NEWS AND REPORTS

Posted on Sep 1, 2016 in NEWS AND REPORTS

September is Hunger Action Month Hunger Action Month is a national campaign that runs the entire month of September. The campaign brings greater attention to hunger in our communities and promotes ways for people everywhere to get involved in the movement to fight it.  There could not be a more important time to commit to doing everything we can in the fight against hunger, as many individuals in communities all across Ohio are still struggling in our recovering economy.  Sadly, 1 of 4 children in Ohio are food insecure.    This month, the Urban Mission, and its partner agencies, invite you to get involved in Hunger Action Month. Thursday, September 8 GO ORANGE to...

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Posted on May 26, 2016 in NEWS AND REPORTS

  We are excited to share with you several events and programs coming up. We invite you to mark your calendars and feel free to get involved with the program(s) and/or project(s) that interest you.         JULY 2016 Mission Rejoice Picnic: On Friday, July 29th we will gather together at Aracoma Park in Mingo for our Annual Mission Rejoice Picnic. There will be fun for the whole family. For more info, please call Rev. Toni at 740.282.8010.   AUGUST 2016 The Table: On Thursday, August 4th at 6pm we will gather around “the Table” for fellowship, a simple meal and rich discussion surrounding efforts to uplift our community. All are welcome at...

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Summer Food Program

Posted on May 26, 2016 in NEWS AND REPORTS

Summer Food Program

The Urban Mission is committed to seeing that children receive a nutritious meal during the summer month while school is not in session. In partnership with local agencies including D’Anniballe’s, Community Action Council Summer Work Program, Steubenville City Schools, and with a generous donation from Thoburn UMC in St. Clairsville, Ohio, the Urban Mission will administer the local Summer Food Program for students through the Department of Education. Throughout the months of June, July and August, youth ages 1-18 can visit one of four area sites to receive a lunch meal. Individual’s ages 19 through 21 with a mental or physical disability may also be eligible for...

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THANK YOU!

Posted on Apr 1, 2016 in NEWS AND REPORTS

THANK YOU!

Thank you! Because of you, the Urban Mission raised over $6,500 towards are work in helping people break out of the cycle of poverty. We are thankful for such a supportive community!!  

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Next Table – May 12th

Posted on Apr 1, 2016 in NEWS AND REPORTS

Next Table – May 12th

Our next gathering of the Table will be Thursday, May 12th. Our topic will be “Replacing Broken Windows with God’s Restorative Power”. The “Broken Windows Theory” suggests that a community can reduce crime, build community support and instill a sense of pride among its neighbors when small problems are fixed promptly. Alternatively, minor vandalism (such as broken windows) left unrepaired, sends the message that no one cares about the community (or its people for that matter.) On May 12th, join us at The Table as we discuss the tenants of the “broken windows theory” and how it applies to our own context. You’ll leave with helpful hints as to how you can “do...

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April is Minority Health Month!

Posted on Apr 1, 2016 in NEWS AND REPORTS

April is Minority Health Month!

“HEALTHY &WHOLE IN 2016” CALENDAR OF EVENTS To download your own copy of the calendar -> Minority Health Month Calendar  ...

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