Save the date – Mission u is July 13-16, 2018

Mission u: What about our money? By the Rev. Neal Christie | Photos by Jesse N. Love What are a few topics were you taught to avoid during a polite dinner table...

What moments in our lives remind us of our promise to serve?

By The Rev. Dr. Carmen Manalac-Scheuerman Commissioned as Global Missionary of the UMC Praise the Lord! After almost three years, returning with my family to Philippines serving as Christian Education professor at...

A reflection on exclusion and language by Paul Jeffrey

By the Rev. Paul Jeffrey Some ten million people in the world today are stateless. They aren’t recognized as citizens of any nation. Without legal status, they are subjected to...

Meet the new faces at Jamaa Letu!

By Barbara Dadd Shaffer | Photos by Jamaa Letu Orphanages Rosine Maruv Kayombo will now serve as the new director at the girls’ Jamaa Letu Orphanage. Bishop Kasap Owan Tshibang...

How have immigrant services, communities been impacted by policy change?

By Jesse N. Love with the Rev. Lyda Pierce Additional Photos by Wikipedia and Nica Sy Tacoma, Wash. - “Tak?” “Nie?” Amy Diehr, Education Services manager of Tacoma Community House points...

Missionary Conference Connections

By Rev. Golden Neal | Photos by Joan Hackett and Jesse N. Love Ellensburg, Wash. – If I had to sum up my experience at Mission u in a single...

Back to school for the children of Jamaa Letu

By Fresie Chikomb with Barbara Dadd Shaffer Fresie Nandona Chikomb is a United Methodist missionary assigned half-time to the Jamaa Letu Boys’ Orphanage in Lubumbashi, DR Congo. There are presently...

Global Mission Fellows: I am not alone

By Yvonne Agduyeng   I had written another article for Channels and I thought I was done - another check mark off my to-do list, until news reports started coming in...

Question Time: Mission u Edition!

By Nica Sy Nica Sy is a young person who attended Mission u, an annual cooperative mission experience by the PNW Conference’s United Methodist Women and the Conference Board of...

Mission u 2017 nurtures covenant relationships with God’s people and creation

  By Jesse N. Love For more photos from Mission u, visit bit.ly/photos-missionu2017 Ellensburg, Wash. - “Sometimes people forget that the Church is an agent of mission,” shares Bishop Mary Ann Swenson....

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