Many of us reflected on the ministry of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this week. As we consider his nonviolent approach to reconciliation, I ask that we would especially be in prayer with our brothers and sisters in Nigeria. In recent weeks, hundreds of Christians have been killed and hundreds more are fleeing their homes in northern Nigeria.
As you read through this month's connectNmission, I hope you will catch a glimpse of Isaiah's vision in the work that is happening on your behalf through Global Ministries. I pray this Christmas that each of us will let the child be born in us--transforming us and bringing Christ's light into the world.
Is your church thinking of reaching out to new people in new ways? Is your alcoholism or substance-abuse meeting looking to reach out to people in United Methodist churches? Hope to accompany and care for people who are struggling to overcome chemical dependencies? Is your church in ministry with people who are homeless, drug abusers, family members of substance abusers, or people in recovery?
Global Ministries supports United Methodist projects around the world during 10-Fold. Through live webcasts, streaming video, online chats, devotions, and resources for children at 10-fold.org.
On August 18th at 11 am (Eastern Time), get up from your computer and sing and dance along with the twenty-five young adults as they enter the Interchurch Center sanctuary, committing the next two or three years of their lives to mission work
On July 9, 2011, South Sudan gained its independence. We celebrate with them and pray for peace and healing as South Sudan begins building a new nation. We lift up all of the people in the region and pray that God's love will lead and protect them.
This month’s connectNmission highlights individuals who are offering hope and healing in the US and in places around the world. It also includes ways that you can connect in mission.
As we move into the season of Pentecost, Acts 2:4 speaks to who we are as a global church. With the Holy Spirit moving through us in our work, we are finding new ways to speak with each other and be with each other in ministry. Read more.
Sunday, May 22, is World Sunday for Peace. Working together as the body of Christ, how can we break down divisions and come together in acts of peacemaking? Read more.
During Holy Week we journey with Jesus to the cross. "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." (Isaiah 53:5) Read more.
Representatives from Methodist churches across Europe gathered in Berlin, Germany, to connect with each other, develop their leadership skills, and confront the challenges that they face. Read more.
Meet your Missionary Interpreters in Residence who are dedicated to helping and encouraging United Methodists to be engaged in mission. Read more.
Opportunity School in Bangalore, India, helps mentally challenged children have a better life. For 45 of the 150 children in the program, the School is home. Read more.
The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) completed construction of nine school buildings on behalf of UMCOR in the Corail resettlement camp in Haiti for 900 children displaced by the earthquake. Read more.
connectNmission is an e-newsletter about United Methodist engagement in Christian mission. The name reflects our agency's responsibility to interpret and connect our mission diversity for the sake of our entire denomination. Read more.