Small & medium sized churches are invited to partner with ZOE Ministry. The NCC Mission Team is offering matching funds of up to $500 for churches, Sunday school classes, or other church-based groups interested in supporting ZOE Ministry for the first time. But remember, the deadline is coming up fast – December 10, 2015. ZOE […]
Returning to Rotifunk: Join the Mission of Hope
With much joy, the Mission of Hope (#S-00281) short term mission teams plan to return to Rotifunk Hospital in Sierra Leone in November 2015. Team member applications are being accepted for two teams: a medical team and a general spiritual/social team focused on building relationships. Teams will be limited to seven persons each. The Mission […]
Upcoming Liberia Project: Sierra Leone Update
Thanks to the tremendous response from NCC churches, 1,406 Food Buckets were packed and shipped off to Sierra Leone the week of May 20, 2015, to help address the crisis in access to food by victims of the Ebola crisis. As we praise God that incidences of Ebola continue to decline in West Africa, we […]
NCC Support for Liberia Brings Joy & Hope
Shipments of food and equipment sent by the NC Conference to Liberia are bringing joy and hope to many people in this Ebola-striken country. Food buckets, collected and shipped in September, cleared customs and are being distributed by the Liberian UMC. In her latest letter (see below), missionary Mary Zigbuo tells the story of Michael […]
Update on NC Response to Healthcare Crisis in Sierra Leone
Wrightsville UMC, in conjunction with the NC Conference Mission Team, shipped a 40 foot container to Sierra Leone on August 23, 2014. The container was loaded with medical supplies, equipment, and medicine bound for Rotifunk Hospital (NCC #S-00281). The shipment contained urgent personal protection equipment for medical personnel to help stop the spread of Ebola […]
Early Response Team gets quick Call!
Harry, Barbara, Carolyn, and David, from FUMC Washington, NC, received Disaster Early Response Training during April. They had no idea that their training and presence would become a blessing for tornado survivors so immediately! Here is part of their story as they respond to the disaster in their community. We need many volunteers. As […]
Thanks for Caring – You are a Blessing!
During the final days of April, multiple tornadoes touched down across areas of north-eastern North Carolina and damaged or destroyed more than 400 homes. Several hundred United Methodist volunteers from across the North Carolina Conference, the Western North Carolina Conference, Virginia Conference, and other conferences, began the initial work of serving the many people who were […]
Tornado Emergency – Please Help
Dear United Methodist friends,Grace and peace in the strong name of Jesus Christ.Strong winds swept into eastern North Carolina Friday evening,impacting many of our neighbors. Scores of homes were destroyed ordamaged. A child was killed in Edenton. Many are in need of comfort,assistance and hope today.We are grateful to our Disaster Response leaders who are working tirelessly […]
Saturday Tornado Relief Work Day – Please Help!
April 12, 2014 Tornado Relief Effort (Beaufort & Hyde County) Here is the information for that effort; *We have made contact with 7 families that could use our assistance. *The primary work will be pick-up and clean-up debris and helping to salvage property from further damage. * Willing workers are needed. You do not need to be ERT […]
Rotifunk Hospital – Our Newest NC Advance
What began as an invitation for Rev. Edie Gleaves to preach at the Sierra Leone Annual Conference has become the NC Conference’s newest outreach – Rotifunk Hospital: Mission of Hope (#S-00281). Edie and a team from Wrightsville UMC visited Sierra Leone in March 2013 and discovered an impoverished West African country, still devastated from […]