Featured Advance Projects
Give now to the relief and recovery efforts for the severe storms that occured on May 10th in the mid-south. Domestic Disaster Response, UMCOR Advance #901670
Seven congregations have no buildings and meet outdoors or in homes. These churches need property and buildings to develop and continue community outreach programs, like health-clinics and feeding hundreds of children.
Funds are needed for church development, pastoral education, lay leadership training, buildings for worship and ministry, publishing Christian education resources, and supporting other United Methodist churches and ministries.
by Barbara Wheeler
As an all-church meeting continues in Fort Worth, Texas, one bishop took time on April 24 to attend another important gathering: snack time in the after-school program.
4/23/08: In 1948, The Advance was set up as a mission giving channel, and two nurses opened a health clinic in Cookson, OK.