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Ongoing Mission Projects

Local Missions

Whether it's furnishing building supplies and other materials or working as a volunteer, local missions are opportunities for everyone in the church to help.

Weekly Service Opportunities

  • Sunday and/or Thursday evenings at St. Luke’s Redemption Prison Ministries
  • Any time through Boston Avenue’s Homebound Ministries

Monthly Service Opportunities

Second Saturday Missions

Started in 2014, Second Saturday Missions highlight a different mission project each month that can involve elementary-age children and youth in addition to adults.

Quilting for Others

Since 2002, our quilters have provided quilts for Stork’s Next, Methodist Manor, Exodus House, and Circle of Care. Donated quilts have been auctioned off at the Boys’ Ranch Rodeo and the Maranatha Sunday School Class Christmas auction to raise money for missions. The group has great fun working together, and always encourages visitors, including anyone who is interested but has never quilted before. Donations of material or money to purchase supplies are always appreciated. The group meets the first Friday of every month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Other Service Opportunities

Boston Avenue and Burroughs Elementary, TOGETHER!

Boston Avenue United Methodist Church has been "Partners in Education" with Tulsa's John Burroughs Elementary School since 1999. The student population is approximately 327 with the school at 99% poverty. Boston Avenue is blessed to make a significant difference in the lives of these children and teachers!

Click here to learn more about ways you can help support Burroughs Elementary with ongoing needs and upcoming events. Contact Rev. Sara Pugh Montgomery at 918.699.0127 for more information on how you can be involved and touch the life of a child.

Habitat for Humanity

Our church's most recent Habitat project was dedicated in July 2010.

For more information on upcoming projects, contact Blaire Hines at 918.699.0129.

July Mission Emphasis Month

Four or five community agencies, usually affiliated with the United Methodist Church, are chosen to receive donations during July Revival.

If you have any questions about our adult mission opportunities, please contact Blaire Hines at 918.699.0129.

Local Youth Missions Boston Avenue

Each year, Boston Avenue's 6th Grade, 7th-8th Grade and Senior High youth also participate in local missions and service projects.

Good Samaritan Fund

Last year, our church provided emergency help to over one hundred individuals and families through our Good Samaritan Fund. The fund is kept going through donations from generous church members, and is used to help people in dire need by helping pay for utility bills, rent, bus tokens, etc. Each request is assessed carefully, then the funding goes to the vendor to pay the bill, not the individual.

If you would like to contribute to the Good Samaritan Fund to help those in need, please contact Brenda Reed at 918.699.0135 or Blaire Hines at 918.699.0129.