3 Ways to Serve

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1. Sign up for a Fuller Build
The Fuller Center NWLA works in collaboration with service-oriented organizations and countless volunteers to build and repair homes.
First UMC, Shreveport partners with The Fuller Center for Housing each year with funding and teams.
Sign up now to join in the excitement of changing our community and changing lives! Be a part of building a home for those in our very own neighborhood.
We’re celebrating 10 years of “building houses and changing communities.”
There are many ways to be a part of this great local mission outreach. Contact Michelle Osborn at
michelle@fumcshreveport.org or go to www.fullercenternwla.orgfor more information.

2. Partner with Global Missions
First UMC, Shreveport partners with several missionaries throughout the world. Our goal is to invest in missionaries who are on the ground day in and day out to serve the needs of their communities. Our church resources the missionaries and their projects through prayer, giving, and sending teams to supplement work projects.
We support seven missionary families in five different countries including Ecuador, Costa Rica, Haiti, Russia, and Uganda:
Please pray for our missionaries:

  • Wil & Yolanda Bailey
  • Jeremy & Tamara Boone
  • Dr. Roberto & Monica Contreras
  • Lauren Blanco
  • William Nsubuga
  • Rev. Olga Kotsuba
  • Pastor Dieuseul & Neemy Mongerard

If you have any questions at all or would like to talk to someone about your unique gifts and how they can be used in Global Missions, don’t hesitate to contact Ashley Goad at 318.424.7771 or by email at agoad@fumcshreveport.org.

3. Sponsor a Child
If you’ve spent one minute with Ashley Goad, you know her heart’s in Haiti. The children at Darivager Orphanage hold a special place in Ashley’s heart and she would support them all if it were possible. You can help make sure each child knows they have family here at First UMC. By sending letters, praying, and supporting financially, the children at Darivager who Ashley visits throughout the year will be afforded opportunities they wouldn’t otherwise. With the help of our sponsorship, they receive food, education and essentials for everyday life. The smiles on their faces when they open letters they receive from First UMC are priceless. If you would like to sponsor a child, just let Ashley know. You can email her at agoad@fumcshreveport.orgor call 424-7771.