Missions & Service
As a means of embracing our Church mission to follow Jesus, make disciples, and transform the world, we intentionally engage in hands-on mission work and service, and missional giving impacting our community and the world with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Some of our mission service engagements include, but are not limited to:
The Christian Food Pantry of Sherrills Ford
- located at Hopewell United Methodist Chuch, this mission provides food and clothing to those in need in our community.
UMC Missional Network
- A United Methodist network of 13 churches serving those in our community through ministries for and with students, faculty, and staff at the Rosenwald School in Catawba.
Carolina Cross Connection
- a youth mission trip that travels across NC serving those in need.
Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministries
(ECCCM or E tri-C M) - an ecumenical approach to meeting the hunger, financial, and personal needs of those in our community.
Among others are U.M.A.R., the UMC Emergency Response Center (Terrell), Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes, Habitat for Humanity, serving the elderly in our congregation and community, Hospice, The Red Cross, Meals on Wheels, the Boy Scouts of America
, the Girls Scouts of America
, and the list goes on...
Service and Volunteer Opportunities:
As members the congregation, we commit ourselves to upholding the witness of the Church with our proactive service and selfless giving to those in need, simply because they are in need. There are a number of Church Ministry Teams on which you can volunteer your time and service, such as: Children & Family, Youth, Adults, Seniors, Nurture & Congregational Care, Missions, Outreach & Evangelism, Assimilation, Worship, Communications Team, Trustees, Staff/Parish, Finance, Vision Team, etc. We believe that every single person is of tremendous value in the eyes of the Lord, and all are invited to find their unique niche of serving God as a member of the greater body of Christ here at Mount Pleasant. To learn more about ways in which to volunteer, reach out
to any of our staff or leadership.
"It is more blessed to give, than to receive." Acts 20:35