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Zambia's Holy Spirit Encounter 2013

Global Missions Blog

Icel Rodriguez

3/29/2013

Each year we hold an event called the Holy Spirit Encounter (HSE) at the New Life Center. The HSE is an important time for building up and encouraging the leaders of the United Methodist Church in Zambia. Read more about this exciting event here.


Building up our community.

Global Missions Blog

Icel Rodriguez

3/14/2013

The Garcias continue to promote and lead the way for community engagement in the Quessua mission station. Read their most recent letter here.


Greetings from Connie

Global Missions Blog

Icel Rodriguez

3/7/2013

February 2013 Newsletter New Ladies’ Group We are very proud of all the youth we have integrated in our church, but at the same time, we realize how important it is to reach all age groups.  Happily we now have six women who have accepted Christ and have joined our church.  We have begun meeting on Wednesday afternoon for Bible study and fellowship.  Since few if any of them bake, I decided to do a little baking with them.  They have learned to make no-bake cookies and oatmeal cookies.  What fun...


Accountability is high priority for Angola mission.

Global Missions Blog

Icel Rodriguez

2/21/2013

In light of the United Methodist News Service story recently posted on the Florida Conference Connection concerning the suspension of funds for the East Africa Annual Conference, I thought it would be beneficial to point out to our readers in the Florida Conference that the East Africa Conference of the UMC, which includes Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and South Sudan, is not the same as the East Angola Conference of the UMC. The decision of the General Board of Global Ministries to suspend all funding ...


Missionaries itinerate in the Florida Conference

Global Missions Blog

Icel Rodriguez

2/11/2013

This year several missionaries with covenant relationships in the Florida Conference are/will be in the US for itineration. When these missionaries travel through our conference, they are available to visit not only their covenant churches but also other churches that are interested in hearing firsthand what God is doing around the world through missionary service.


Letter from Thomas Kemper

Global Missions Blog

Icel Rodriguez

2/6/2013

Thomas G. Kemper is the General Secretary of the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church. In his January letter, he shares his commitment to the US-2 and young adult Mission Intern programs.


Grateful for a fruitful year.

Global Missions Blog

Icel Rodriguez

1/23/2013

In their New Year's letter, the Garcias look back to a year of challenges and victories for Christ, and share their gratitude for the support of covenant churches and friends in the Florida Conference.


A letter from Laos

Global Missions Blog

Icel Rodriguez

1/15/2013

Twenty-four missionaries of the United Methodist Church have covenant relationships with churches within The Florida Conference. E. and B. Barte, are among them. Read here their New Year's letter.


Merry Christmas from the Groves

Global Missions Blog

Icel Rodriguez

12/24/2012

While celebrating Christmas time with family in Florida, missionaries Delbert and Sandy Groves share this uplifting video of what God has done throughout this year at The New Life Center, in Zambia.


Advent Meditation

Global Missions Blog

Icel Rodriguez

12/12/2012

Missionaries Sharon and John Harbottle, members of the Methodist Church in Britain, are currently serving in Port Au Prince with the Methodist Church of Haiti. In this Advent meditation, Sharon and John talk about their experience while working in the community of Jeremie.


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