam as
coordinator for the women's ministry. Karen sees the
objectives of her work as "serving the needs of battered women, victims
of sexual abuse and harassment, the homeless, imprisoned women, and
those who are struggling with substance abuse while providing job
training to the unemployed and food for the hungry." Serving in Vietnam
since 2002, Karen also trains Christian leaders and her work focuses on
recruiting women to study for pastoral ministry.
Humanity, Oakland County – A new program has been added to
the work Habitat does in Oakland County – the Critical Home Repair
(CHR) program. Lower income homeowners that are struggling to
stay in their home – they may need a new roof, furnace, or wheelchair
ramp – are helped by Habitat with a boost through the CHR program.
December 6th after church will feature displays for each
in Fellowship Hall so you can see additional information,
make your selections for support, and receive gift cards to give your
loved ones. If you can't make it on the 6th, you can get
the order form here - just send it in with your donations and
you'll receive your cards for Christmas giving.