Why we serve: Our mission is to be a multicultural Christian community that seeks to welcome and value ALL people through its service and ministry. We exist to serve all people near and far promoting life, unity, and complete joy. We also seek to mentor and provide tools that will empower our neighbors to reach their full potential in response to God's love. 

Our Missions 

The Panty is an outreach that offers groceries to the hungry in our community. It is available to anyone in need of food assistance.

When is The Pantry open?  Every Tuesday  from 1:00-2:00pm at High Street. (219 S. High Street) 

How do I receive assistance? Call High Street (765-747-8500) between 8am-Noon on Tuesday to sign up for the pantry.

You can then pick up your food items at the church between 1:00pm-2:00pm.  

A cart or transportation is recommended as our pantry bags are heavy

How often can I receive food assistance? We are able to assist each person every 3 months.

The Samaritan Fund is an assistance program to help with the need of paying bills. This service is available to anyone in Delaware County and is in need of assistance with utilities, rent, bus passes (in town) and prescriptions (Pharmacies you can use: Pavillion at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital or Genoa: MUST BE A Meridian Health Service client for Genoa)

When is the Samaritan Fund Available? 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month 

How do I receive assistance? We are able to assist 24 people a month (12 per session). Call High Street UMC at 8am on Tuesday Morning to schedule your appointment. Appointments are set for Tuesday Afternoon.  

How often can I receive assistance? We are able to assist every 6 months. 

The Samaritan Fund does not distribute cash or assistance with gas for vehicles. Call 211 (assistance hotline) if you have additional assistance needs. 

Bucket offerings are a monthly offering (4th Sunday of the Month) where the church’s offering is designated to a particular mission (i.e. Muncie Mission, YWCA, etc.) chosen by our mission team.

How Can I Serve?

The High Street Food Pantry 

  • Adopt a pantry item to purchase and deliver to the church at the designated drop off.
  • Donate money to the pantry fund for the purchase of food items.
  • Volunteer to be a weekly packer (pack bags of non perishable food) 
    • Packer Responsibilities: Packers pack weekly on their chosen month - this takes about 1 1/2 hours. 
  • Volunteer to be a distributor, handing out food to clients
    • Arrive at church at 12:30 on Tuesdays 
    • Pick up client list from main office
    • Distribute food to clients by checking their name from client list. Return list to main office. 

    The Samaritan Fund

    1. Our main need is for financial donations (High Street is one of very few places in Delaware County that helps with bills). 
    2. Be trained to provide phone interviews for those seeking assistance
    3. Post Pandemic Involvement: Before COVID we hosted a lunch during interviews. You can help provide the meal or volunteer to be a greeter/visitor during lunch time. 

    Mission Team

    Our mission team meets on the odd months. Our team works to organize giving and service opportunities throughout the Muncie Community.We also help plan special mission opportunities nationally and internationally.   

    Please contact our mission team leader Beth Nahre ( ) with questions about how to serve on our team. 

    Monthly/Upcoming Service Opportunities