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Community Partnerships

Habitat for Humanity

Partnering with others to build houses in the greater Jackson area.

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Habitat Women's Build

Bethlehem Center

The Bethlehem Center is a community center in the heart of one of the poorest areas of Jackson. The Center attempts to aide the neighborhood and low-income families by offering affordable childcare, by involvement in the community and its local coalitions, and by providing a strong faith presence in this inner city area.

Brown School

Would you like to be a book buddy?

Share your love of reading with a child by becoming a Book Buddy. Reading to and with a 1st-3rd grade Brown Elementary student for 30 minutes a week is all that is required. If you would like to volunteer or get more information, call Judy Taylor @ 601-853-9906 or 769-777-1031.

Brown Elementary School has been Galloway’s JPS partner for more than 30 years! We help with testing, honor roll awards, 25 Book Project, Teacher Appreciation and school supplies.

To learn more visit their Website found by clicking the link below.

For more information on ways to help contact Missions & Outreach Ministry by calling 601-326-3449.

The Craft House

Craft House provides free medical care to adults who don't have health insurance. The clinic got its start when a group of area churches figured out how to pool their resources to serve the poor. The health center is set up inside a brick house on Terry Road that a church member donated to neighboring Alta Woods United Methodist Church. Five medical professionals, including a doctor, a nurse practitioner and three nurses, volunteer at Craft House. Nurses, doctors and willing volunteers are all needed each Saturday when the ministry is open.

Kairos Prison Ministry

Supporting Kairos weekends in all Mississippi State Prisons with volunteers, cookies and “green agape” (funding). Assistance for the Annual Christmas Party will be needed in December. Funding and sandwich makers!

Stewpot

Provides food, clothing, shelter, and nurturing care to children, elderly, disabled and poor persons in the communities we serve. GUMC supports Stewpot with volunteers in the food pantry and in serving noon meals throughout the year.

  • Provide volunteer opportunities to everyone who has a heart and passion for service.
  • Recognize the giftedness in everyone who walks through our doors.
  • Affirm the value and uniqueness of every person as a child of God.
  • Uphold the importance of local ownership and control of our ministries.
  • Affirm the importance of inter-faith and ecumenical cooperation.

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels provides nutritious meals to men and women who are elderly, home-bound, disabled, frail or at risk. Galloway volunteers cook and deliver to 12 people twice a month.

Click Here for more information on Meals on Wheels Association

For more information contact Missions & Outreach Ministry by calling 601-326-3449.

Good Samaritan Center

The Good Samaritan Center’s mission is to assist families and individuals in emergency situations. We work closely with other organizations to form a “network of helping hands.” Their motto is “if we can’t help, we should know (or be able to find out) who can.” For more information visit thier website:www.goodsamaritancenter.org

Methodist Children's Home

MCH provides community based services and resources to:

  • Ensure that children grow up in safe, nurturing homes;
  • Help young people navigate adolescence; and
  • Eradicate the social and family problems that lead to abuse, neglect, family disruption, and child abandonment.

MCH is licensed by the Mississippi Department of Human Services and certified by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health.

With our prayers and support, MCH can make a difference - one child at a time.

Contact Info

Galloway United Methodist Church

305 North Congress Street
Jackson, MS 39201
P: (601) 353-9691
F: (601) 352-5333
Childcare Center: (601) 360-1792

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