Our Local and Global Impact

In 2019, we packed 10,152 meals for Rise Against Hunger

Our church offers support for global special projects through the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) and local opportunities such as Open Door, Habitat for Humanity and Amistad. We also contribute financially to local and global missions through monthly communion offerings.
Our members volunteer their time and gifts through mission in many ways:



If you would like more information about being involved in some of our hands-on efforts, please contact the church office at fholdumc@aol.com. We are always open to expanding our outreach! 

Serving low income families in Trenton by collecting and distributing diapers.

The Maker's Place

In the winter months, we open our church to the Sanctuary Program, which provides breakfast, lunch, and a warm place for members of the community. All year long, we collect offerings of food to donate to Open Door, the Freehold food pantry. Other projects include collecting back-to-school outfits for families in need and youth group projects ranging from baby welcome kits to boxes of tissue for local classrooms. The congregation supports organizations such as Camden Neighborhood Center, Maker's Place Trenton, and Habitat for Humanity of Western Monmouth, the Freehold Clergy Association's Hospitality Program for local homeless men, and the Sanctuary Breakfast program.

Local Missions

The church collects designation mission offerings every month and participates in collections such as "Flood Buckets" (clean-up supplies) for UMCOR, school supplies and Christmas Gifts for Amistad children, and food items for Open Door Food Pantry.

Special Collections

Amistad (friendship in Spanish) is an outreach ministry of the First United Methodist in Freehold serving the greater Freehold area. Amistad supports Hispanic children and their families as they integrate in the local community through education, health and advocacy programs including after-school tutoring, ESL (children & adults), advocacy, summer children's program, nutrition & parenting classes and more.


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