Fitness resolution makes a difference in pastor’s life


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Mission and Ministry
Students Munashe Chidewu (left) and Nyasha Homba wash their hands at a faucet served by a solar-powered well pump at the United Methodist Hanwa Mission in Macheke, Zimbabwe. Photo by Kudzai Chingwe, UM News.

Keeping water flowing at church missions

Zimbabwe Volunteers in Mission and the Nyadire Connection have helped ease some of the water issues at United Methodist Hanwa, Dindi and Nyadire missions.
Mission and Ministry
Jean Tshomba, coordinator of UMCOR's disaster management office in eastern Congo, speaks to the crowd before helping to distribute food and other items to more than 500 survivors of flooding in Uvira, Congo. Photo by Philippe Kituka Lolonga, UM News.

UMCOR assists flood survivors in Congo

More than 500 families, many of whom lost their homes in April flooding, received food and other assistance through a $75,200 grant from the United Methodist Committee on Relief.
Mission and Ministry
The Rev. John Makaniko (left) gathers in fellowship with teenage members from Hatfield United Methodist Church circuit in Harare, Zimbabwe. Makaniko said young people are not immune to the stress and anxiety of COVID-19. Photo by Chenayi Kumuterera, UM News.

Pastors reveal emotional toll of COVID-19

Church leaders in Zimbabwe help counsel traumatized families, while also dealing with their own fears and anxiety amid pandemic.