Mustard Seed Migration Grants

Mustard Seed Migration Grants

4/5/2021
The Mustard Seed Mitigation Grant program will grant up to $2000 each to 50 United Methodist churches in the United States to engage in service with refugees and migrants in their own cities and towns. The application deadline is May 16, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. EST.
Project AGAPE Spring Collection

Project AGAPE Spring Collection

3/30/2021
Traditionally, the WNCC-UMC hosts a spring donation drive with a coordinated pick-up in April each year for this long-standing mission of our conference. The Project AGAPE staff in Armenia is diligently working to relocate its offices and warehouse in order to serve the thousands displaced by the war between Armenia and Azerbaijan.  The transition to new facilities, along with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, has hindered our partners ability to distribute donations as they would ...
March 18th, 2021 Severe Weather Threat

March 18th, 2021 Severe Weather Threat

3/17/2021
With a Severe Storm Threat across the WNC conference for March 18th, begin preparing a necessary for heavy wind and rains with the possibility of tornados.
Church helps drill more than 80 boreholes in Malawi

Church helps drill more than 80 boreholes in Malawi

3/8/2021
In Malawi, home to over 19 million people, water for drinking, personal hygiene and agriculture is a scarce commodity. One U.S. congregation, the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, with five locations in the greater Kansas City area, works in partnership with the Malawi United Methodist Church to address a variety of humanitarian needs. Most recently, the church enabled the drilling of more than 80 boreholes in the east Africa country between September 2020 and February 2021.
Mission Engagement Blog - March 2021

Mission Engagement Blog - March 2021

3/2/2021
Check out the Mission Engagement Blog page for a new blog by Rev. Kris Mares, Uwharrie District Missional Engagement Associate. This month's topic is "Start With God".

Religious, Nonprofit Groups Help Asylum Seekers as "Remain in Mexico" Ends

2/26/2021
As the director of Hispanic and Latino Ministries at Border Concerns with the United Methodist Church in the Pacific region, Hortiales has been helping migrants for almost a decade. As a father of three, Hortiales — who grew up in Mexico — was shocked to see the conditions the nearly 60,000 asylum applicants were living in south the border, and it bothered him to see children who should be in the prime of their education struggling to survive.
Cloth masks available through the WNCC Mission Engagement Team

Cloth masks available through the WNCC Mission Engagement Team

2/17/2021
The Mission Engagement Team has nearly 3,500 cloth masks available. If your ministry or congregation can use them send your request to Ben Rogers at brogers@wnccumc.org.
ERT UPDATE: February 18th Ice Storm

ERT UPDATE: February 18th Ice Storm

2/17/2021
ERT’s, as we get ready for the potential for significant ice overnight, be sure to prepare in case you are called on to assist.
Who are Black women pioneers in US Methodism?

Who are Black women pioneers in US Methodism?

2/12/2021
Part 2 of a two-part series on pioneering Black women in Methodist history celebrates The Rev. Sallie Crenshaw and Bishop Leontine Kelly.
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