"Hebrews 13:16 “Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.”

Local Outreach

Helping Neighbors in our Community

  • Through a partnership with Oakton Elementary and High Schools, we are working to assist a number of needy local students and families, including some who are homeless.

  • Monthly meal preparation and delivery to the Lamb Center in Fairfax, a resource center for the needy and homeless.

  • Ongoing donations of clothing, food and household items to CHO (Committee for Helping Others) in Vienna

  • Backpacks and school supply donations each fall for Rising Hope Mission Church in Alexandria and Northern Virginia Family Services

  • Our Daily Bread (local food pantry)

  • Alternative House (refuge for abused and homeless children and youth)

  • Ongoing donations of food for local hungry children through Marshall Road ES

  • Shepherd’s Center (Support Center for the elderly, located in Oakton)

Global Outreach

Helping Neighbors Overseas

  • STOP HUNGER NOW:  Twice-yearly meal-packaging to aid those in crisis spots throughout the world.  Each event provides at least 10,000 nutritionally balanced meals. 

  • Helping Children Worldwide:  OUMC is among 13 Northern VA churches in partnership to support the Child Rescue Center (a school and orphanage) and Mercy Hospital in Bo, Sierra Leone  

  • Shoebox collection of Christmas goodies for Operation Christmas Child each year in November

  • School, health & layette kits, and Flood Buckets for UMCOR (United Methodist Committee on Relief)

  • Imagine No Malaria (global partnership to stamp out malaria)

  • One Great Hour of Sharing (global disaster relief)