Community Outreach

At Faith United Church of Christ we recognize that we belong to many different communities both locally and globally. Part of our faith includes a committed to building a better community and world, a "beloved community," as Martin Luther King, Jr. describes. The following are just some of the many ways that we seek to do our part.

Almoner Fund

Almoner Fund

This is a local fund that Muscatine churches give to to help people and families with emergency needs. Special offerings for the Almoner Fund are taken up throughout the year. 
Bag of Blessings

Bag of Blessings

This program to address local food insecurity was started at Faith United. It provides food on the weekend for elementary age children who might otherwise go hungry.
Card Sharks

Card Sharks

This is a ministry of church members who make cards for fellow church members and others in the Muscatine community. 
Christmas Projects

Christmas Projects

Like many churches during the Holiday season, Faith members give all kinds of community helpers - MCSA, Food Pantry, Diaper Bank, Senior Resources, and many others.
Church World Service Blankets+

Church World Service Blankets+

A special mission offering to help people in need around the world, including the United States. Church World Service works in partnership with local communities to identify their needs and access the resources they need to build the foundation for a more viable future. Resources include blankets, tents, food and other emergency supplies in the wake of a disaster; tools and seeds for refugees returning home; wells for families living in drought prone areas; and literacy training and microcredit for women struggling to realize their potential.
Community Diaper Bank

Community Diaper Bank

Annually, we collect diapers and donations for this vital local resource for local families. 
CROP Walk

CROP Walk

We have a long history of participating every October in this fundraiser for Church World Service to alleviate combat food insecurity.
Domestic Abuse Shelter

Domestic Abuse Shelter

We collect items throughout the year.
Emmaus Café

Emmaus Café

Church members regularly provide food and help to serve the meal at this site six times year.
Food Packing

Food Packing

At different times in the year, Faith members come together to pack food for families in need.