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Community HIV and AIDS Peer Educators wear “Zimbabwe 50” t-shirts and hats in preparation for training in Living Well with AIDS and leadership of self-help-groups.
connectNmission October 2016 Issue 21
connectNmission Goes on Hiatus; UMC Gifts Support Aids Project in Zimbabwe; Resource: UMC #GivingTuesday, Nov. 29; Apply to Become a Global Mission Fellow; and Upcoming Events
In Mukono, Uganda, Agape students and SIFAT team members share free time together, learning music and getting to know one another better.
connectNmission September 2016 Issue 20
News: UMC #GivingTuesday, Nov. 29—Save the Date; UMC Gifts Enhance Global Mission Service; Resource: Zika Virus; and Upcoming Events
At their home in Chamelecón, Honduras, former gang member Hector Leiva and his son, Hector. Leiva, 23, is involved in a Catholic program which promotes education and work as alternatives to violent youth gangs.
connectNmission September 2016 Issue 19
News: Aiding Migrants in Central America; Media: Missionary James Perdue
Ready your church for physical activity and healthy lifestyle choices by signing up for the 10,000 Church Challenge.
connectNmission September 2016 Issue 18
News: Choose Health – Take the 10,000 Church Challenge; Media: 10,000 Church Challenge
A woman in Samaná, Dominican Republic, rejoices over a cake and loaf of bread she baked in a solar oven.
connectNmission August 2016 Issue 17
News: UMC Gifts Provide Solar Ovens in the Dominican Republic; Media: Young Adult Commissioning
In February 2016, these women in Mexico were trained as community-based primary health workers through the Give Ye Them To Eat program.
connectNmission August 2016 Issue 16
News: Reaching Rural Communities in Mexico; Media: Missionary Belinda Forbes and Upcoming Events
Kingdom House CDF Freedom School students.
connectNmission July 2016 Issue 15
Summer Education Boosts Learning; Media: Creating Sustainability in Senegal; and Upcoming Events
A legal promoter’s workshop sponsored by the Women’s Human Rights program with help for UMC #GivingTuesday donations.
connectNmission July 2016 Issue 14
A Call for Common Humanity in the Wake of Violence; UMC Gifts Support Women’s Rights in Nicaragua; Missionary Mary K. Vandersommers; and Upcoming Events
Cambodian students in school.
connectNmission June 2016 Issue 13
News: Access to Safe Water in Costa Rica; Media: Witnessing Transformation in Cambodia; and Upcoming Events
Ready your church for physical activity and healthy lifestyle choices by signing up for the 10,000 Church Challenge.
connectNmission June 2016 Issue 12
News: Join the 10,000 Church Challenge; Media: Missionaries Larry and Jane Kies; and Upcoming Events
(Left to right) Francis Laminero, executive director of InPeace Mindinao translates for Norma Capuyan, an indigenous leader from the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines. Capuyan shared the story of the Lumads with Global Ministries during a recent visit
connectNmission May 2016 Issue 11
The Cry of the Lumads; Media: Missionary Commissioning, and Upcoming Events
In Paris, attending COP21, are members of the Global Creation Care Ministry Team
connectNmission May 2016 Issue 10
News: A Call to Creation Care Ministry; Resource: Peace with Justice Sunday; Media: Nepal: Women Empowered to Protect Their Families, and Upcoming Events
Beyond the Anchor Cross banner
connectNmission April 2016 Issue 9
Resource: Beyond the Anchor Cross; Media: Inspirational Connections; and Upcoming Events
AIDS is Not Over
connectNmission April 2016 Issue 8
News: “AIDS Is Not Over” Event; Resource: Global Health Impact; and Upcoming Events
A Mission Journey is now available in e-book form in Spanish, Korean, and French through The Upper Room bookstore or Amazon.
connectNmission March 2016 Issue 7
News: Ministry with the Poor, An Experiential Training Workshop; Resource: A Mission Journey, Translated E-Books; and Upcoming Events
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