BUILDING LIVES & A COMMUNITY AROUND CHRIST
The First Sunday of the month, the men of the church sponsor a fellowship breakfast for the community. The purpose of the event is to engage in dialogue that leads to actions to improve the community. Breakfast and dialogue take place from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Still in Development but will ready in October/November STAY TUNED. We average about 10 individuals on Sundays as of September 1, 2016.
The Scholarship Committee seeks to cultivate lifelong learning by supporting the development of our young people to become spiritually mature, service-oriented leaders who are committed to serving both their church and their community in order to transform society.
The Scholarship Committee obtains financial support from Ames membership and fundraising activities in Harford County. Fundraising activities include, a Fundraising Letter and Pledge Envelop Campaign, hosting the Gospel Comedy Dinner Theatre and Art Auction in 2007, a Bowl-A-Ton and a Valentine’s Day Dinner. Click here to learn more.
Children & Youth Ministries
Health & Wellness Ministries
Your body is dwelling place of the Holy Spirit. Having an unhealthy can lead to unhealthy thoughts and take you focus off of God’s plans and purpose for your life.
The Health & Welfare Ministry provides health education, health literacy, healthy nutrition and health awareness and can have a direct impact on the health of the church and the disparities that exist amongst children of God.
Our VISION / MISSION: To provide encouragement, nurture and support for the entire congregation with emphasis on growing relationships, new believers, and discipleship.
GOAL: Maintain church membership at 85-90%
PSM PURPOSE: To Worship and to Serve God through sign language and music accompaniments. MINISTRY GOALS: We set a goal of two community outreach events each year. In addition to our scheduled 3rd Sundays of ministry to Ames, we will minister for in- home visits as well. Some of our musical accompaniment include "Worth Fighting For" by Brian Courtney Wilson and "Bless Me" by JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise.
The Praise Sign Ministry does not call members for this ministry. It is our Lord, Jesus Christ, who chooses his disciples for this ministry.
AMES Praise Sign Ministry (PSM)
For 8 years we have sponsored a 5K race to raise funds and to aid the homeless community in Harford County. We raised thousands of dollars with over 30 sponsors over the years.
Racing to Feed the Hungry - May 2018
We meet to provide an outing amongst the 65+ community. Activities include movies, luncheons, community college activities, etc. We also share resources needed for the 65+ community, including Bible Study, Basic Bible Study Literacy and Guest speakers on grieving, caregiving, advance directives, dealing with illness etc.
Our United Methodist Women shall be a community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative, supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.
Our Mission is providing opportunities to grow spiritually; Equipping women & girls to be leaders; Providing transformative educational experiences; Organizing for growth & flexibility; and working for justice through service and advocacy.
The ministry of men in the local church is defined as a core group of men, partnering with their pastor, to invite and initiate spiritual growth opportunities for all men of the church. To offer opportunities to grow through prayer groups, missions, Bible studies, retreats, workshops, seminars, small groups in the Wesleyan tradition, leading and participating on committees, teaching Sunday school classes, youth ministries, mentoring and assisting in leading worship service.
Still in development, STAY TUNED.