How Can I Get Involved In Missions?
Living Word is active in, and strongly supports, mission and service in our community and around the world. There are many opportunities to serve!
Mission Needs In the Church 
Serve in the Church
Prayer Shawl Ministry:
Volunteers are needed.
Congregational Care is looking for people to help knit prayer shawls for the Prayer Shawl Ministry
Contact Valerie Novatny   
for more information.  

Mission Needs In the Community
Serve in the Community 

Bolgatanga BBQ for Ghana: 
Living Word will have a Bolgatanga BBQ Booth at the Wildwood BBQ Bash this year, Sept. 23 from 11am - 8 pm.  All proceeds benefit The Ghana Project. Volunteers are needed to help with the booth from 11am - 2 pm, 2 - 5 pm, and 5-8 pm. If you would like to volunteer, contact Rob Beckerle at
Walk with Compassion:
Compassion International is hosting a Walk with Compassion to end child poverty on Sept. 30 at 9:30 am at Carondelet Park, 3900 Holly Hills, St. Louis, MO  Please visit to register by 9/29.  

Run Circles Around Hunger 5K Run/Walk: 
Run Circles Around Hunger 5K Run/Walk benefiting Circle of Concern Food Pantry is Saturday, September 16, 2017. Visit 
Circle of Concern at for more information.

Hoedown for Hope:
Equine-Assisted Therapy is hosting Hoedown for Hope on Saturday, September 30 from 5 - 9 pm. Silent auction items are also needed.  For more information and to purchase tickets, visit 

Stroll For a Goal:
Haven House is hosting Stroll For a Goal on Sat., Oct. 7 from 8 am - 12 pm at Legacy Park in Cottleville, MO.  Please visit to register. 
  A Taste of Agape:
Spend the evening of October 14 (4-9 pm) in a ten course tasting menu meal to benefit Agape Help House of Pacific. The Taste of Agape is $150 per person and will be held at The Krumrey Farm, 21300 Dry Fork Road, Hopewell, MO 63383.  Please contact Rick Furgerson at to RSVP.

Mission Needs In the World
Serve in the World
Ghana Boutique Craft Crew: Join your Living Word friends in making crafts for the Ghana Boutique in November (11/4-11/5). Contact Amy Harfst for more information at   

For more information on mission opportunities, contact Michael McIntyre
Living Word United Methodist Church ,
17315 Manchester Road,  Wildwood, MO 63038