Children

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.
Mission and Ministry
The International Twins Festival hosted by the Twins Association of Zimbabwe Aug. 19-21 attracted hundreds of twins and multiples who had the opportunity to interact, network and share business ideas with their peers. Participants also played several sports tournaments over the weekend. Photo by the Sahwira Events and Leisure, courtesy of the Twins Association of Zimbabwe.

Twins Association of Zimbabwe supports multiples, mothers

United Methodists launched the Twins Association of Zimbabwe in 2016 to assist mothers of multiples, support children through school and empower them economically through various projects.
Theology and Education
Pauline Violet Mushati poses with graduates of the United Methodist Church’s Barrington Christian School in Harare, Zimbabwe. Mushati is a teacher at the school, which opened in 2021. It is one of two state-of-the-art private schools in Harare founded by The United Methodist Church in Zimbabwe. Photo by Kudzai Chingwe, UM News.

United Methodists establish urban schools

Reaching beyond traditional rural settings, two new private schools enhance education in Harare and Mutare.
Church Leadership
The Rev. Owen Ross (left) holds a banner alongside the Revs. Juliet Mwarumba and John Holler during a ceremony celebrating a $800,029 donation to Fairfield Children’s Home in Mutare, Zimbabwe. Ross and Holler, who are from the North Texas and South Carolina conferences, respectively, have personal connections to the school. Mwarumba is Fairfield’s administrator. Photo by Kathy L. Gilbert.

Pastor makes personal connection with orphans

The Rev. Owen Ross of the North Texas Conference shares his journey with the children at United Methodist Old Mutare Mission and how he helped shape the way Fairfield Children’s Home looks today.

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