Our Conference, Our Kids campaign

The 2017 Annual Conference officially launched a $2.5 million Our Conference, Our Kids campaign for the spiritual care programs of the five child welfare agencies in the conference – The Baby Fold, Chaddock, Cunningham Children’s Home, Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House and Spero Family Services (formerly the United Methodist Children’s Home).

More about the campaign: https://www.igrc.org/ocok

The Baby Fold: http://www.thebabyfold.org/

Chaddock: https://www.chaddock.org/

Cunningham Children’s Home: http://www.cunninghamhome.org/

Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House: http://lessiebatesdavis.org/

Spero: https://sperofs.org/

First United Methodist Church is committed to raising our fair share of this $2,500,000. We have been asked to raise $25,000 over a 3 years period. There will be opportunities to make donations as well as opportunities to make pledges. We would love to have our $25,000 committed by the end of May.

For a fun Kick-Off evening, we will have a Trivia Night on March 7. This all church event will include supper at 5:15, followed by a time to hear Lori Bultemeier share the needs of Children at The Baby Fold; these also translate well to children at the other 4 agencies. The evening will include a Trivia game. The committee planning this fundraising hopes you will gather your team of 6 or you may make a team of 6 when you are at supper that evening. As opposed to some Trivia games where the topics can be anything and everything, these questions will focus on the 5 agencies and our need to support them. You are welcome to study at the various websites listed above. Prizes? Of course! Do come to have fun while learning.

The need is great! Show your love for our children by attending and giving.