Several times a month the folks from Myers Memorial United Methodist Church rev up their mobile box tool truck and send their "Mission Possible" team out to tackle projects that include everything from roofing to building wheelchair ramps. And then they met Jimmy Parton.
Polo victim Jimmy Parton was used to people offering to help him. Sometimes those good-intentioned people would follow through, but more often than not, they wouldn’t. That is until Pastor Clyde Penry paid Jimmy a visit.
Originally Posted: Jan 10, 2012
One of the largest killers of children in Africa can be caught, but only if you get involved. Malaria kills more than one million people each year. Every 60 seconds a child in Africa dies of this preventable and treatable disease. Malaria can be eliminated with the right tools: prevention, treatment, education and communication.
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Change the World is a weekend of simple acts of kindness with our neighbors to our community -- to truly change lives.
Participate in this global Rethink Church event (May 19-20, 2012) and build community locally…fight malaria globally. It's easy:
- look close to home
- tap your circle of influence
- give a couple hours to your community
• Start close to home read story ►Originally Posted: Jan 10, 2012
Here is the reading list from Laura and Brian.
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• Journey To Hope Series church leaders ►Originally Posted: Jan 9, 2012
First came Tigard Indoor Play Park and Tigard Preschool at Tigard United Methodist Church. With so many neighborhod kids and parents coming and going throughout the week, a natural outgrowth has been the Jubilatte coffee shop.
Warm aromas, casual chats, laughter from a play area under watchful eyes, and a weekly children's storytime all help create a place of comfort and safety.
Originally Posted: Nov 25, 2011
Could You Plan Seven Generations Ahead? When most of us see the words “free and clear” we’re ready to celebrate having a debt paid rather than think about the products under our kitchen sink.
One corporation in particular is the catalyst for a grassroots “free and clear” movement with a focus seven generations out. That’s like planning the seating now for a barbeque party July 2152!Originally Posted: Nov 22, 2011