There are many organizations that provide opportunities for you to share your time, talent and financial resources. They range from local organizations to world-wide. You are encouraged to explore these organizations and find YOUR mission.

If you want a resource added to this list or if you determine a link to be in error, please contact David Roderick ( or any member of the missions team. If you want your name listed as a local contact for the organization you can also contact David.

Facebook Links

In most cases a link to the organizations website and Facebook page are provided. If a Facebook link is provided, it will always be indicated by ‘(Facebook)‘. In most cases you must be signed in to Facebook in order to use the Facebook link.

Local Contacts

Some entries will include the name of members of the Troy UMC congregation involved with the organization. They have indicated a willingness to share their experience and assist in introducing others to the organization. If you want to connect with them and do not know them, please contact David Roderick ( In the interest of privacy we do not publish personal phone numbers or email addresses.

Local Food Pantries

Visit these the site in your community to discover current needs and volunteer opportunities.

Family and Social Services

Summer Lunch Programs

These programs provide lunch during the summer months to school-age children that participate in subsidized lunch programs during the school year.

  • Troy Summer Lunch Program (contact David Roderick) – This program was started by the churches in Troy to serve residents of Troy.
  • TWIGS (on the web) – This program was started in Granite City and has expanded to include many area communities. (contact: Gerry Augustine)

Regional Missions

National Missions

International Missions

Other Missions

Other Resources

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