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Creation Care Ministry

Serving God by participating in these annual and on-going creation-respecting events. Find current, more detailed information on the SUMC Church Calendar.

February-Light Bulb Recycling Drive
  • Collect all kinds of light bulbs (florescent tubes, CFLs, incandescent, LEDs, Halogen, Christmas lights)-deliver to Lowe's and Computer Recycling Center
     
April-Creation Care-themed Sunday Worship Service
-Annual Electronics and Appliances Recycling Drive​
  • Collect all kinds of electronics, appliances, rechargeable battery packs, small batteries, cords, CDs/DVDs, and pristine EPS foam packaging blocks and coolers-Meredith Recycling, Montrose, MO, picks up most items, we deliver some items to Computer Recycling Center in Springfield and Foam Fabricators in El Dorado Springs.
May-UMW Rummage Sale, Recycling
  • Collect corrugated cardboard boxes, paper, and glass-deliver to city recycling center
  • Collect unsold electronics, DVDs, etc.-deliver to Computer Recycling Center
  • Collect Coffee grounds for composting
  • Recycle other odds and ends
August-Back to School Fair, Recycling
  • Collect plastic water bottles and school supply packaging wast for recycling-deliver to city recycling center and other places that accept items collected
 
-School Staff Appreciation Breakfast
  • Wash Dishes to keep disposable tableware out of landfill
September-Black Walnut Festival, Recycling
  • Collect plastic bottles and aluminum cans-deliver to city recycling center and United Methodist Men's aluminum recycling bins.
October-UMW Rummage Sale, Recycling
  • Collect corrugated cardboard boxes, paper, and glass-deliver to city recycling center
  • Collect unsold electronics, DVDs, etc.-deliver to Computer Recycling Center
  • Collect Coffee grounds for composting
  • Recycle other odds and ends
Ongoing activities
  • Victory Pollinator Garden-on church grounds in progress
  • Denim Recycling-in partnership with Stockton Area Ministerial Alliance Thrift Ship
Learn more about Creation Care Ministry Here
-Creation Care Ministry Leader: Cheryl Y. Marcum, commissioned United Methodist Earth Keeper renew.creation@gmail.com