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Our mission is to engage people to fight poverty and promote justice. Our vision is a church, empowered by the Holy Spirit, reducing poverty in Dallas and around the world.

Everyone likes to break records: First to the moon! Fastest mile run! Farthest touchdown pass! But when it comes to poverty, Dallas has broken a few records we’d like to reverse. We have the highest child poverty rate among 10 of the largest U.S. cities, and our homeless rates are trending upward! There are more people living in poverty in Dallas today than there are people living in Plano.

This has to stop. Because no one deserves to live in poverty.

What if our church could change the story? What could happen in Dallas and around the world if we joined forces with our partners to solve problems like unemployment, healthcare and affordable housing? With our collective time, talent and treasure, we can fight poverty – and break records we’re proud of!

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There are 1,621 Christmas wishes of Dallas children, senior citizens, and neighbors are hanging on Christmas trees all around the church! Take a wish card today, fulfill the gift request, return the unwrapped gift with wish card attached by Sunday, December 2.

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Our mission is to educate, equip, and engage our church to fight the forces of poverty in Dallas. Learn More

Carpenters for Christ
Join Carpenters for Christ as we work to help provide decent and affordable housing for our Dallas neighbors! Learn More

Camp Scholarship Fund
Since 1970, Highland Park United Methodist Church has given help and hope to over 30,000 area inner-city children and youth by affording them a week of fun and fellowship in the midst of God’s creation. Each summer, the Outreach Camp Scholarship Fund blesses the lives of over 675 of Dallas’ underserved. Learn More

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Do you want to help improve education in Africa that will help make an economic impact on the entire continent?Learn More

Costa Rica
Partner with HPUMC to make an impact in Costa Rica by building homes for children in need! Learn More

Join HPUMC's longest standing global outreach ministry as we work to serve the underserved people of Haiti. Learn More

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Arise Africa: December 2018
12/27/2018 - 01/6/2019

Haiti Mission Trip: January 2019
01/19/2019 - 01/27/2019

Haiti Mission Trip: January 2019
01/25/2019 - 02/2/2019

Arise Africa: March 2019
03/7/2019 - 03/17/2019

Haiti Mission Trip: March 2019
03/9/2019 - 03/17/2019

Spring Break Trip: March 2019
03/10/2019 - 03/15/2019

Haiti Mission Trip: March 2019
03/15/2019 - 03/23/2019

Costa Rica: April 2019
04/6/2019 - 04/12/2019

2019 Family Legacy Mission Trips
05/30/2019 - 07/28/2019

Haiti Mission Trip: June 2019
06/1/2019 - 06/9/2019

Haiti Mission Trip: June 2019
06/7/2019 - 06/15/2019

Costa Rica: September 2019
09/21/2019 - 09/27/2019