Environment

Local Church
Workers tend to vegetables planted at the Nyadire Mission farm in Nyadire, Zimbabwe. The farm was among six United Methodist properties evaluated during a land audit by the Zimbabwe Episcopal Area. Photo by Chenayi Kumuterera, UM News.

Audit reveals Zimbabwe church's farming potential

The report is the first step toward utilizing church land for large-scale farming projects to make agriculture more profitable in the Zimbabwe Episcopal Area.
Mission and Ministry
The United Methodist Church in Davos, Switzerland, started offering free food in June 2019 in a joint effort with a local Pentecostal parish to help eliminate food waste. The "Save Our Food" program plans to expand its ministry by installing a refrigerator next to the United Methodist church building, as shown in the illustration. Photo by the Rev. Stefan Pfister.

Switzerland pastors launch ‘Save our food’

Two pastors in Davos turned a dream of stopping food waste into reality.
Social Concerns
The Rev. Deidra Wright shows off some of the bounty of the community garden at Columbia Drive United Methodist Church, which she founded. Photo courtesy of Columbia Drive United Methodist Church.

Creation care gets traction as priority

United Methodist efforts to be environmentally friendly are on the rise. EarthKeepers training through Global Ministries is a popular way to get started.
Social Concerns
Motorists line up to purchase fuel in Harare, Zimbabwe. Power shortages in the country are affecting United Methodist hospitals, schools and churches. Photo by Kudzai Chingwe, UM News.

Energy crisis takes toll on Zimbabwe church

Daily power outages are affecting The United Methodist Church and its related ministries, including hospitals and schools.

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