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Supporting Mission

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Biking for Transportation

Bicycles For Pastors projects through The Advance provide the only means many pastors in locations on the continents of Africa and Asia are able to travel. Two wheels can go where the terrain or lack of fuel prohibits. Find a mission project at advancinghope.org.

 
Undesignated Gifts

Undesignated gifts provide the ability for immediate response to mission needs that are unaccounted for, or in cases where insufficient funds are available for a designated need. Visit Givetomission.org to make a gift and make a difference.

 
Honor Someone on Memorial Day

Gifts to mission through the General Board of Global Ministries can be offered in honor or in memory of someone. With over 1,000 mission projects to choose from, this would be a fitting tribute for Memorial Day. You may find a mission project at advancinghope.org.

 
True Gifts From Your Heart

The Alternative Gifts program of The Advance is your means to make gifts to any mission project in memory or in honor of someone. Not only can you make a meaningful gift to mission, but you can also order or print cards to give the honoree. Give the gift of love at Valentine’s that makes a difference! Learn more ...
 
Personal Covenants

You may not know that individuals may enter into Covenant Relationships with missionaries. Covenant Relationships are one source of missionary funding, and strengthen the connection between missionaries and members of the church. Learn more at advancinghope.org, or send an e-mail for more information.
 
Human Relations Day is January 19

Your gifts to the Human Relations Day offering help fund life-changing programs like the TORCH ministry. TORCH connects troubled teens with adult mentors in a setting similar to the Walk to Emmaus. Learn more at umcgiving.org.
 
Volunteering Time and Talents

You can make a gift to mission with your time and talents as well as with your financial support. United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) offers many ways to serve throughout the US and internationally. You may also support UMVIM with a financial gift.
Learn more about volunteering at missionvolunteers.org.
Learn more about financial support at advancinghope.org.
 
UMCOR Gift Catalog

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) has a gift catalog with suggestions for gifts to mission for many occasions. You can make a meaningful gift to mission in honor or memory of a loved one, and present a special card announcing the gift. Learn more about gifts to mission at umcor.org.
 
Go the Extra Mile

Support of Global Ministries mission through The Advance is called "2nd Mile Giving." The Book of Discipline states that gifts to The Advance are voluntary and are not part of a church's apportionments for World Service. Gifts to mission through The Advance are considered an extra effort, or "2nd Mile Giving."
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2,000 Ways to Love

More than 2,000 mission projects through The Advance provide the channels of giving for support and relief. Advance projects include missionary support, as well as ministry to the poor, church growth, health, leadership, and more.
Learn more about these Global Ministries mission projects ...
 

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