Mission

Being the hands and feet of Jesus to others has a profound and lasting effect on those giving and receiving support and love. We must remember that we are all God's children and we can make a difference in people's lives when they need it most!

Mission 1025

Mission 1025 is our local mission program that aims to reach 1,025 people with the love of Christ within 1.25 miles of the campus of Keller UMC. During the year there are opportunities to serve alongside your church family in various projects, with options both inside and outside the walls of Keller UMC. The fourth Sunday evening of most months all ages are invited to share a simple supper (free of charge but donations are accepted) at 5:30pm and afterward participate in a hands on mission activity in the Family Life Center. Youth will also join their entire church family at Mission 1025.

Mission 1025 Schedule
October 27– Trunk or Treat
November 27 – 10am -  Thanksgiving in a Box
December 7-24–Keller Cookie Drop (new format...watch for details!)


Backpack Food Ministry

Keller UMC partners with three Keller ISD elementary schools to serve students each weekend who otherwise wouldn’t have access to enough to eat. Each package “backpack” includes child friendly non-perishable food for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a snack. We periodically package bags as a church family at Mission 1025 and the beginning of each semester.  We also collect funds to help support the cost of each bag so that the children in our community can experience Christ’s love. No one should go hungry. 


Kids Hope

Keller UMC partners with three local elementary schools for this mentoring program. Each student has a mentor whom they meet with weekly for one hour as well as a prayer partner who prays for the match behind the scenes. We think this is one of the best ways that we can share Christ’s love in the world around us and embody who Christ is.
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Apply to be a Kids Hope Mentor
Apply to be a Kids Hope Prayer Partner


Keller UMC Resource Center 

Keller United Methodist Church is committed to serving and connecting our congregation and our neighbors in ways that build healthy communities. The Keller UMC Resource Center’s food pantry is a food resource for individuals, families and the elderly (without zip code restrictions) who currently go unserved or underserved in our community. As we get to know clients of our food pantry, we can learn of other needs and connect them with resources we have or with partner agencies.
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Helen Trimarchi Community Garden

Helen Trimarchi was a member of Keller United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. As a dedication to her memory and to express their gratitude for her heart of service, the United Methodist Women has initiated a community garden project bearing her name that benefits members of Keller UMC and the community.
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Heifer Project

Each Sunday children bring their offering during Children’s time for Heifer International.  Heifer links communities and helps bring sustainable agriculture and commerce to areas with a long history of poverty. Animals and other resources purchased with offerings provide partners with both food and reliable income, as agricultural products such as milk, eggs and honey can be traded or sold at market.
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Free the Girls

Keller UMC is a drop-off location for Free the Girls, a non-profit organization that helps provide job opportunities for survivors of sex trafficking. There is a container in the Church Offices for collecting gently used bras, including sports bras and camisoles. These items are shipped to women in Mozambique, El Salvador and Uganda, where they women can earn a living by selling secondhand clothing while going to school, getting healthier and caring for their families.
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Arlington Life Shelter

The Arlington Life Shelter provides shelter and support services to help our neighbors who are homeless integrate into society and become self-sufficient, thriving contributors to the community. Each second Friday, small groups prepare sack lunches to be give out by the shelter on the following Saturday.
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Natural Disaster Relief

Our congregation provides financial support and sends both materials to the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) and mission teams to help recovery efforts in areas affected by natural disaster.


The Community Storehouse

The Community Storehouse is a nonprofit organization that supports local families in times of need and crisis. Each year the congregation supports Community Storehouse through church wide drives for items like back to school supplies and holiday food. The Storehouse is always looking for volunteers, one time and ongoing.
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Ongoing Collections

Keller UMC is committed to serving our community and around the world in many ways. Just one of those is providing gently used items that might be shared with others. The following items are accepted year-round in the church office:

  • Gently used eyeglasses, sunglasses and glasses case for Belize optical mission trips
  • Non-perishable food for the Keller UMC Resource Center (Greatest need is soups with meat, jelly, toilet paper and laundry soap)
  • Gently used bras for Free the Girls

Upcoming Mission Trips

For more information about any of these opportunities, please contact Cathy Dill.