Mission projects

Mission and Ministry
Youth from First United Methodist Church in Dallas help repair a roof in 105-degree heat during their recent summer mission trip to San Antonio. Nick Janzen (left), construction manager for Blueprint Ministries, works with Vivian Winston and Wesley Stoker of the Dallas church. Photo by Anna Bundy-Hagler.

Blistering summer challenges churches

United Methodists keep familiar ministries going and find new ways to serve as much of the U.S. bakes.
Evangelism
The Rev. George E. Ogle (center) in an archived July 4, 1971 photo in front of the Soongeui Methodist Church in Incheon, Korea, where he was a clergy member. Next to Ogle is the Rev. Ho-moon Lee (elected as a bishop of the Korean Methodist Church.)  File photo courtesy of Soongeui Methodist Church in Incheon, Korea.

Former missionary to South Korea dies at 91

A well-loved missionary, the Rev. George Ogle, was honored earlier this year by the government of the Republic of Korea.
Mission and Ministry
Vinicius Guimarães dos Santos, an educator with Shade and Fresh Water, an after-school ministry of the Methodist Church of Brazil, plays a game with some of the students at the Liberdade site in Brazil. The ministry is among many over the years receiving small grants through the Encounter with Christ in Latin America and the Caribbean Fund. Photo by Mark Greathouse, courtesy of Global Ministries.

Sustaining faith partnerships with Latin America

Through small grants, the Encounter with Christ fund has nurtured Methodist mission and relationships in 26 countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Mission and Ministry
Janet Mutsengi, 85, arrives in an ox-drawn cart to seek medical care from the staff at the Dindi United Methodist Clinic in Zimbabwe. The United Methodist Church is helping provide health services to underserved communities through an outreach program. Photo by the Rev. Taurai Emmanuel Maforo, UM News.

Clinic patients come in carts, wheelbarrows, on foot

Dindi community welcomes United Methodist Church’s health outreach efforts but pleads for ambulance and doctors.

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