Our congregation supports three missionaries in the world: Dr. Chris Hena in Liberia, who provides medical care under the umbrella of Healthy Women Healthy Liberia (healthywomenliberia.org); Connie Wieck, who teaches English at a university in China; and Nancy Carew, who teaches in a women's training center in Monrovia, Liberia.
CUMC supports these special collections of The United Methodist Church:
Human Relations Day - January 20, 2019 (This offering is collected the Sunday before the observance of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday and supports Community Developers, United Methodist Voluntary Service and Youth Offender Rehabilitation programs.)
UMCOR Sunday - March 31, 2019 (This offering is taken on the fourth Sunday in Lent and provides major support for immediate assistance in the wake of natural and human-caused disasters and helps support ongoing ministries of food, shelter, health and peace.)
Native American Ministries Sunday - May 5, 2019 (This offering is taken the third Sunday of Easter and funds urban ministries with Native Americans, scholarships for Native Americans attending United Methodist seminaries and annual conference Native American ministries.
Peace With Justice Sunday - June 16, 2019 (Peace with Justice Sunday is celebrated the first Sunday after Pentecost and it supports peace with justice ministries through the General Board of Church and Society and the annual conferences.)
World Communion Sunday - October 6, 2019 (World Communion Sunday is celebrated the first Sunday in October and supports World Communion Scholarships, the Ethnic Scholarship Program and the Ethnic In-Service Training Program.)
United Methodist Student Day - November 24, 2019 (United Methodist Student Day Sunday is celebrated the last Sunday in November. It provides scholarship funds for United Methodist college, university and graduate students.)