UMC Food Ministry

An extension Ministry of the Covington/Northern KY District of the United Methodist Church. It is overseen by a board of directors including: our District Superintendent as President, representatives of churches and other organizations at central kitchen locations, the Chief Operating Officer of the YMCA of Cincinnati, the Chief Executive Officer of the Children's Home of Northern KY, a local pastor, and a youth pastor in our ministry area.

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Our Partners

UMC Food Ministry is always expanding its horizons through cooperation with many notable organizations around the area.


What we do

We partner with non-profit organizations (Churches, clubs, housing authorities, governmental agencies) to provide food to children who are in areas where there is a substantial population of children who receive free and reduced lunches in their schools.

Central Kitchens

Feeding Sites

Meals in 2016


Join our Ministry

Become A Feeding Site

Enhance your ministry or mission goals by participating in our Child Nutrition Programs: Summer Food Service Program and Child and Adult Care Food Program

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Apply to Serve

Enhance your personal goals by joining our unique and dedicated staff here at UMC Food Ministry. With your application comes the rewarding opportunity to serve those in need.

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“if you spend yourselves in behalf of the hungry and satisfy the needs of the oppressed, then your light will rise in the darkness, and your night will become like the noonday.”

- Isaiah 58:10