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Ministry With The Poor

Hunger Grants Provide $18,000 to Support 9 Programs

4/20/2011

Hunger Grants Provide $18,000 to Support 9 Programs

In this year of increasingly difficult financial news, as more of our families, friends and neighbors struggle, many for the first time, with issues of hunger or food insecurity, the ministries provided by the congregations of this Annual Conference have taken on an even greater urgency. Heeding the call to “feed the hungry,” United Methodists in Idaho and Oregon have stepped out in faith, beginning new ministries or expanding existing ones to meet the needs. The highlights of each year are the ...

$276,360 awarded in Ethnic Local Church grants

3/31/2011
10 ministries receive financial aid from General Board of Church & Society to strengthen education, advocacy or leadership development for social justice engagement. FRUITLAND PARK, Fla. — Directors of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) awarded $276,360 in Ethnic Local Church grants at its spring meeting here. The Ethnic Local Church Grants program is to strengthen congregations through education, advocacy or leadership development for social justice engagement. Grants...

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