THE SARAH ALLEN MISSIONARY SOCIETY

WMS 2014MISSION STATEMENT

We are called to strengthen our faith and sent to continue the ministry of Jesus Christ by service and witness in the world.


HISTORY
The Sarah Allen Women’s Missionary Society of DuPage AME Church began in 1980 shortly after the founding of the church in this community.

WE ARE ONE IN CHRIST
In all endeavors of the Sarah Allen WMS we work in unison with our Pastoral leadership and the church body for Spiritual Growth.


 WHEN & WHERE ME MEET:

Every 2nd Monday
7 pm
The Chapel


SOME OF THE MISSION PROJECTS WE HELP SUPPORT…

FOOD PANTRY
Help maintain food supply year-round of non-perishables and food and gas cards. One of our major food projects is Thanksgiving Food Baskets.

ANGEL TREE
A Christmas Tree is decorated with names of children from our sister mission churches, our congregation and community. Our church family helps greatly with this effort. We are able to be a blessing to others.

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Scholarships are awarded annually to all our graduating high school seniors … all they need do is apply!

CELEBRATION OF TALENTS
Performance of musical talents to help raise additional funds for scholarships.

NURSING HOME MINISTRY
Visitation of local nursing homes for Scripture reading, singing, and uplifting spiritual conversation.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH
To reach out to the broader community and our overseas missions. Current projects include the Diaper Ministry and DuPage P.A.D.S. participation.

CARD MINISTRY – HOSPITAL & BEREAVEMENT VISITS
Send get-well and sympathy cards to persons on the Circle of Concern letting the congregation know that we care!

MISSIONARY DAY
We invite other Missionary Societies to worship with us and new members to join in our efforts.

‘SEASONED SAINTS’
Regular fellowship opportunities for senior citizens

 


MISSIONARY SOCIETY OFFICERS 2014-2015
President – Patricia Brooks
Vice President – Pattie Jones
Recording Secretary – Carol Lucas
Treasurer – Carol Allen
Corresponding Secretary – Patricia Nettles
Asst. Corresponding Secretary – Kim Fields
Parliamentarian – Virginia Steele
Chaplain/Worship Director – Pamela Jones


MISSIONARY BENEDICTION
In the Name of the Triune God,
May the Spirit of Christian Missions Enter Every Heart,
This We Ask In Jesus’ Name. Amen.

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