Acton believes and practices in Risk Taking Mission & Service.    There are different opportunities to give and serve.  Explore what we are involved in and see if you want to join us in the journey.  Our Mission Team meets each month on the fourth Thursday at 6:00pm.

God's Bounty is a local food pantry that serves Franklin Township and is open on Thursdays.   The food pantry is a collaboration of the Franklin Township Ministerial Association.   Throughout the year we collect food for God's Bounty.  We also serve the second Thursday each month at the pantry.  Click here to volunteer.  (Charlie Walters, Mary Jo Ensch, or Gayle Kerns) 

The Brightwood Community Center is a nonprofit organization, compassionately dedicated to building stronger families and vibrant communities in the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood.  Our loose change and $1 collection on Sundays go to Brightwood Community Center in March, June, September and December. (Bruce McKay)

Fletcher Place Community Center exists to break the cycle of poverty through hope, compassion, and renewal. We compassionately provide programs to ease the burden of low to moderate income individuals who struggle with life’s basic needs.  Our loose change and $1 collection on Sundays go to Fletcher Place Community Center in February, May, August, and November.  In November, we also collect needed items for their Christmas Event. (Barb Wiley)

  Our neighbors on the near eastside of Indianapolis live on the edge of crisis. Shepherd works to build assets into people’s lives so they can break the bonds of generational poverty. By fighting systemic causes and serving with life-long, relationship-based care, Shepherd makes a difference — physically, socially, and spiritually.  Our loose change and $1 collection on Sundays go to Shepherds Community Center in January, April, July, and October.

  Roberts Park UMC provides a free "to go" sack meal on Sunday afternoons for their neighborhood.  We prepare and assembly the sack lunches and help distribute them.  We work on four different Sundays through the year including Christmas Day.  (Bruce McKay)  

Acton has a spring and fall blood drive each year, donating enough blood to save over 100 lives.  You can sign up to donate online through Versiti.  (Susan French)

The United Methodsit Commitee on Relief (UMCOR) is the humanitarian relief and development arm of The United Methodist Church.  They assists United Methodists and churches to become involved globally in direct ministry to persons in need. UMCOR works with vulnerable communities to strengthen self-sufficiency and encourage partnerships and they respond to U.S. and international disasters, address diseases of poverty, minister to refugees and immigrants, provide clean water and actively work to reduce hunger.  Through out the year and during disasters, Acton supports UMCOR.

Amazing Missions

Acton maintains a designated financial fund called the Amazing Mission Fund.  Our Missions Team uses these monies to support our various missions throughout the year.