Roscoe United Methodist Church is actively involved in
missions in the Rockford metropolitan area. Roscoe Methodist members strive to
be Jesus' hands and feet in our world today.
- Food is collected for Old Stone Food Pantry which serves our neighbors.
- Four or five times a year members donate food for and serve lunch at the Emmanuel Episcopal Soup Kitchen in Rockford.
- Several times a year Roscoe Methodist makes sack lunches and leads a chapel service at Rockford Rescue Mission.
- Rockford Urban Ministries, Habitat For Humanity, Backpack Ministry, Project 16:49, Caritas (Beloit, Wi), Carpenter's Place, Salvation Army, State and National Missions, Camp Reynoldswood and Wesley Woods Camp are also beneficiaries of Roscoe Methodist Missions.
- Loose coins are collected from the offering and given to 12 local and world missions throughout the year.
- Annual Mission trips are the highlight of many members' summer. Groups travel to a selected area where they stay for a week and work on a variety of projects to improve the lives of those in need.
- Roscoe Methodist is a participant in the Northern Illinois Food Bank's Backpack program, providing weekend meals for our local hungry children.
- Roscoe Methodist tutors students weekly at two Rockford Public Schools to give our local students the skills and confidence to become successful in life.
- Annual Angel Trees are a highlight of the Christmas season at Roscoe Methodist, providing gifts for five different local organizations serving low-income neighbors.