Mission Updates

Newsletter of the E-Readers Project Features Uwharrie District

Newsletter of the E-Readers Project Features Uwharrie District

7/10/2018
Check out the latest newsletter of the E-Readers Project, which featured members of the Uwharrie District. Click here to read more. "With this newsletter, we welcome a new school to the E-Reader Project—the Bishop Wenner School of Theology in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Julu Swen recently visited the school and led a training on using the e-readers for all the students. This particular group of e-readers were made possible by donors in the Uwharrie District of the Western North Carolina Conference,...
Meds & Food for Kids Video

Meds & Food for Kids Video

7/2/2018
Check out the video here. Meds & Food for Kids is a social enterprise dedicated to saving the lives of malnourished children in Haiti. Please help MFK: https://mfkhaiti.org/contribute/
A WELCOMING TABLE: A Ministry WITH the poor experiential training event

A WELCOMING TABLE: A Ministry WITH the poor experiential training event

6/14/2018
At the altar table and around the dinner table, in the meeting room and beside the picnic table, this highly diverse congregation is thriving in part because of its emphasis on authentic relationship and mutual service. This workshop offers an opportunity to explore Haywood Street’s organizational structure and examine best practices for sustainable and transformational ministry WITH the poor. A focus of the workshop is supporting congregations in developing or strengthening ministry with the ...
Puerto Rico Mission Trip - July 16-21, 2018

Puerto Rico Mission Trip - July 16-21, 2018

6/14/2018
Volunteer for the efforts to support the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico (MCPR), as they work to rebuild after Hurricane Maria. The purpose of this mission trip is to work with the Puerto Rico Methodist Church for relationship development through the rebuilding of homes and churches. We will seek to offer ourselves sacrificially under the direction of UMVIM and the local church. The trip takes place July 16-21, 2018. The cost is $840. Click here to read the General Guidelines for this trip. ...
Mission Connection Team Meeting - Saturday June 2nd

Mission Connection Team Meeting - Saturday June 2nd

5/22/2018
The Mission Connection Leadership Team Team of the Western NC Conference of The United Methodist Church will be hosting a Mission Connection Team Meeting on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 10 am to 2 pm at Williamson's Chapel UMC in Mooresville. Lunch will be provided. Mission Connection Teams are being formed for collaboration and resource sharing. The missional call in the hearts and churches of the Western North Carolina Conference is strong. Many individuals and churches serve in a myriad of ...
Disaster Response Update - Greensboro Tornado

Disaster Response Update - Greensboro Tornado

4/26/2018
Disaster Response Update - Greensboro Tornado On April 15th, 2018 an EF2 Tornado struck the Greensboro area, killing one and causing widespread damage. Disaster Response teams from various organizations, including some from the WNCC UMC, are currently helping with disaster relief efforts in the area. Habitat for Humanity is coordinating the disaster response effort in the area. Guilford County has indicated there are still many areas with down trees and power lines.  There are many homes and ...
Spring 2018 - Packing Instructions and Project AGAPE/UMCOR Drop-Off Locations

Spring 2018 - Packing Instructions and Project AGAPE/UMCOR Drop-Off Locations

3/17/2018
  Packing Instructions and Project AGAPE/UMCOR Drop-Off Locations Please pack all items in the smallest box that is appropriate.  Recommended box size is 16” X 12” X 12” since boxes of that size can be reused as part of a shipment. List the contents on the outside of the box. Also, pack the boxes as full and tight as possible.  That prevents boxes from being crushed as they are stacked in the warehouse awaiting the sorting process. If at all possible, avoid using plastic bags, ...
Mission Opportunities 2018

Mission Opportunities 2018

11/18/2017
Current Mission Opportunities 2018   Currently, all of our mission trips are full. Please check back often as new trips will be added.​   Type Apply Mission Connection State/Country Location Cost  Start Date End Date Details
UNC-Charlotte Disaster Response Trip

UNC-Charlotte Disaster Response Trip

11/18/2017
For Fall Break, a group of students from Niner United (UNC Charlotte’s Episcopal, Lutheran, Presbyterian, and United Methodist campus ministry) decided to go south to Brunswick, Georgia to do some disaster relief for the people whose homes were affected by Hurricane Irma. We went to multiple homes during the three days we were there. Most of the work we did was helping to clear out backyards, by cutting down and clearing out branches from fallen trees. Some trees ended up being rather large, but...
Hurricane Update

Hurricane Update

11/1/2017
Hurricane Update   As United Methodists, let us stand together in prayer and support of all of those who have been affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The state of North Carolina isn’t in the clear as we anticipate tropical force winds and rains to impact Western North Carolina. Stay alert to changes in the Hurricane Irma forecast. Hurricane Jose also looms behind, reminding us that storms are never far away. Donate: Your gifts ensure that our church will be able to provide help and hope for...

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