Community Outreach


Moss Bluff UMC participates in many different ministries in the community.  

Backpack Blessings Ministry: In partnership with Moss Bluff Elementary, Moss Bluff Middle School, and Gillis Elementray we provide food for families with school aged children who struggle to have a hot meal on the weekends. 

Needed Items Include:

Individual cereal boxes
Pop Tarts
Chicken noodle soup
Vienna sausages
Beanee Weenees
Chef Boyardee pasta (7.5oz)
Individual salty snacks (excluding chips)
Pudding cups
Fruit cups
Individual bags of cookies
Yoo Hoo Boxes (6.5oz)
Fruit Juice boxes

Please bring items to Moss Bluff UMC at 735 Sam Houston Jones Parkway, Lake Charles La 70611

If you’d like to volunteer your time please
call Sandy Duhon at (337)515-9341

Westlake Food Pantry:  We are excited to be renewing our partnership with the wonderful folks at Westlake UMC through their food pantry ministry. You can participate in the mission of this ministry by donating:
Peanut Butter
Tuna Fish
Canned Veggies
Grits & Oatmeal
Vienna Sausage.
You can bring all donations to the MBUMC church office.
Additionally, you can volunteer during food pantry distribution hours Mondays & Fridays 9:30-10:30am; Wednesdays 5:00-6:00pm.
The pantry is located at 704 Johnson St. Westlake, LA 70669.
Moss Bluff Thrift Shop: After a long hiatus, we are excited to say that the Moss Bluff Thrift Shop is hosting a sale Friday, November 5 and Saturday, October 6. Sale hours will be 7:30am-11:30am both days. Volunteers are needed to assist during the sale, if you are interested in helping out simply show up and lend a hand. We will also need additional assistance as we continue to re-launch this ministry. If you are interested in participating in this vital community outreach or have any questions about it please call the church office.

PLEASE NOTE: No donations are being accepted by the Thrift Shop at this time.