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Global Health
Dulce is living with a rare genetic bone marrow disorder that carries a grim prognosis. A United Methodist medical ministry is arranging to get a bone marrow transplant for the ten-year-old. Photo courtesy of the South Carolina Conference.

Healing Guatemala hopes to save girl's life

Healing Guatemala, a medical mission in Guatemala that is connected with the South Carolina Conference, is taking a huge leap of faith in the hopes of saving a young girl’s life. The ministry is arranging to get a bone marrow transplant for Dulce, a 10-year-old with a rare genetic disorder. But Healing Guatemala needs financial help for the procedure.
Disaster Relief
Twenty-four cleaning buckets were provided to an affordable housing community for low income and agricultural workers in Half Moon Bay, Calif., after it was flooded. Photo courtesy of the California-Nevada Conference.

As floods rise, United Methodists reach out

California is continuing to deal with storms causing devastating floods, and it’s still too soon to assess the scope of the damage. But United Methodists are already doing what they can to help.
Mission and Ministry
Reidland United Methodist Men built a large ramp for Gary Davis of Paducah, Ky., who is suffering from terminal cancer. The ramp was completed before Davis came home from rehab. Pictured from right to left are Jason Moore, Chuck Bearden, Joe Burkhead, Stephen Douglas, Dallas (friend of Jason), Rose Davis (wife of Mr. Davis), Keith Williams, Ed Bach, Vince Kahne, Mike Clark, Anthony (friend of Keith). Photo courtesy of the Tennessee-Western Kentucky Conference.

Men's group set to build 1,000th ramp

During the past 27 years, Reidland United Methodist Men and multi-denominational partners have built more than eight miles of handicap ramp. This month, the men’s ministry is on schedule to build its 1,000th ramp. The Tennessee-Western Kentucky Conference has the story.