Missional Outreach News

Bishop McKee’s 2017 Lenten Campaign to Support the Zip Code Connection - Bishop Michael McKee has announced an opportunity for shared Lenten study and sacrifice in 2017. This opportunity, called Walking Together, will support two initiatives of the Zip Code Connection: a faith-based business incubator in South Dallas Fair Park and hands-on economic development Read More
February 2017 – UMCOR Issues Appeal for Health and Bedding Kits - From: Amy Fuselier, UMCOR Depot Director Dear Supporters in Christ, Because of your past generosity, we at UMCOR Sager Brown, have been able to replenish our inventory of disaster relief supplies and place ourselves in a better position to respond to disasters. Read More
February 2017 – Hope in Vernon Parish, Louisiana - Remembering the day they waked from sleep to receive the text message that screamed, “You only have minutes to evacuate!” is a sobering reflection for Sabine River residents Snookie and Mickey Young. This day, however, their faces are relaxed and joyful as Read More
Zip Code Connection January 2017 – New Zip Code Connection Director in Clarksville, Texas - The Zip Code Connection is pleased to announce that Ms. Cassie Randel will be assuming the position of Connections Director for Red River County on February 1, 2017. Ms. Randel’s parents are missionaries, and she served with them in community development projects Read More
Melinda Watters Clarksville/Red River County Zip Code Connection Director Opening – December 2016 - Changes are always a mixture of sadness and celebration. We are sad to announce that Melinda Watters, Connections Director of the Zip Code Connection in Clarksville and Red River County, will be leaving her post in February. Melinda and her husband Ryan Read More
natural disasters November 2016: Eleven Months Later, Tornado and Hail Recovery Continues in NTC - Many Methodists have heard the phrase “last out” with regards to our presence in disaster stricken areas. This is certainly true in the North Texas Conference Recovery Office, based out of First United Methodist Church of Rowlett. At this time, the North Read More
First Aid Kit Mission Highlight: Health & Safety – November 2016 - Health and Safety for Your Mission Team Once a team is out in the mission field, what can we do to keep them healthy, safe, or protect them should an accident occur? Accidents happen. Or sometimes, maybe someone becomes too sick to Read More
Haiti Travel Warning Haiti Travel Warning: November 2016 - The U.S. Department of State has issued a new Haiti Travel Warning. United States citizens are being warned about the dangers of travel to areas in the south of Haiti following the October 2016 passage of Hurricane Matthew. U.S. citizens are advised Read More
Central Texas Call For Volunteer Help: December 2016 - YOU Are Needed! Remember all the flooding from 2015-2016? Williamson County is down to their final 12 homes needing repairs and rebuild! There also is a deadline of February 28, 2017, to close everything out! WE need YOU! To make arrangements to come Read More
Nurse Carol manikin NTC UMW Supports Haiti Hospital Lab - On October 15, 2016, the 43rd Annual Meeting of the UMW in the North Texas Conference was held at First UMC in Plano, TX. “Nurse Carol,” a Laerdal’s Nursing Anne manikin, was introduced to all who attended. Nursing Anne is a high Read More