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UTICA EASTSIDE MISSION
Contact Mary B. Gladstone-Highland, Church at Community Worker,at 315-292-1239 or firstname.lastname@example.org She would love to spend time with churches on Sunday mornings sharing the stories of lives that are changed here on Utica’s east side.
Please also check out the website at
www.uticaeastsidemission.org for more information.
Church and Community Worker report, January 14, 2012
the past year and a half Utica Eastside Mission passed out 40 back packs
filled with school supplies, filled 6 large garbage bags at our neighborhood
clean-up and treated the After-School program children to 18 field trips.
Utica Eastside Mission took the Summer Program on the road and visited
7 District Churches and sent 7 children to camp.
Interest from the community has grown exponentially and the attendance
at the After-School program tripled.
and adults receive healthy meals and nutrition education because of Utica
Eastside Mission’s after-school program, community meals, and health fairs.
Neighborhood residents receive the tools and education to combat disease and
improve their health and the health of their families. Utica Eastside Mission
served approximately 3,400 healthy meals this past year and a half including
the food collected and distributed for the Upper New York Annual Conference
Hands4NY Impact Day.
Utica Eastside Mission also participated in a 5-week long nutrition
education program offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Eat Smart New
churches are involved in mission in the city of Utica because of their
collaboration with Utica Eastside Mission. Mohawk District congregations are
inspired to share their witness and encourage others to be involved in local
mission. Over the past year and a half 17 District churches gave their time
and talents to Utica Eastside Mission.
adults are given leadership opportunities in the church
because of Utica Eastside Mission. As
a direct result of those opportunities, young adults are encouraged to be
involved in the United Methodist Church. Utica Eastside Mission employed 4
individuals since July 2010 and all were young adults. Two individuals are
neighborhood residents, one a Utica college student, and one a United
Methodist Church and Community Worker.
click below to download the UEM's May 2011 Newsletter
(It's a large file...please give it time. It's worth it!)