Board of Christian Outreach News

South Church's Outreach Board distributes funds allocated to the church's annual benevolence budget, currently 9% of pledges received. We also raise opportunities to serve in person, not just send off money. For example, church members serve food at Not Bread Alone and the COTS program, hammer nails with Habitat for Humanity volunteers, go on ASP mission trips, visit the homebound, and do many more things.
 
The board also strives to educate everyone about how our contributions serve the wider UCC community and our global community.  The following links lead to information about many of the ways we connect with our global family and help to show God's love in the world by offering up our helping hands and hearts.

Click on "Who We Help" for details about many of the organizations we have recently helped:
 
 
 
Here are more links to many organizations we have helped in the past:
 
Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity  http://pioneervalleyhabitat.org
 
Our Church's Wider Mission http://www.macucc.org/stewardship/ocwm.htm
 
 
Opportunities for Communities http://www.opportunitiesforcommunities.org  
 
Family Outreach of Amherst http://www.chd.org/familyoutreach
 
Food Bank of Western Massachusetts http://foodbankwma.org
 
The Kestrel Trust http://www.kestreltrust.org
 
Equal Exchange  for Fair Trade coffee, chocolate and related products  http://www.equalexchange.coop 
 
 
 
Safe Passage of Northampton http://www.safepass.org
 
 



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