Missional Outreach News

How You Can Help after Hurricane Harvey: August 2017 - Here is what you can do now for Texas Gulf Coast hurricane victims. By Rev. Andy Lewis Director, Center for Missional Outreach It pains us all to see the impact that Hurricane Harvey has brought to the Texas Gulf Coast beginning August Read More
Witnessing Against White Supremacy: August 30, 2017 - Examples of faithful leadership and take-aways moving forward By Rev. Andrew Fiser Associate Director of the Center for Missional Outreach In the aftermath of the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Va., United Methodists have responded in a number of ways to denounce Read More
Common Ground Clarksville Community Garden is Almost Full – August 2017 - Community Garden Near Capacity The Common Ground Clarksville Community Garden currently has ten spaces left! This partnership between Health4U Lamar and Red River Counties, St. Paul United Methodist Church, Red River County A&M Argri-Life Extension Office, and Red River County: Zip Code Read More
Living Water in Guatemala Volunteers in Mission Program Spotlight on Patrick Booth: August 2017 - From Businessman to Long-Term Missionary By Matt Jacob Communications Director, North Texas Conference Patrick Booth’s foray into mission work wasn’t on a whim. He was active in missions and the youth group at First United Methodist Church of Lewisville, a group he Read More
Visit to Syrian Refugee Camp in Lebanon Sparks Safe Spaces Initiative: August 2017 - By Rev. Wes Magruder Senior Pastor, Kessler Park United Methodist Church, Dallas Walking through a refugee camp is exactly like what you think it would be like. Housing structures made of cardboard, plastic, white UNHCR banners, and pieces of wood, wandering small children, Read More
Vista Ridge UMC One + One volunteers Vista Ridge UMC One + One Program Begins 5th Year: August 2017 - One + One builds children's confidence and develops relationships within the community By Bill Burden Business Administrator, Vista Ridge United Methodist Church, Lewisville Vista Ridge UMC will begin its 5th year in partnership with Rockbrook Elementary for the 2017-2018 school year. Vista Read More
News from Clarksville Red River County News from the Zip Code Connection in Red River County – July 2017 - Zip Code Connection Quick Updates June 2017 was a busy month for us, and we’re looking forward to many new things the rest of the summer! The month of June started with Catana and I attending the Annual Conference for the North Read More
Rev. Andy Lewis New Center for Missional Outreach Staff Introductions – July 2017 - Welcome to our new CMO staff members The month of July 2017 has been a time of transition in the Center for Missional Outreach! With deep gratitude, we have said goodbye to Rev. Dr. Larry George and Rev. Marji Hill who both Read More
Mark McPherson, environmental lawyer with Peoples, Sandbranch guide Good News for Dallas Community of Sandbranch – July 2017 - Good News for Sandbranch, the Dallas Community with No Water for 30 Years By Marji Hill, Past Associate Director Recently I met with lawyer Mark McPherson, an expert in Texas environmental law and a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Plano, Read More
one + one Time to Stir the Pot for One + One – July 2017 - One + One Serving Children. Changing Lives. Transforming Communities. Time to Stir the Pot In the spring of 2013, I reached out to the principal of Lakeland Elementary School in Lewisville I.S.D. to explore the possibility of becoming partners. Four years later, Read More