Mission/Missionary Stories

Message by Dorcas Samantha Ewoodzie, Missionary in Kenya

September 27, 2016

Most churches in Africa were initiated by missionaries who relied on financial support from sister churches in Europe, the United States, and Canada. The churches and institutions belonged to the various denominations that established them. Indigenous people did not consider themselves as the owners of these churches. This perspective created a dependence on foreign funding, entirely.  More...  

Message from Rev. John Calhoun Mission Advocate, Northeastern Jurisdiction

August 11, 2016

Dearest friends,   Grace and peace to you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ!  I pray that you are well, and having a peaceful and joyful summer season.  Although each day brings reminders of the suffering and strife in the world around us, we also pause to give thanks to God for all His many blessings:  the gift of family and friends; access to abundant food, clean water, and advanced health care; and a faith that binds us together in peace and with hope for the future.   As Mission Advocate ...

Message from Missionary Sun Lae Kim from Mongolia

August 10, 2016

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Emmanuel and Florence Mefor, Mutambara Mission Hospital, Nhedziwa, Zimbabwe

August 08, 2016

We send you greetings to from West Chester, Pennsylvania. We write to update you on the progress of Emmanuel‘s health condition. On a general note we say “so far so good”. We give thanks to God for the gift of complete healing which continues to “trickle” in, endlessly from his spring of life. Ezk 47: 9. Emmanuel has been improving slowly but steadily. Presently he is able to walk a good distance without a cane. The numbness on his lower limbs is gradually fading as the spinal cord recovers.

Missionary Helen Camarce's Newsletter from Cambodia

July 01, 2016

It’s quite a while that I have not given you any update on my journey here in Cambodia. Where am I on my journey? Will I leave a clear trail in Cambodia so others may see the path to Christ?

Marilyn Chan at Susanna Wesley dormitory & Somreth MC in Kampong Thom

June 13, 2016

This message is from our missionary in Cambodia, Marilyn Chan. We 're visiting the Somreth Methodist Church and was there to empower and encourage the students with sermon and worship. We met with most of the girls that stayed at the dormitory but are tight on space because number of students are progressing. We were there all morning of June 5th 2016.

Mission Notes from Cagayan Valley, Philippines, Rev. E. Tapia

May 01, 2016

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Earthquake in Japan - Update from Hikari Kokai Chang

April 26, 2016

It was Thursday, April 14th when the southern island of Kyushu in Japan was hit by a M6.5 earthquake. On Saturday, another M7.3 quake caused even more damage. In particular, the Kumamoto Prefecture - the epicenter of the quake - was hit so hard that numerous buildings collapsed and caught fire.  Infrastructures across Kyushu were severely damaged, and landslides caused by quakes made relief work more difficult. Despite their difficult circumstances, many NGOs and religious organizations, ...

Evangelical United Methodist Church of Ecuador (EUMCE) Earthquake Update

April 22, 2016

On Saturday April 16, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the central and northern coastal areas of Ecuador. The Ecuadorean government has now (Friday April 22) confirmed over 602 deaths; 12,492 wounded with 130 persons still missing as a result of the earthquake. There are approx. 25,000.00 displaced persons from the affected region, some 7,000 buildings destroyed and 2,740 buildings and 280 schools damaged.  The rescue work is still very important and volunteer teams from Ecuador and neighboring...

Missionaries Sara Flores Quinones and Douglas Dakin Cook Newsletter from Ecuador

March 18, 2016

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