The Gary Wayne Locklear Mission Endowment and the Mission Seed Fund Grant applications are both currently accepting applications. So what’s the difference between the two? Mission Seed Fund Grants The Mission Seed Fund Grants comes from the NCCUMC Mission Team budget and applications are approved by the Mission Team. The purpose is to support new […]
2022 Mission Seed Fund application REOPENS!
Did you miss your chance to apply for Mission Seed Funds last fall? Has the Holy Spirit inspired you in new and innovative ways? Do you have new ideas about how to connect the church with your community? Now is your chance! Do not confuse this application with the Gary Locklear Mission Endowment pre-application! That […]
The Gary Wayne Locklear Mission Endowment Applications Open April 1
UPDATE 4/4/22: This post was updated to reflect the new deadline of April 18. The application process for The Gary Wayne Locklear Mission Endowment opens on April 1. This year’s application process will be different. Applicants will fill out a pre-application form that supplies basic information about their ministry/mission endeavor. The pre-application consists of short-answer […]
UMCOR Sunday this week!
For more than 50 years, United Methodist congregations have been taking part in a special offering, laying the foundation for the United Methodist Committee on Relief’s ministry of relief and hope. UMCOR’s work of alleviating human suffering around the world includes disaster relief and supplies, disaster risk reduction, health, and humanitarian development. Gifts to the UMCOR Sunday […]
Advance Giving for Ukrainian Refugees
We are all praying for our sisters and brothers in Ukraine. Below you will find several links for donating funds to assist with transporting and serving the people fleeing the war zones. Here is the link for an article about United Methodists serving in and near Ukraine: https://www.umnews.org/en/news/united-methodists-in-and-near-ukraine-help-refugees TO HELP REFUGEES WITHIN UKRAINE: Advance # […]
Project Agape Humanitarian Aid
Project Agape Humanitarian Aid After the last war between Armenia and Azerbaijan ended in December 2020, Project Agape abandoned their headquarters in Berdzor and moved to Vayk in Armenia. While transitioning to its new place, Project Agape employees and volunteers began to reach out to persons who had been forced out of their homes during […]
$750 Million Dollars?!
That’s how much money is coming into the State of North Carolina over the next 18 years. WHY? Because of a settlement with pharmaceutical companies due to opioid misuse. WHAT does that have to do with me or my church? And what can we do? United Methodist Churches can make a difference! Join us Thursday, […]
Faith Health Connection: The Opioid Settlement
Our Friends from Partners in Health and Wholeness are offering a webinar on February 10, to inform us about funds coming into the state and how we might help assure responsible, life saving measures are being taken. In 2021, it was announced that North Carolina would receive $750 million from the multi-state settlement with opioid […]
The Society of St. Andrew has the opportunity to provide seed packets to your organization through our Seed Project! We distribute seeds to food desert areas, community gardens, inner city gardens, edible churchyards and church gardens, seed libraries, school garden projects, and other agencies so that food can be grown and accessed by people in […]
N95 Masks Available for Organizations
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 […]