The Mission & Action (M&A) Board administers the mission focus of the congregation by providing outreach and education in the area of social concern. The Board serves the Church community by providing financial, volunteer, items-of-the-month, and promotional support to church, local, national and international organizations. Below are some of the organizations and causes the M&A Board, through the generous donations and support of our congregation, proudly support:

Items-of-the-Month Recipients (collect and donate items as requested by charity/organization):

  • Nashua Children’s Home – Provides care and stability to boys and girls unable to remain with their families.  
  • Corpus Christi Food Pantry and Assistance – Distributes foods, goods and services to families in need.
  • End 68 Hours of Hunger – Provides food to local schools to combat the 68 hours of hunger some children experience between free school lunch on Friday and free school breakfast on Monday.
  • Marguerite’s Place – A transitional housing program for women and children in crisis.
  • Mission Trip Work Camp – Food items for our summer crew to deliver to the families they help
  • Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter –Dedicated to providing shelter and food to those in need. Advocates, creates, and operates programs and services that promote dignity and self-sufficiency for those we serve. 
  • Davis Funeral Home Annual Sweater Drive
  • Church college freshman care packages
  • Bridges– Provides crisis intervention, shelter, court advocacy, support groups and education for survivors of domestic and sexual violence and assault.
  • Christmas Giving Tree – Provide Christmas gifts to local families in need.

Financial Recipients (provide financial assistance for charity/organization to use as needed):

  • Ash Street Shelter – Homeless shelter of Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter
  • Bridges– Provides crisis intervention, shelter, court advocacy, support groups and education for survivors of domestic and sexual violence and assault.
  • Greater Nashua Habitat for Humanity – Provides safe, decent and affordable housing in southern New Hampshire towns.
  • Harbor Homes – Provides low-income, homeless, and disabled New Hampshire community members with affordable housing, primary and behavioral health care, employment and job training, and supportive services.
  • Marguerite’s Place – A transitional housing program for women and children in crisis.
  • Meals on Wheels NH – Fosters independence and life enrichment for seniors and other qualified adults through nutrition, social engagement and community services.
  • Nashua Safe Stations – Safe Station is a safe environment for the individuals seeking assistance looking for treatment to start their path to recovery.
  • Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter – Dedicated to providing shelter and food to those in need. Advocates, creates, and operates programs and services that promote dignity and self-sufficiency for those we serve. 
  • New Hampshire Food Bank – Feeds hungry people by soliciting and distributing grocery products and perishable foods and educates the public about the nature of, and solutions to, problems of hunger in New Hampshire.
  • NH Correctional Facility for Women – Congregational Church of Hollis has provided financial support of the public arts stained glass panel
  • St. John Neumann Food Pantry – Provides a food pantry and financial assistance with rent, utilities, fuel and various other needs for families in need.
  • Save the Children – Committed to providing health and nutrition programs that save children’s lives and ensure they grow up healthy
  • SNHS Hillsborough County Jail – Books Purchase Program
  • UCC Disaster Ministries –  The refugee, relief and development special mission offering of the United Church of Christ.
  • Local School Nurses – Financial assistance provided to allow local school nurses to confidentially distribute to local families as identified in need.
  • Church 5th & 6th Grade Lenten Project – Sunday School 5th & 6th graders choose a service project they want to support which the M&A Board provides some financial support for.

Volunteer Recipients (provide our time and talent as volunteers):

The M&A Board Also:

  • Provides fuel certificates and grocery gift cards for local families needing heating fuel or food assistance.
  • Collects travel-size toiletries to be distributed to families in need by Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter
  • Collects eyeglasses for the Lions Club to recycle for use by those in need
  • Collects cell phones for Bridges to give to victims of domestic or sexual violence
  • Collects greeting cards and stationery sent to the NH State Women’s Prison.
  • Promotes Bridges fund raisers
  • Promotes Meals on Wheels Walkathon
  • Promotes and holds an annual offering to One Great Hour of Sharing
  • Promotes and holds an annual Christmas Fund offering to help provide pension and health premium supplementation to lower-income retired UCC clergy and lay employees as well as emergency grants to the families of clergy and lay employees.