Conference under contruction

This month’s edition of the Laity Blog focuses on the human bricks required to build a new conference.

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Car care is their ministry

Car guys share their skills and God’s love at a free auto repair shop in Powder Spring, Georgia.

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Donate this, not that

When disaster strikes be ready to respond in ways that help rather than in ways that hurt.

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Makin’ a difference in “The D”

Up North meets the City as volunteers from northern Michigan work at Cass Community Social Services.

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Relief Kits go a long way

As she was volunteering at the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) Sager Brown Supply Depot in Louisiana last week, Cynthia Root reflected on how, when it comes to relief supply kits, a seemingly small contribution can grow into a huge blessing.

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Clean water for Haiti

Availability of clean water is a growing concern around the entire globe.

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Helpers needed for WMC 2016

Helpers for the Conference Secretary are needed for the June 2016 West Michigan Annual Conference in East Lansing, June 9-13. Volunteer needs include: tellers, minute-takers, legislation-trackers, and an assistant journal editor. Training is available for all areas and an honorarium is paid. Please contact Pastor Greg Buchner at pastorgreg.ncd@gmail.com if you’re interested. See 2016.MichiganUMC.org for updated information.

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Make recruitment fun

TRICIA BROWN United Methodist Communications The minority of the people do the majority of the work. Unfortunately, that is a statement of fact for many churches, and one that can lead to discontent among members. Churches need volunteers, and lots of them. But how can you convince someone to sacrifice time, energy and sometimes even

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Medical Mission opportunities

Mexico … Panama … Senegal … Nicaragua … those are just a few of the places where volunteers can go in 2016 to bring health and healing to others.

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Volunteers needed

http://www.clickondetroit.com/community/some-families-still-need-help-recovering-from-historic-flooding/36301704 #

This week WDIV-TV in Detroit reported on how the Northwest Detroit Flood Recovery Project of The United Methodist Church is assisting the thousands of families in Detroit who have still not recovered from the August, 2014 floods. Click here to see the video,

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