For more information on any of these ministries,
contact the Luminary office at (865) 376-7040.
Provides Christmas gifts for area children. (Registration required and coordinated with other area providers.)
Provides backpacks filled with school supplies to schools in the Midway community and Meigs County.
Our clothing and food ministries are open from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, providing good quality clothing and food for free to people in need. Enter through the rear of the church building and make your way to our second floor; church staff will be glad to guide you. We also accept donations of clean, wearable clothing and non-perishable food items during regular office hours. (Please be sure food items are not expired.)
Aid for utilities, rent, gas and other pressing financial needs are provided for those willing to undergo a short screening process.
Furniture and Household Goods
Provides furniture and household goods to families in need, including furnishings for an entire house after a fire.
Habitat for Humanity
Luminary UMC regularly fields teams to help with construction of homes for poor families. For more information about how to get involved, call the church office at (865) 376-7040.
Holiday Food Baskets
Provides food for holiday meals. (Pre-registration in the fall required.)
Located alongside our Clothes Closet is our Pet Pantry, where we make available dry dog and cat food for low-income families with pets. We also accept donations of dry dog food, dry cat food, and pet food containers, as well as money in support of this outreach effort.