The UMVIM training aims to ensure that mission teams do not inadvertently “help” in ways that hurt and nurtures attitudes of respect and true partnership with the people served.
Doing God’s work in Corpus Christi by Matt Jacobs, Director of Communications When Tom Nations first was asked to assist in Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, the retired Denton firefighter politely declined. It had been a few weeks since the storm’s landfall, and Nations wondered aloud how he could help. “It’s just not what I do,” Nations said. “What I like … Read More
New World UMC brings children to Jesus by Rev. Lucretia Facen There is new energy and enthusiasm in the air at New World United Methodist Church in Garland. Long-time member Virgil Horn began pushing for a bus ministry to pick up children from the neighborhood for Sunday School. It wasn’t the first time the idea had come up but this … Read More
God called me to love and listen to refugees by Rev. Rachel Baughman “Learn to do good, seek justice, correct oppression, and bring about justice for the orphans and widows.” Isaiah 1:17 As a product of The United Methodist Church tradition, I have grown up very proud of the way that our denomination is at work in the midst of … Read More
Grace UMC and Lakewood UMC Help Students with Music, School and Food Grace UMC, at the corner of Haskell and Junius in old East Dallas, has stepped up its “good neighbor” policy over the last few years by reaching out to some of our youngest and most vulnerable neighbors, the students of Zaragoza Elementary School. Every week, Lisa Tully, Nicole … Read More