Simple Ways You Can Get Involved
Our work is a ministry. Pray for the children and families for whom we care. Pray for our staff. Pray for inspired hearts, informed minds and strong commitment to serve.
Volunteer opportunities on campus (ex. hosting parties for LMCH youth): Contact DeNeise Barlow, (318) 255-5020. Volunteer opportunities at The OWL (ex. Nomad work camps): Contact the OWL Center at (318) 777-3460. To help with Public Relations (ex. mailings, conducting tours): Contact Jane Ellen Boothe at (318) 242-4638.
Mother's Day Offering
Help LMCH promote this offering by encouraging others to participate. For more information, contact the Development Center at (318) 255-5575. This is the only offering of the year for LMCH.
Become an Angel Tree participant by having a special Christmas tree at your church. LMCH will provide "wish cards" including sex and age of the youth and a recommended gift. For more information, contact the Development Center at (318) 255-5575.
Christmas Card Program
Honor friends, families and business associates during the holidays with a gift to help care for the children. Send LMCH your Christmas list with a donation, and we will send a personalized Christmas Card to each honoree signing your name as you indicate. For more information contact the Development Center at (318) 255-5575.
Share an LMCH "Success Story" during a sermon
If you have read or heard of a success story about one of our youth, let everyone know about it. For more information, contact the Development Center at (318) 255-5575.
Hold a FUN-raiser
Have proceeds from a garage sale or a dinner go to Louisiana Methodist Children's Home. Baked potato or spaghetti luncheons are always a success. For more information, contact the Development Center at (318) 255-5575.
Become a Local Church Representative (LCR)
Local Church Representatives serve as liaisons between your church and the Home helping to strengthen the relationship between the two. For more information, contact the Development Center at (318) 255-5575 or 1 (866) 255-5830 or click here to learn more about becoming a Local Church Representative.
Donations include honorariums, memorials, undesignated gifts, wills and bequest or gifts designated for any other program offered on campus. Send donations to Louisiana Methodist Children's Home, P. O. Box 929, Ruston, LA 71273-0929.
If you have questions or wish to talk about contributing, call (318) 255-5575.
Spread the Word!
Educate others of the Louisiana Methodist Children's Home ministry.