General Missions giving from United Presbyterian Church is distributed to the following mission ministries: Presybtery Mission, Sudanese Mission, Bolivia Mission, and Hope Ministries. In additional to financial giving, prayer support is greatly encouraged.
United Presbyterian Church has pledged mission giving to The Bolivia Mission. Senora Eida Dunn, director of the Hogar Jaime Dunn (a children’s home) in Camiri, Bolivia, is scheduled to be in the United States mid-April and hopes to include a stop to share in worship with the UP congregation.
United Presbyterian Church has pledged financial support to Hope Ministries. Helping those in need in the Des Moines area who are facing homelessness, hunger, and despair, UP is committed to assisting with the physical needs of food, shelter, clothing and building a life in Christ.
In addition to UP’s General Mission giving, UP is also committed to:
Start setting aside those shoeboxes! United Presbyterian Church works tirelessly every fall to assemble shoeboxes of special items for Operation Christmas Child.
United Presbyterian Church provides items to the Salvation Army Food Pantry each month. April requests from UP include rice and pudding mixes; May requests include canned vegetables and fruits. All donations are collected in the church kitchen during the month and then taken to the Pantry.
One Great Hour of Sharing contributions were collected during the weeks before Easter with a special plea on Easter Sunday. Gifts to this offering support ministries of disaster response, refugee assistance and resettlement, and community development around the world.