Multicultural Ministry

Evangelism
Bishop Samuel J. Quire Jr. preaches the closing sermon during the Liberia Annual Conference meeting in Harper, Maryland County, Liberia, in 2018. Quire said The United Methodist Church in Liberia is ready to welcome home its members living in the United States if they are deported after losing their temporary protection status when it expires March 31. File photo by E Julu Swen, UMNS.

Future uncertain for Liberians living in US

While some fear deportation when their temporary protection status expires March 31, The United Methodist Church in Liberia is preparing to welcome its brothers and sisters back home.
Evangelism
Victor Pastel (left) and Scott Gilpin after Gilpin sought shelter in Pastel’s home during March 10-11 flooding and landslides in Brazil. Photo courtesy of Scott Gilpin.

Turning to God in the middle of a disaster

United Methodist executive’s near drowning in Brazil was not his worst brush with mortality.
Social Concerns
A local agriculture extension officer teaches members of the Odzani Swarm Charm how to separate honey   and wax using a honey separator. As part of the United Methodist Women project, the women manage   beehives and sell the honey and its by-products to provide for their families and local church. Photo   by Kudzai Chingwe, UMNS.

Church empowers rural women in Zimbabwe

Church-sponsored projects, including beekeeping, small-scale farming and craft making are helping rural women in Zimbabwe survive the struggling economy.
Evangelism
The Rev. Elizabeth McVicker, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Salt Lake City, visits and prays with the homeless during the Sunday Fellowship Breakfast. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS.

Utah church welcomes homeless, loves diversity

Small church with big heart supports missions at home and around the world.

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