United Methodist Social Services (UMSS) is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in June, 2001 by the congregation of Bishop United Methodist Church.  UMSS was created to “provide services that address the expressed temporal needs and concerns of the people … that are not adequately met through existing structures.
To learn more about UMSS you can go directly to their website by clicking here.
The United Methodist Social Services (UMSS) currently offers the following programs/services:

Soup Kitchen & Shower Ministry – Providing nourishment for the body and spirit

The Friendship Center – Providing respite care for those struggling with Alzheimer’s and dementia

Spirit of Recovery – Providing support and spiritual counsel for those recovering with addiction

Project for Independent Living  Providing resources for independent living for those with disabilities

Friends of the Eastern Sierra Gardens – Creating a healthier community by encouraging, training, and enabling persons to grow their own fresh produce.

Overflow Blessings – Supporting the ministries of UMSS through the sharing of excess craft supplies.