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Church Bulletin Insert Archives 2006

We offer this resource in Adobe PDF formats. It has one 8 1/2" x 11" "landscape style" page designed to be cut in half and printed back-to-back. A large type color bulletin is also available. A new report is issued each month.

Stop AIDS. Keep the Promise.
Use this bulletin insert as part of your congregation's observance of World AIDS Day on or near December 1, 2006. Learn about how United Methodists are working to keep the promise to stop AIDS in our world.
 
JFON: A Ministry of Hospitality
Justice for Our Neighbors provides a place for community gathering and table fellowship where parishioners and newcomers may come together to seek peace and transformation in a troubled world.
 
UMCOR: Be There. Be Hope.
Share with your church and community the basics about who UMCOR is and what we do through this month's insert, UMCOR: Be There. Be Hope.
 
Farmers Helping Farmers
Investing in people and their knowledge is the basis of UMCOR’s Sustainable Agriculture and Development program. The Farmer Field School model is used to provide training in various topics in Liberia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, and other countries with life-changing results.
 
Relief Supplies: A Mission for Everyone
The children and youth at the Sugar Loaf United Methodist Church in New York spent six weeks involved in mission work that is a big part of United Methodist outreach in the US and around the world. And they never left home to do it.
 
Burundi: Health, Sustenance, and a Place to Call Home
Burundi is a small nation with big problems. A 13-year civil war ended July 1, 2006 with the signing of a peace agreement and a new democratic government in place. As refugees return home, they face a nation deeply scared by war and famine.
 
Rising from the Rubble: Tsunami Recovery in Indonesia
UMCOR is helping five villages in the Bireuen District recover from the tsunami by rebuilding and repairing homes and by heling people get back to work. Many lost all the equipment for their small businesses.
 
World Refugee Day 2006: Passage to a New Life
Buley Dure and her husband, Hassan Dayow, were born in Somalia, where they and other Bantu people were basic rights and were terrorized by militia groups. In 1991, they fled with their daughter to a refugee camp in Kenya.
 
Fair Trade: Better Roads, Better Health, Better Lives
By participating in the Coffee Project, United Methodists can help the co-op invest in farm improvements, reduce debt, improve nutrition, and provide administrative training for members.
 
Good Neighbors: Good for Recovery
UMCOR staff and volunteers answer Jesus' call to love our neighbors in the spirit of the Good Samaritan. This bulletin insert tells more about the people who reach out to help hurricane survivors on your behalf.
 
World Health Day. Working Together for Health
Use this bulletin insert to observe World Health Day on or near April 7, 2006. Learn how the Community-Based Health Care program is saving lives through practical solutions.
 
Be There. One Great Hour of Sharing
One Great Hour of Sharing Sunday is March 26, 2006. Use the reading in this insert to prepare for the One Great Hour of Sharing offering and to learn why it is essential to UMCOR's work.
 
New Homes, New Communities
Since the tsunami one year ago, UMCOR has made great strides to bring recovery to four villages in Aceh Province in Indonesia. Use this bulletin insert to learn more about UMCOR Indonesia's work and how it is changing lives.