Snyder's United Methodist Church

United Methodist Committee on Relief


The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)

is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to alleviating human suffering around the globe.

UMCOR’s work includes programs and projects in disaster response, health, sustainable agriculture, food security, relief supplies, and more.


The mission of Join Hands is to serve as a contact and support center for persons living in Perry County who are seeking assistance with daily living concerns. 


Services include:

 Guidance ,  Financial planning ,“Where to turn” referrals ,  Links to pastoral counseling and church affiliation ,Limited direct financial assistance, Helping persons fill a spiritual void and helping maintain or achieve independence. ,  Direct one-on-one mentoring ,  Life skill support ,  Decision making ,Financial planning ,  Medical and work transportation ,  Emergency heat response ,  Short notice childcare ,  Moving assistance ,  Automobile repair Ÿ Free furniture/household items/clothing Ÿ Back to school and holiday assistance ,

 Volunteer opportunities Join Hands Ministry is provided as a contact and support center for persons living in Perry County who are seeking assistance with daily living concerns.

Referrals are accepted from all sources (churches, agencies, individuals) with no referral restrictions beyond Perry County residency.

Volunteers are always needed. If you have a skill that you could share with those in need, please contact Join Hands.

If you know of a person or persons who could use the services offered by Join Hands Ministry, please share this information with them.

Join Hands Ministry

51 South Church Street

 New Bloomfield, PA 17068

 (717) 582-7844

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Operation Christmas Child brings good news and great joy through the power of a simple gift. What goes into a shoebox is fun, but what comes out is eternal. As children receive gift-filled shoeboxes they hear the Gospel. You can have a role in reaching millions of children with God’s love by supporting this project of Samaritan’s Purse.  


Welcome to the Food Bank of Perry County

The Perry County Food Bank is a collaborative venture of the Perry County Commissioners and JOIN HANDS Ministry,

New Bloomfield. Hours

The Food Bank operates on the following schedule:


Food Distribution Hours: • Monday and Wednesday – 8:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. • Friday morning – 8:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Office Hours for inquiries and receiving food donations:

Monday and Wednesday -8 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Friday – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

No appointments are necessary during the hours posted above – we serve on a “first come first served basis” – if someone is a new client, we ask that they identify themselves so we can start them on brief paperwork shortly after they arrive. If they want to call to see how busy we are that is fine.


The Mission Statement Of The United Methodists


Mission Statement of The United Methodist Church


The mission of the United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.


Three Wesleyan Rules:


"Do no harm, do good, and stay in love with God"






World Vision

P.O. Box 9716

Federal Way, WA 98063