Conference attendees encouraged to ‘change the world’

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Local Church
The Rev. Eric Folkerth, senior pastor of Kessler Park United Methodist Church in Dallas is recorded with a cell phone during a service March 15. The church is livestreaming their services on Facebook due to the coronavirus or COVID0-19. Photo by Brett Shipp, courtesy of Kessler Park United Methodist Church.

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Mission and Ministry
Clergy and lay leaders from the Northern Nigeria Conference hold portable torches outside the conference office in Gombe State, Nigeria. “Almost 90% of the Nigeria population is facing power challenges, and these solar lanterns will help clergy in terms of devotion, Bible studies and other church activities,” said Nigeria Area Bishop John Wesley Yohanna. Photo by Daniel Garba, UM News.

Solar lamps ease work of clergy, students in Nigeria

The four conferences of the Nigeria Episcopal Area received hundreds of solar systems to be used in United Methodist churches, homes and schools.
Mission and Ministry
Students with Engineers Without Borders USA observe solar lights during a night tour at Nyadire Mission in Zimbabwe. Photo courtesy of Chenayi Kumuterera.

Solar lights increase security at Nyadire Mission

Pittsburgh students assist Zimbabweans through The Nyadire Connection and Engineers Without Borders.