Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Recommended Readings: More examples of international ministry partnerships

For today's post, I'd like to share two more examples of international ministry partnerships, one between branches of the UMC and one between the UMC and a sister Methodist church.

The first story describes a multi-year ministry partnership between United Methodists in Congo and United Methodists in several parts of the United States.  This partnership recently resulted in the purchase of a Cessna aircraft to enable an aviation ministry in Congo.

The second story describes partnerships between United Methodists in the United States and Methodists in the Methodist Church of Mexico.  This partnership involves caring for migrants from many countries in the Mexican border city of Tijuana.


  1. Dr. Scott, I'm delighted to find your blog. I've been trying to expand the global coverage on United Methodist Insight, and some of the posts here seem ideal for that purpose, along with increasing awareness of this site. I've signed up to get email notices of new posts, and I'd like to chat more about using material from here for UM Insight. Please email me at one.scribe56@gmail.com. Thanks!

  2. For more on the aviation ministry story, see this photo montage and audio of the prayer of dedication for the plane: http://www.umc.org/site/apps/nlnet/content3.aspx?c=lwL4KnN1LtH&b=5259669&ct=13160029&notoc=1&utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter