Missions Outreach Board (MOB)
The Missions and Outreach Board are bound by the mission of Hillside UMC and the identity statement of the church which reads:
Hillside United Methodist Church exists to make disciples of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ by igniting Christ centered community.
The mission of the Mission Outreach Board is:
The Mission and Outreach Board will support Hillside’s vision and mission by proactively and prayerfully bringing focus and order to the growth of missions and outreach.
The Purpose of the board is to support ongoing missions and outreach through:
Praying for God's guidance regarding each mission trip and outreach program.
Praying for our missionaries that are on short and long term trips.
Communications to the congregation
Communicate to the congregation through different methods they can serve in the community and into the world.
Suggest speakers to talk to the congregation during Worship.
Listen to those that are seeking financial support of programs within the community and into the world.
Listen to reports from those that are already being supported
Set budgets each year by prayerfully determining how each program and trip moves to support the mission of Hillside UMC.
Make available budget information to the congregation as requested.
Insure that all money given to Missions and Outreach are used as requested.
New Missions and Outreach
Listen to those seeking to begin a new mission trip or outreach and prayerfully discern how God wants Hillside UMC to support the ministry.
Missions and Outreach Offering (fourth Sunday in August)
Plan and prepare for the offering by using announcements, displays, bulletin, skits, etc. to help the congregation know how the missions of the church are supported