— MISSIONS AT ATLAS UMC —

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 Do all the good you can, in all the places you can,
to all the people you can.” ~ John Wesley 

LOAVES & FISHES FOOD PANTRY

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Atlas UMC supports the Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry through year round collection of food and requested supplies.  We keep a basket at the front of the church for donations.

This month we are requesting church supplies, but any donations are welcome!

NOVEMBER & DECEMBER MISSION

Operation Christmas Child

OCTOBER MISSION…

 

JULY & AUGUST MISSION

In July and August we will be collecting school supplies for those in need in our own community.

Suggestions:

Crayons, markers, rulers, scissors, Kleenex, note books, paints, pencils, pens, pencil boxes, glue, paper, erasers, etc.

MAY & JUNE MISSIONS

 

 FEBRUARY MISSION

DECEMBER MISSION

 

NOVEMBER MISSION

 OCTOBER MISSION

SEPTEMBER 2017 MISSION


JULY & AUGUST 2017 MISSION

Atlas UMC will be collecting school supplies for those in need in our own community.  Please drop your donations in the basket under the missions board in the front of the church.  Thank you for your support of this much needed mission.


 

JUNE 2017 MISSION

Collecting Cereal for the Food Shelf

 


MAY 2017 MISSION


MARCH-APRIL 15th MISSION

GREEN THUMB GARDENING PROJECT

We’ll be collecting vegetable seeds through 4/15 for Jackson Area Ministries’ gardening project. They make resources available to feed many hungry families. Please remember ~ NO tomato seeds. They prefer to distribute small tomato plants.


FEBRUARY MISSIONWe will be collecting cans of soup and/or donations for

Souper Bowl of Caring in February.


JANUARY MISSION

We are looking for ideas for our 2017 monthly missions. If you have a charity or cause you’d like us to consider supporting, please contact Roxane Brock at rbrock@istonish.com or 715-3275610Thank you!


 

DECECMBER MISSION-MITTEN TREE

Thank you to all who support the mitten tree mission.  We collected dozens of scarves, hats and gloves for those in need in our own community!  Not only do your donations warm their hands, and heads but their hearts as well!

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For Christmas we are having a special offering – 10% of our tithe will go to support the school back-pack programs.

 

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Atlas Church will be ringing bells on

Sat., Dec. 17th ~1-3 pm at Wayne’s Foods in Luck, WI

picture10SPECIAL THANSKGIVING OFFERING

For Thanksgiving we are having a special offering – 10%/ of our tithe will go to support the St. Croix Falls and Luck school back-pack program…let us all give thanks!

 

NOVEMBER MISSION:

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

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We will be collecting shoe boxes to support Operation Christmas Child through Nov. 13th.

 Informational material and shoes boxes are available at the church. There are extra items to help fill shoes boxes as well so please help yourself to whatever is on the back table. If you have extras you’d like to donate just leave them on the table for others to use. We will make additional shoe boxes from what is left. If you prefer you can make a monetary donation to cover the shipping of the boxes. Shipping is estimated at $7 per box. Thank you for your generosity!

 

 

OCTOBER MISSION:

Tick or Treat for UNICEF

Worldwide, many kids need medicine, nutrition, clean water, emergency relief and education.

When kids Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF, the donations they collect help save lives.

Children will be collecting coins during worship and while trick or treating….

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picture8SEPTEMBER MISSION-MOOLA FOR MILK

The results are in…The children raised $46.18 for the MOOLAH FOR MILK program…

 Thank you for your support!

 

 

school-supplies2In August Atlas will be collecting School Supplies for those in need in our own community. School supplies can be dropped of at any time in the basket at the front of the church under the missions board.  Thank you for your support!

 

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Thank you to all who supported Imagine no Malaria.  Atlas donated 17 nets!

 

 

 

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Thank you to all who donated seed packets for the Green Thumb Gardening Project. Our seeds will be distributed by Jackson Area Ministries. Many families will be fed through your generosity. Thanks for supporting this life-giving ministry!

 

CHURCH SUPPLIES
Thank you to all who donated supplies to the church.  By receiving these donations it helps defray costs the church would normally have to absorb.  Your support is very much appreciated!

 

crystal_earth_recycle_svg_medPLANET GREEN RECYCLING AND INK JET PURCHASING PROGRAM  

Atlas Church is in partnership with Planet Green, which is a company that recycles ink jet cartridges and cell phones.  The congregation regularly sends Planet Green used cartridges and out of date cell phones; the money we receive increases our ability to be in ministry locally and around the world. Recycle … Reuse … Renew We are called to be stewards of God’s creation.

Think Green! Along with our recycling program, we are now able to purchase  ink jet cartridges at a discount of up to 70% through Planet Green … and the shipping is free.

Purchases must be made through the following site:  www.planetgreenrecycling.com/atlasumc Click on “Buy Recycled” and then select your brand and model number.  It’s that easy!!


loavesLOAVES & FISHES FOOD SHELF IN LUCK, WI

The Atlas Congregation regularly donates items to Loaves & Fishes, which serves people living in the Luck and Unity School Districts.   This Month we are recommending mac’ n cheese, peanut butter, personal items such as shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, etc.

 


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The Atlas congregation donated 34 boxes to Operation Christmas Child this year!  In the hands of local churches, every gift-filled shoebox is a powerful tool for evangelism and discipleship—transforming the lives of children and their families around the world through the Good News of Jesus Christ!