Dear friends in Christ, Grace and peace to you in the name of Jesus Christ. You are a wonderfully generous people! Thank you for giving… offering prayers, resources, presence, and skills through the 18 Disaster Recovery Centers now hosting volunteers; creating Christmas boxes under the loving direction of Nara Melkonyan, Project AGAPE Director, for children… Continue Reading→
November 27 is #GivingTuesday, a day of generosity and thanksgiving for all the good and healing work of United Methodist mission projects and missionaries. This day is a response to the hyper-consumerism surrounding the holidays by supporting organizations that are transforming the world. Last year, United Methodists collectively raised more than $677,000 online for Advance… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward shares the legend of the poinsettia and how God will use our gifts to help, heal, and welcome many.
In this video, Bishop Ward invites us to plan for generosity this upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas.
United Methodists around the world demonstrated inspiring generosity through their contributions on Dec. 1, 2015 — UMC #GivingTuesday. Nearly 6,000 donors from 27 countries donated $2.8 million through The Advance to support mission and ministries around the world. The denomination’s General Board of Global Ministries matched the first $1 million, building additional incentive for giving…. Continue Reading→
In this video, Bishop Ward speaks about The Advance Icon Project from the General Board of Global Ministries (GBGM), #GivingTuesday and Imagine No Malaria.
Bishop Ward and Edgar DeJesus discuss #GivingTuesday and the Philippines in this Connections video.
In this video, Bishop Ward encourages everyone to participate in #GivingTuesday on December 3rd.