missions (Go)

We are called to GO into all the world, open to the power of the Holy Spirit flowing through everything we do so that we may be people sharing the good news of abundant life in Christ by loving our neighbors (Matthew 28.19-20). Click on the links to learn more about the different ways Benson Memorial UMC is active in our community and world.

Congregations for Children (C4C)

Members of Benson Memorial regularly serve as reading tutors and lunchroom monitors at Jeffreys Grove Elementary School. If you're interested in serving or you would like more information, email Billie Carson.

Family Promise (Formerly WIHN)

Once every quarter, we host homeless families on our campus for one week. If you are interested in making meals, providing transportation, being a nurse on call, or spending the night, please contact Phil Cervi.

Hinton Rural Life Center

We make an annual, midsummer trip to do home repairs through the Hinton Rural Life Center in Western North Carolina. For more information, email Cindy.

Good Neighbor Ministry

Our Good Neighbor Ministry organizes response to emergency and crisis situations resulting from accidents and natural disasters.

NC Correctional Institution for Women

Once every quarter, we schedule visits for singing and fellowship with expectant mothers at the NCCIW. Call Pat Lee at 919.787.9406 for more information.

North Raleigh Ministry

North Raleigh Ministry provides food for needy families in the North Raleigh area. If you would like to volunteer, call Jo Balcombe at 919.676.2279.

Step Up Ministry

Once every month, we provide bag lunches for program participants as they re-enter the workforce. Contact Kay Ellis at 919.606.3840 for more information. To learn more about Step-Up Ministry, click here to visit their website.

For more information on any of these programs or for more service opportunities, send an email to Ginny, our Missions Chairperson.