Your mission guides for 2018

Draw your 2018 mission plan with the help of the Spotlight Church and Six Lanes of Advance guidebooks.

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Share your mission story

The United Methodist Church is celebrating 200 years of Methodist mission. The bicentennial website launched Sept. 1. 

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Advocacy vs. Charity

Transforming the world moves the church from “what is” to “what ought to be,” as the kingdom of God.

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UMCOR does good well

Through best practices, UMCOR helps partners move beyond mere “meaning well.”

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Snapshots of Vitality 2

 Seen on Facebook. Here’s an album of awesome things happening among the faithful in the Michigan Area.

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Blessing Box meets needs

These Arkansas congregations provide a mini-shopping experience  for neighbors and it’s free!

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Global partnership generates hope

The Michigan Area’s relationship with the nation of Liberia spans decades with transforming love.

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Fowler, a Shining Light

The Rev. Faith Fowler, executive director of Cass Community Social Services and pastor of Cass Community UMC, will receive one of the Shining Light Regional Cooperation Awards.   NIRAJ WARIKOO Detroit Free Press

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Sweet and Sour

The NOAH Project in downtown Detroit has been blessed with leadership by these four persons left to right: Amy Brown (Executive Director); Brandon Powell (former US2); Chelsea Spyres (former US2); Chelsea Williams (current US2). NOAH is a Global Mission Fellows Placement. ~Facebook photo/Brandon Powell.   CHELSEA WILLIAMS The Book of Fellows

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Stranded by Ebola

Pictured are six of the girls stranded at June Hartranft Memorial Primary School for Girls in Sierra Leone after the country’s deadly Ebola outbreak. From left are Esther Cooper, 15; Kadiatu Juana, 10; Hawa Bayoh, 10; Ramatu Kamara, 11; Magdalene Kamara, 9; and Aminata Bayoh, 11.   PHILEAS JUSU United Methodist News

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