Agape Resource & Assistance Center Collection

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Throughout the month of January, Custer Road is collecting items for the Agape Resource & Assistance Center. Agape provides critical housing, childcare, transportation assistance, & education towards higher that empower women and their children to transform from crisis and poverty to self-sustaining, fulfilling lives.

What Does Agape Do?:
In its first six years, Agape has provided over 70,000

Bed Start Pillow Project

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Help Provide Pillows to Go Along with Our Bed Start Beds!

We are looking for individuals or Sunday School classes/small groups to commit to providing pillows for Bed Start for one week out of the year. Approximately 30 pillows per week are needed. Quality pillows are available from Target for $4 each. This works out to about $120 per

In Bed By Christmas Eve

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Help us get everyone in bed by Christmas Eve!
As we begin to look at the calendar and think about the holiday season, what do we focus on? Sadly, I bet most of us think of all the things we need to accomplish for family and work and we feel overwhelmed. Do we honestly think about the story

Head Start Family Sponsorships 2019

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“Without the help of Custer Road, our family wouldn’t have a Christmas”, wrote a grateful parent, after last year’s Head Start Family Sponsorship drive.

The PISD Head Start program is nationally recognized as an exemplary preschool program for disadvantaged children. Teachers have been visiting their homes, and have prepared packets listing the needs and wants of each student and their

Local School Ministry Mentors Still Needed

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Custer Road United Methodist Church has committed to intentionally building trusted relationships in CRUMC’s neighborhood through a partnership with local schools. We are collaborating with Christie and Thomas Elementary Schools where we have 63+ mentors.

Both schools could still use ten more mentors each and have a real need for male, bilingual, and African-American individuals.

The school administration has

HeadStart Sweatsuit Collection 2019

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There are 150 students currently enrolled in PISD’s Head Start program. Head Start is for children three and four years old, whose parents meet low income guidelines. This federally funded program is housed in Meadows Elementary, with Early Childhood teachers provided by PISD. Head Start is a well-rounded effort to see that not only will the child’s immediate needs

2019 Fall Love Where You Live Report, September 14

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By Dennis Allen, LWYL Mission Coordinator

Over the last 7 years CRUMC has reached out to over 40 homeowners who requested help to bring their homes and yards up to City standards.  These homeowners found themselves in need of assistance due to low or fixed incomes, and/or advanced age or a physical condition limiting what work they could do for

Summer Lunch Program 2019

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Custer Road completed its 8th year of its Summer Lunch Program August 9 and served over 9000 meals to children and adults over the 10 week program.

Thank you so much for the support of our congregation, Sunday school classes, YMSL Chapters, Kroger and Nestle Water. Their support took multiple forms. Every day we had 6-8 volunteers join us

School Shoe Ministry – June Communion Offering 2019

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We are joining with area churches and the Assistance Center of Collin County to provide a new pair of shoes and socks for 1300 students in need in Collin County. Donations will be used for shoe store gift cards that will be distributed to the families before school starts. Custer Road UMC has committed $5000 to this year’s program. Please

Love Where You Live-Spring 2019

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Custer Roads Helps at Love Where You Live!

Submitted by LWYL Mission Coordinator Dennis Allen

Over the last 6 1/2 years CRUMC has reached out to 40 homeowners who needed help getting their homes and yards up to City standards.  These homeowners found themselves in need of assistance due to low or fixed incomes and/or advanced age or