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connectNmission: April 2011, Issue 6

ConnectNMission
April 2011, Issue 6   
    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

Click here10-Fold Event: May 10, 2011
Letter from Thomas Kemper
Holy Week is a time of deep reflection as we journey with Jesus to the cross. Isaiah 53:5 says, “But he was wounded for our transgressions, crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the punishment that made us whole, and by his bruises we are healed.” More
 
Children's Health and Wholeness
Global Ministries' grants support organizations such as FaithTrust Institute, an organization that is dedicated to preventing sexual and domestic violence and helping its victims. More
 
Haiti Recovery
More than 3,200 families in Haiti will soon have improved housing through UMCOR's collaborative efforts. More
 
10-Fold Event: May 10 Missionaries
The 10-Fold May 10th event will bring you face to face with Global Ministries missionaries through recorded videos and a live webcast at 12:00 p.m. EDT. Go to 10-Fold.org/live on Tuesday, May 10, to be a part of this event. More
 
Church Planting Worldwide
In Cameroon and other places in Africa, it's common to honor the women who provide so much support to the young churches through a service of decoration. More
 
Missionaries in the US and Around the World
Jamila Hunter, US-2 missionary and native of Brooklyn, New York, says, "What fulfills me the most is my ability to love people enough to give them a voice of advocacy and options." More
 
Training Church Leaders
Longtime Global Ministries partner, the Asian Rural Institute (ARI) in Tochigi, Japan, equips grassroots leaders from around the world to work with the poor and marginalized, especially to encourage sustainable agriculture. More
 
Justice For Our Neighbors
Attend a new web course on the intersection of faith and immigration. More
 
Clean Water and Sanitation
Some 7,000 people in Kamina, Democratic Republic of Congo, have better access to water and sanitation through a partnership with UMCOR and Union United Methodist Church in Conway, South Carolina. More
 
Healthcare in Africa
UMCOR is partnering with the Mozambique Annual Conference's Center of Hope program and the Government of Mozambique to distribute 100,000 long-lasting, insecticide-treated mosquito nets to vulnerable families this spring. More
 
Sustainable Agriculture
How UMCOR's Sustainable Agriculture and Development program helped a women's group in Sierra Leone improve their lives. More
 
Advocate of the Month
Global Ministries is excited to honor the youth group of First United Methodist Church in Plymouth, Michigan, and their leader, Mary Hagley, as the Advocate of the Month for April. More
 
Featured Resource
Featured Resource A Covenant Relationship with a missionary goes "Beyond Giving." More