2019 PrimeTimers Events and Scholarships

Global Ministries and the Mission Volunteers Office are pleased to offer twogreat educational and mission service events, one in the Czech Republic and one in Paducah, Kentucky. Both events are designed with less strenuous activities than the traditional UMVIM team. The events will continue to focus on peace and poverty, history and sustainability of resources, […]

Murfreesboro Shepherd’s School

Over 200 laity and clergy from the Murfreesboro District gathered for the annual Shepherd School on Sunday, February 12 at Tullahoma First United Methodist Church. The afternoon began with a variety of workshops for both laity and clergy. Rose Ellis, Cokesbury representative to the TN Conference, shared information on 2017 Vacation Bible School curriculum options. […]

United Methodist Aid Reaches East Congo

By Judith Osongo Yanga and Kathy L. Gilbert Oct. 11, 2016 | UMNS United Methodist aid has reached the city of Beni in the Democratic Republic of East Congo, which was the site of a brutal attack by rebel Allied Democratic Forces, a group linked to Islamists in Uganda, on Aug. 13. On Oct. 4, […]

UMCOR Responds Quickly to Hurricane Damage in Haiti

By Elliott Wright* Atlanta, Georgia, October 7, 2016 — The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) acted quickly in response to the destruction and death caused by Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean, notably in Haiti. The provision of emergency supplies, food, health kits, and other assistance builds on UMCOR’s sustained presence in Haiti, work that […]