Outreach

Deer Park United Methodist Church is committed to making a difference in the lives of others and in our community in the name of Jesus Christ. There are many opportunities to serve both seasonally and throughout the year, including blood drives, annual events such as pumpkin patch and fall festival, and several Christmas benevolence projects.

DPUMC’s Response to Human Trafficking
Human trafficking is a criminal business that profits from enslaving people for sexual servitude and forced labor. It is the fastest growing and second largest criminal industry in the world today (second only to drug trafficking and tied with illegal arms), according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Community Food Pantry
The Community Food Pantry is located at DPUMC but receives support from many other churches and community organizations. The Community Food Pantry serves those within DPISD that need food assistance. Food donations and volunteers are appreciated. Hours of operation are Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 am -2 pm.

The church also hosts organizations that benefit the community, including scouts and AA.

Scouting
Both girl and boy scouting programs meet at DPUMC on a weekly basis. More information about these programs can be found on their websites.

http://www.scouting.org/

http://www.gssjc.org/

Tops
TOPS or Taking Off Pounds Sensibly meets in room 122 on Tuesdays at 10 am. TOPS is a weight loss support group that encourages a healthier lifestyle. More information about this program can be found on their website.

http://www.tops.org/

AA
Alcoholic Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem. AA meets at DPUMC on Tuesdays and Thursday from 7:30 to 8:30 pm and on Saturdays from 4:30 to 5:30 pm in the Chapel with a reception area across the hall in room 111. For more information about AA visit www.aa.org.