MissionCast Celebrates Six Seasons
- Practicing Extravagant Generosity
- Forty Days of Fruitful Living
- Cultivating Fruitfulness
- The Balancing Act
UMCOR Disaster Response Information: Hurricane Sandy
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UMCOR is in contact with our Caribbean partners as well as those on the East Coast of the U.S. to stay aprised of damage and needs. Current need is funding for response: Text “Response” to 80888 to donate $10 now or Donate Online to Advance #901670, which will also cover needs in the Caribbean region. Be sure to choose “Hurricanes 2012” from the drop-down menu.
United Methodist Communications has partnered with United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) to create a bulletin insert for churches in your annual conferences. Two files are attached (full color and grayscale). Please share as needed.
MissionCast – Rebuild Joplin – Woods Chapel UMC
Woods Chapel United Methodist Church has had one or more volunteer teams serving in Joplin every week since the tornado. Your MissionCast crew was on hand to worship at Woods Chapel on Sunday and interview some of the key members involved with the congregations rebuilding effort in Joplin. They spoke of the great amount of work to be done in Joplin. To schedule the 2012 volunteer teams from your congregation contact Jamie Piper. (417)782-5378 or firstname.lastname@example.org
MissionCast -Autographs for Tornado Survivors – Sunrise UMC
About 30 athletes from the metropolitan area drove to Sunrise United Methodist Church to give autographs in exchange for donations for our United Methodist Disaster Response ministry in Joplin and all across Missouri. At the days end $12,000 has been raised. It was a great day of fun and fellowship and cross Missouri many storm survivors will be helped back up on their feet.
Be sure to visit the Joplin Disaster Relief page for ways to help and up-to-date news from the Joplin area.
Bishop Robert Schnase shares few words of encouragement and appeals to the churches in Missouri and across our country. Click here to watch his visit to Joplin, his Joplin Relief fund appeal as well as his appeal for the UMCOR Spring Storms fund. You are encouraged to download and share these videos in your churches and congregations.
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Here is a trailer for the newly-released Five Practices of Fruitful Living. Enjoy!
You can order a copy of the book here.
Working far from the point where church meets the world, bishops must encourage pastors and laity while finding their own satisfaction from a third-row seat, says Bishop Robert Schnase.