Wuster-Whitehead Personals Closet
                Opens every Friday, 10:00am-12:00pm

This ministry has been serving the broader community for over 20 years. It provides residents on Syracuse's north side within the zip code of 13208 with much-needed hygiene items. For the past year, approximately 1855 bags were distributed to families.

Northside Thrift Shoppe
Hours: Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

 Our thrift shoppe serves various communities in the Syracuse area. The proceeds from this ministry go to support the Wuster-Whitehead Personals Closet. The thrift shoppe provides a wide variety of good quality clothing for the entire family, small household items, appliances, and more. There is also a section with new and used toys, books, other fun and exciting items for children of all ages. Our volunteers are always ready to make your shopping experience an enjoyable one.


Diaper Ministry
Opens Every Friday, 10:00am - 12:00pm

In April 2020, Gethsemane UMC was approved as a partner of Central New York Diaper Bank. We began in May as a distribution site for children and adult diapers. Other items such as formula, wipes, shampoo, etc., are sometimes available for distribution. Please bring your valid ID and the Child's ID or a valid document showing the child's date of birth.

Gethsemane Food Pantry
Opens every Friday, 10:00am - 12:00pm

On July 9th, 2021, our most recent ministry, Gethsemane Food Pantry, was launched. We are in partnership with the Food Bank of Central New York, which supplies various foods. This food pantry in this specific location was much needed. We serve parts of Zipcode 13208. Each recipient is allowed to shop once every month. Shopping carts are available, and volunteers are always ready to help families as they shop. There are frozen and refrigerated items, dry goods, fresh fruits, vegetables, and more. The food items represent the different sections of the nutritious food plate.   


Prayer & Reflection

Prayer & Reflection meets every Monday from 6 pm-8 pm to support one another in prayer, lift the concerns of others, spend time reflecting on a particular book, or do a Bible study.