Northern Illinois Annual Conference Mission Challenge

Friday, October 9, 2020 - Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Grace UMC is being invited by the Northern Illinois Conference (NIC) to join in this year's Mission Challenge.  Currently, the NIC is collecting Hurricane Relief items for Midwest Mission Distribution Center, and Grace Church is a collection point--how convenient!!! Dates for collection are now until Tuesday, October 20.

The four most urgent needs are laundry detergent, dish soap, household cleaner, and toothpaste.  However, items from the list below are welcome as well. Please place your donations in the receptacle provided inside the Worship Center Doors.

Most Urgent Supply Needs:

· Laundry soap (32- to 64-oz)
· Dish soap (16- to 34-oz)
· Household cleaner - no spray bottles (16- to 40-oz)
· Toothpaste (at least 2.5 oz)
· Hand tools
· Blankets
· Shovels (long handles preferred)

Anyone uncomfortable shopping but still desiring to donate may do so on the Midwest Mission website  ( or by mailing a donation check to Midwest Mission Distribution Center, 1001 Mission Drive, Pawnee, IL 62558.

Contact Gaye Lynn Loufek ( for more information