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January

17 articles found for January, 2011.

Kayla Austin, 18, worked for three months at the Project Send Hope.

I've seen so much here in Honduras. I've felt so much, laughed so much, and hurt so much here. I learned how to make coconut bread, how to change multiple diapers at once, how to be patient, how to stick up for myself, how to live alone, how to teach a class, how to catch a gecko, how to speak Spanish, how to wash clothes by hand, and how to ration. I learned countless lessons on humility, honesty, sacrifice, and self-control.

Date posted:Jan 26, 2011


The UMCOR Hotline for January 25, 2011 
In Today's Hotline: *BRAZIL: Relief Needed for Survivors of Floods, Mudslides *AUSTRALIA: Cleanup Begins, Cyclone Threat Continues *HAITI: UMCOR Seeks Shelter and Reconstruction Coordinator *RELIEF SUPPLIES: School Kits, Health Kits to Sudan *UMCOR: NC Congregation Welcomes Bhutan Family
Source: UMCOR
Date posted:Jan 25, 2011


A new well brings better health by providing safe drinking water and clean hands in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

New York, NY, January 25, 2011--An international aid specialist urged United Methodists not to slack off or give in to the "sin of despair" in the church's essential, ongoing work to conquer poverty.

Date posted:Jan 25, 2011


Grade four students at Lucie Harrison School, Diocese of Raiwind, Church of Pakistan

Lucie Harrison Girls High School was established by the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1912, thanks to the devoted efforts of the Rev. Dr. John C. Butcher. At that time, residents of Methodism's Northern India area, where Dr. Butcher was missionary in charge, considered the education of girls to be unnecessary.

Date posted:Jan 20, 2011


Thomas Kemper, general secretary (chief executive) of the General Board of Global Ministries

January 20, 2011, New York, NY--The General Board of Global Ministries welcomes the announcement that the United States intends to make possible an increase in certain religious travel to Cuba and to ease restrictions on funds going to Cuba for religious activities.

Date posted:Jan 20, 2011


Catholic Church in China elects new leadership Liu Xiaobo receives 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Philippines sign first military agreement with China China may favor Korean unification Google's hacking, ordered by Politburo official?...and more!

Date posted:Jan 20, 2011


The UMCOR Hotline for January 18, 2011 
In Today's Hotline: SRI LANKA: Nearly One Million People Affected by Flooding HAITI: UMCOR Reaffirms Commitment to Recovery HAITI EVENT: One Year of Recovery: Webcast EVENT: African American Women and HIV/AIDS
Source: UMCOR
Date posted:Jan 18, 2011


Children in Yondoru, Southern Sudan, gather before their worship to play drums, sing, and dance.

This is a fateful week for southern Sudan, where a referendum is under way on the political future of the region. The issue is whether South Sudan will become a separate nation from the northern and western parts of the country.

Date posted:Jan 13, 2011


Baptism in Pogradec. The fourth Sunday in Advent was a special Sunday for the
United Methodist Church in Pogradec.

New York, NY, January 13, 2011--The United Methodist Church in eastern Albania received 18 new members on the fourth of Advent 2010. They come from the city of Pogradec and the nearby town of Bishnica, each of which has a United Methodist congregation.

Date posted:Jan 13, 2011


A leader's prayer. Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader.

January 14, 2011--In honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the General Board of Global Ministries is committed to Dr. King's legacy of justice, which includes economic justice and ending poverty. Dr. King is remembered for his leadership in the United States and his work towards racial justice, desegregation, and non-violence. At the time of his assassination in 1968, Dr. King was in the midst of planning a Poor People's March, integral to a campaign to unify and take action on behalf of people living in poverty.

Date posted:Jan 12, 2011


Global Ministries staff marked the first anniversary of the 2010 Haiti earthquake and the deaths in the disaster of two beloved colleagues.
New York, NY, January 12, 2011--In a service of hope and tears, staff of the United Methodist mission agency marked the first anniversary of the "unspeakable tragedy" of the 2010 Haiti earthquake and the deaths in the disaster of two beloved colleagues.
Date posted:Jan 12, 2011


The UMCOR Hotline for January 11, 2011 
HAITI: One Year of Relief and Recovery SUDAN: Independence Referendum ARMENIA: Human Trafficking Awareness Day, January 11 JFON: Welcoming a New Citizen from Burma
Source: UMCOR
Date posted:Jan 11, 2011


The Return of the Prodigal Son, Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist (Charleston,South Carolina)

Ted Williams is the man with the golden voice who has been vaulted to global media attention this week after more than 13 million people saw him on a YouTube video.

Date posted:Jan 10, 2011



Public celebration of Christmas--public testament of faith in Jesus Christ--is not always easy, or even safe. As we move into a new year, my prayer list includes persons and situations in which Christian brothers and sisters lost their lives in recent days because of their faith, or where a public official was killed for trying to protect religious rights of Christians.

Date posted:Jan 07, 2011



SPSARV grant applications to fund ministries and initiatives globally that support The United Methodist Church's position on alcohol, other drugs, and drug-related violence are due by January 15, 2011. Funding decisions for spring and summer funding will be made in March 2011.

Date posted:Jan 07, 2011


The Three Wise Men mosaic of a Ravennate Italian-Byzantine workshop, completed within 526 AD by the so-called

The Gospel of Matthew steadily moves the story of Jesus' ministry and his meaning to the world from a tribal context--the ancestry of Abraham in chapter one--to a universal perspective, that of making disciples of all people in chapter 28.

Date posted:Jan 04, 2011


The UMCOR Hotline for January 4, 2011 
In Today's Hotline: Haiti Recovery Edition HAITI: Chronology of Recovery HAITI: Laying a Foundation HAITI: A Purposeful Calling HAITI: Church Resources Available HAITI: Haiti Digest
Source: UMCOR
Date posted:Jan 04, 2011


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