backyard ministries

Backyard Ministries are those ministries that AFMC and our members are involved in here in our own community.

h.u.g. Ministry

Spreading the Love of Jesus through random acts of kindness that are prompted and guided by the Holy Spirit. Paying it forward and providing the love and hope to others that only comes from Jesus. Providing a method of evangelism and a source of Hope for someone who may need it. H.U.G aims to provide a source of contact, with the help of AFMC, to help others who maybe struggling or do not know Jesus. H.U.G. mission is to spread the word of Jesus and show others they are loved no matter what.  Click HERE for more info.


jail ministry

Rick and Cory Holz lead a Men's Bible Study with inmates at the Orleans County Jail every Monday. They bring both the Word of God and hope to those they minister to.


AFMC also has a ministry for those visiting inmates at the jail. Every Sunday from 12-2:00pm we offer coffee, water, restrooms and prayer. For more information contact Brian Stewart.

The life of a single mom ministry

The Life of a Single Mom exists to educate church & community leaders, and the general public on the challenges faced by single parent families, while simultaneously providing programs that help these parents achieve success in parenting, finances, and overall health & wellness areas. We exist to see that no single mom walks alone. Click HERE for more info.

Hands for hope

To serve as God's "Hands" in the streets, "Sharing" the love and grace of Jesus Christ to reflect His glory. Offering nutritional food for the body as well as spiritual food for the soul. Click HERE for more info.


Community kitchen

Community Kitchen is a ministry run by Faith Smith at Christ Episcopal Church. AFMC serves at Community Kitchen on the fourth Friday of each month. We prepare and serve the meal.  No need to signup, help is always appreciated. Preparation begins at 1pm and service begins at 4:30pm. Ways to serve are meal preparation, serving the meal and clean up. We just want to be a blessing to our community one meal at a time.