Mariellyn Dunlap is a missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church, assigned as a Church and Community Worker to serve as patient services coordinator of the Charitable Pharmacy of Central Ohio.
The pharmacy is a ministry in Columbus that provides prescription medication to persons who cannot afford it. It is a partnership involving the West Ohio Annual Conference, Access HealthColumbus, several hospitals and foundations, other groups, and the Livingston United Methodist Church. Mariellyn also does communications work for the West Ohio Conference's Office of Mission and Justice.
Mariellyn grew up in Carrollton, Ohio, in the East Ohio Annual Conference, where she attended high school. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications arts and journalism from Malone University, Canton, in 2002. She served as a US-2 missionary at Martin Methodist College, Pulaski, Tennessee, and earlier worked as a missionary and journalist with TransWorld Radio Europe in Bratislava, Slovakia. Mariellyn is a member of First United Methodist Church, Carrollton.
Mariellyn believes that "all Christians are called to ministry and mission by following the example of Christ and loving those people around them." She sees church and community service as the way God is asking her to serve Christ and others at this time. Mariellyn has a lifelong interest in writing and photography and in combining her communications skills with the call to mission.
The Charitable Pharmacy of Central Ohio, located at the Livingston Church, was opened in 2010 and reflects the United Methodist commitment to ministry with the poor and more accessible health services for low-income persons. Modeled on a project in Cincinnati, it involves the church, local government, the area medical association, four hospitals, and the Columbus Foundation.
Mariellyn Dunlap is available for Covenant Relationship support in East Ohio Annual Conference , West Ohio Annual Conference .
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- Last update: 12/11