We commit our time, talent, and financial resources to serving our Lord and Savior by caring for our brothers and sisters in need. Not only will we offer our prayers to them, but we will also endeavor to meet their physical needs. Clothing will be offered through our Clothes Closet, food will be made available through our Food Pantry, and medical care will be provided through our Medical Clinic. To support this effort we seek to involve not only our church body but the entire community in raising the money and supplies necessary for this effort.
The Mission House ministry started in 2004 in a small closet in the First United Methodist Church of Bullard, Texas, by Hazel Mason who was the chairman over the Missions Committee of the church. At that time, food donated by the congregation was distributed to 14 families each month. The Mission House and Mission Clinic grew out of this small ministry. In June of 2006, the ministry moved into a building provided by the church. The ministry included a Food Pantry, Clothes Closet and Medical Clinic. Initially, the Mission Clinic was staffed by one volunteer doctor and one volunteer nurse, and they served 20 families per month. The Mission House, Food Pantry and Clothes Closet, served 90 families per month.
We have no paid staff. Rather, we have a large staff of generous volunteers who provide food, clothing and medical assistance to those in need. The Mission Clinic is operated by 4 MD’s, 2 nurses, and a staff of 8 volunteers. The Mission House ministry is run by 40 volunteers, and countless hours go into the operation of the Food Pantry and Clothes closet each month.
The Mission Clinic provided medical services for over 1400 patients in 2015. The Food Pantry and Clothes Closet served over 2800 families in 2015. The Mission House and Mission Clinic also provides a School Supply Train and Christmas for Children.
President – Hazel Mason
Vice President – Bill Cox
Secretary/Treasurer – Sharon Starwalt
Clinic – Hazel Mason
Food Pantry – Bill Cox
Clothes Closet – Katherine Bunce
Marketing/Fundraising – Sharon Starwalt