Sharing the Living Water of the Gospel

By Rev. Lee Ann Dunlap* The day in Rio Bravo, Mexico was hot, and we were sweltering even in the shade at the elementary school. But the mother and her little ones waited patiently in the cement courtyard for their turn to see our medical mission team that she hoped would help her family. Though [...]

UMC Conferences Come Together to Offer Help – and Hope – in Puerto Rico

By Rick Wolcott* “All of you are a gift from God because your presence here lets us know we are not alone,” Methodist Church of Puerto Rico Bishop Hector Ortiz told the 40 members of our joint mission team from the East Ohio Conference and the Western Pennsylvania Conference. We spent the last week of [...]

2 of 3 detained missionaries leave Philippines

By Sam Hodges July 5, 2018 | UMNS Two of three United Methodist missionaries who had been detained in the Philippines have left the country, and one, Adam Shaw, has been reunited with his family in Ohio. Tawanda Chandiwana is on the way to his home country of Zimbabwe, the United Methodist Board of Global Ministries reported [...]