Wilder Elementary School Education Partnership

 While we cannot volunteer in person at this time, we can still support our local education partner, Wilder Elementary School, in other ways.  We have set up a book drive for Wilder at Books A Million! in the Sumter Mall.  While you are out doing your Christmas...

Christmas Eve at Trinity UMC

Over 2,000 years ago, Jesus Christ was born. Christ came into the world in far less than idealcircumstances in the geographic, political, and social backwater of the world. We have normalized his birth circumstances over the millennia, making smooth the sharp and...

Operation Christmas Child

THANK YOU to all who helped pack Operation Christmas Child boxes this year.  We were a small part of the Sumter Community packing 7,000 boxes this year! Dear TUMC, We are participating in Operation Christmas Child again this year but as with all things it will look...

Day 8 – Saturday, March 14th

A point of view from Mitch Grunsky: Waking up in a nice hotel room was really awesome, but I found myself wishing I was still at the Bethesda Clinic enjoying coffee with my fellow missioners. The outside world was already starting to creep in with talk of “they are...

Day 7 – Friday, March 13th

A point of view from Rick Stone: After a Sunday afternoon of organizing pills into dispensable plastic bags and four days of clinics within one to two hours of Quetzaltenango, commonly called Xela (“Shay’-la), today was our day to see a little of Guatemala as...