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Missions

Mujila Falls Agriculture Center – Sept. Mission

 Mujila Falls Agricultural Center This month we’re gathering funds to support projects at the Mujila Falls Agricultural Center in northern Zambia, Africa.  Since the year 2000 the United Methodist Church has been at work at this center helping the indigenous people build a better life, eat healthier, and farm using improved methods. Great progress has been made. It is gratifying that we…

UMCOR Storm Relief – August Mission

Life on earth is happy and fun until the earth or its atmosphere decide to “Go Wild”!  We humans are victims of Earthquake, Fire, Wind, and Rain when nature’s powers go viral. Of the many human agencies that seek to respond to such events, the United Methodist Church is among the quickest and most thorough.…

Paul Webster – September Mission

Trobby Kandala, son of Paul’s past assistant, Tshala has successfully completed his freshman year at Africa University and is leading the chicken and egg project at the center during the vacation break. This project has been highly successful in improving the diet of the area people.  The chickens produce more than 2000 eggs per day. …

Help – What You Can Do for Disaster Relief

Hurricane Harvey has caused devastation in Texas and Louisiana.  This weekend Hurricane Irma will likely hit Florida and affect several states in the South East. UMCOR (United Methodist Church on Relief) is an organization through  which we can help those in need.  It has an A+ rating from “Charity Watch”.  Every dollar you donate will…

Neighbor to Neighbor – August mission

  Neighbor to Neighbor of Sturgeon Bay is a  non-profit organization that comforts and assists people experiencing problems arising from conditions or limitations that lead to a deterioration in their quality of life.  Volunteers are the key to our services and a neighbor’s independence.  Volunteers are screened, trained, and particiipate in on-going training.  Through our Peer Companion and Respite for Caregivers  programs,…

Brush with Kindness – July Mission

The mission for July is  “A Brush with Kindness”.  This is a home repair program that is a part of Habitat for Humanity.  Habitat for Humanity is known for building homes and creating homeownership opportunities for low-income families, but that’s not all we do. “A Brush With Kindness” program was begun in the United States in 1999 as a neighborhood revitalization program…

November Mission Mar Elias School

In spite of governmental non-support of Mar Elias school, recent excitement was that Israel’s smartest student is an Arab, Mohammed Zeiden, a new graduate.  He achieved the highest academic testing score in the nation which speaks of the quality of education he received. Mohammed says, “Mar Elias high school is more than a normal school.  It feels more like a family.  There…

Ganta Methodist Hospital – August 2016 Mission

Few here have not heard of Wisconsin’s “Imagine no Malaria” campaign. This congregation gave generously toward Wisconsin’s goal of one million dollars. It was surpassed last June! That means many of the 450,000 Liberians served by the Ganta United Methodist Hospital now have life-saving treated mosquito nets. Deaths in Africa have been cut by half. One thing learned was that often the…