United Methodist Cooperative Ministries/Suncoast
Thursday, October 30, 2014

About

  

Mission Statement

To alleviate the symptoms and address the causes of poverty through Service, Education and Advocacy, thereby making the love of Christ visible and tangible. 

History and Purpose

United Methodist Cooperative Ministries/Suncoast, Inc., is a social services agency of the Gulf Central District of the United Methodist Church in Florida. Incorporated in 1975 as a not-for-profit 501(C)3 faith-based corporation, Cooperative Ministries provides services to persons seeking to overcome obstacles in their lives.  By working in collaboration with churches, non-profit and service agencies and volunteers from the community, Cooperative Ministries serves over 15,000 people in the five county service area each year.

Service Area 

Cooperative Ministries carries out its programs throughout West Manatee, Pinellas, West Pasco, Hernando, and West Citrus counties. 

Nondiscrimination Policy for the Provision of Services 

United Methodist Cooperative Ministries/Suncoast, Inc. shall not discriminate against any applicant for services because of race, ethnicity, age, handicap, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or United States residency status.

UMCM/Suncoast, Inc. shall ensure that applicants for service are considered equally to receive services regardless of race, ethnicity, age, handicap, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or United States residency status.

UMCM/Suncoast, Inc. shall ensure that all applicants for service are treated with the utmost dignity and respect by all staff members, paid and volunteer, and shall require all contractors working with the agency to comply with the same requirements.

Board of Directors

President:
Vice President:
Secretary:
Treasurer: 
John Ekers
Valene Long
Roberta Lau
Doug O'Dowd
Members:   
 
Rosemary Uebel
Suzanne Hutto
Michelle Kiewit
Valene Long
Lorena Walton
Doris Campbell
 
Ex-Officio Members          
               With Vote:   
Rev. John Powers
Walter L. Dry, Sr.
Betty Ens
Lou Amandola
 
Member Emeritus:
Marion Lucciola
Bonnie Swan
Helen Sweatt