MISSION & OUTREACH MINISTRIES
JOHANNA MORRIS WOMEN'S MISSIONARY SOCIETY (JMWMS)
The Johanna Morris Women's Missionary Society is at the forefront of mission and outreach at Turner Memorial. JMWMS focuses on ministry and service to persons in the local church and community through education, advocacy, mentoring, health & wellness, and outreach. The ministry is open to both women and men (associate members); the Young Women's Initiative (YWI) within the ministry targets women aged 18 to 40. JMWMS further expands its mission and outreach at all levels of the Connectional Women's Missionary Society - area, conference, episcopal, and connectional.
JMWMS is also the parent ministry for the Young People's and Children's Division (YPD), which offers educational, leadership, and service opportunities for youths aged 2 to 26.
JMWMS meets every 3rd Saturday at 10:00 a.m.
Sis. Selerya Moore serves as the local president.
Turner Memorial annually hosts its Community Day on a Saturday in October. Attended by hundreds from the local church and surrounding community, the day is filled with live music, exhibits, vendors, giveaways, and workshops/seminars impacting the community.
Sis. Robin Galery-Todd and Bro. John Todd, Jr. serve as ministry leaders.
DISABILITIES/ACCESSIBILITY TASK FORCE
In 2012, Turner Memorial organized the Disabilities/Accessibility Task Force to make the church and its ministries accessible to all people. Throughout the month of January, the group educates the congregation about issues and challenges faced by person with disabilities.
Rev. Marion Crayton serves as ministry leader.
SHARE MINISTRY OUTREACH
Turner Memorial in partnership with Catholic Charities serves as a distribution site for the SHARE Food Network. SHARE distributes high-quality, affordable and nutritious food as a way to build community and strengthen families.
Sis. Dewana Horton and Sis. Edna Simms serve as ministry leaders.
SOCIAL ACTION MINISTRY
Organized in 2012, the Social Action Ministry disseminates information and promotes congregational participation in local projects related to various social justice issues such as education, healthcare, poverty, etc. The ministry has also sponsored voter registration drives.
Rev. Adrian Young serves as the ministry leader.