Arbutus Methodist Episcopal Sunday School was established in 1906 and began meeting in a blacksmith shop. A new…More building was erected on the corner of Maple Avenue at Shelbourne Road. The first worship service was held there on New Year's Day, 1961. A building addition to expand educational facilities was erected in 1983.
The church has several ministries, including computer training, study groups and music. The church also operates the Southwest Emergency Services, which provides food and money for families in urgent need.
A non-profit organization that assists clients in our neighborhood with financial difficulties. Can help with uility…More bills, eviction prevention, clothing and food. SWES is supported by area churches, and spends 91 percent of donations on client services.
Based at Christ United Methodist Church at Maple and Shelbourne.