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Missions & Outreach

And the king will answer them, “Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.” - Matthew 25:40

Upcoming Needs

We're so that excited you are considering participating in volunteer/mission/outreach opportunities beyond the FUMCR campus!

The list below includes specific current and upcoming opportunities. We also have many ongoing mission/outreach groups and groups that support FUMCR that you may choose to assist and join.

Does your group/event need volunteers? Submit the form at

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  • Ark House Communications/PR Chairman  •  Beginning 1/1/2018

    Promote Ark House by producing brochures and twice yearly newsletters, maintaining website (, creating news releases, maintaining a speaker's bureau, and by any other methods deemed necessary.

  • Habitat for Humanity Spring Build  •  Beginning 4/7/2018

    Spend one or more Saturdays, Apr 7 - Jun 9 (except May 26), building a house for a deserving family. Bring a regulation size hammer, pencil, retractable tape measure, and wear sturdy shoes. Meet in the First Center parking lot (across Custer from the church) at 7:20 any Saturday of the 10-week build to ride the bus to the building site. Breakfast, snacks, lunch, and water are provided. Participants will return to the church about 4 pm. The minimum age is 16 years old. Anyone 16-17 must have a parent or other adult with them.

    Tasks include rough framing and roofing, ground carpentry work, and painting.

    Please sign up online by picking the "I'm Interested" button and following these instructions:
    - Click “register”
    - Create a username and password *Returning volunteers can sign in with their username/password from previous years.
    - Join Code – please skip this step
    - Check "I am interested in construction."
    - Enter all personal information (name, phone number, email, emergency contact, etc.)
    - Confirm all information
    - Click “sign up” to the right of Richardson Area Interfaith Habitat
    - Review registration information
    - Review confirmation

    Summer work days, June 2 & 9, 6:30 am - 12 noon. No lunch on these days.

    Questions? Contact Ed Murray,, 972.301.2794.

    Richardson Area Interfaith Habitat has supported Dallas Habitat for Humanity since 1991 in building homes and hope anchored in affordable home ownership opportunities. The Spring 2018 House Build will be at 1511 Dennison St., Dallas.

  • Meals on Wheels Delivery  •  Beginning 4/19/2018

    Deliver meals to homebound individuals in the North Dallas area on the 3rd Thursday each month.

  • Rio Texas Workcamp Participants  •  Beginning 6/10/2018

    A team from FUMCR will go to the Rio Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church, which is in the coastal bend area of south Texas, to help with rebuilding from Hurricane Harvey. Work will be primarily residential and could include installing sheetrock, insulation, cabinets, roof work, painting, or cleanup. Skilled and non-skilled volunteers are needed.

    Dates: June 10-16, 2018
    Open to: Adults, 18+
    Cost: $125 per person to help defray costs of food and transportation
    Lodging and showers: Team will stay at Sinton UMC in Sinton, Texas. Air mattresses are needed for sleeping
    Transportation: 12 passenger vans
    Food: Cooks have been recruited to plan and prepare the meals
    Vaccinations needed: Current tetanus

Missions & Outreach Staff

Joy Anderson
Director, Missions & Outreach; Liaison to UMW
Rich Rindfuss
Pastor, Group Life, Men of Faith, My Journey, School Partnerships
Mary Collins
Administrative Assistant, Welcoming, Faith Formation, Missions, UMW
Dee Weaver
Assistant, Missions & Outreach