Wrightsville UMC, in conjunction with the NC Conference Mission Team, shipped a 40 foot container to Sierra Leone on August 23, 2014. The container was loaded with medical supplies, equipment, and medicine bound for Rotifunk Hospital (NCC #S-00281). The shipment contained urgent personal protection equipment for medical personnel to help stop the spread of Ebola… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward describes the unique role of The United Methodist Church in responding to the Ebola crisis in West Africa.
The Mission of Hope partnership with Rotifunk Hospital in Sierra Leone was reaffirmed July 31, 2014, by bishops from two conferences. Bishop Hope Morgan Ward and Bishop John Yambasu gathered at Wrightsville UMC to envision the future of joint efforts to improve healthcare in West Africa. In the midst of an Ebola outbreak threatening Sierra… Continue Reading→