Local Outreach Ministries
Outreach...Touching our City and The World
Did you know that FFMC supports 17 Seattle-based agencies as part of our Local Outreach? Did you know that you could be involved in one of these vital ministries? Check out the City Lights newsletter.
The congregation at FFMC is commited to serving the local and global community by committing resources of people and finances to go to and give assistance for the care of the person and the soul. For volunteer opportunities, call Pastor Bonnie Brann at the church office (206-281-2240).
Service Opportunities through FFMC/ Organizations We Support
FFMC Food Bank
Food donations to Ballard Food Bank and Northwest Harvest. (Some helpful items to donate include oatmeal, whole grain pasta, brown rice, tomato products, canned fruits and vegetables, canned fish and meat, shelf-stable milk, canned stew or chili, baby formula, canned milk, infant cereal and baby food.) Contact Renee Dudley.
Puget Sound Christian Health Clinic
The clinic serves the low-income and uninsured population, providing medical and dental care as well as individual, couples, and family therapy. Contact Rosemary Kneeling or Dr. Esther Henkle.
Serves the homeless youth of our city, providing meals, showers, clothing, laundry, case management, hospital and jail visitations, housing & treatment referrals and counseling. For volunteer training information, contact New Horizons at (206) 374-0866.
Ministry bringing “Christ’s presence to the streets” by clergy walking the streets in the late evening. Operation Nightwatch also provides meals and a referral center for shelters. Contact Reverend Rick Reynolds.
Queen Anne Care Center
FFMC volunteers provide a weekly devotional and musical service for residents on Sunday mornings. Contact Helen Bishop.
Queen Anne Helpline
Local social service agency that provides assistance for Queen Anne residents who are in crisis. Volunteers are needed for phones, special mailing projects and the Christmas tree lot.
Organization helping to keep the “working poor” from becoming homeless and to help the homeless into sustainable long-term housing. Contact Janet at (206) 634-1977 x4.
Thanksgiving Community Dinner
Each Thanksgiving FFMC hosts a free Thanksgiving dinner on the Wednesday prior to Thanksgiving day, for anyone in the community in need of a meal. Contact: Arnie Brann.
The Giving Tree
Each Christmas season, FFMC provides “giving trees” in the foyers that give to organizations and local families in need. Contact Pastor Bonnie.
Union Gospel Mission
Christian mission oversees shelters and meal programs, ministries for youth, education, senior ministries, prison ministries and substance abuse programs.
Rainier Avenue Health and Fitness Center strives to bring holistic health to the community. Urban Impact’s afterschool program offers tutoring , computer training, learning centers and summer day camps. Contact Cheryl Weeks.