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Global Impact Celebration

Commemorating how Matthews UMC serves in missions while offering our life and faith commitments to God.


2024 Focus: Hope

Global Impact shares an annual celebration with our impact for missions around the globe. Be part of these special Sundays with events and guest speakers in worship.

"May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in faith so that you overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." - Romans 15:13 CEB

2024 Global Impact Celebration Partner Interviews in Worship

Global Impact Commitment Sunday & Roof Above Interview in Worship
Interview with Common Heart, Charlotte Rescue Mission & Wings of Hope
Interview with South American Mission, The Males Place & Greenway Park Elementary
Interview with Blessed Assurance Adult Daycare, Brave Step & Zoe Empowers
Mark your calendars for 2025! The Global Impact Missions Celebration will be February 16 & 23 with Commitment Sunday on March 2, 2025.

2024 Global Impact Celebration Schedule

February 3
Men's Breakfast 
Special Guest Speaker: Amy Carr, Executive Director at Matthews Free Medical Clinic, Global Impact Partner at 7:30 am in The Commons. Matthews Free Medical Clinic provides quality healthcare to low income, uninsured patients of Matthews, NC and surrounding areas, including Mecklenburg and Union counties, at no cost. Here is a quote from a patient: "The Matthews Free Medical Clinic saved my life. I had no job and no insurance and I knew something was seriously wrong with me. After my initial visit, they found I had severe Diabetes and high blood pressure. I wouldn't have known without them." -James

Operation Saturday Serve
Make 1,000 sandwiches in The Commons starting at 10:00 am.

February 4
Missions Partners in Worship & Mission Fair
Hear from Local, Regional & International Mission Partners in worship (different panelists in each service - see video recordings above). Stop by the Missions Fair between services in The Commons from 9:00 am - 12:15 pm. Representatives from the organizations will be available to connect you with serving opportunities.

February 11
Faith & Life Commitment Sunday
Liz Clasen-Kelly, CEO of Roof Above speaks in worship with Pastor Chuck.

This date also marks the opportunity for the congregation to make an annual commitment to a life of missions and service as we place our completed Faith & Life Commitment cards at the altar together. Please prayerfully consider the commitment you will make to support Global Impact Missions in 2024. Cards are mailed to homes and are available at the Welcome Center. A pledge can also be submitted online for Global Impact through our secure Realm portal.

2023 Global Impact Celebration Worship Messages

Global Impact Celebration Sundays kicked off February 5, 2023, with Rev. Gaston Warner from Zoe Empowers. Our mission partners were featured as panelists in services on February 12, and we culminated the series on February 19 with a message of Transformation from Pastor Chuck Wilson. Highlighted services:
Beyond the Walls - Global Impact | Global Impact Celebration


*Please note: Select Global Impact Fund When Making a Contribution