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English-learning opportunities, local job creation, and reinforcing God’s call are all attributed to UMC #GivingTuesday donations.
UMC #GivingTuesday Donations Create Opportunities
23 Oct 2014
English-learning opportunities, local job creation, and reinforcing God’s call are all attributed to UMC #GivingTuesday donations.
Cindy and Gary Moon Mission Minute portrait for Oct 2014
Mission Minute: Gary and Cindy Moon
22 Oct 2014
Gary and Cindy Moon are missionaries from Los Angeles, CA who were born in Korea and since 2009 have served with the Thailand Mission Initiative.
Enabling people with disabilities to move around independently.
Making Mobility Possible
21 Oct 2014
Donations on #GivingTuesday enabled Roshan Johan, a 30-year-old polio patient living in rural India, to move around independently.
General Secretary Thomas Kemper shares insight into Global Ministries’ global nature as a church in mission, ministry and vision.
God’s Mission Is Global
21 Oct 2014
General Secretary Thomas Kemper shares insight into Global Ministries’ global nature as a church in mission, ministry and vision.
After China Quake, Partnerships Promote Recovery
21 Oct 2014
UMCOR supports long-term recovery efforts and livelihoods programs for families after August earthquake.
Kansas church raises funds to support UMCOR efforts in response to Ebola.
Church Creatively Helps Ebola Response
16 Oct 2014
Kansas church raises funds to support UMCOR efforts in response to Ebola.
Historic Meeting for Global Mission
16 Oct 2014
A summary of Global Ministries’ semiannual board meeting.
Handwashing with Soap: Do-it-yourself Vaccine
15 Oct 2014
Global Handwashing Day celebrates the simple action that has big consequences for fighting disease and infection.
“Make a Difference Day” is October 25, 2014
15 Oct 2014
Volunteers in Pateros, Washington, organize a “Make a Difference Day” inviting volunteers to help those affected by July wildfires.
Alaska Recovery Complete Before Winter
14 Oct 2014
Volunteers “beat the wintertime clock” in Alaska.
Why Christians Are Helping Lead Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Movement
14 Oct 2014
In the midst of the protests in Hong Kong, Christians are challenged to provide a loving witness.
Disaster Risk Reduction Day – Creating More Resilience
10 Oct 2014
UMCOR helps rebuild homes with greater resilience to withstand future disasters.

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