Mission


 



Mission Volunteer Openings: Mission Volunteers are individuals or couples (ages 18 and up) seeking to build partnerships and serve in communities around the world. Mission Volunteer opportunities are diverse and range from working with refugees, children and youth, serving as a teacher, pastor, camp director or health care professional. The length of service ranges from two months to more than two years. Learn more


New UMCOR Mission Kit: Responding to disasters in the U.S. and around the world through UMCOR ensures that relief is “early in and last out.” By working with communities and local partners, UMCOR specializes in solutions that help people become self-reliant. Now there is a new way to support UMCOR!  To build awareness in your church and raise funds for whatever project the congregation wants to support, download and explore resources in this mission kit 

Mission Trip to Panama City, Florida area to help rebuild from last year’s hurricanes.  The trip is scheduled for January 18-26, 2020.  You will be working with the Alabama West Florida UM Conference. Anticipated cost $600.00 per person.  Interested persons may contact Pastor Ricky Nelson at pastorrick@nelsonrb.net or call/text at 814-730-6300.
 
UMCOR Kits Needed!
Use the recipes at umcmission.org/umcor
Visit Mission Barn website

Connectional Giving: An extensive library of resources is available at UMCgiving.org. Explore FREE downloadable tools to help you explain and celebrate our global connection. Find inspiring resources that support Special Sundays, giving campaigns, the Advance mission work, specific denominational initiatives, general giving and more. Download resources
UMCOR Response to Hurricane Dorian: As Hurricane Dorian formed in the Atlantic Ocean, United Methodists began forming scenarios of how they would respond to the storm, with UMCOR serving as a link to connect partners with one another.  Read more 

Mission Opportunities: Several opportunities for Western PA volunteers, including young adults and youth, to serve on mission teams were announced recently. See what they are.

Top Tips from a Handbook for Mission Volunteers: Read some practical and theological tips for Volunteers in Mission from “A Mission Journey: A Handbook for Volunteers.”