Outreach & Missions

Some of the ways we “Go” to share the good news by our actions include our:

If you would like to volunteer for any of our programs, please contact us.


The South Shore UMC Food Pantry serves individuals living in the boundaries of 71st Street /North, 83rd Street/ South, Stony Island/West, and the Lake/East (Fridays, 5:00pm-7:00pm). The entrance to the building for this ministry is on the 74th street side of the building.

An official I.D. with current address must be presented at the time of entry.

GED Classes, collaborative partnership with Kennedy King College (Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:00am-1:00pm)


Girl Scouts meet every 1st and 3rd Friday of the Month at 5:30pm; Cubs and Boy Scouts meet every Friday at 6:00pm


The Safe Haven After School or School Break Programs: Registration is required:  Call church office for more information. Most of these programs utilize our spacious gym—a big hit with the kids!

South Shore UM Head Start & Child Care Center, a Henry Booth House affiliate (Monday – Friday 7:00am- 6:00pm)

Kairos Prison Ministry (selected weekends for training and visiting state prisons along with opportunities to bake cookies, send cards and crafts to prison residents)