Choctaw United Methodist Church serves the community in the following ways. If you would like to serve with us, or find yourself in need of these particular resources, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 405.390.8151 (M-Th, 9-4p):
Food Pantry – (open M-Th, 9-4p and available to the public). Individuals are asked to provide their Driver License at the time of the pick-up and are welcome to one bag of food per month.
Mobile Meals – (Wednesdays) Cook and deliver food to individuals identified by our local Mobile Meals program and to our church shut-ins.
Choctaw Elementary – (ongoing) We have adopted this school to help meet needs as they arise throughout the year and to show the teachers our appreciation in various ways each semester.
Summer Brown Bag Program – (weekly in the summer) In concert with the Oklahoma Food Bank and the Eastern Oklahoma County Resource Center, prepare and deliver lunches to families in Choctaw, Nicoma Park and Harrah schools who have identified a food insecurity.
School Supplies Drive – (July/August) Provide school supplies to individuals in Choctaw Nicoma Park schools and surrounding areas.
Yearly Mission Trip – (summer) Travel to locations in Oklahoma or Kentucky to assist as needed in construction, clean-up, or other missional projects.
Angel Tree – (December) Purchase and deliver gifts to children of incarcerated parents.
Grocery Giveaway – (December) Deliver groceries to families in the Choctaw Nicoma Park schools and local shut-ins who have identified a food insecurity.
Apportionments – (ongoing) As members of the Oklahoma United Methodist Conference, CUMC gives a portion of regular yearly giving to what we call “apportionments”. Our apportionments provide financial resources to missions around the globe. To learn more visit: https://www.okumc.org/apportionmentinformation
Eastern Oklahoma County Resource Center – (ongoing) Congregants sit on the board of the Resource Center and participate in their yearly Christmas party for families in need. CUMC will help service the Resource Center once a building is established.
Exodus House – (ongoing) Sponsor an apartment; Collect and donate items for residents as needed.
School Flowerbed Clean-Up – (ongoing) Clean up flower beds and other outdoor areas identified by local schools.