You are invited to review the mission areas below and FILL OUT THE FORM at the bottom of this page to stay in the loop about mission areas you desire to participate in through your prayers, presence, gifts, service, and witness (You can also DOWNLOAD, Print, Fill-Out, & Turn Into Jackie McGough in the Church Office). PLEASE take the time to give us specific information about your skills. We will be building a "servant/skills database" of individuals, their mission area interests, and skills so we can better communicate and invite people into mission areas based on what they have to offer. We will be contacting to follow-up with you in the near future. THANKS and GOD BLESS YOU!



  • Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12 step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction of ANY kind. Celebrate Recovery is a safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling our life.
  • If God is speaking to you about this ministry, we have a need for people who are available on a weekly basis to:
    • *Serve meals
    • *Set up sound system and/or play music
    • *Lead/assist small groups
  • We will have Interest Meetings about this ministry on Wednesday, September 12, in the Fellowship Hall at 5:45pm and during the Sunday School hour in the Multi-Purpose Room on the second floor of our new Education Building on September 16.
  • Contact Diane Goolsby 601-214-3726 for more information


Moody Family Support
Missionaries to Honduras from Madison UMC

  • Be a part of supporting the Moody family (Todd, Katie, Andrew, Conner, & Wesley) personally & in the ministry to which the Lord has called them as they serve through BMDMI (Baptist Medical and Dental Mission International)
  • Serve in mission with the Moodys by being part of the Good Shepherd Children's Home team in May-June 2018 (see GSCH below)
  • Contact Ben Butler ( for more info



  • Saturday Service Dates in 2018 (with the option of driving up Friday night & staying at Delta Grace): January 20, April 14, July 14, & October 13
  • Meeting small home repairs and relational needs of the people in the Mississippi Delta
  • Opportunities for ages 7 years old and up/intergenerational
  • Contact Carolyn Schussler 904-403-5748 for more info



  • Early Response Team Training (required to serve on an Early Response Team) will be offered at MUMC on Saturday, January 27, 2018
  • We will attempt to develop a pool of MUMC members who are interested in Early Response as well as Long-Term Recovery in Mississippi and perhaps beyond
  • Contact Ben Butler 601-856-6058 for more info


  • Trip Dates for Good Shepherd Children's Home Mission Team to Honduras: May 26 - June 2, 2018
  • Ministries are expected to include VBS at Good Shepherd Children's Home and at a nearby village, construction and maintenance at GSCH, and construction in a nearby village
  • Contact George Taylor 601-941-9767 for more info


  • We participate in the annual Methodist Build Day which usually happens in August/September each year
  • There may be possible additional opportunities throughout the year
  • Contact David Coon 601-605-2455 for more info


  • We will be supporting outreach ministry with our Hispanic friends in Canton, including an annual Spring health fair & annual Christmas party/ministry
  • Contact Peter Giroux 601-454-6008 for more info

  • In 2018, MUMC will be supporting Kairos Inside (women) & Kairos Outside, ministries for women who are incarcerated or affected by incarceration respectively
  • Contact Dianna Boring 850-708-4109 (for Inside) or Patsy McCarty 601-316-0753 (for Outside) for more info 


  • There are opportunities to provide non-perishable food items throughout the year & serve on Mondays & Wednesdays to distribute food to clients & prepare for the following week's distribution
  • Contact Bob Morgan 601-720-1772 for more info


  • We will be exploring how we can increase service opportunities, including skilled/manual labor as well as relational ministry
  • Dates/Opportunities To Be Determined
  • Contact Ben Butler 601-856-6058 for more info


  • We anticipate another annual shoe box packing drive in Fall of 2018
  • Contact Jackie Wilson 601-953-7455 for more info


  • We are budgeting for & will be planning an intergenerational food packaging event in 2018
  • Contact Kathy Long 601-466-0135 for more info 


  • Trip Dates for Salt & Light Mission Team to Honduras: June 21-28, 2018
  • Ministries are expected to include medical, dental, VBS, teacher training, Women's Bible study, teen soccer ministry, construction, and evangelism
  • Contact Phil Hinton 601-940-9033 or Lisa Anglin 601-594-8939 for more info


Why Not Now/Smith Park (Jackson, MS)

  • It is anticipated that a group from MUMC will be going once a month in 2018 as we did in 2017
  • There are opportunities to provide & serve food, help with set-up/other preparations, build relationships share food with, and encourage our friends who are homeless or struggling economically
  • Contact Diane Goolsby 601-214-3726 for more info


PLEASE FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW to indicate mission areas of genuine interest and all skills so we can better communicate and plan for God's mission through MUMC in 2018!