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    Praying Our Way Forward – Day 4

    Keep praying with us! Jessie Cunningham brings us today’s prayer. Triune God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, The way to unity is what God requires of us, even if we aren’t bound and determined to have unity. You have called us to be united together as your Body as a witness to a divided world….


    Praying Our Way Forward – Day 3

    Today’s Prayer is from Rev. Mary Bohall: God of grace and peace, In this anxious time, remind us that nothing comes as a surprise to you. You are not anxious, for you have set your path before us. Open our eyes and humble our hearts that we may see your Truth and know it for…


    UMC #Giving Tuesday Thanks

    Thanks for Connecting Your Passion with God’s Mission. Thanks to you and thousands of donors like you, UMC #GivingTuesday 2017 was a huge success. You gave to more than 300 Global Ministries missionaries and over 600 United Methodist-related projects with $677,399 raised in one day as we celebrated generosity together on UMC #GivingTuesday. Every one…


    Praying Our Way Forward – Day 2

    Today’s prayer comes from Rev. Miguel Nieves: Amo al Señor, porque ha escuchado mi súplica, me ha escuchado clamar por misericordia. Salmo 116:1 Oremos: Dios de todos los pueblos, nos rendimos ante tu presencia para darte gracias. Te pedimos valor, para hablar por los que no tiene voz, y fuerzas para luchar por los que…

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