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Update on Boy Scouts of America Bankruptcy Case

While the bankruptcy case is ongoing, the Boy Scouts of America, along with its local councils, recently reached an agreement with representatives of most of the survivors on a proposed $850 million settlement. This would be the largest settlement in a child sexual abuse case in U.S. history.

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Participate in a Crop Walk

If you don’t have a local CROP Hunger Walk in your community, join us for the 2021 National CROP Hunger Walk on World Food Day, October 16.  We will walk to end hunger in the U.S. and around the world!

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Prayer for 20th Anniversary of 9/11

We remember, God of history and remembrance, we remember. We remember when the towers fell and the lives were lost; we remember the dust and the smoke, the despair, and the grief. We remember that sense of vulnerability and shock. We remember the numbness that overwhelmed us as we watched our screens for hours and hours, waiting for an explanation and understanding that never came. We remember.

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Mission Challenge donations triple the goal

After driving more than 600 miles in two days to pick up over 14,400 pounds of the most-needed items for the Midwest Mission Distribution Center (MMDC), driver Ramon Ortiz, MMDC’s Operations Assistant, turned around and picked up another truckload of medical equipment!

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Mission Links Summer Sermon Series

The Conference Board of Global Ministries (CBGM) was happy recently to introduce the new mission guide titled Mission Links: Living the Beatitudes, which has replaced the Rainbow Covenant booklet. 

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DYK: Missions – Our Heart and Heritage

As a convert to the UMC before my ordination, I knew little beyond the local church. Participating in a Rainbow Covenant Bus Tour with other candidates for ministry introduced me to the work of missions within the bounds of our annual conference and throughout the world.

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