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Catskill Hudson District
District Missions

One of the most important values of the United Methodist Church is our mission to the world.  It begins in our own community, and spreads to every nation.  Here are a few of the active ministries we support.
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Table of Contents
 
  1. Food Pantries
  2. Community Meals
  3. Thrift Shops
  4. Warming Centers/Homeless Shelters
  5. Prison Ministry
  6. Prayer Shawl
  7. Soup Kitchens
  8. Personal Energy Transport (PET) Project
  9. Mini-Mission Projects
  10. Conference Missions
DISTRICT MISSIONS, Chair
MELLOR-LINDA-47
Linda Mellor
(845) 691-1182
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1.  Food Pantries

Food pantries collect food items which are available to families and individuals in need.

food pantry
ANDES, NY
Andes Presbyterian
70 Deleware Avenue
 
COEYMAN'S HOLLOW, NY  
Trinity UMC
(518) 756-2812
 
DOWNSVILLE, NY
Colchester Community UMC
(607) 363-2362
 
GILBOA, NY                          
Conesville UM Chapel
(607) 588-9446
 
GRAHAMSVILLE, NY         
Grahamsville UMC
(845) 985-2283
 
HILLSDALE, NY
Hillsdale UMC
(518) 325-5620
KINGSTON, NY
Clinton Avenue UMC
(845) 331-7188
 

KINGSTON, NY

St. James UMC
(845) 331-3030
 
LIVINGSTON MANOR
Livingston Manor UMC
(845) 439-5134
 
MARGARETVILLE
Community Food Pantry
42838 SR 28, Arkville
 
MIDDLETOWN, NY
St. Paul's UMC
(845) 343-6911
 
MODENA, NY
Memorial UMC
(845) 883-7142
NAPANOCH, NY
St. Mark's UMC
(845) 647-5343
 

PHOENICIA, NY

Phoenicia UMC
(845) 688-7680
 
PORT EWEN, NY
Town of Esopus UMC
(845) 338-0356 
 
OLIVEBRIDGE, NY
Olivebridge UMC
(845) 657-6484
 
ROXBURY, NY
Roxbury UMC
(607) 326-9366
 
TANNERSVILLE, NY
Kaaterskill UMC
(518) 589-5787 
To add resources to the current list, please email beth@ulstercorps.org
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2.  Community Meals
Community Meals are an opportunity to provide open fellowship to the local community, offering a place for everyone to come together to share in a delicious meal and friendly company.  Meals may be offered weekly, monthly, for holidays, or at other times.  Contact the church to find out when they are serving up their next meal. 
community meals
COEYMANS HOLLOW, NY
Trinity UMC
(518) 756-2812
 
FLEISCHMANNS, NY
Fleischmanns UMC
(845) 254-5261
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY
Livingston Manor UMC
(845) 439-5134
 
NEW PALTZ, NY
New Paltz, UMC
(845) 255-5210
PORT EWEN, NY
Town of Esopus UMC
(845) 338-0356 
 
STONE RIDGE, NY
Rondout Valley UMC
(845) 687-9090
 

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3.  Thrift Shops
Thrift shops mainly sell second-hand items at very low prices.  
For hours of operation please call:
thrift shop
COEYMAN'S HOLLOW, NY
Trinity UMC
(518) 756-2812
 
DORMANSVILLE, NY 
Dormansville First UMC
(518) 756-2812
 
GREENVILLE, NY
Greenville UMC
(518) 966-4181
LIBERTY, NY
Liberty UMC
(845) 292-6243
 
MONTICELLO, NY
Monticello UMC
(845) 794-7043
 
OLIVEBRIDGE, NY
Olivebridge UMC
(845) 657-6484
PHOENICIA, NY
Phoenicia UMC
(845) 688-7680
 
TANNERSVILLE, NY
Kaaterskill UMC
(518) 589-5787
 
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 4. Warming Centers/Homeless Shelters
 
KINGSTON, NY
Clinton Avenue UMC
(845) 331-7188
Open from 7pm - 7am on nights requested by the County Executive.
warming center photo
 

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5.  Prison Ministries

Our prison ministries spread the Gospel and nurture disciples behind prison walls. Churches participating in the Kairos or Woodburne prision ministries are as follows:

prison ministry
KINGSTON, NY
Clinton Avenue UMC
(845) 331-7188
 
KINGSTON, NY
St. James UMC
(845) 331-3030
NEW PALTZ, NY
New Paltz UMC
(845) 255-5210
SHOKAN, NY
Reservoir UMC
(845) 657-2326
 
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6.  Prayer Shawl Ministries

Prayer shawls are made to give to people who hurt, those who are grieving, lonely, home bound or in physical need, within our church and beyond.  Anyone may give a prayer shawl.  Just call one of the churches below to request or learn more about this worthy project.

prayer shawl ministry 3
COEYMAN'S HOLLOW, NY
Trinity UMC
(518) 756-2812
 
DORMANSVILLE, NY
First Dormansville UMC
(607) 363-2362
 
DOWNSVILLE, NY
Colchester Community UMC
(607) 363-2362
NEW PALTZ, NY
New Paltz UMC
(845) 255-5210
 
OLIVEBRIDGE, NY
Olivebridge UMC
(845) 657-6484
 
SAMSONVILLE, NY
Samsonville UMC
(845) 657-6484
SHOKAN, NY
Reservoir UMC
(845) 657-2326
 
WOODSTOCK, NY
Overlook UMC
(845) 679-6800
 

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7.  Soup Kitchens

Soup kitchens are places where food is offered to the hungry. 

soup kitchen photo
COEYMAN'S HOLLOW
Trinity UMC
(518) 756-2812
KINGSTON, NY
Clinton Avenue UMC 
(845) 331-7188
 
 

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8.  Personal Energy Transport (PET) Project
The PET project provides hand cranked transportation carts, that bring the gift of mobility and dignity to those who are unable to walk.  
pet project
EAST JEWITT, NY
East Jewitt UMC
(518) 589-5787
SHOKAN, NY
Reservoir UMC
(845) 657-2326
 
 
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9.  Mini-Mission Projects
Mission does not always need to take large investments of time and effort.  Many of our local churches are involved in "mini-mission" efforts, such as:
 red bird
 
 
box tops for education
 
 
campbells soup label
 
 
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 10.  Conference Missions