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310 archived articles posted in 2010 found
September

20 articles found for September, 2010.

ConnectNMission, Global Ministries' new eNewsletter

Since its inception in 2008, Advancing Hope has fulfilled the goal of providing engaging stories of mission and helpful information on resources and opportunities that celebrate success and meet the challenges of people in need. Subscription to this monthly e-newsletter has climbed steadily, doubling within the past nine months.

Date posted:Sep 30, 2010


The UMCOR Hotline for September 28, 2010 
In Today's Hotline: *GLOBAL: Meeting UN Millennium Development Goals *CHILE: UMCOR Offers Disaster Preparedness Training *LIBERIA: Operation Classroom *US/Canada: Reverse Trick-or-Treating *INDONESIA: UMCOR Facilitates Chili Harvest
Source: UMCOR
Date posted:Sep 28, 2010


Summer Interns (back row) Joy J. Harrison, Nichol Luebrun, Ilunga

Mission Interns: Participate in this three- year mission experience for young adults ages 20- 30. Work focuses on the Christian call to engage in issues such as conflict resolution, peace with justice, economic development, and rights of indigenous peoples. Serve 16 months in an international placement living and working in community. Return to a home-country placement for another 16 months to make links between the global and the local and become an advocate for justice.

Date posted:Sep 28, 2010


Rachel Keller, Mission Intern (right), works with Lorraine to make signs for market day.

It has now been many months since I first arrived in South Africa—completely unsure and utterly terrified of the path that lay ahead of me. I have faced some incredible challenges since then but have also met some incredible people along the way. Yet there are times when I have asked myself, "Why am I here in South Africa?"

Date posted:Sep 24, 2010



Have you ever heard a song and thought, "I'd love my choir to learn that song?" Bill Rose, Director of Music at St. Luke-Simpson United Methodist Church, Lake Charles, Louisiana, was participating in a Global Praise reading session when he had that thought. After a discussion with Global Praise staff, he decided to arrange the song "Yo sé que estás aquí" [#2, Global Praise 3, ©2004, GBGMusik] for his choir.

Date posted:Sep 23, 2010


Left to right: Mission Intern Jen Tyler, Global Ministries staff member Beth Buchanan, Mission Intern Erin Eidenshink, and US-2 Heather Bishop. They celebrate together after the missionary commissioning service at Global Ministries' fall board meeting in Stamford, Connecticut.

Espoir, the French word for "hope," is what we have named the education training center that officially opened today in DeDeur, South Africa. It is located just south of Johannesburg, southwest of my home here, and southeast of our new SHADE office.

Date posted:Sep 23, 2010


United Methodist Church Recognized as a Champion of Health 
As the chair of the executive committee of the United Methodist Global Health Initiative, of which Imagine No Malaria is a part, Bishop Thomas J. Bickerton spoke at the Champions of Health event, hosted by The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria.
Source: UMCOR
Date posted:Sep 22, 2010


UMC Bishop Thomas Bickerton Speaks on Ending Malaria Deaths at U.N. Panel 
United Methodist Women had a presence at the United Nations (U.N.) Week’s Digital Media Lounge Tuesday during which a panel discussion was held about malaria that included United Methodist Bishop Thomas Bickerton of the Pittsburgh Episcopal Area, who spearheads the Nothing But Nets campaign.
Date posted:Sep 22, 2010


China leads the world in high-speed trains Reduction of death penalty sentence for 13 economic crimes Pyongyong's Kim Jong-il confides in Beijing China closes 2,000 polluting factories...and more.
Date posted:Sep 21, 2010


The UMCOR Hotline for September 21, 2010 
In Today's Hotline: REFUGEE MINISTRY: Quilting for Refugees RELIEF SUPPLIES: Winter Volunteers Needed in Salt Lake City PAKISTAN: Your Help is Urgently Needed CAMEROON: UMCOR Responds to Flooding
Source: UMCOR
Date posted:Sep 21, 2010


The Millennium Development Goals aimed at lifting the economic status of the world's poorest people are in the spotlight as the United Nations opens its new session September 20-22. This Summit is intended to measure progress toward the attainment of the goals and to serve as a recommitment during the next five years.

Date posted:Sep 20, 2010


Members of Korean United Methodist Church and McKendree United Methodist Church serve meals to the homeless in Nashville, Tenn.

September 17, 2010--The number of Americans living in poverty has climbed, and The United Methodist Church is looking for ways to help.

Date posted:Sep 17, 2010


10 Fold Participant Guide

NEW YORK, NY, September 16, 2010--The United Methodist Church plans a 10-day series of live internet events from Sunday, October 10 through Tuesday, October 19, to report on the denomination's work to combat poverty, disease, and social injustice throughout the world.

Date posted:Sep 16, 2010


Nicki Spencer and Tonia Rios are United Methodist community developers.

September 15, 2010, Scottsdale, Arizona-- Above the water barrels, the blue flags may be torn or full of bullet holes. Yet every week the workers for Humane Borders fill some of the 100 water stations under these flags.

Date posted:Sep 15, 2010


The UMCOR Hotline for September 16. 2010 
In Today's Hotline: Event: Lighten the Burden III Registration Deadline Nears JFON: Success Story US: Connecting Neighbors Leadership Training Haiti: EMH Disaster Relief Office Pakistan: School’s Out
Source: UMCOR
Date posted:Sep 14, 2010


The Rev. Fuxia Wang serves as a Church and Community Worker with the Chinese community in Norman and South Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She is believed to be the first United Methodist missionary from the People Republic of China.

New York, NY, September 10, 2010--The summer of 2010 was busy for the Rev. Fuxia Wang, her first as a missionary of The United Methodist Church. Assigned to ministry with the Chinese community in Norman, Oklahoma, and vicinity, she may well be the first United Methodist missionary from mainland China to serve in the United States.

Date posted:Sep 10, 2010


Bishop James K. Mathews

September 9, 2010--Retired United Methodist Bishop James K. Mathews, who had a lifelong passion for mission work and evangelism, died Sept. 8 in Washington, D.C. He was 97.

Date posted:Sep 10, 2010


New York, NY, September 8, 2010--Advocates for the In Mission Together program in Eastern Europe and the Balkans will meet on October 9 at the conclusion of the "Beyond These Walls" Mission Conference at McEachern United Methodist Church in Powder Springs, Georgia.

Date posted:Sep 07, 2010


The UMCOR Hotline for September 7, 2010 
In Today's Hotline: PAKISTAN: New Woes as Floodwaters Recede RELIEF SUPPLIES: Cleaning Buckets Needed HAITI: UMCOR to Oversee Schools’ Construction HAITI: UMCOR Seeks Head of Mission EVENT: Lighten the Burden
Source: UMCOR
Date posted:Sep 07, 2010



Excitement continues to build as the 10-Fold campaign draws closer. 10-Fold, a 10-day interactive campaign to promote increased awareness, knowledge, and advocacy of mission, begins October 10. In addition to the educational element of 10-Fold, project sponsors have pledged to give $1 for each person who signs up as an advocate of a project during the campaign, up to a maximum of $10,000.
Source: Advance
Date posted:Sep 02, 2010


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