The NC Department of Health and Human Services has adult N95 masks that they want to distribute. Any community-based organization can order these. You can make this request for any organization that you’re a volunteer with, your church/faith organization, etc. Also, please share with other partners. Use this form to make the requests for as many […]
The conference health ministry team recently awarded five health ministry mini-grants to encourage health ministry within the NC Conference of the UMC.
$1,000 to the non-profit Care4Carolina to aid in their mission to ensure quality, affordable healthcare for all North Carolinians.
News outlets are reporting that seventeen missionaries (sixteen American and one Canadian), including three children, have been kidnapped in Haiti by one of the gangs operating in the area around Port-au-Prince. The missionaries have been identified as being a part of Christian Aid Ministries out of Ohio and is associated with Mennonite and Amish groups. […]
Nara Melkonyan, Executive Director of Project AGAPE, shared this video message to update us on the current state of Project AGAPE in the immediate aftermath of the war between Armenia and Azerbaijan. As you can see from the story and the pictures, many of the buildings used by Project AGAPE have been severely damaged and […]
Early Sunday morning, Sept. 27, the Azerbaijani military launched a missile and serial cross-border attack on Artsakh. The attacks were launched along the entire length of the line of contact. The civilian settlements are being shelled in a plethora of cities and villages, including in the capital of Stepanakert. Peaceful people are under bombardment, including children […]
The One Can Food Ministry at Sharon UMC in Supply is alive and well. On average, our dedicated volunteers serve 50 households each month by providing bags of food items that have been donated by individuals or organizations or through its fund established in 2018 using Mission Seed Grant monies as well as other donations. During […]
In a recent article, Jeff Brumley explains why quite a few church leaders are raising questions about the Operation: Christmas Child ministry of Samaritan’s Purse (see https://baptistnews.com/article/franklin-graham-toxic-charity-concerns-send-churches-packing-from-operation-christmas-child/#.XcV5tcBKhdg). Mr. Brumley shares examples of church leaders who have re-imagined their previous support of the ministry commonly known as the Shoebox Ministry and are now finding local ministry […]
Human Rights Day is Monday, Dec. 10. The Lectionary text appointed for Dec. 9 includes Luke 3:6, “and all flesh shall see the salvation of God.” As we journey toward Christmas and the celebration of Jesus’ birth, we recall that, in his death and resurrection, Christ ushered in the reality of God’s peace and liberation […]
November 27 is #GivingTuesday, a day of generosity and thanksgiving for all the good and healing work of United Methodist mission projects and missionaries. This day is a response to the hyper-consumerism surrounding the holidays by supporting organizations that are transforming the world. Last year, United Methodists collectively raised more than $677,000 online for Advance […]
The MERCI Warehouse, (676 Community Dr., Goldsboro) will be open on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 18-19 from 8:30am-4pm to receive items needed for health kits and cleaning kits ONLY. Volunteers are also needed to assemble the kits. Please bring only the items listed – https://www.umcor.org/UMCOR/Relief-Supplies/Kits The warehouse will also be open on Saturday, Sept. 22 […]