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connectNmission: November 2010, Issue 1

Nov. 2010, Issue 1   
    Click Here Featured Resource       Click HereAdvocate of the Month
Click hereWelcome to connectNmission
Click hereChildren’s Health and Wholeness
Click hereTraining Church Leaders
Click hereJustice For Our Neighbors
Click hereHealthcare in Africa
Click hereHaiti Recovery
Click hereGlobal Missionaries
Click hereChurch Planting Worldwide
Click hereClean Water and Sanitation
Click hereSustainable Agriculture


Welcome to connectNmission
connectNmission is an e-newsletter about United Methodist engagement in Christian mission--in God's mission throughout the world. The name reflects our agency's responsibility to interpret and connect our mission diversity for the sake of our entire denomination. Read more
Haiti Recovery, Long-Term Recovery Plans
During these months since the devastating earthquake in Haiti, UMCOR has provided assistance to survivors and built the foundation for a large-scale, long-term recovery effort. Read more
Children's Health and Wholeness
The Children Empowered for Sustainability Program (CESPRO) in Liberia works to meet the spiritual, social, emotional, mental, and physical needs of girls and young women who have been victims of sexual violence for a variety of reasons. Read More
Missionaries in the US and Around the World
"My call to mission was a direct result of being at a United Methodist junior college," says Joseph Bradley, a United Methodist mission intern currently serving with the Cambodia Mission Initiative in Southeast Asia. Read more
Training Church Leaders
Global Ministries provides international and US racial/ethnic scholarships through the World Communion Sunday Offering, augmented by additional leadership development allocations. Some 220 scholars are receiving support through this program. Read more
Church Planting Worldwide
When church planter Ma Linh experienced God's call on her life, she moved from a comfortable life teaching English in Ho Chi Minh City to the rural highlands in Vietnam, where she has since started 12 churches. Read more
Justice for Our Neighbors
Andrés and Teresa Vasquez* and their two children came to the United States as refugees from Cuba in 2000. Ana*, the couple's 15-year-old daughter, fell in love with a classmate, Ernesto*, from El Salvador. Read more
Clean Water and Sanitation
Water for Life is a project of the Liberia Annual Conference that is working to help people in 45 communities across six counties to have access to clean drinking water. Read more
Healthcare in Africa
UMCOR's health unit provided a three-day training for health board members of the Mozambique Annual Conference to augment their leadership skills. This is part of a wider UMCOR Health program to build and empower annual conference health boards across Africa. Read more
Sustainable Agriculture
Younger Gant Kolubah is a member of the Liberia Integrated Crop and Pest Management Agricultural Program. She received training from UMCOR in integrated crop and pest management (ICPM) in 2005. Read more
Advocate of the Month
Global Ministries is pleased to recognize the people of First United Methodist Church of Mansfield, Texas as the November Advocate of the Month. Read more