Faith Sharing

Evangelism
Mundenda United Methodist Church in the Mutasa Nyanga District of Zimbabwe holds small classes outdoors during the COVID-19 pandemic to social distance and avoid the need for sanitizing the sanctuary, which can be costly. Photo by Kudzai Chingwe, UM News.

Turning to Wesley’s class model amid pandemic

Churches in Zimbabwe embrace small sessions to keep attendance in check and encourage spiritual growth at home.
Evangelism
The Rev. Rosemary Iseren, pastor of Dirakho United Methodist Church in Busia, Kenya, is preaching to her congregants in their homes and rural villages during the coronavirus pandemic. She dubbed the outreach “D2D,” and other pastors in the region have followed her lead. Photo by Gad Maiga, UM News.

Kenyan pastors take worship door to door

Rather than livestreaming services, rural church leaders are hitting the road to equip members with the tools they need to fellowship at home during the pandemic.
Mission and Ministry
In this 2013 file photo, the Rev. Eunice Musa Iliya (right) participates in an International Women's Day vigil, sponsored by United Methodist Women. Photo by Kristina Krug, courtesy of United Methodist Women.

Ask The UMC: What does it mean to ‘resist evil, injustice and oppression’?

A look at the biblical and baptismal history behind the renunciation of evil.
Local Church
Ten-year-old Britney Sadete performs at Cranborne United Methodist Church in Harare, Zimbabwe, during The UMC’s Got Talent, an annual Zimbabwe Episcopal Area talent show, on July 28, 2019. Britney, who took first place in the under-12 category and second place overall, recently released her first album. Photo by Kudzai Chingwe, UM News.

Talented 10-year-old inspires others during pandemic

Young United Methodist leader Britney Sadete, who released her first album just days before Zimbabwe’s lockdown, connects with the isolated through her music.

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