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  • Phone: (651) 429-9026
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  • Mailing Address: 1851 Birch St., White Bear Lake, MN, 55110

 

 

Groups and Missions

WBLUMC offers many opportunities to get involved and serve within the church and the community. Group and mission activities vary throughout the year and include many different focuses, from recovery from addiction to needlework to gardening. Current activities and related contact information are included in the announcements portion of the weekly bulletins.

Contact the for more information, including the name and personal phone number or email for each group or mission's coordinator.

Groups

Book club

Join the book club (generally the fourth Monday of each month, though adjustments are often made for holidays) for monthly discussions of both fiction and non-fiction books. Come every month, or drop in per your interest in individual books. 2017-2018 Reading List

Food and Fellowship

Get to know others in the church while enjoying a meal together. 

Hearts and Hands

Joining together for handcrafts (knitting, needlepoint, and so on).

Men’s Club

Meet two days a week for bible study as well as plan and participate in special events, like the Wild Game Dinner in the winter.

Women’s golf group

Enjoy a casual game of golf at area courses.

Yogadevotion

Connect to God through yoga. Six-week sessions occur throughout the year.

Missions

AA

A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Al Anon

A support group for family members of those with addiction.

Appalachia Service Project (ASP)

Travel to Appalachia and repair homes during a week-long trip in the summer. More info about ASP.

Bread Team

Make dough, bake bread, and host guests and groups related to the bread ministry.

Community Garden

The church offers garden plots for rent to anyone interested in gardening.

Faith in Action

Put your faith into action via various mission opportunities throughout the year.

The Gathering

A program of Home- and Community-Based Services, The Gathering serves people experiencing early- or mid-stage memory loss and provides a respite to caregivers.

God’s Closet

Donate your gently used clothing for others in the community.

One Great Day of Service

A day of varied service projects that typically occurs in early spring.

United Methodist Women (UMW)

Come to a monthly circle meeting or a spring or fall program to explore missions as, through our learning opportunities, contributions, and service, we try to address the root causes of many conditions harming women, children, and youth. UMW brochure

UMW Sewing for Mission

Make cloth bags and liners for Days for Girls kits.

Up All Night justice action group

This group developed after our Up All Night sermon series, focused on what worries keep you awake. The Up All Night group is still in development but thus far has focused on issues of social and climate justice. 

White Bear Lake Area Emergency Food Shelf

Help your neighbors in need by stocking food or assisting shoppers at the food shelf.

Willow Elementary

Serve as a reading mentor for elementary school students.

Ministry Opportunities

Befrienders

Specially trained volunteers provide emotional and spiritual support.

Congregational Care Team (CCT)

Give and receive support (meals and transportation) as we help one another ease our burdens and share the joys of our life journeys.

Hospitality

Serve the church by welcoming visitors and helping them feel comfortable.

Prayer Chain

Pray for those who request this prayer support.

Prayer Team

Offer comfort by praying with attendees after services and for those who request prayer support.