With support from The Duke Endowment, Come to the Table is excited to once again offer technical assistance funds to assist up to 30 rural United Methodist churches throughout North Carolina. CTTT will fund churches that are engaging in emergency hunger relief efforts during the coronavirus crisis with mini-grants of up to $1,000.
This week’s episode is about the Missional Collective, which desires to help churches and ministries shift the work of mission from relief to empowerment. Missional Collective participants attend a series of retreats together and remain in connection through the support of one another’s work. Brian Mateer speaks with Missional Collective Coordinator, Erin Burleson, who shares details of the cohort and how you can participate.
As the pandemic evolves, our churches continue to learn, innovate, and respond to the needs of our communities. This webinar series explores ways in which we can continue to use and adapt the pandemic-generated tools, resources, and approaches as we move into new seasons of church life post COVID-19.
Despite the pandemic, United Methodist missionaries remain deeply engaged in work around the world. Each month, Global Ministries invites four missionaries to be in conversation with laity and clergy throughout the church to share the joys and challenges they've experienced. Learn how you can join the conversation on February 4th.
Sign up for classes February 1-12. All classes will meet online from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time / 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Central Time / 5:00 - 7:00 p.m Mountain Time / 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time.
Local Author named 2020 Best Book Finalist by American Book Fest for Resource Encouraging Abuse Survivors to Thrive1/13/2021
There is something about a new year that invites a desire to release and claim. Many people were eager to release the hardships of 2020 and claim the hope of 2021. Individually, we have the opportunity to reflect more deeply, more spiritually on what we wish to release and claim. Survivors of abuse and trauma particularly need this opportunity. That is because we often build walls to protect ourselves but they often keep out the very things we desire. In the book, Awakening the Light: A Going-Forward Survivors to Thrivers Story, Tambry Harris talks about the powerful wall she constructed to protect herself. This story describes the vulnerability needed to look and see the wall you have built up and then how to dismantle it.
The United Methodist Board of Global Ministries has 350 missionaries serving in 70 different nations, said the Rev. Judy Chung, executive director of missionary service. The highest numbers are located, in order, in Africa, North America and Asia.
Project AGAPE is a collaborative effort that we share with our sister Conference, the North Carolina Conference. For 27 years, United Methodists of North Carolina have built churches, schools and medical clinics and have sponsored homes for children. And yet, today, the need is greater than ever before. On September 27, the region in which the Project AGAPE compound is located suffered a massive attack by the state-sponsored terrorist group, Azerbaijan. That was followed by 44 days of cluster ...
The Mission Response Center in Terrell has extra cleaning supplies available for pickup upon request. Items include: dish soap, laundry detergent, scrubbing pads, air freshener, bleach, all purpose cleaner, clotheslines/pins, and trash bags.
Check out the latest Mission Engagement Blog.