Serve With Parkwood United Methodist Church
Durham CROP Hunger Walk
For 42 years Parkwood United Methodist Church has been CROP Walking to end hunger worldwide and in Durham. We are one of the top small congregations in the third largest walk in the country. In the just the last ten years Parkwood UMC has raised more than $31,000 to fight hunger.
Parkwood United Methodist Church is an active participant in DCIA. DCIA strives to increase understanding between faiths and to create organizations needed to make Durham a better place to live such as Urban Ministries of Durham, Meals on Wheels, and Partners for Youth Opportunity.
Parkwood United Methodist Church supports PYO which helps at-risk teens finish high school and continue to college or trade school.
Helping those recovering from addiction.
Parkwood United Methodist Church has a long standing relationship with UMD. Donations of food and clothing are collected and delivered regularly. Egg drives are conducted quarterly as well as, various special needs drives. Monetary donations are included in the church budget. Both the UMW and Youth have done special projects to provide new socks and underwear, hygiene kits and casseroles for the Food Pantry. PUMC volunteers work in the Clothes Closet and Food Pantry every third and fi fth Thursday mornings. Volunteers also serve breakfast in the Community Café every fourth Saturday of the odd numbered months.
Partnership with Parkwood Elementary School
Parkwood UMC has a partnership with Parkwood Elementary School to help in the following areas: school supplies, weekly backpack food distribution, summer food program and monthly food give away program. School supply drives are held in the Fall, Mid-Winter and Spring of the school year. Volunteers from Parkwood UMC help with the various food distribution programs.