A prayer request for a program to overcome domestic violence in Fiji from Wes and Jerusha Neal, Global Missionaries can be read at umma-global.blogspot.com. This is a project of the Christian Talanoa Network. House of Sarah, the Anglican Diocese of Polynesia. The booklet of prayers accompanying the appeal is available for download here and from the Blogspot page.Read daily briefings from our recent "Gathering" in Newark and Madison, NJ, here:
UMMA Gathering Day 1
UMMA Gathering Day 2
UMMA Gathering Final Day
Missionaries with Francis Asbury at Drew University and
UMC Commission on Archives and History
from left to right Marilia Schüller, Katherine Parker, Richard Vreeland, Kristy Schmitz, Larry Schmitz, Fritzi Johnson, Esther Gitobu, Jim Dwyer, Dakin Cook, DarEll Weist, Alina Saucedo Paucara.
Missionaries and Judy Chung at the Gathering in Newark — same crew as above, but including Hugh Johnson (back row, left), Hillary Taylor (in front of him) and Mary Escobar (middle row, second from right).
"The Purpose of the United Methodist Missionary Association (UMMA) is to develop and nurture a vital connectional network among active, inactive and retired missionaries of the General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church for the purpose of promoting Christian mission." (UMMA Constitution)
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