MISSIONS - OUTWARD INTERNATIONALLY
Acts 1:8 (NIV)
8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."
UMCOR: Vision: As the humanitarian relief and development arm of The United Methodist Church, UMCOR transforms and strengthens people and communities. Mission: Compelled by Christ to be a voice of conscience on behalf of the people called Methodist, UMCOR works globally to alleviate human suffering and advance hope and healing.
Imagine No Malaria: Imagine No Malaria is an extraordinary effort of the people of The United Methodist Church, putting our faith into action to end preventable deaths by malaria in Africa, especially the death of a child or a mother.
Apportionments: This is our designated giving to the greater mission of the United Methodist Church. Our aportionments buy bread, provide pastoral leadership, plant new churches, grant educational scholarships, and much more for the making of disciples and the transformation of the world.
Operation Christmas Child:The congregation now serves as a district Collection Center. In 2008 3240 shoebox gifts were collected for distribution around the world with 141 coming from Hilltop.
Red Bird Mission: Hilltop has made seveal mission trips to Red Bird, Kentucky, and supports this mission financially on a regular basis.
Midwest Distribution Center: Hilltop is routinely involved in making birthing kits, flood buckets, and school bags which are distributed around the world. Hilltop has aso assisted in sorting and packing at the center itself.
Operation Classroom Ministries: Each fall Hilltop collects school supplies for Operation Classroom and fills nearly 220 school bags. This minsitry was expanded in a major way when Hilltop sent a medical mission team to Sierra Leone.
David & Shannon Gorans: Our Hilltop GBGM Covenants with Missionaries to Lviv, Ukraine