The United Methodist Inner City Mission serves the greater Oakdale-Maysville community through a Christ centered, holistic ministry. There are a wide range of programs that are provided in a safe, loving and secure environment for people of all ages, regardless of race, religion or creed.
The ministries include / recreation, enrichment and educational programs for youth and seniors, emergency services for families in crisis, safe evening shelter for homeless single women through McKemie Place and community development for Oakdale-Maysville residents.
The Mission administers programs that address the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the community: As our hands reach out, we see the face of God – in the faces of those we serve.
The Mission Is About:
Hope and change by giving children, youth and families the help they need to improve their lives. Celebrating the lives of senior citizens by providing daily activities, special trips, lunches and transportation to medical appointments and shopping.
Providing opportunities for volunteers to share in this ministry “to bring Good News to the poor,” Luke 4:18
Dauphin Way makes a financial pledge to the Mission. Each year we collect money to provide Thanksgiving turkeys for the family of the Inner City Mission neighborhoods. Dauphin Way members help with the upkeep of the Mission building during assigned work days and help serve meals at McKemie Place. We take part in the yearly golf tournament to help raise money to support the Mission. The contact person for this ministry is Dr. Richard Cross; Dauphin Way church has several members who work on the Board of the Inner City Mission. Those working with the Mission board are Marvin Whitley, Sam Russ, Jim Bell, and Harry Wilbur. Dauphin Way’s staff contact is Kathy Jorgensen.