Mission Smiles is a ministry partner of Hyde Park United Methodist that provides free dental services to those in need. The Mission Smiles team visits Hyde Park United Methodist a few times a year to provide free dental services to our Open Arms guests.

On the April 23, 2017 visit of Mission Smiles, 34 guests received $13,116 worth of services from 29 volunteers!

Read a recent “thank-you” message delivered to Hyde Park by Kathy McGartland, Mission Smiles Program Manager:

Generosity, a willingness to give your time to others
Understanding, because their lives might be very different from your own
Empathy, an ability to put yourself in someone else’s shoes and feel what they must feel
Compassion, to truly care about making someone else’s life better
Patience, because the process doesn’t always go as smoothly as it might
Dedication, to stick with the project and see it through
You’ve shown these qualities and so much more, so thank you for all that you do.

We are thankful to be a partner in ministry with Mission Smiles. It is through the support of the people at Hyde Park United Methodist that Mission Smiles is able to help make God’s love real in this way.

Read Kathy’s update on Mission Smiles from April 23, 2017 here.

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