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Serve 

“We are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” 

Ephesians 2:10

Hammer

3rd Saturdays

Ministering to those in our community who are needy or elderly by helping with home repairs, yard work, and much more.

 

We have a crew of very skilled workers, with a larger portion of us (non skilled) who have a servant's heart and willing hands.   We also have numerous other projects being put on hold until we have more people to help.  People who are willing to sit and talk with some of our clients while the repairs are being made are needed as well.

 

It's very helpful to know who can participate, so we can plan work teams.  However, you can just show up at Mt. Zion on Saturday at 8:30 am .  Please email our coordinator Mike Arnold at [email protected]  to let him know you are planning on coming.  Also, let him know if you have any skills in painting, construction, electrical, plumbing, etc. 

 

 You will be blessed serving with this Local Mission. We hope you will join our team.

Coordinator - Mike Arnold

(443) 862-8587

[email protected]

Hannah's Hope

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Hannah's Hope is an effort dedicated to fighting human trafficking both locally and globally. Our mission is to combat this injustice by raising awareness, offering education to at risk populations, and bringing hope and restoration to those who have been affected by it.

Visit Hannah's Hope  for more information. Check out the events page for continuous updates. Please join us, we meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month in the Tent. 

Contact Paula Hamilton 443-617-4291 or [email protected]

Soup Kitchen

Outreaches to Homeless

Care Night
This night is about coming together to meet other's most basic need. Please join us as we serve together at a local Soup Kitchen for those in need. To get involved contact Ted Bruns [email protected]

Homeless Shelter Outreach
This outreach is on the 17th of every month. For more information contact Mark at [email protected] or (410) 322-1626

Inner County Outreach
Mentoring, tutoring, sharing Jesus with needy children in Harford County. Contact Rick Lenehan for more information at [email protected] or 443-528-9868.

Outreach to the Local Hospital, Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Communities.

Bel Air Health and Rehab

First Sunday of each month @ 2:45. Contact Randy Markoff  (410)569-8868 or [email protected] more information.

Brightview Assisted Living

1st & 5th Sunday of each month, 2:00pm - 3:15pm. For more information please contact Larry Bohlman (410)836-0674

Avondale Assisted Living

3rd Saturday of each month. 2:00pm-3:00pm. Contact Steve Kurek at (410)838-3283

 

Lorien Bel Air

The fourth Sunday of each month at 2pm. For more information contact Janet Wolfe (443)910-3875 or [email protected]

Adopt a Grandparent or Parent

Share half an hour a week with an elderly person. Contact Fran Santimays at [email protected]

Forest Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation

contact Janet at 410-569-0083.

Bel Air Health and Rehabilitation

contact Fran Santimay at 410-420-6807.

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More Ways to Make a Difference

Volunteers

Alpha's Glory

An outreach to a local pregnancy crisis center. This is a ministry to new expecting mothers. For more information contact Dave or Linda Baker at (410)569-7721 or [email protected]

 

Meals Ministry

Contact the church office if interested.

Providing meals for congregational families in need.

 

Food Pantry

Contact the Church Office 410-836-7444

An emergency food pantry for those needing assistance. We are always in need of staples such as canned meat, peanut butter, canned fruit, breakfast items, hearty soups, laundry detergent and toiletries. No fresh or frozen foods please.

The Food Pantry is located in the church office and is open for those in need

Monday – Thursday, 9-3:45pm

 

Food Distribution - drop off food on Wednesdays, 12 to 4 pm, pick up food on Thursdays, 12 to 4 pm. We also deliver if needed. Call the office at 410-836-7444.

 

Prison Ministry

An outreach to Harford County Detention Center, the second Saturday of every month. For more information contact Larry Bohlman  (410)836-0674 [email protected]

Desert Dunes

National & Global Missions

ADD A WARM MESSAGE TO WELCOME VISITORS

Children of Zion Village- Namibia, Africa

The Children of Zion Village was originally established as a Christian home for orphans of the AIDS pandemic in the southern African nation of Namibia. It is located along the Zambezi River in the northeast corner of Namibia. Our children come from several different tribal and language groups.

The “village” opened in January, 2003 and is now home to about 50 children. In the beginning, most of the children were placed in our care because they had lost their parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles to AIDS. Today children may be placed with us for a variety of reasons. They may be orphaned because of AIDS or other illness, or may have become vulnerable because of parental illness, incarceration, poverty, neglect, or human trafficking.

Here the boys and girls receive love, nutrition, shelter, healthcare, academic, vocational and Bible education, and become part of one large Christian family. Our missionaries, volunteers, and Namibian staff work together to raise the children in our “village”.

After establishing and operating our school for our own children for several years we found that there was a great need among non-vulnerable children in our community for a Christian education. In obedience to “The Great Commission” we expanded our school to also invite local children from the community to join with our children in receiving a quality Christian education.

For more information please contact us at (410)-836-2121 or click here to send an email

Matt Bohlman - Orphanage in Cambodia​
 

The nation of Cambodia continues to emerge from the mass genocide of the Khmer Rouge that killed approximately 3 million of its citizens. Beset with extreme poverty, the widespread pandemic of AIDS, and amidst the dangers of human trafficking, hundreds of thousands of children is left to sift through refuse and garbage to survive.  In the city of Siem Reap, the Bob and Clara Pace Orphanage was established to meet this great need.

 

The home was initially started in 2005. “People for Care and Learning” and “Men and Women of Action” built the beautiful compound. The current staff, led by Director Matt Bohlman, provides excellent care for 27 children, as well as provides meals and youth programming for hundreds each week.

From MZ to WV- Wharncliffe, WV.

In 2006 Mt. Zion began a partnership with the community of Wharncliffe, WV.  Mt Zion supports Wharncliffe’s emergency food pantry year round. Mt. Zion partners with the Wharncliffe community volunteers to hold a community Christmas gathering as well as an annual Vacation Bible School and Back-to-School supply drive.  Most importantly we partner with Wharncliffe to share the love and hope of Jesus.  We build relationships between Mt. Zion and Wharncliffe and we are all tremendously blessed by each other. 

 

Click here to visit our FaceBook page

Ministry contact: Kara Main  ([email protected])

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Benedict and Kathleen Schwartz -
Villages of Hope

 

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In 2004, Benedict Schwartz answered a calling to create orphan villages in Africa. Benedict’s vision was to create a model that would provide children living in these villages with the knowledge and skills to succeed as adults and to create an economically sustainable community. This would be done by giving them hands-on experiences in jobs.

 

Benedict saw a great need in the country of Zambia, which has 1.6 million orphans. In 2006, 230 acres were purchased there to start the Villages of Hope. Since then, the village has accomplished the following: taken in at-risk children who have no one else to care for them, started several medium-sized businesses to financially support the village, and founded the School of Hope. The Village of Hope is located in the Chibomba District 50 kilomoters north of Lusaka.

 

For more information on Villages of Hope click here. 

Missions that we support financially;
From Local to Around the Globe

 

Local Missions:

  • Mt. Zion's Needy Fund

  • Third Saturday Projects

  • Harford County Missions Projects

  • Daily Bread

  • Upward Basketball

  • One Church, One Home

  • Beyond Capernaum

  • Hannah's Hope

  • Alpha's Glory

  • Care Night/ Homeless Ministry

  • Harford County Christian Jail Ministry

  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes

  • Harvest House

  • New Hope - Edgewood

  • Young Life

  • Youth for Christ

  • Youth Mission Trip

Around the Globe:

  • Allshouses - WGM/Mexico

  • Keeners - Wycliffe Bible Translators

  • Least of These - Dominican Republic

  • Travis and Lorna Curry - Children of Zion Village, Namibia

  • Kamau

  • Benedict & Kathleen Schwartz - Villages of Hope, Zambia

  • Matt Bohlman - Cambodia

  • Dmitriev - COI

  • Hicks - Mission Society, Japan

Through United Methodist Church:

  • Board of Child Care

  • Christ United Methodist Church Soup Kitchen

  • N.M. Carroll Home

  • Red Bird/Kentucky

  • Potato Project

  • UM Russian Seminary

  • Africa University

  • Project Hope

  • UM Special Offering

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