Missions & Outreach News

 

 

Thanks For Open Arms Support

We are grateful to the businesses and organizations that support our Open Arms Ministry. Whether the contributions are food and supplies or services, such as stylists who provide haircuts, the support they provide makes a difference to our guests. Our thanks go out to...

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Seeking Stillness – Recap

This past weekend more than 100 attendees gathered at The Portico for the Seeking Stillness retreat to learn the practice of Christian meditation. Retreat leader, Carl McColman, helped us discover the history of contemplative practice in the church and how silence...

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Fall 2019 Mission Trip

This year we are planning to offer a fall mission trip to assist fellow Floridians in rebuilding their homes and lives after surviving Hurricane Irma. All skill and experience levels are welcome. The costs will be minimal, as we will be staying on cots in a church,...

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News from Love Inc.

Message from our Executive Director / Ann M. Doyle: Vision: To see Christian churches united in purpose and fully engaged in actively living out their faith by lovingly serving people in need in their communities. Greetings from Brooklyn, NY! For the month of...

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Upcoming Dunbar Events

Dunbar Magnet Elementary is a Title 1 school two miles from our Hyde Park campus. We continue to support the students and staff through a variety of efforts, most notably our recent book drive. Another way to support the school is by attending some of their upcoming...

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Open Arms Ministry Recognized

Hyde Park's Open Arms ministry was recently recognized by the Florida United Methodist Conference. What began as an occasional effort to provide peanut butter sandwiches to hungry people has turned into a weekly program of feeding all who turn up at the Harnish...

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Leave No Vegetable Behind!

Mark your calendar and plan to join us for a food-packing event with the Society of St. Andrew, Gleaning Network. 5-9 p.m., Saturday, March 9, Orlando, Florida We are looking for 100 Volunteers to glean from a food trade show! Each volunteer should complete this form...

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Cold Night Shelters

Hyde Park United Methodist serves as a Cold Night Shelter on nights when the temperature, including wind chill, is forecast to drop below 40°. Hillsborough County's Department of Homeless Services is the agency responsible for asking that shelters are opened. Hyde...

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A Christmas Thank You

On behalf of all of us here at Dunbar, I would like to thank everyone at Hyde Park United Methodist. The time, energy and love you've poured into our school, students, teachers and families is remarkable. I've spent many days and nights in awe thinking of how much...

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Register to Vote Jan. 13

Representatives from the Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections Office will be at our Hyde Park campus Sunday, Jan. 13. They will be helping people to register to vote, both in the Courtyard and at Open Arms. If you aren’t already registered to vote, make sure to...

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