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EPAUMC gives nearly $1 million to mission in 3 years

Deaconess Barbara Drake, EPAUMC’s Secretary of Global Ministries, reports that conference churches and members, among its four districts, gave a grand total of $902,398.82 in 2018, 2019 and 2020. That report comes from the UMC’s General Board of Global Ministries, broken down by district.

Gifts went to a long list of ministries and causes, including: UMCOR’s disaster response efforts; the Tanzania (West Africa) UMC’s hospitality facilities; the Red Bird Mission Clinic Community Health, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Program; Africa University scholarships; the Andean Rural Healthcare Program in Bolivia; Church World Service’s Refugee Response; Haiti Children Project; Bishop John K. Yambasu Agriculture Initiative; UMCOR’s Sager Brown Supply Depot; and many more projects.

Mission funds were also provided to support missionaries familiar to many in our conference, including couples Mark and Deirdre Zimmerman and Mutwale Ntambo Wa Mushidi and Kabaka Ndala Alphonsine; plus Brenda Nguwa and Rebecca Parsons. Learn More

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UMCOR responds to crises in Haiti, Afghanistan

The United Methodist Committee on Relief is responding to suffering and loss in an earthquake-ravaged section of Haiti, providing funds to Methodists and other partners there to help Haitians who have lost their homes... Learn More

Meanwhile, UMCOR and its sponsoring UM Global Ministries agency are working with longtime global partners to address the deadly political chaos in Afghanistan... Learn More

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New Connection for Health Ministries, Missions, and Social Action

The Global Ministries Team was just formed to combine the work of three conference committees: the Health and Healing Council, the Mission Committee, and the Church and Society Work Team. Why? Because there is a natural connection between health, missions, and social action... Read More