Bakers report on their return tour of Congo mission sites

Donna and Jonathan Baker recently returned from “an inspiring and exciting journey” to Central Congo. There they reconnected with many friends while visiting and assessing many projects of the Congo Partnership that they helped create and support during their time …

Merged churches inspire hope through mission center

“Hope Starts Here,” penned in colorful letters, is a small sign on the door of a big room where food is prepared at Mission First, a ministry located at the former First United Methodist Church in downtown Pottstown. And that …

EPA gives $384,000 to missions via Advance in 2021

The United Methodist Church’s Global Ministries agency reports that EPAUMC churches and individuals donated over $384,000 in 2021 to aid global and national missions through The Advance for Christ and His Church, the UMC’s longtime primary giving channel to support …

Construction Project Manager Hired

Daniel Jeffers has been hired as Construction Project Manager for EPAUMC’s Project Restoration, beginning March 21. He will plan and oversee the renovation of homes severely damaged by flooding caused by two hurricanes: Ida in 2021 and Isaias in 2020. Jeffers …

Learn to create, sustain a Lay Care Team in your church

Want to start a Lay Care Team in your church to help persons with various needs?  Learn how in the workshop “Creating and Sustaining Lay Care Teams in the Local Church” on Zoom April 26, on Tuesday, from 6:30 to …

How can I help when disaster strikes?

When disaster strikes anywhere in the world, many United Methodists want to know how they can help. The simplest answer is to go to https://www.umcmission.org. If there is a disaster of significant magnitude, United Methodist Global Ministries will place a link …