Missions Here and Beyond

Owl Reading Program

Reaching out to our Community

Puerto Rico Mission

Hurricane Relief

Community First Village

Reaching out to the needy

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Brunch at Open Door

Join us as we serve breakfast at Open Door,located at University UMC.

Families are welcome, but children must be 6 or older.

Come help to prepare and serve breakfast to the homeless and assist in cleaning up after the meal.


Next Volunteer Opportunity

March 21, 2020



Central Texas Food Bank

Join us as we inspect, sort, clean, box and prepare donations for distribution to those in Central Texas who are in need!

Families are welcome, but children must be 8 or older.

Closed toed shoes and shirts with sleeves are required.

Next Volunteer Opportunity

February 29, 2020


To sign up, click HERE

Contact Rachel Bond at rachelbbond@yahoo.com or call 512-785-5436 if you need assistance signing up or have questions.

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Community First! Village

Worship and help feed the congregation at Community First! Village, Austin's nationally recognized micro-housing development for the formerly homeless.

Families are welcome to volunteer!

All children and youth under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent.

Next Volunteer Opportunity

March 8, 2020 

4:00-7:30 pm

Carpools will leave the church at 4:00pm.

Sign up in the lobby.

For more information, contact Jackie Gardner at 512-925-4926.



Texas Ramp Build

Have you ever changed a person’s life in a single day?

You can by helping to build a ramp for a disabled person who cannot afford to purchase one!

In just a few hours, we will give someone the freedom to leave their home again!

Next Volunteer Opportunity

February 15. 2020

A sign up sheet is available in the Narthex if you would like to participate.

If you have questions, please contact Dee Susong at lolabeetle@gmail.com.


Missions Resouce Team & Missions Beyond Austin

In the parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10: 25-37), the neighbor crosses the road to render aid. Likewise, Northwest Hills UMC provides opportunities to go out and serve our neighbors in significant, multi-day projects.

In 2019, we provided hurricane relief to families in Victoria, Texas and in Puerto Rico.

Victoria, Texas

  • Painting
  • Carpentry
  • Sheet Rock Removal and Replacement
  • Debris Clean Up

Arecibo, Puerto Rico

  • Roof Construction
  • Tile Installation
  • Painting
  • Hardware Installation
  • Debris Removal

Plans for 2020 include a return trip to Puerto Rico.

For more information on upcoming trips, contact Dee Susong (lolabeetle@gmail.com) or Jackie Gardner (jackiegillargardner@gmail.com).