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Board of Directors, October 2009


Digital camera; viewfinderPhotos: October 2009 Board Meeting

Monday, October 12: Worship and Plenary photos
Tuesday, October 13: Worship and Plenary photos
Commissioning Service: Tuesday, October 13


The Anchor Cross is the traditional symbol of missionaries.Two New Missionary Couples

by Linda Bloom
10/14/09: Shannon and David Goran serve in L’viv, Ukraine. Gary and Cindy Moon are headed to Chonburi Province, Thailand.


United Methodist-related Chicuque Hospital in Mozambique.Skype Brings Global Missionaries Close to Home

by Linda Bloom on umc.org
10/14/09: Claudia Maia was introduced to Global Ministries directors live via the web. She "Skyped in" from the public health mission in Chicuque, Mozambique.


Bishop Bruce Ough"Is the Lord Among Us?"
Mission Leader Gives Resounding "Yes"

Global Ministries Release
10/14/09: Bishop Bruce R. Ough framed remarks to the Board around Exodus 17.


Missionaries are commissioned in a worship service with a laying on of hands.Commissioning for Global Mission Vocations Reaches a Global Methodist Community

by Elliott Wright
10/13/09: Bishop Bruce Ough and Bishop Peter Weaver encouraged the new missionaries to "become the Gospel."


The Haiti Hot Lunch Program serves a heartyUMCOR Directors Approve Funding for Programs that Address Hunger

United Methodist Committee on Relief
10/13/09: $25,000 will support a volunteer-driven program where children as young as five participate.


Women's Division Board Approves Restructure

by Leigh Rogers
10/13/09: Women's Division's Board of Directors approved a recommendation for reconfiguring relationships with Global Ministries.


Bishop Joel MartinezMission as "Connective Wiring" in Sharing God's Love in the World

by Elliott Wright
10/13/09: "Living Up to Our Call: Aligning with Our Mission." Bishop Joel Martinez's remarks to Global Ministries' board


United Methodist missionaries offer HOPE.Live Commissioning:
Take Part in Mission History in the Making

Global Ministries News
10/12/09: Global Ministries joyfully invites you to a live webcast of a service to send forth 40 new missionaries.


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