Gulfside Assembly in Waveland, Mississippi, is celebrating its 100th birthday this year and hopes to raise $150,000 to continue its ministries after weather-related setbacks. Fundraising events include a golf tournament and banquet.
Friday, Feb. 24, marks the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. An international prayer event will be held on that day via Zoom at 10 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time with the participation of people from Ukraine as well as those from other countries.
The death toll from an earthquake in Turkey and Syria has surpassed 40,000 according to the International Blue Crescent Relief and Development Foundation. The United Methodist Committee on Relief issued a solidarity grant to International Blue Crescent to help provide tents, heaters, blankets, warm clothes, food and first-aid kits to those who have been displaced.