AC2020 Offering purchases oxygen for COVID-19 patients in Haiti

 

Thanks to your generous giving through the 2020 Annual Conference Offering, New Hope Hospital in Northern Haiti now has ten much-needed oxygen tanks to care for COVID-19 patients in respiratory distress. What a wonderful demonstration of the bountiful love of Christ and care for those most in need. 

Read a thank you letter from Partners 4 New Hope, Inc. below and learn more about the Northern Haiti Mission Connection here.
 

Dear Church: 

On behalf of Partners 4 New Hope, Inc. and the ministries of Norther Haiti, we thank you for your generous donation of $4956.75 from the 2020 Annual Conference Offering. These funds made it possible to provide ten much needed oxygen tanks for New Hope Hospital in Northern Haiti; which serves over 250,000 people in the region. These oxygen tanks are essential as Haiti continues to fight COVID-19. We were also able to make a generous donation to The Northern Haiti Endowment housed with the UM Foundation of WNC. These funds will help ensure the sustainability of this ministry for generations to come. 

We are so grateful to have received theses funds from the Annual Conference giving and it is our extreme honor to be in ministry partnership for this life-changing mission.

With much appreciation for this gift and all of those who donated to the ministries of the WNCCUMC.

Sincerely,
Wanda Musgrave/Director
Partners 4 New Hope, Inc.

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

OTHER:

The Appalachian District Church Vitality Team has been prayerfully seeking ways to help support you and the ministries of your local congregation during this COVID-19 pandemic. Together they have diligently researched and connected with others throughout the conference and our denomination to identify resources and offer them to you. We hope they will be helpful to you and bless you greatly in leading your churches and communities through this unprecedented time. We are very grateful to the District Vitality Team and other contributors for their great work on this resource.
 
This faithful team has created three documents, two of which you are receiving today. They include:

  • Family Home Worship – designed to help families establish a regular worship space within their homes as well as a time where they can worship together.
  • Tech Strategies – to help guide you in selecting effective tools and resources within your budget to best communicate in the digital world.

 
We believe these resources will be of great benefit to you. Also know that the District Vitality Team is available to answer any questions you might have in regards to the documents attached. If you have questions, you may email Rev. Howard Fleming at hfleming@wnccumc.net.
 

 

  • Resources
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