A caring committee has been formed at Highland Avenue which will focus on our church missions and outreach. They will have mission projects each month to benefit our community and beyond. You can read more about it in our latest newsletter (Highlander News) Current members of the committee are: Gene Anastasio, Sandy Batten, Kay Gregory, Bev. Fernald LaPlante, Patti Martin, and Judy Meserve. If you have any questions or ideas, please talk with any of the members. Check out the upcoming missions:
October Mission Focus
Global Missions is our focus for October. In the United Methodist Church which the General Board of Global Ministries oversees missions which are funded by the “mission shares” each congregation sends into their Conference treasurer. Mission is more than you may realize:
Missionaries Disaster Response Recovery Evangelism and Church Growth Volunteers
Global Health Hunger and Poverty Water and Sanitation Education
Scholarships Racial and Ethnic Ministries Community Development Creation Care
Migration Women and Children Sustainable Development
“Global Ministries supports 300 missionaries serving in more than 60 countries. We work to improve global health, operating in more than 300 United Methodist hospitals and clinics worldwide. We seek to alleviate human suffering through the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR).” You can go to www.umcmission.org to get better informed. Please support the missions of the UMC this month with your prayers and know that part of your offering goes to support these programs.