Mission Relationships analyses the context in which the church is called to mission and builds covenant relationships and mission partnerships to implement the goals of mission. In its evaluative work, it takes account of such factors as culture, religion, history, politics, economics, environment and demographics. It develops Christian ecumenical relations and explores dialogue with people of other faiths.
News and Features
The Pag-aruga program at Asuncion A. Perez Memorial Center provides meals to families living on the streets of Manilla.
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Manila's poorest residents live in North Cemetery; some street children now live at the Gilead Center.
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Shalom Kindergarten at Smokey Mountain UMC is full of smiling faces despite toxic smoke clouds hovering like a blanket.
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Mary Johnston Hospital "could do more if we had more" to provide medical care for Manila’s poor.
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There is not enough room or jobs in Manila for everyone to scrape together a living but in all of these sad, bad places are United Methodists bringing Christ and hope.