By Anna Fisher I recently participated in the 2016 Peru mission trip with MFUMC. This was not my first international mission trip or my first trip to Peru; however, that did not lessen my expectations for my own perspective to shift or for Jesus to work in wondrous ways. One thing I have noticed after read more >>
-by Kendall Gazaway This mission trip will stay in my life forever. From painting Ms. Wigglesworth’s house to learning about Nicodemus to going to the escape room. Let me start off with Ms. Wigglesworth: such a sweet lady. She had one of the most faithful and spiritual heart’s that I had ever met. We arrived read more >>
-By James Tate Somehow, I got engaged in The Extension through the church. It started with preparing and serving a meal and eating with the residents. I enjoyed the fellowship as well as the service aspect. Later, I became aware of their mission: “To facilitate a transformation that empowers chemically dependent homeless men and women read more >>
On Saturday, April 30 MFUMC packed 40,000 meals to be shared in a community in Zambia through the “Stop Hunger Now” program. The meals packaged will ship to our partner Reach Now International and specifically the country of Zambia. Here is a blurb on their operation there: “Family Legacy operates 17 schools in the slum compounds around read more >>
-by Rev. Lori Ethridge There is a long and rich tradition of letter writing in the Christian faith. Much of the New Testament is comprised of Saint Paul’s letters to both churches and individuals, greeting them in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and encouraging them to stay strong in the faith. read more >>
First United Methodist Church of Marietta now partners with Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) to bring more meals to children and families in Marietta and Cobb County. As a distribution partner with ACFB for only a few weeks, MFUMC has been able to enhance its already robust food assistance program. Last week, for example, MFUMC’s read more >>
Interested in MFUMC’s history? Helping in our Archives is a great way to learn (and help preserve our past). Please contact Milli Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 7857 to volunteer.
Charlie Hanak The Americas Regional Director As Regional Director for the Americas, Charlie Hanak brings a rich background to his leadership role. He has a broad variety of experiences that equip him in serving the AFCI nations in the region. He has: Served as a military officer in the Air Force Completed a year of read more >>
Help prevent hunger in our community. Volunteer at the food pantry of our community development partner, the Center for Family Resources in the Mansour Building. Shifts are available on Thursdays and Fridays. To sign up or for more information, please contact Michelle Paracha email@example.com or ext. 7803.
The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) works with local churches to provide training, financial assistance, expertise, and networking with community partners to respond to disasters in the United States and around the world. UMCOR helps victims of disasters such as the recent flooding in the Midwest with financial grants which provide immediate aid to read more >>