Recent Mission Volunteers requests

 

sej-umvimSpecial Request: Construction Mission Volunteer Coordinator Needed in South Carolina (SC) Annual Conference In October 2015, floods devastated parts of South Carolina, affecting thousands of families across 24 counties. The recovery work will be ongoing for many more months, or even years, to come. The SC Annual Conference is looking for a volunteer to help with the long-term disaster recovery as a Construction Coordinator. This person would be managing basic home repairs, as well as supervising the many volunteer teams that continue to help rebuild this area. Please note the starting date is ASAP but no later than January, 2017 and will last for 2 months up to 12 months. Any experienced construction and/or Early Response trained persons, please contact the contact the Mission Volunteers office at mv@umcmission.org.   Request: Volunteer Training Opportunity in January 2017 The Missions Volunteers office, a part of Global Ministries, will hold its next training event in Nashville, TN on January 25-29, 2017. Anyone who is interested in serving as a long-term volunteer (two months to two years) should plan on attending this valuable training event. Opportunities to serve from around the world, as well as the application form, can be found at www.missionvolunteers.org. For more information, contact the Mission Volunteers office at mv@umcmissions.org.

Resources for Vital Congregations

 

CHURCH LEADERSHIP

Lewis Center for Church Leadership

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Books

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Serve Your Neighbor

GBHEM Leadership Resources

eLEAD

Living Faithfully: Human Sexuality and the United Methodist Church

Englewood Book Review

Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations

Ted Talks: The Golden Circle

Ted Talks: The Power of Vulnerability

Ted Talks: The Price of Invulnerability

Design Thinking

Meditations on the Ministry of All Christians

DISCIPLE FORMATION:

Be A Disciple

A Disciple’s Path; A Guide for United Methodist

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Adult Christian Studies from the Wesley Ministry Network

Traveling Together: A Guide for Disciple Forming Congregations

WESLEYAN STUDIES:

Living As United Methodist Christians

Methodist Doctrine: The Essentials

Reclaiming our Wesleyan Tradition: John Wesley’s Sermons for Today

John Wesley Sermons: Anthology

REACHING PEOPLE:

Get Their Name

Evangelism & Theology in the Wesleyan Spirit

Canoeing the Mountains

Fresh Expressions

Fresh Expressions: Dinner Church

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: Reach New Disciples

Lewis Center for Church Leadership: 50 Ways to Reach People

Community: The Structure of Belonging

RESOURCES TO CONNECT WITH THE COMMUNITY:

Institute for Emerging Issues

Congregations 4 Children

GRANTS:

The Royce and Jane Reynolds Ministry Fund Grants

The Duke Endowment

 

 

 

 

 

 

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