midwest mission collections & ingatherinGs

Midwest Mission is collaborating with fellow Midwest Region Conferences for yearly Mission Collections. These collections will help us secure the needed supplies for our Midwest Mission Kits that we disburse around the world and around the corner to all those in need during a crisis. 


Collection Dates: Now- September 20th

Drop-Off Locations:

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) and the Midwest Mission Distribution Center have put out an urgent call for Cleaning Kits (formerly called Flood Buckets) and other items in response to hurricanes in Louisiana and Haiti. Please call and drop off supplies at these churches by Monday, September 20.

  • Blue Earth: Hope UMC, 12080 - 380th Ave., Blue Earth, MN  218-251-1939
  • Brainerd: Park UMC, 315 N. 6th St., Brainerd, MN  218-829-4116
  • Chatfield UMC, 124 Winona St. SE, Chatfield, MN  507-923-1097
  • Coon Rapids UMC, 10506 Hanson Blvd. NW, Coon Rapids, MN 763-755-6990

Contact: Church Office (Pastor Lee Miller)

Phone: 507.526.2144

Email: hopeumc@bevcomm.net

Collection Flyer


Ingathering Date: November 6, 2021

Here is the Ingathering Flyer to see what kits the Iowa Ingathering team have chosen to help support those that Midwest Missions serves.  

To learn more please go to the Iowa Conference Ingathering Website HERE


You may drop off at the site of your choice. 

Sites are not by districts; go where it’s convenient. 

ALL boxes will go directly into the trucks; no repacking. 

Be sure every box is taped closed, top and bottom, when you leave home.

Cedar Falls
First UMC, 718 Clay St. Coordinator - Jan Benson jbenson@cfu.net 319-269-2211



St Paul’s UMC, 531 W Main St. Coordinator - Sally Wilkie sswilkie@netins.net 712-437-2519


Greenfield UMC, 108 SW 5th St. Coordinator - Marilyn Schirman marilynschirman@gmail.com 515-490-9688

Mount Pleasant 

First UMC, 309 N. Main Coordinator - Judy Brotherton judyb@machlink.com 563-264-5372

Webster City 

Asbury UMC, 921 Des Moines St. Coordinator - Tami Hejlik
Tami.hejlik@gmail.com 515-571-7858

East Ohio 2021 Collection Tour

Mission Collection Dates are November 29- December 5th, 2021

Contact Melanie Thomas if you have any questions at mthomas@eocumc.com or 330.499.3972


There are many nondenominational organizations that vie for our attention during this time of year. While their

intentions may be good, East Ohio Missions seeks to develop relationships and partnerships that are healthy

and seek justice for the recipients. Giving through the Midwest Mission Distribution Center (MMDC) is an opportunity within our UMC connection to give in healthy and appropriate

ways. We are encouraging all East Ohio congregations to collect items for MMDC, then bring to the drop-off

site closest to you the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 5. MMDC will be driving through the conference later that week

to pick up the items collected at each site. All items have been requested by the receiving mission sites.

MMDC seeks to advocate and empower their mission partners.

MMDC is also one of our Conference Advances. If you would like to send a financial donation, you can give

online and choose Fund 9944 or send a check with “9944 MMDC Christmas” in the memo. The sites will NOT be

taking monetary donations. More details on https://www.eocumc.com/donate/index.html

Together, let’s reconsider what God’s generosity can look like during

this Thanksgiving, Advent and Christmas season!