In response to Jesus’ call to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, and give a drink to the thirsty, congregants are active in a wide range of local organizations and service opportunities.
FMC Food Pantry: Several times each month, a team of congregants provides a grocery delivery service to households referred by Empty Tomb. A list of items needed is available and donations from this list are accepted by FMC year-round.
FMC currently supports the following organizations, including a commitment to financial aid, learning about their work, and participating if possible:
- First Followers
- Austin’s Place
- Salt and Light
- Empty Tomb
- East Central Illinois Refugee Mutual Assistance Center
- Courage Connection
- Habitat for Humanity
- Champaign County Christian Health Center
- CU at Home
- Education Justice Project
- Faith in Place