Global & Local Missions

Equip the Church. Engage the Lost. Embrace the Nations.

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God is moving around the world

Reach the lost through short and long-term missions, globally and locally. There are many ways to get involved—from serving on a trip, to volunteering with local ministries, to praying for those going.

View the incredible stories of how God is using the Johnson Ferry family around the world. If you have any questions, contact Global Ministries.


  • Gospel Conversations Training
  • Perspectives Class
  • Summer Lunches
  • Feed My Starving Children
  • Giving Opportunities: Angel Tree and Operation Christmas Child
Registration List

How Can I Serve Locally?

  • MUST Summer Lunch Program

    Each summer volunteers pack and deliver thousands of lunches to a local apartment complex. Sign-up to help make lunches on Mondays and Wednesdays and/or deliver lunches daily. Online registration opens mid-May.


    Each spring volunteers spread out across the city and love on local schools and ministry partners. Opportunities to serve include landscaping, sorting clothing/food, planting gardens, painting and more during the week-long event. Sign-up with your Sunday Bible Study or online when registration opens.

  • Neighboring Brochure

    Looking for ideas to create community and connection in your neighborhood? Download the Welcome to the Neighborhood resource.

  • New Neighbor Bags

    Being new to the neighborhood can be a stressful time. Pick-up a New Neighbor Bag and deliver to a new neighbor to begin the welcoming process. Bags are available Monday—Friday at the North Main Atrium Welcome Desk.

  • Opening Our Doors

    Partnership with Mt. Bethel UMC to become emergency shelters in times of extreme cold. Sign-up to be notified to help with meals, set-up, break-down and more. Decisions are made by 11 a.m. the day of each event.

  • Pray 4 Every Home

    Join Pray4EveryHome and receive daily emails with names of your neighbors to pray for that day. Prayer is a great first step in loving your neighbor.

  • Neighborhood Bible Study 2GO

    The Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20) is to be carried out by everyone everywhere. Take advantage of free resources for developing Neighborhood Bible Studies and simple tools to study the Bible, make disciples, and reach the world for Christ. Neighborhood Bible Study 2GO

  • Gospel Conversations

    What if evangelism were as simple as taking everyday conversations and pointing them to Christ in an encouraging and winsome way? Join one of several workshops offered throughout the year, or access online resources, to learn how to transition everyday conversations into Gospel Conversations.

Serve Local Ministry Partners

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