Community Outreach

As disciples of Jesus Christ, we are committed to serving our neighbors both in Kalamazoo and around the world.

The focus on social justice is real and a part of this church’s DNA.

Sue Ellen

Cell Phone Ministry

This ministry provides quality cell phones with one-year of service (minutes, text and data) to underserved families in the Kalamazoo community.

Costa Rica Adult Mission Trip

This mission trip is a week of service at the United Methodist Children’s Home in Coronado, Costa Rica.

Dream Keepers

This fund supports First Church’s commitment to work with community partners to provide affordable housing in Kalamazoo.

First Stitchers

This group creates handmade blankets, mini quilts, pillowcases, hats and mittens for local ministries.

Food Pantry

Our church building houses a location that partners with the Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry network.

Helping Our Neighbors

This ministry assists people facing eviction.

Justice For Our Neighbors

This office offers high quality, affordable legal services to immigrants in our community.


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