On the months there are 5 weeks we serve on Tuesday from 9-Noon to serve breakfast and be present so that people can take a hot shower, connect to basic necessities use the laundry or have a warm, loving place to gather.  We serve on Thursday 10-2pm providing a hot lunch and access to the other services.  

Next dates:

  • April 28th & 30th
  • July 28th & 30
  • October 27th & 29

 To help contact Cathie Foley or Sandy Butler via email:   

November - December  2020 ~ People Served

* 158 Meals

* 123 Showers

* 94 Laundry

* 93 Clothing

* 37 Counseling

* 107  Non-Perishable Food



Help with our Ministries

Church of the Mountains UMC Vision Statement

“A Community of Faith Celebrating the Unconditional Love of God 

and Practicing the Unconditional Love Toward Neighbor.”

Church of the Mountains, UMC recognizes that we are a diverse community of faith, who believe in the love of God for all people.  We recognize that all people are of sacred worth, created in the image of God.


The Truckee ~ North Tahoe Emergency Warming Center has started for it's 5th  season, your support is needed!   February 5, 2020 Update  Click Here!   For more information on the history of this Grassroots Community effort check out our Season Impact 2019 Community.pdf

Prayer Net:  Prayer works!  Learn more about the science of prayer and the Church of the Mountains "Prayer-Net"   Prayer Works!  If you have prayers you would like us to lift up to God  please click the link  Prayer Request or Prayer Partner

Kids Can:   We need your CRV recyclables each week!    We are collecting the recycling to partner with TLPC (Truckee Lutheran Presbyterian Church) to send life and hope for the children of Tanzania and Zimbabwe.  You can bring these donations any time and leave on the poarch of the Gethsemane House.  Email Cathie at: with any questions

Other Needs for our homeless & under-sheltered "neighbors":  We also have people every week who come into the church or Food Resource Support Center in need of:  Gloves, Hats, Coats, Warm clothing layers, Tarps, Tents, Sleeping Bags,  Peanut Butter,  Canned Meats,  Protein Snacks.    All of these items can be left in the plastic bins downstairs or you can email to make other arrangements to drop off items  

United For Action:   This is a community group of faith communities & non-profits in the Tahoe Truckee area.   We meet monthly with the goal to support on another to take care of the basic needs of our community members.  This group was the force behind the Emergency Warming Center that is run from our church space.   To be part of this group or find out how you can support this effort email:    

Our Vision and Finance


We are “A Community of Faith Celebrating the Unconditional Love of God for all people and practicing love of neighbor.  You can affirm the Inclusive Love of God by financially supporting Church of the Mountains UMC and our ministries in a couple of ways.

1) Worship with your Tithes and Offerings during our weekly worship service by placing your financial contribution in the offering plate.

2) Mail your financial support to Church of the Mountains UMC, PO Box 1209, Truckee, CA. 96160

3)  Donate Online through this link:  On-line Tithing