Join us May 28th for ‘ALL IN For UMAR’

 

COVID-19 may have kept UMAR from holding its spring fundraising events, but that doesn’t stop us from having some fun!
 
Grab lunch and join us at noon on Thursday, May 28 for ALL IN for UMAR. This 30 minute virtual event will highlight UMAR’s mission and ministry for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities across western North Carolina. Be ALL IN for UMAR as we help people LIVE, WORK and THRIVE through housing, vocational services, art programs and community services.
   
Visit www.umarinfo.com on May 28th and follow the link to witness first-hand the inspirational impact of UMAR in our community; event will feature updates, moving reflections, music and dancing from residents. All are welcome and encouraged to join.
 
Wondering how you can help? Become a Virtual Host and promote the event to help raise awareness and support through your district, church, friends, family and social media networks. Contact Ruby Mossor at 704-408-3223 or RubyM@UMARinfo.com for details.
 
Can’t make it at noon on May 28th? No worries, the event will be available to watch until May 30th.
 
As you can imagine, this crisis has posed many challenges to UMAR. But with your help we are still able to provide food, shelter, trained care givers, and protective equipment to keep the adults with disabilities we support safe, connected and engaged.
  
Your gift is always welcome at www.umarinfo.com/donate or you can mail a check to UMAR Services Inc., 5350 77 Center Drive, Suite 201, Charlotte, NC 28217.

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Started by the Western North Carolina Conference in 1983, UMAR is a nonprofit dedicated to promoting community inclusion, independence and growth for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities through residential, vocational, and cultural enrichment opportunities.
 

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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

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Institute for Emerging Issues

Congregations 4 Children

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The Royce and Jane Reynolds Ministry Fund Grants

The Duke Endowment

 

 

 

 

 

 

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